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Gabby Delpleash

Gabby Delpleash, JagWire reporter/photographer

This is sophomore Gabby Delpleash’s first year on the JagWire Staff; she will be undertaking the position of reporter/photographer. Outside of reporting for the newspaper, Gabby can be found running for the school's cross country team, attending a StuCo meeting, or leading the Marching Jags as a drum major. When she’s not participating in school functions, Gabby enjoys attending Mill Valley football games, the outdoors and hanging out with friends.

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Catching up to an opponent from Leavenworth, junior Reese Johnston tries to maintain her speed to finish her leg of the 4x400m relay. The girls 4x400m relay team placed runner up to Leavenworth High School, thus qualifying for state.

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May 22, 2021
About to hand off the baton during the 4x400m relay, senior Ty Reishus focuses on the track ahead of him. The boys 4x400m relay team placed third, qualifying for state on May 27.

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May 22, 2021
As the first leg of the boys 4x400m relay, senior Leif Campbell pushes off the starting block to start the race.

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May 22, 2021
With seven laps to go, freshman Kynley Verdict and junior Katie Schwartzkopf stay with each other during the 3200m run. Both girls qualified for state with Schwartzkopf placing first and Verdict placing second.

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May 22, 2021
Anticipating finishing the 3200m run, senior Carsyn Turpin looks toward the final straightaway of the track. Turpin placed sixth finishing in 10:08 seconds.

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May 22, 2021
Gathered at the fence, Mill Valley graduates Nathan Greenfield, Matt Turner, Josh Mansfield, Nick Schmidt, Jack Terry, Jenna Walker, Molly Haymaker, and Morgan Koca anxiously watch the end of the boys 800m race.

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May 22, 2021
With only a few meters left to go, senior Karch Crawford, junior Chase Schieber, and sophomore Nen Matlock all sprint to the finish line during the boys 800m race. Matlock took first, Crawford took second, and Schieber took fourth, all qualifying for state.

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May 22, 2021
Ready to cross the finish line, freshman Kynley Verdict strides out to secure her second place spot.

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May 22, 2021
After the gun is fired, senior Megan Haymaker pushes off the starting line to race the 800m run.

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May 22, 2021
Springing forward, sophomore Nen Matlock gains a lead on his opponents from Leavenworth High School during the 400m race. Matlock finished first with a time of 49.65 seconds.

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May 22, 2021
Striding out, senior Leif Campbell focuses prepares to jump over the hurdle in front of him. Campbell qualified for state in the 300m hurdles placing first.

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May 22, 2021
Before the boys 4x100m relay, head track coach Chris McAfee holds up a yellow flag before crossing the track.

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May 22, 2021
Paying close attention to her opponent, junior Bridget Roy stays on their heels during the 1600m race. Roy finished the race in third place with a time of 5:29.

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May 22, 2021
Alongside distance track coach Kati Goering, freshman Sarah Anderson maintains her pace in the 1600m run. Anderson finished in sixth place setting a new PR of 5:54.

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May 22, 2021
Almost to the finish line, junior Anna Brazil puts in one final sprint for the 1600m race. Brazil came in fifth place with a time of 5:45.

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May 22, 2021
Kicking off finals, juniors Emree Zars, Quincy Hubert, and Reece Johnston compete in the 100m hurdles. Respectively, the girls placed fourth, first, and third.

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May 22, 2021
On the second lap of race, senior Molly Ricker maintains her lead over Olathe North during the first leg of the 4x800m relay

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May 15, 2021
Walking with sprint coach Mike Strack, senior Peyton Wagoner and sophomore Savannah Harvey celebrate their performances in the 100m dash.

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May 15, 2021
About to complete the second leg of the 4x800m relay, senior Karch Crawford looks ahead toward the bend of the track.

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May 15, 2021
Hitting the sand, senior Lily Fleetwood looks to see how far she marked in the long jump. Fleetwood placed 7th in the third flight with a final distance of 16-02.00 feet.

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May 15, 2021
Watching the 4x800m relay, senior Carsyn Turpin and junior Chase Schieber wait in anticipation for the runners to finish their own leg of the race.

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May 15, 2021
As the second leg, junior Reece Johnston races the 4x400m relay with the baton in her hand.

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May 15, 2021
Upon hearing the news of the girls team becoming league champions, junior Bridget Roy laughs and celebrates with junior Anna Brazil after the 4x400m relay.

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May 15, 2021
Almost to the finish line at the end of the track, senior Carsyn Turpin gives one last sprint to complete the 3200m run.

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May 15, 2021
Kicking off the 4x400m relay, junior Emree Zars prepares to complete her leg of the race.

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May 15, 2021
Neck and neck, senior Cameron Coad and freshman AJ Vega stride out to the finish line during the final lap of the 3200m run.

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May 15, 2021
Finding a steady rhythm, freshman Kynley Verdict settles into a comfortable pace while racing the 3200m race. Verdict got third place with a time of 12:05.

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May 15, 2021
Creating a gap between her and the runners behind her, junior Katie Schwartzkopf increases her speed to maintain her place in the 3200m run. Schwartzkopf came in second place running a time of 11:35.

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May 15, 2021
Senior Meg Haymaker focuses on the runners in front as she completes the first lap of the 800m race.

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May 15, 2021
Pushing one another, senior Karch Crawford and junior Chase Schieber sprint together to finish out the 800m race.

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May 15, 2021
On the second to last set during the 300m hurdle race, senior Leif Campbell eyes the hurdle before clearing it. Campbell took 5th overall in the 300m hurdles and 3rd overall in the 110m hurdles.

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May 15, 2021
Sprinting to finish the final lap of the race, senior Molly Ricker prepares to finish the 800m leg of the 1600m sprint medley relay. The girls sprint medley relay team took first place with a winning time of 4:22.

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May 15, 2021
Taking a massive leap, junior Quincy Hubert maneuvers her legs to clear the hurdle in the 300m hurdle race. Hubert took 1st with a time 47.12 seconds and currently remains undefeated throughout the 2021 season.

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May 15, 2021
With his arms out, sophomore Dylan Nguyen successfully clears a set of hurdles during the 300m hurdle race. Nguyen took 2nd in the first heat of the race.

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May 15, 2021
At the sound of the gun, sophomore Nen Matlock sprints down the curve of the track for the 400m dash. Matlock took first place in the 400m dash finishing in 48.94 seconds.

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May 15, 2021
Running the first leg of the 4x100m relay, senior Ty Reishus rounds the curve of the track.

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May 15, 2021
Before the 4x100m relay, senior Lily Fleetwood puts down a piece of tape on the track to label where she will stand to wait for the baton during the race. The girls 4x100m relay team of Fleetwood, senior Peyton Wagoner, junior Kate Roth, and sophomore Savannah Harvey took first place in the relay's first heat.

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May 15, 2021
In the last 100m of the 1600m run, junior Nic Botkin sprints to the finish line. Botkin took fifth place right behind senior John Lehan running a 4:35 mile.

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May 15, 2021
In the front of the pack, senior John Lehan leads the second heat of the 1600m run. Lehan placed fourth overall with a mile time of 4:31.

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May 15, 2021
Focusing on who' s in front of her, junior Bridget Roy paces herself to maintain her place in the 1600m run. Roy finished running a 5:33 mile.

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May 15, 2021
Listening to head coach Chris McAfee from the sidelines, freshman Sarah Anderson powers through the last lap of the 1600m run.

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May 15, 2021
Throwing himself forward, sophomore Sidney Lockhart pumps his arms to gain speed in the 100m dash. Lockhart placed 10th out of 33 sprinters running a 100m time of 11.32 seconds

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May 15, 2021
After competing in the 110m hurdle event, senior Leif Campbell walks with hurdles coach Eric Thomas to discuss how his race went.

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May 15, 2021
Hitting the sand, junior Adrien Dimond looks down to see how far he marked in the triple jump. Dimond would go on to get first place in triple jump with a final distance of 43-07.75 feet and first place in long jump with a final distance of 21-08.75 feet.

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May 15, 2021
Clearing the hurdle, sophomore Finn Campbell looks ahead toward the final set of hurdles before crossing the finish line. Campbell placed 1st in the second heat of the 110m hurdles with a time of 16.12 seconds.

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May 15, 2021
About to complete her first lap of the 4x800m relay, junior Anna Brazil keeps a close eye on her competitor from Olathe East.

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May 15, 2021
In mid-air, junior Logan Pfiester grips the baton as she runs around the bend of the track in the 4x800m relay.

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May 15, 2021
Gathered on the infield with other teammates, senior Cameron Coad and freshman AJ Vega discuss how the 3200m race went.

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May 9, 2021
Looking down, sophomore Finn Campbell prepares to jump over the next set of hurdles in the 110m hurdles.

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May 9, 2021
Keeping steady, junior Reece Johnston keeps her arms out to clear the hurdle.

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May 9, 2021
Making her way through the runners, junior Katie Schwartzkopf tries to get to the front of the pack.

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May 9, 2021
Before the 3200m run, senior Carsyn Turpin waits at the starting line for other runners to be set.

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May 9, 2021
Focusing on the track ahead of him, senior Cameron Coad starts his buildup for the end of the 3200m race.

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May 9, 2021
Catching up to Lawrence Free State, senior John Lehan pushes himself to stay with his competitor in the 1600m run. Lehan placed 7th.

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May 9, 2021
Junior Nic Botkin picks up his pace to maintain place in the 1600m race. Botkin placed 1st in his heat and 12th overall running a time of 4:32.

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May 9, 2021
Crossing the finish line at last, junior Bridget Roy looks over at the leader board to see her 1600m time of 5:33 seconds.

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May 9, 2021
Leading the in the 1600m race, junior Bridget Roy rounds the corner of the track to start her third lap.

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May 9, 2021
Maintaining her lead, sophomore Cree Crawford runs the third leg of the 4x800m relay. Crawford, along with senior Megan Haymaker and juniors Logan Pfiester and Anna Brazil helped the girls 4x800m relay team place 17th overall.

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May 9, 2021
Having just grabbed the baton, junior Kris Twigg starts his leg of the 4x800m relay. The boys 4x800m relay team placed 9th among 18 total schools.

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May 9, 2021
Rounding the first bend of the track with the baton, junior Anna Brazil kicks off the 4x800m relay.

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May 9, 2021
Throwing his body forward, sophomore Sidney Lockhart breaks away from the pack of sprinters in the 100m dash.

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May 9, 2021
Sprinting down the track, junior Jared Napoli races the 100m dash.

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May 9, 2021
With her arms in the air, junior Emree Zars clears a set of hurdles in the preliminary round of the 100m hurdles. Zars placed 7th in preliminaries and 8th in finals.

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May 9, 2021
Gripping the baton in his hand, senior Karch Crawford leads Olathe East in the 4x800m relay.

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May 9, 2021
Eyes up, junior Quincy Hubert clears the last set of hurdles in the finals for the 100m hurdles. Hubert placed 4th in the 100m hurdles with a time of 15.42 seconds and 1st in the 300m hurdles breaking the previous school record set by Hubert herself finishing in 45.92 seconds.

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May 9, 2021
Arms out, sophomore Finn Campbell clears the second to last set of hurdles in the 300m hurdle race.

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May 2, 2021
Looking over at the clock, senior Cameron Coad sprints for the final time in the 3200m run. Coad placed 2nd overall running a 9:49 PR.

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May 2, 2021
Almost clearing bar, senior Lily Fleetwood lets go of the pole to land on the mat. Fleetwood and Gardner-Edgerton's Kendra Wait almost made Kansas-state history in their endeavor to clear 12-06 feet in girls pole vault. Fleetwood was runner up to Wait placing 2nd with a final clearance of 12-03 feet.

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May 2, 2021
Baton in her hand, senior Peyton Wagoner runs the anchor leg of the 4x100m relay. The relay teams placed 4th,

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May 2, 2021
Pole planted, freshman Ava Fleetwood vaults herself over the rope.

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May 2, 2021
With three leaps, sophomore Hayden Jay throws himself forward into the sand.

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May 2, 2021
Leading the pack of runners, sophomore Lucas Robins races the 1600m run.

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May 2, 2021
Rounding the bend of the track, senior Carsyn Turpin leads in the second lap of the 3200m race.

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May 2, 2021
Starting off strong, senior Josie Taylor runs the 3200m race.

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May 2, 2021
To start the second leg of the 4x400m relay, senior Molly Ricker hands off the baton to junior Reece Johnston. The girls relay team would go on to place 2nd overall running a school record-breaking 4:06.31 4x400m relay.

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May 2, 2021
Side by side, seniors John Lehan and Karch Crawford race the 800m run.

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May 2, 2021
Starting the last leg of the 4x400m relay, junior Kris Twigg passes the baton to sophomore Nen Matlock.

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May 2, 2021
Upon receiving their 1st and 2nd place plaques, the varsity track team gathers in the infield to pose for a group picture. The girls and boys teams competed Friday, April 30 at Gardner-Edgerton High School.

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May 2, 2021
Striding out, senior Abby Drumm sprints the 200m dash.

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May 2, 2021
Running together, freshman AJ Vega and junior Nic Botkin maintain their places in the 1600m race. Vega and Botkin placed 4th and 3rd respectively.

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May 2, 2021
After a half mile, freshman Sarah Anderson pumps her arms to gain speed in the 1600m run. Anderson placed 14th running a 6:02 mile.

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May 2, 2021
On the last 400 meters of the race, junior Bridget Roy strides out. Roy finished in 5:37 placing 5th overall.

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May 2, 2021
On the sidelines, head coach Chris McAfee yells words of encouragement to senior John Lehan during the boys 4x800m relay.

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May 2, 2021
From the infield, distance coach Brian Fitzsimmons cheers on junior Chase Schieber in the 4x800m relay.

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May 2, 2021
Eyes up, sophomore Cree Crawford anchors for the girls 4x800m relay, helping the team get 5th overall.

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May 2, 2021
On her second lap, junior Katie Schwartzkopf runs the first leg of the 4x800m relay.

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May 2, 2021
Huddled together, the girls 4x800m relay team exchange words of encouragement before their race is called.

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May 2, 2021
In mid-air, junior Adrien Dimond leaps forward into the long jump pit. Dimond placed 1st in long jump clearing 21-10.50 feet and 1st in triple jump clearing 45-04.50 feet.

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May 2, 2021
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