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Spartan runners prepare for districts

Spartan runners prepare for districts

Jack Hiegel, Staff Reporter

September 30, 2015

With the end of the cross country season on the way, the cross country team is hard at work in preparing themselves for upcoming meets and districts. In doing so, they have placed well at their latest meets at the Paul Enke Invitational in Sioux Passage on Sept. 19 and the Warrenton Invitational on ...

Spartans continue to succeed in cross country

Spartans continue to succeed in cross country

Jack Hiegel, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2015

Over a month has passed since the school year started, and in that time, the cross country team has managed to perform extremely well during the first half of their regular season. This includes receiving high marks at their two latest meets at the Fort Zumwalt North Invitational on Sept. 5 and the Forest Park...

Spartans place well in first two meets

Spartans place well in first two meets

Jack Hiegel, Staff reporters

September 1, 2015

The cross country team has started back up again for the year, and it has already participated in and done well at two meets. The team’s first meet, the Fleet Feet Kickoff Classic, took place at Quail Ridge Park on Wednesday, Aug. 26, and saw junior Zach Painter placing seventh overall in the Va...

Festival kicks off the fall sports season

Festival kicks off the fall sports season

Morgan West, Staff photographer

August 24, 2015

Aug. 14 marked the opening of fall and its sports. Teams, cheerleaders, and friends of the members were waiting on the grounds for the fields gate to open, when like an army the band marched in from the distance; playing loudly, they paraded into the field, heeled by color guard, cheerleaders, sport team...

10 out of 11 fall sports programs recognized scholastically by MSHSAA

10 out of 11 fall sports programs recognized scholastically by MSHSAA

Joseph Silver, move editor

January 16, 2015

22 out of 26 individual fall sports teams received MSHSAA’s outstanding or distinguished scholastic award. The outstanding award is for teams that had an average GPA of 3.25 to a 4.0, and the distinguished award is for teams averaging 3.0 to a 3.24 GPA. “MSHSAA, our governing body, will issue...

Pulling ahead and starting the season off right

Pulling ahead and starting the season off right

Ilene Holder, Staff reporter

September 9, 2014

As the season goes on, wins and losses will always occur. However, the boys cross country has started the season off with a few wins. Wed. Aug. 27 at Quail Ridge and Fri. Aug. 29 at McNair. Aside from the excitement of getting a medal or the disappointment of losing there is always something there...

Cross Country meet at McNair Park

Cross Country meet at McNair Park

Zach Grau, Staff Photographer

September 4, 2014

Beating the heat

Morgan Brader, Staff reporter

August 27, 2014

The cross country girls are expecting to attend the first meet of the season today at Quail Ridge for the Fleet Feet Kick-Off. The girls JV race times are at 4:15 p.m., then the varsity girls compete at 5:15 p.m. The girls are willing to run hard to keep in shape and practice for their first meet....

Breaking in the new season

Ilene Holder, Staff eporter

August 22, 2014

Sweat beading, blood rushing, heart pounding, lungs burning, muscles tensing and relaxing, adrenaline surging. This is what the cross country runners go through every day, either during practice or meets. The amount of time spent conditioning is what might make cross country more challenging than most...

Girls cross country begins

Morgan Brader, Staff reporter

August 21, 2014

After having an incredible season last fall, the girls cross country runners are eager to follow up with the start of another fantastic season. They are dedicated to their sport, having already started training halfway through their summer break, weeks before the start of their season. Junior Emma Du...

At the finish line

Devin Chen

October 31, 2013

For many cross country runners, the district meet held at McNair Park on Oct. 26 marked the end of the season. Representing FHC at McNair were seniors PJ Brown and Jake Plevnic; juniors Zach McKinley, Jake Drnec, Walter Lembeck; sophomore Nate Limbaugh; and freshman Zach Painter. The only FHC runner to qualif...

Second at Warrenton

Devin Chen

October 23, 2013

On Oct. 4th, the varsity boys cross country team competed at Warrenton, taking second in a 5K race. Running varsity were seniors PJ Brown, Bryan Tracy, and juniors Walter Lembeck, Mitch Devening, and Jake Drnec, sophomore Nate Limbaugh and freshman Zach Painter. Lembeck and Brown medalled at the meet, tak...

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