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Junior Reese McDevitt checks on her teammate Freshman Noel Rice to make sure she is decent after her challenging race.

Racing to the End

Ava Breuer, Staff Photographer November 2, 2023

  Through the adversities and trials, the cross country team is still able to enjoy their time competing with each other. On Oct. 12 the girls and boys team had a successful conference meet....

Freshman Charlie Renken speaks in the final huddle to hype them up before they have their final race of the season.

The Final Stride

Ava Breuer, Staff Photographer November 2, 2023

Looking to extend their season for a final week the boys and girls cross country team competed at their district meet. On Oct. 28 the boys season came to an end but will be able to build off of the...

Setting the Pace

Analiesa Hollowood, Staff Reporter November 16, 2022

Another historic year is in the books for the girl’s cross country team. After making state for the second year in a row, with the team placing 11th and Reese McDevitt placing 10th, these girls deserve...

Ezra Bailey, is running to the finish line.

Racing Toward First

Bryce Cash, Staff Photographer November 7, 2022

The varsity men and women competed at the GAC's on Thursday, Oct. 13 at McNair Park. The girls placed second and the boys placed 11 out of 14 teams in total. As it was head to head for multiple people...

Senior Jack Schriber runs past cheering members of the JV Girls team.

Varsity Boys Cross Country Runs Impressive GAC’s at McNair Park

Charlie Rosser, Staff Photographer October 21, 2021

On Thursday, Oct. 14, the Varsity Boys XC team ran their GAC’s on the notorious McNair Park course. While not a difficult-looking course on the surface, McNair is generally seen as a mentally challenging...

The team sprints a strider to raise their heart rates before their race.

Girls Cross Country Takes Second Place at GAC’s

Charlie Rosser, Staff Photographer October 20, 2021

The Varsity Girls XC team ran their decisive GAC’s on Oct. 14 at McNair Park. The team achieved their goal of second place for their GAC group, putting them in a good position going to the Districts...

A few JV Girls members walk together behind the rest of the team.

Racing Toward Another Victory

Charlie Rosser, Staff Photographer October 6, 2021

The varsity girls cross country team won first place against rival team Holt High School at the Warrenton meet on Friday, Oct. 1. This win puts the team in a good position moving forward towards districts,...

Xime Avila runs along the set path at a cross country race. “It was good, probably the best race so far. I’m feeling pretty confident [for the rest of the season] as a whole, Avila said.

Runners Compete in Cross Country GAC’s

Kayla Reyes, Co Editor-in-Chief October 21, 2020

On Thursday Oct. 15, the cross country team competed in this year’s GAC meet. The team’s final meet (aside from districts) will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 27. For many runners, the GAC meet signifies...

Connor Casler rests after a difficult race

Running Through Adversity

Rhyen Standridge, Photo Editor October 20, 2020

With fall sports seasons coming to a close, the cross country team looks upon their victories and shortcomings that the season held for them. On Oct. 10, the team went to McNair Park for the annual Border...

Natalie Walsh is congratulated by Dr. Sonny Arnel after receiving her senior night award.

Cross Country Senior Night

Rhyen Standridge, Photo Editor September 22, 2020

For most Senior team members, they have been on this journey together for four years. Despite the difficulty of the sport, many enjoy being surrounded by the people on the team and will miss it in the...

Bennett makes sure to pace herself mid-race. Creating a steady rhythm and knowing her limits, she demonstrates the best way to go about pacing herself.

Bennett Ascends A Slippery Slope

Essy Ingram, Staff Reporter November 1, 2019

Chunks of cold mud dribble down the calves of the oncoming herd. The slimy substance is sprayed out from behind them, a spectacle not unlike that of a lawn mower spewing grass clippings. Just beyond the...

Central Spartans find strength in numbers as the race commences. The flood of athletes stake their claim for a position.

Double Trouble

Anna Carroll, Staff Reporter October 10, 2019

Celine Dion once said, “I'm not in competition with anybody but myself. My goal is to beat my last performance.” The words of the iconic pop idol echo the motivational mantra many runners have adopted...

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