About the Program
North High School is proud to offer cross country. The Iowa High School Girls Athletic Union sanctions our high school sports for girls. Our teams compete in the Missouri River Conference. Through involvement in athletics, students learn valuable life skills, including teamwork, leadership, and commitment.
Meet the Team
Student-athletes give their all, both on and off the course. Countless hours go into strength, conditioning, and practice to build strong athletes that are prepared to compete. Likewise, our athletes fulfill academic requirements in order to participate in sports.
Stats & Highlights
Our students are gracious in victory and defeat. While we compete to win, our athletes know, it’s how you play the game that matters.
Notable Individual Achievements
The following girls received Distinguished in Academic Achievement honors in the spring of 2020, carrying the team to over a 3.25 GPA:
Carmen Calderon, Eleanor Chalstrom (Manager), Lillian Davis, Erica Goeden (Manager), Aphraditie Hancock, Elizabeth Jordan, Emma Kelley, Froso Konidas, Megan Kopp, Christina Ly, Jazmin Mosqueda, Liberty Nordstrom, Mia Norton, Cameron Risetter, Michelle Sanchez-Angulo, Victoria Schneiders, Emma Walz, and Nicole Zuehl.
Stars All-Time Top 10 State Qualifiers
- Nicole Benzoni 15:07:00, 2007
- Sarah Nelson 15:16:00, 2004
- Lillyana Yebra** 19:44:00, 2015
- Veronica Limon 16:03:00, 2004
- Lillian Garay 20:04, 2019
- Elizabeth Jordan 20:15:00, 2019
- Sarah Nelson 16:16:00, 2005
- Lillyana Yebra** 20:24:00, 2016
- Chelsie Stokes 16:23:00, 2005
- Cat Nelson 16:23:00, 2005
To help cover gear/equipment costs, the North High cross country team partners with Jolly Time Popcorn in Sioux City to participate in the Koated Kernels Popcorn fundraiser. Fundraising encourages creativity and teamwork and teaches the importance of charity and community.