Can the Shakopee boys and girls cross country teams make a bigger impact this fall?

Both Saber teams were denied any state berths last fall in the first season of three classes on the trails. The Shakopee girls ended up seventh in Section 2AAA last year, while the boys team took eighth.

Tom Schardin covers sports for Savage and Prior Lake. He is dependable, sarcastic and always joking around. Tom enjoys running and swimming and is often busy coaching his two kids' sports teams.