Last Friday, seven boys and two girls competed in the state cross country meet. The boys’ team placed fourth, and junior Maddie Willson placed 22nd for the girls.
Tomorrow morning, nine East runners will participate in the state cross country championships at Rim Rock Farm.
Maddie Wilson comes back from an injury last season stronger than before.
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 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
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.
Seven girls and one boy qualified for cross country state through Regionals. State will be held at Rim Rock Farm in Lawrence, Kan.
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.
View a gallery of Shawnee Mission East competing at the Sunflower League Cross Country Championships at the Rim Rock Farm in Lawrence Kansas.
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.
Take a look at four different stories from four different athletes who have suffered from an injury this fall season.
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.