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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...

Four cross country runners qualify for state

Four cross country runners qualify for state

Katherine White, JagWire editor-in-chief

October 27, 2014


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

Four runners qualified for state at the cross country regionals meet at Shawnee Mission Park on Saturday, Oct. 25. The boys team placed fourth overall and the girls team placed fifth, both of seven teams. The top three teams who place at regionals qualify for state, as well as the first five individuals...

Cross country places second and third at home meet

Cross country places second and third at home meet

Katherine White, JagWire editor-in-chief

October 13, 2014


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

The boys cross country team placed second and the girls placed third at the teams' only home meet, the Cat Classic at Shawnee Mission Park on Thursday, Oct. 9. The boys team also broke the school record for five man team time with a time of 84:19, a record set last year at this same race. Junior Ben Gil...

Cross country teams struggle at Rim Rock Classic

Cross country teams struggle at Rim Rock Classic

Katherine White, JagWire editor-in-chief

September 29, 2014


Filed under SPORTS

The boys cross country team placed eighth out of 45 and the girls placed 17th out of 25 at the Rim Rock Classic on Saturday, Sept. 27. Head coach Mark Chipman said the difficulty of the course affected results. “We’re probably a little disappointed; I thought we might do a little better,” Chipm...

Cross country places first and second at first meet of season

Cross country places first and second at first meet of season

Katherine White, JagWire editor-in-chief

September 5, 2014


Filed under SPORTS

The varsity boys cross country team placed first and the girls placed second at its first meet of the season at Shawnee Mission South on Thursday, Sept. 4. Junior Derek Meeks came first of the 149 runners in the boys race with a time of 10 minutes and 58 seconds. However, he is still looking to impro...

Boys cross country team wins Cat Classic

Boys cross country team wins Cat Classic

Katherine White, JagWire News Editor

October 12, 2013


Filed under SPORTS

The boys cross country team won its home meet, the Cat Classic Cross Country Invitational, at Shawnee Mission Park on Thursday, Oct. 10. The team also set new school records with a five-man team time of 84:36 and seven-man team time of 119:46. The girls team came in seventh. “I was very pleased...

Cross country places first and fifth at Rim Rock meet

Cross country places first and fifth at Rim Rock meet

Katherine White, JagWire News Editor

September 30, 2013


Filed under SPORTS, Top stories

The cross country varsity boys team placed first and the varsity girls team placed fifth at the Rim Rock Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 28. Sophomore Derek Meeks said that the win at a meet like this was a significant one for the team. “It’s a big meet, there’s a ton of teams there ... an...

Activities and sports achieve unprecedented success

Katherine White, JagWire reporter

May 21, 2013


Filed under SPORTS

Robotics The Robotics team set a new record when it placed 54th out of 100 teams in its division at the national competition that took place on Saturday, April 27. This is the first time in seven years that the Robotics team has competed at nationals. In addition to placing the highest it e...

Cross country comes in second at meet

Cross country comes in second at meet

Katherine White, writer

September 20, 2012


Filed under SPORTS

The cross country team came in second at the meet at Bonner Springs High School Saturday, Sept. 15. Freshman Amber Akin came in third in the girls varsity race with a time of 15:20, setting a new school record. In the boys varsity race sophomore Callahan Eckardt came in 13th with a time of 17:15. ...

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