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Boys cross country struggles continue

Jeremy Karp

October 2, 2012

The boys cross country team competed Saturday at Living Word Park, and they placed 19th out of 21 schools overall. Junior P.J. Brown, who placed 83d out of 147 racers, was pretty disappointed with their performance, but he believes many factors contributed to the team’s poor performance. “I think we had many health i...

Boys cross country has sub-par finish at Koch Park

Jeremy Karp

September 25, 2012

The boys cross country team raced at Koch Park this past Friday, and overall, the team had a below average finish, placing 12th out of 15 schools. Junior Corey Blase, despite not achieving the time he wanted, he was still satisfied with the meet. “I was pleased with my performance,” Blase said...

Girls cross country plans to improve after hardest meet

Madelyn Newton

September 20, 2012

At Sioux Passage on Saturday, the girls cross country team’s times fluctuated from normal times. The team had three freshmen, Emma Duckworth, Elizabeth Beecher and Kristy Eslinger that made it into the top seven runners for the girls. The team as a whole earned eight medals, with the girls earning ...

Boys cross country works on big improvements

Jeremy Karp

September 19, 2012

The boys cross country team has had a good start to their season, but according to junior Jake Plevnic, more work can be done. “We have been successful so far, but there is always room for improvement in every aspect of our race,” Plevnic said. Sophomore Jake Drnec agreed, but also said he bel...

Cross country prepares for possibly most challenging meet

Madelyn Newton

September 13, 2012

The Forest Park meet on Saturday, the biggest cross country meet for the girls team, was a way for the girls to compare their skill compared to most of the other schools in the state, according to Coach Michelle Breuer. “I think it puts things in perspective for the girls. It was a huge huge meet, l...

Boys cross country doesn’t meet expectations

Jeremy Karp

September 11, 2012

The boys cross country team competed at Forest Park this past Saturday, and according to Junior P.J Brown, they finished below their expectations. “Most of the guys on our team believed that they had performed well during the race, and we were very surprised to find out how low our times were,”...

High spirits promote success for girls cross country

Madelyn Newton

September 6, 2012

Although the first cross country meet was cancelled because of rain, the girls team has been practicing six days a week to prepare for their next meet. The team continues to encourage each other as intense practices have been focused on speed in order for the girls to improve their times. The next meet...

Heavy rain puts off meet

Jeremy Karp

September 4, 2012

The cross country meet which was schedule to take place at McNair Park this past Friday was cancelled due to the inclement weather caused by the remnants of Hurricane Isaac, which hit Louisiana and moved upward, causing high winds and plenty of rain throughout the Midwest. Junior P.J Brown says that wh...

Meet shows girls cross country strengths and weaknesses

Madelyn Newton

August 30, 2012

The girls cross country team started the year with a two-mile meet on Monday, where sophomore Brittney Kennedy and junior Madison Grumich placed as the top two runners for the team. Kennedy placed 18th and Grumich took the 35th spot. “[The meet] went pretty well, but a lot of us were sick so some of ...

Boys cross country finishes top ten in first meet

Jeremy Karp

August 28, 2012

The boys cross country team competed yesterday in the Nike Fleet Feet kickoff race at Quail Ridge Park in Wentzville. As a team, they took eighth out of 17 teams overall. Junior P.J Brown, who placed 22nd out of 109 racers competing, said that while the team did good, more work needs to be done. “We ...

Girls cross country builds relationships to start the season

Madelyn Newton

August 23, 2012

As the girls cross country season begins, numbers are low, but according to Coach Michelle Breuer, the team has potential to be successful. With only two true varsity runners at the start of the season, there are four runners who Breuer expects to join varsity runners by GAC’s. Junior Madison Grumich and freshm...

Boy’s Cross Country team prepares for first meet

Jeremy Karp

August 21, 2012

The Boys’ cross country team is making their final practices count before the first meet on Monday. This Saturday, they will have time trials which will determine what runners will be representing the varsity squad on Monday. Junior P.J Brown says that just because someone doesn’t make varsity dur...

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