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CIF State Cross Country: Will Frankenfeld Takes Third, Poly Takes Sixth

The Long Beach Poly boys’ cross country team had a successful trip to Clovis for the CIF State Division 1 championship, where senior Will Frankenfeld finished third overall as an individual and the team finished sixth. “It was a great trip, the guys performed well in a super competitive race,” said Poly coach Mike Fillipow. […]

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Long Beach Poly Cross Country Family Carrying On State Tradition

It’s a cliche that a good high school sports program is like a family, but it’s also true. Like any family, the Long Beach Poly boys’ cross country team has some traditions. For example: the Wednesday before Thanksgiving they met at Bolsa Chica for a three-mile tempo run, and then retreated to Nick’s in Seal […]

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FEATURE: Poly’s Will Frankenfeld Is Finishing His Unfinished Business

When Will Frankenfeld began this cross country season, he put two words as its theme: unfinished business. Last year as a junior, the Long Beach Poly standout proved himself the best distance runner in the city, but was disappointed with the way he finished the season, taking 13th place in the CIF-SS Finals and falling […]

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Cross Country: Poly’s Will Frankenfeld Wins CIF Title, Jackrabbits State-Bound

Long Beach Poly senior Will Frankenfeld continued his record-setting year with a huge honor, winning the CIF Southern Section Division 1 cross country championship with an eye-popping time of 14:35.8. The Finals were held at Riverside City Cross Country course on a dusty three-mile route. Frankenfeld is Long Beach’s first individual cross country champion since […]

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CIF Cross Country: Long Beach Poly Boys Advance To Finals

It was a fast day for the Long Beach cross country runners competing at the CIF Southern Section prelims last Saturday in Riverside at the Riverside City Cross Country Course. Long Beach Poly’s boys cross country team, ranked No. 4 in CIF and No. 4 in the State, was able to advance easily to this […]

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Historic Day At Moore League Cross Country Finals

Halloween was a historic day at Heartwell Park for the Moore League cross country finals, as Poly’s Will Frankenfeld set a new course record and the Wilson girls won their first league championship in 15 years. CIF Southern Section prelims are next weekend, with Poly, Wilson, Millikan, and Lakewood headed to Riverside for boys’ and […]

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Cross Country: Long Beach Poly Takes Third At Mt. SAC

Paced by a record-setting performance from senior Will Frankenfeld, Long Beach Poly’s boys’ cross country team finished third in the Team Sweepstakes championship last weekend at the Mt. SAC Invitational. Frankenfeld finished third overall with a new Long Beach city record time of 14:47 on the three-mile course. That broke Poly and Cal distance runner […]