NEWS

CURRENT NEWS: September 22nd, 2020

Events planned for this week. Where fans are allowed, please follow the UIL guidelines for face coverings and social distancing:

9/23: Belton JV Cross Country Meet (Spectators are allowed)

9/24: Pro-Fit Heritage Invitational (Spectators are allowed)

9/25: McNeil Invitational (Spectators are NOT allowed)

Please remember to send any pictures taken during the events to the LTXC Booster Board

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September 15th, 2020

The Fall XC season is set to start this week with 3 events scheduled. All events will allow fans, provided face coverings are worn and social distancing is observed.

9/17: Salado Tenroc invitational

9/18: Hays XC Invitational

9/19: Hays XC Invitational

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August 31st, 2020

Lake Travis XC Parents,

A friendly reminder to join the mandatory parent meeting on September 1st @ 6:00 pm CST.

Please reference Coach Janek’s e-mail with the detailed information for how to join the virtual meeting.

Go Cavs!

LTHS XC Booster Board

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August 13th, 2020

GAME ON!

It’s time to start gearing up for the Fall 2020 Cross Country season as the schedule has been approved and posted.  

Now for the business side: time to begin our booster drive for the Fall Cross Country season. Please remember that 100% of these funds go directly to feeding, travel, expenses for your athlete. Due to COVID 19, online registration is the only way we can accept memberships this year. 

LINK TO REGISTER:
https://bit.ly/2Y0kpHe

The mandatory parent meeting will be held on September 1st @ 6:00 pm. The meeting will be on-line and allow the Coaches to share their vision, expectations, and plans for the upcoming season. Please mark your calendars. 

Go Cavs,

LTHS Cross Country Booster Club

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July 21st, 2020

LTHS Cross Country Parents,

With the recent announcement by the UIL for the Fall sports schedule, we will push the Mandatory Parent meeting to Tuesday, September 1st @ 6:00 pm. As of now, this meeting will be held online. Please make sure to mark your calendars.

Thank you and stay safe,

LTHS Cross Country Board

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July 12th, 2020

Hello LTHS Cross Country athletes and parents,

As we continue to drive towards the unknown, the Booster Club wanted to provide a few updates:

1) With the unknown health condition of where the state of Texas will be in the upcoming weeks, the LTHS Athletic Administration (as well as Coach Jankek) have decided to align the Cross Country season with the start date of football and volleyball. With this, Cross Country will be beginning organized practice on August 3rd, pending local, state, and federal guidelines.

2) Booster Club Memberships: Later this month an e-mail notification / Facebook post will be sent to all of the members of the LTHS Cross Country team with updates on the booster levels. The new booster memberships levels will allow the Coaches to provide the luxuries (meals, hotels, charters, etc.) that we are able to give our hardworking student-athletes throughout the course of the season. 100% of the funds raised go directly back to the LTHS Cross Country team. Our goal is to have every family (that is able) commit to a booster level that covers the actual costs of feeding and transporting their athlete(s).

3) The Mandatory Parent Meeting will still be held on July 28th @ 6 pm. This meeting will be held online (perhaps on Zoom) due to the restrictions mandated by the City of Austin (no gatherings of 10 or more people). Details to follow.

4). New this year: Many student-athletes / parents have asked about yard signs for Cross Country / Track & Field. The board is pleased to announce that there will be an option this year to purchase a yard sign with the student-athlete first or last name on it. More details coming soon!

Thank you and stay safe,

LTHS Cross Country Board

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Welcome to LTHS XC Offseason!  Go Cavs!

Note from Coaches:

For any athlete to compete on the Lake Travis High School XC team, they will need to be at practice starting on July 27th and present at the August 3rd time trial. To ensure your athletes success, I highly encourage them to be at as many summer training sessions as possible. I understand family trips and other commitments, but running according to the training plan is imperative to obtain success. We do not have an official try out for XC but do conduct a time trial to assign athletes to teams. This year there will be a time limit for each athlete to make in order to attend meets.   Any athlete who has not already received their training plan, please reach out to one of the coaches to obtain one.

Time Limits:
Men 5k- 25:00
Women 5k- 27:00
***Athletes will have the opportunity to participate in time trials on June 24th, August 3rd, and August 17th.

Please see below for important dates through the start of school:  

May 11:  Start of Summer Training Plan
June 24:  5K Time Trial @ HS Track
July 27:  Official Start of the 2020 XC Season
July 28:  Mandatory Parent meeting in Upper Field House @ 6:00 pm
August 3:  Team Selection 5K Time Trial @ HS Track
August 8:  XC Olympics
August 19:  School Begins

  1. MANDATORY PARENT MEETING on July 28th at 6pm in the Upper Field House. This meeting is 100% mandatory. The coaches have a lot of updates and they are going to be presenting them at this meeting only! You can’t miss this meeting if your athlete is going to be on the Cross Country team. Please put it in your calendar now.
  2. EARLY BIRD BOOSTER CLUB REGISTRATION: This process has saved us tons of time and long lines at the parent meeting! More details to come in July. 
  3. INSTALL THE BAND APP: All coach communication with PARENTS and ATHLETES is done by an APP called BAND. See below for details on how to install and follow:
    Search your phone’s App feature for Band
    Download the Band App (the correct app’s logo is a bright green b)
    Create a login using your phone or email
    Use the Discover option and search for Lake Travis XC
    Select Join and you are set!

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JANUARY 18, 2020:

TRACK UPDATES!

1. BOOSTER CLUB MEETING: If you would like to attend the booster club meeting, it is Tuesday, Jan. 21st at 6pm in the Field House.

2. We are looking for a few more positions to be filled for the BOOSTER CLUB BOARD for NEXT YEAR! Please let us know if you are interested. It is NOT that much work, but we do need some parents to step up or your athletes will not have a booster club next year nor funds to help their team ;(

3. MEMBERSHIP: If you missed the meeting, you can still join sign up to be a member of the Booster Club. 100% of the funds go to team for equipment, food for the team, travel expenses, etc. WE ARE NOT AT THE NUMBER WE NEED TO BE AT IN ORDER TO NOT HAVE A FUNDRAISER THIS YEAR 😦 But if all families join, we will hit the number. Please consider donating and we do have a few shirts left!

https://laketravisxctf.com/join-the-booster-club/

4. If you own a company and would like to be a sponsor on our shirts for the LT INVITATIONAL, let us know! Coach is looking for sponsors.


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DECEMBER 18, 2019:

1. MANDATORY PARENT MEETING on January 8th at 6pm in the HS Cafeteria. This meeting is 100% mandatory. The NEW coaches have a lot of updates and they are going to be presenting them at this meeting only! You can’t miss this meeting if your athlete is going to be on the track team. Please put it in your calendar now.

2. EARLY BIRD BOOSTER CLUB REGISTRATION: This process has saved us tons of time and long lines at the parent meeting! We will open EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION on December 23rd! ALL ONLINE. We have a very limited number of parent/athlete T shirts & bumper stickers….these will go to Early Bird Registrations on a first come/first serve basis. So, the earlier you register the better. Once sold out of shirts/stickers, we will not be able to order more.
Details to come!

3. INSTALL THE BAND APP: All coach communication with YOU and ATHLETES is done by an APP called BAND. See below for details on how to install and follow:

Band App (communication for Coaches/Parents/Athletes) Please download using the following steps:

  1. Search your phone’s App feature for Band
  2. Download the Band App (the correct app’s logo is a bright green b)
  3. Create a login using your phone or email
  4. Use the Discover option and search for Lake Travis Track
  5. Select Join and you are set!

PAST NEWS UPDATES:

Recap of 2019 LTHS Cross Country season:

The Lake Travis High School Cross Country regular season is over! Our athletes had great success at Districts, with the following results:

  • Freshman Girls Team placed 2nd.
  • JV Girls Team won Districts.
  • Varisty Girls Team placed 2nd.
  • Freshman Boys Team won Districts.
  • JV Boys Team won Districts with a District win by Evan Parkerson.
  • Varsity Boys Team won Districts with a District win by Charley Eagle.

The Varsity teams  advanced to Regionals in Corpus Christi with the following results:

  • Varsity Girls Team placed 5th.
  • Varsity Boys Team placed 15th.

Recap of 2018 LTHS Cross Country season:

The Lake Travis High School Cross Country regular season is over! Our athletes had great success at Districts, with the following results:

  • Freshman Girls Team placed 2nd with a 1st place District win by Evan Jaynes.
  • JV Girls Team placed 3rd with 5th and 6th place finishes by Alana Clark and Trinity Clark.
  • Varisty Girls Team placed 5th overall with a 9th place finish by Kali Power, who advances to Regional Competition.
  • Freshman Boys Team won Districts with a 1st place as well as a District win by Tanor Offel and 2nd place by Ivan Ward.
  • JV Boys Team won Districts with a 1st place finish as well as a District win by Nicholas Orlowsky, 2nd place by Tyler Trzupek, 3rd place by John Finnegan, and 5th place by Robert Delmark.
  • Varsity Boys Team placed 2nd with a 5th place finish by Charley Eagle.

Our Varsity Boys Team and and our individual Varsity Girls qualifier Kali Power will be headed to UIL Regional competition in Corpus Christi October 22!!!

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