Cross Country / Track & Field

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Letter of Intent Signing

The following O’Dowd student-athletes signing National Letters of Intent/committing to play sports in college today included Taylor Hobbs – Soccer – Yale University; Alexander Holme – Football – Columbia University; Samantha Koepp – Soccer – South Dakota State; and Andrew Melendez – Cross Country/Track – Santa Clara University.

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Varsity XC Teams Sweep League Championships, Qualify for NCS

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Cross Country State Rankings: Boys Move Up; Girls Make List


9/20/13 – Cross Country/Track & Field

Varsity Boys & Girls Cross Country Win Ed Sias Invitational! JV Girls Also Capture Team Title!


9/15/13 – Cross Country/Track & Field

Boys Cross Country Team Ranked #8 in State for Division 3

2012 CIF State Qualifiers

9/1/13 – Cross Country/Track & Field

Fall 2013 – Cross Country Informational Meeting

HAAL #4 Start

For all those interested in running cross country this fall, there will be an informational meeting on Monday, August 26th after school at 1:30pm, down by the bleachers near the football field.  No experience is required and all skill levels are welcome!  Cross country is a co-ed sport (boys & girls) that competes in the [...]

Eugene Hamilton III Wraps a Phenomenal Year

This bright young star knows how to give thanks and to whom to give it. It’s been a pleasure supporting him. We wish him the best.

Hamilton III withdraws from state track championships

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Dragons Qualify for the CIF State Track Meet

Photo by Gerome Wright

Runners lean forward to break laser beam and be first across finish line.
Photo by Gerome Wright

In the most anticipated and exciting race of the day at the NCS Meet of Champions at Ca’s Edwards Stadium on Saturday, May 25, 2013. Senior, Eugene Hamilton III leaned his way into a North Coast Section first place title in the boys 1,600 meter race and qualified for the CIF State Track Meet to be held in Clovis, California on May 31- June 1, 2013.

Photo by Gerome Wright

The girls 4 x 400 team consisting of senior, Keisha May, junior, Emily Fieberling and freshmen, Kara Awakeoaiye and Lexi Loman (sophomore, Alison Heywood is also part of the 4 x 400 team) also qualified for the State Meet following a speedy anchor leg from freshman, Kara Awakeoaiye.

Congratulations to the athletes for qualifying for the state meet!

Photo by Gerome Wright

Eugene Hamilton in Mercury News

East Bay high school notebook: Bishop O’Dowd senior Eugene Hamilton III focuses on 1,600

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Director of Cross Country /        Track & Field

Jamal Cooks, Ph.D. (Read Bio)
(510) 708-0344

Assist. Cross Country/Track Coaches

Andrew Cheng (Read Bio)

David Okikawa

Assist. Track Coaches

Turshika Bennett (Read Bio)
Andrew Cheng (Read Bio)
Tony Green (Read Bio)


2014 Summer Camp