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After moving to the 6A class, girls win first state cross country title in school history

After moving to the 6A class, girls win first state cross country title in school history

Ally Nguyen, JagWire editor-in-chief

October 28, 2018


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The girls cross country team won the school's first state title Saturday, Oct. 27 at Rim Rock Farm. Running in 6A for the first time, the team scored  41 points, and freshman Katie Schwartzkopf finished first with a time of over 20 seconds faster than the second place finisher. The boys placed f...

Cross country girls place first and boys named runner-ups at EKL tournament

Cross country girls place first and boys named runner-ups at EKL tournament

Jenna McDonald, JAG organizations editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL, SPORTS, Top stories

Cross Country competed against 7 different schools in the EKL championship, with girls varsity earning first and boys varsity receiving second. Freshman and second place runner Katie Schwartzkopf felt happy with the team's performance and accomplishments. “We always do really amazing and I am j...

Cross country team goes on annual summer trip

Cross country team goes on annual summer trip

Sophie Lecuru and Sophia Armendariz

August 22, 2018


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL, SPORTS

The cross country team traveled to Lyons, Colorado for their annual summer trip. While the first cross country meet may not be until Sept. 1, student athletes have been hard at work preparing for the upcoming season. The team traveled from Estes Park to Boulder, Colorado, running at many different locat...

After switching from volleyball to running, junior Britton Nelson finds success on both the track and the trail

After switching from volleyball to running, junior Britton Nelson finds success on both the track and the trail

Morgan Gurwell and Abby Layton

October 26, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

It’s a great accomplishment for any athlete to win a state title, but it’s even more remarkable for junior Britton Nelson. She started out playing volleyball her freshman year, but became a track state champion just over a year later. Other than middle school track, running had never been a big pa...

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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