Cascade Orienteering Club News

COC Continues Tradition of Success at Interscholastics

At the US Interscholastic Championships this weekend (April 2-3) in and around Cincinnati, two local teams--COC Club Varsity Team and Bethel AFJROTC came back with gold.

Led by Caroline Sandbo of Burlington-Edison, the COC Varsity team placed 1st in Club Varsity and scored better than any other high school team at the meet. Caroline won both Saturday and Sunday and is the US Interscholastic Female Champion. Charlotte Lee of Kamiak took back-to-back second place finishes and a silver medal home. The team was rounded out by Scott Funston of Tahoma who came in 4th on Saturday and 8th on Sunday in a very competitive field.

2015-2016 Pre-Season WIOL Training now open for registration

This limited-availability event, peer-taught by top WIOL orienteers, is open to upcoming WIOL participants. First-time WIOL participants will learn the basics of reading an orienteering map as they prepare to solo for the first time. Returning WIOL students will fine-tune their map-reading skills for the increased navigational expertise needed at JV or Varsity, such as route choice and navigating away from any man-made features.

There are two levels of training at Lynndale Park in two sessions. Both include a hot lunch (11:30 - 12:30), if desired: