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Wildcat Harriers are runners-up at O-Co, Mudel is County Champion

The Novi Boys Cross Country Team started the championship season with a bang, earning the 2nd of two team trophies awarded at the Oakland County Meet. About 40 teams competed at the O-Co, held at Kensington Metropark on Saturday. Senior Gabe Mudel won the race in 15:51 and was crowned Oakland County Champion. Junior Trey […]

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‘Cats lose tie-breaker to Brighton, Beat Grand Blanc

The Novi Boys Cross Country Team hosted two teams Tuesday, defeating Grand Blanc and losing by the infamous dual-meet tie-breaker to 7th-ranked Brighton. Temperatures exceeded 80 degrees at Cass Benton. Trailing by about 10 points at the mile, Novi’s boys cut the deficit to four at the three mile mark and got into a tie […]

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Boys XC ‘Cats Show Improvement, Remain Undefeated in Duals

The Novi Boys Cross Country team moved to 3-0 on the season, defeating a very good Stevenson team at Cass Benton Park, 20-40. Livonia’s team had previously raced very close to Novi’s boys, but Tuesday’s race showed good improvement for the ‘Cats. Stevenson started strong despite missing a varsity runner, but Novi came back to […]

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Novi XC Boys 14th Elite and 5th JV at Spartan

The Novi Boys Cross Country team finished 14th of 42 Elite Division teams and 5th of 55 Elite/Bronze JV teams at Friday’s annual Spartan Invitational at Michigan State University. Gabe Mudel finished 2nd in the Elite race, with a lifetime best run. Mudel out-leaned Chelsea star Tom Oates to finish in 15:29, after helping a […]

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‘Cats open Dual meet Season 2-0

The Novi Boys Cross Country team defeated two teams head-to-head on Tuesday, using the “Double Dual” format instituted this year in the KLAA. Hartland hosted the meet, and Howell joined the Wildcats as visitors. Novi won with scores of 20-37 and 15-50, respectively. The heat and humidity stayed well above average at race-time; Gabe Mudel was […]

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PRs Galore at Ramblin’ Rock

The Novi XC Wildcats had a stellar day at Willow Metropark on Saturday, going 14-2 in head-to-head scoring, and appropriately finishing 3rd of 17 teams at the Ramblin’ Rock Invitational, hosted by Salem. A lifetime fastest 5K race was run by a whopping 18 Novi boys. The Salem boys won the meet with 47 points, ahead of […]

The 2017 43 Begin: Varsity Runners-Up and JV Champs at South Lyon

The 2017 Novi Boys Cross Country 43 opened their season at South Lyon’s Invitational on Saturday, finishing as Runners-up behind state-contender Plymouth in a nine-team field. The Wildcats-Wildcats battle went 22-45; every other team scored 85 or more at the beautiful Island Lake State Recreation Area. Gabe Mudel broke away from two all-state runners to […]

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Mudel Shines in “Bermuda” Triangle

The Novi Track Team may or may not have competed last Friday at the Bermuda Golden Triangle meet in Saline, where 40 degrees, heavy winds, and hours of constant rain left the competition shrouded in enigma.  Is the team still hiding in a shanty? Did they mysteriously disappear? Did Gabriel Mudel emerge out of nothingness to […]

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Relay Weekend! Wildcats run Trojan and Ashley/Brennan

Despite missing many athletes who were away at State-level academic competitions, the Novi Track and Field Team enjoyed some great relay racing in mediocre conditions at Whitmore Lake (Trojan Relays) and Waterford Mott (Ashley/Brennan Relays) on Friday and Saturday, respectively. The Girls won Friday (Boys finished 6th) and the Boys were a mere eight points […]

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Novi Track Steamroller Flattens Stevenson

Novi’s Boys Track and Field team is now 3-0 on the season, and the Girls team improved to 2-1, each defeating Stevenson handily at the Spartan’s home track on Tuesday. Scott Sawyer surpassed his own School Record in the Pole Vault, skying 15 feet and an inch in salubrious surroundings, including warm weather and a legal […]

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