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Boys and girls cross country named runner-ups in Kansas State Championships

Boys and girls cross country named runner-ups in Kansas State Championships

Tricia Drumm, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

October 30, 2017


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

Both boys and girls cross country were runner-ups in their respective state championship races at Rim Rock Farm on Saturday, Oct. 28. The girls scored 45 points, falling five points behind St. James Academy, and the boys had 72 points, falling 11 points behind St. Thomas Aquinas.   This is the ...

Cross country team adjusts to new leadership

Cross country team adjusts to new leadership

Abby Layton and Chris Sprenger

October 19, 2017


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL, SPORTS

Head cross country coach Chris McAfee stands eagerly on the sidelines at the Rim Rock Classic on Sept. 23, cheering and coaching his runners as they race past him toward the finish line. In McAfee’s first year as head coach he has applied a number of changes in the way the team practices and races. T...

Cross country places second and third at EKL championship

Cross country places second and third at EKL championship

Allison Winker, JAG editor-in-chief

October 13, 2017


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, SPORTS

The boys cross country team placed second and the girls team placed third overall at the EKL meet at Johnson County Community College on Thursday, Oct. 12. Going into the meet, the girls team focused specifically on beating St. James, according to senior Britton Nelson, who placed ninth individually....

Cross country places second and third at state meet

Cross country places second and third at state meet

Claire Kaifes, JAG reporter

October 30, 2016


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The boys and girls cross country team placed second and third at state on Saturday, Oct. 29 at Rim Rock farm. The boys placed second only behind St. Thomas Aquinas, who had five top twenty finishers. The girls team took third behind Aquinas and St. James. The boys team had two top twenty f...

Cross country takes second and third at regionals

Cross country takes second and third at regionals

Ally Nguyen, JagWire opinions editor

October 24, 2016


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

On Saturday, Oct. 22 at Johnson County Community College, the cross country teams competed against four other teams to claim a spot at state. After completing th e three mile course, the boys team placed second, behind Saint Thomas Aquinas, and the girls team placed third, behind Saint James Ac...

Cross Country teams finish second and fifth at EKL league meet

Cross Country teams finish second and fifth at EKL league meet

Claire Kaifes, JAG reporter

October 14, 2016


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

Cross country competed at their first EKL league meet on Thursday Oct. 13 at Blue Valley High School. The boys finished second and the girls team finished fifth. Junior Britton Nelson placed fifth was the only runner to place in the top ten for the girls. Nelson finished with the time of 19:41. J...

Cross Country takes fifth and ninth at Rim Rock Classic

Cross Country takes fifth and ninth at Rim Rock Classic

Claire Kaifes, JAG reporter

September 25, 2016


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL, SPORTS

The girls cross country team took fifth and the boys cross country team finished ninth at Rim Rock Classic on Saturday, Sept. 24. Both teams were led by junior Britton Nelson, who finished first overall in the girls division with a time of 20:00.03. Nelson was the only top 25 finisher for both t...

Cross country team achieves first and fifth at Bonner Springs

Cross country team achieves first and fifth at Bonner Springs

September 18, 2016


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL, SPORTS

The boys team takes first place with 45 points while the girls finish fifth with a total of 147

Cross Country team takes first and sixth at Lone Elm Invitational

Cross Country team takes first and sixth at Lone Elm Invitational

Claire Kaifes, JAG reporter

September 11, 2016


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The varsity boys cross country team placed first and the girls cross country team placed sixth at the Lone Elm Park Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 10. Junior Gavin Overbeck led the boys team, finishing third overall with a time of 17:02.27. Sophomore Greg Haynes took fourth and senior Jakob Coa...

Cross country earns first and second in SMS Quad

Cross country earns first and second in SMS Quad

Tricia Drumm, JagWire features editor

September 3, 2016


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

    At the first cross country meet of the season, the boys team placed first, and the girls team took second in the Shawnee Mission South Quad on Thursday, Sept. 1. Both teams raced two miles on the Johnson County Community College field. Led by junior Britton Nelson with a ti...

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