Stories from Kerry Benefield

He didn't win, but Lucas Chung's challenge of perhaps the best high school boys runner in the nation was something to behold.
Windsor’s Lucas Chung almost pulled off an upset in Division 3, and then officials called the meet due to air quality.
After delays because of poor air quality, the NCS cross country meet will be run Tuesday in Hayward.
Morgan Bertsch on Sunday dropped in 31 points to break the Aggies' 35-year-old career scoring record.
For the second year in a row, deadly wildfires are throwing runners for a loop.
Poor air quality forces another round of playoff schedule changes in prep sports
The freshman's title run at the NorCal cross country championships is the first time a male Bear Cub has been NorCal champ since 1987.
Xander Sugarman reached the podium not once but four times at the national collegiate championships.
The Santa Rosa Junior College cross country team posted a double win Friday as the women’s squad ran to a second place finish and freshman Jonny Vargas won the men’s race at the NorCal Regional Championship at Shasta College.
When the Bear Cubs head south to take on City College of San Francisco Saturday, it will be a deja vu showdown between two of the most prolific prep quarterbacks to play in the Redwood Empire in recent years.