Tag: Cross Country

FORT DODGE, Iowa — All of the trials, tribulations, thrills and spills of a cross country season unlike any other suddenly came down the last 800 meters, with three teams still within reach of a…

It may be the crummiest Vince DeGrado has ever felt about receiving a coaching award. The Allen Community College cross country and track coach was tapped as the Region VI Coach of the Year at…

Two area standout cross country runners can add “regional champions” to their respective resumes. Crest High junior Ursula Billings topped all runners in the girls 5K at the Class 1A Regional Meet in Hutchinson. Billings…

LA CYGNE — Jack Adams knew that in order to win a league title in cross country, he was going to have to conquer a long-time rival to do so. Burlington High’s Seth Jarvis edged…

INDEPENDENCE — Iola High’s Mustangs ran away with the team title in their final regular season meet Thursday. With four runners in the top six, Iola easily bested all comers in winning the meet, led…

While there have been a few scheduling hiccups along the way, the 2020 fall prep sports season — which was in danger of not happening at all — is hitting the home stretch. Iola High’s…

Add groundskeeper to Vince DeGrado’s coaching responsibilities this week. DeGrado, head coach of the Allen Community College cross country and track teams, is in the midst of hurriedly preparing a 5-kilometer course suitable for a…

HUMBOLDT — Among the myriad events affected by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic was Iola’s Doc Stiles Invitational Cross Country meet, one of the largest such events in the area, with more than 20 schools normally…

GREENBUSH — The 2020 cross country season has been one of adjustments already for Iola High. The Mustangs and Fillies had to adjust their race schedules in their Sept. 3 opener because host Anderson County…

FORT SCOTT — Crest High’s Ursula Billings kept up her golden running Thursday at the Fort Scott Invitational. In a meet that featured runners from Fort Scott, Pittsburg, Chanute, Humboldt, Marmaton Valley and Jayhawk-Linn, Billings…