2014 Arizona Division-I State Champs !!!


Nov 8, 2014: Thunder runners celebrate a sixth Cross Country state championship for Desert Vista High School (Phoenix, AZ). Pictured are Coach Williams, Coach Broze, Nathan Chan, Matthew Anciaux, DJ Harris, Ben Davis, Coach Hanson, Coach McDonnell, Coach Janus, Kyle Havriliak, Xavier Esparza, Chris D'Angelo, and Jackson Snedecor. Photo courtesy of Margot Kelly (azMileSplit.com)

Current Season

Thunderstruck !!

DVCC often leaves its fellow competitors thunderstruck. Check out some awesome interpretations of our favorite AC/DC song here.


Desert Twilight Cross Country Festival Recap

On Friday night Oct 2nd, 2015, DVCC took a short trip to Casa Grande and made a definitive statement against some of the top teams from across the West Region in the 9th Annual Desert Twilight Cross Country Festival. DVCC won the Freshman and Open races; the Varsity placed second in the Sweepstakes race, with senior co-captain DJ Harris setting the 5k school record (15:20). (Read the complete article here).


Doug Conley Invitational Recap

With the Varsity squad taking the week off, DVCC once again demonstrated its incredible depth as its JV squad raced to victory in the Open Race of the Doug Conley Invitation, which was held at Shalimar Country Club in Tempe on Saturday, September 26th. (Read the complete article here).


Woodbridge Cross Country Classic Recap

DVCC made its annual out-of-state trip to Southern California on September 19th to compete in the 35th Annual Woodbridge Cross Country Classic, a meet that draws top teams from all over Southern California and the West Region. (Read the complete article here).


Desert Solstice Cross Country Festival Recap

The Thunder Boys Cross Country Team competed in the Desert Solstice Cross Country Invitational on Friday evening, Sept 11, 2015. The Thunder took 2nd-place in the Varsity race and charged to a victory in the JV race. (read the entire article here)

Cool Breeze Invitational Recap

On Saturday evening Sept 5th, 2015, DVCC made its first ever appearance at the Cool Breeze Evening Invitational in Chino, CA. The meet provided an early-season test against squads from all over Southern California. The DVCC Varsity took 4th in the Seeded Boys Race and the JV placed won the Open Race. (read the entire article here)


Peaks Invitational Recap

DVCC made the short trek up I-17 to the high-altitude of Flagstaff, AZ on Saturday morning Sept 5th, 2015 to compete in the Peaks Invitational. The cool and rainy day provided a welcome change from the typical early-season conditions in Phoenix and the Thunder delivered solid performances, placing second in both races. (read the entire article here)


2015 DVCC Captains

Each year, Thunder Runners elect team captains to lead them through the season. Congratulations to the DVCC Captains for 2015:

2015 Sons of Thunder

Thunder Runners who complete our Summer Program and surpass the Sons of Thunder criteria are enshrined in this elite brotherhood. Congratulations to the Sons of Thunder class for 2015:

2015 Sponsor/Booster Membership Drive

We offer a number of ways for you to show your support of the Program during the upcoming season. Please consider any of the following:

Last Season

State Meet Recap

On Saturday Nov 8th, 2014, the Desert Vista Boys Cross Country team completed its mission and captured its sixth Arizona State D1 Cross Country Championship. Leading the way was DJ Harris in 4th-place overall (16:08), Xavier Esparza 5th (16:09), Kyle Harvriliak 7th (16:30), Chris D'Angelo 14th (16:41), and Ben Davis 16th (16:41). (read the entire article here)