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Cross Country

Senior Rises to Top of Varsity

Senior Rises to Top of Varsity

Senior Jack McDonald, with help from his dad, goes from being on the cross country C-team to the top of varsity in one season.

 

Athletes Follow Superstitions to Perform Well

Athletes Follow Superstitions to Perform Well

Athletes must perform at their best every time they step onto the field, even if that means believing in strange things that could help them win

 

Recap and Gallery: Cross Country State

Recap and Gallery: Cross Country State

View a gallery from the cross country team competing in the Kansas State Cross Country Championships. The meet was held at Rim Rock Farm in Lawrence, Kan.

 

Preview: Cross Country State

Preview: Cross Country State

Seven girls and one boy qualified for cross country state through Regionals. State will be held at Rim Rock Farm in Lawrence, Kan.

 

Recap and Gallery: Cross Country Regionals

Recap and Gallery: Cross Country Regionals

The cross country team competed in Regionals over the weekend. The girls’ cross country team placed second and will move onto state. The boys’ team placed fifth.

 

Gallery: Sunflower League Cross Country Championships

Gallery: Sunflower League Cross Country Championships

View a gallery of Shawnee Mission East competing at the Sunflower League Cross Country Championships at the Rim Rock Farm in Lawrence Kansas.

 

Runners Enjoy Being in C-team

Runners Enjoy Being in C-team

Juniors Kate Mitchell and Sydney Bahr and seniors Hayden Wylie and Sara Benson run on the cross country C-team. Although they are not the fastest runners, they still enjoy participating in the sport.

 

Athletes Struggle to Overcome Mid-Season Injuries

Athletes Struggle to Overcome Mid-Season Injuries

Take a look at four different stories from four different athletes who have suffered from an injury this fall season.

 

Preview: Cross Country League

Preview: Cross Country League

The cross country team will be racing at Rim Rock Farm in the Sunflower League meet. This will be the last meet for C-team runners and a “practice race” for the varsity runners who will run at Lone Elm Park next weekend in Regionals.

 

Gallery: Cross Country Metro Championships

Gallery: Cross Country Metro Championships

View a gallery from the cross country meet in Raymore-Peculiar, Missouri at the Metro Cross Country Championships.

 

Siblings Bond Over Running

Siblings Bond Over Running

Junior Hannah Arnspiger and freshman John Arnspiger are both top runners on the varsity cross country teams. Their shared love and talent for running has helped them to grow closer throughout high school.

 

Top Cross Country Runners Participate in Rim Rock Meet

Top Cross Country Runners Participate in Rim Rock Meet

The Cross Country team competed at the Rim Rock Invitational meet Saturday, with over 40 other high schools. The results for the top 21 boys and girls from East who participated at this meet are posted below.