Mike Miller, Ojai Valley News sports editor
The Thacher cross-country program continues to be one of the best-kept sports secrets in the Ojai Valley. This season head coach Fred Coleman and his Toads enter the season as the No. 2-ranked boys’ team in the CIF-SS Division 5. This season the Toads are shooting for their eighth consecutive Condor League championship and with the thoroughbreds they have returning from last year’s team, it will be hard to bet against them.