Girls’ Cross Country Places Third at State

Running Through the Tournament:

The Boys Cross Country Team prepares for the postseason. “Our team goal is to podium at state, which is getting top 5, and despite a tough season, I have no doubt in my mind that we can still do it,” said Mitchell Curl. It is the time of year for most fall sports to begin […]

Crocs Country

Boys and Girls Cross Country teams gain unity from wacky shoes.  Tacky, ugly, uncomfortable, atrocious, dysfunctional, out-of-style? None of these things worry the cross country teams when they slip into their classic clog Crocs and model them to school in unity this year.  The girls’ cross country team started this trend about a year ago, […]

Run to the last

Run to the last On September 2nd, the West side Country Country vs. Harrison high school race was started at 9:00 a.m. As the race began ,the boys ran through the way they’ve ran a lot times. Several West side runners were beyond most of other runners. After going up from the slope, the time was […]

David Czerwonky shares his running story

David Czerwonky ‘17 has been running in cross country and track since he was in junior high. He was inspired to start running after being bullied for his weight in the locker room. After a few years of running, he became one of the best runners on the team and is now possibly eligible to […]

Cooper Williams

As a top runner in the state Cooper Williams is looked to as a leader on not only his team but from other teams in the area.  “Really i just go out and run and try to improve myself and help improve the team.”   On a team that is defending a state title the team […]

Evan Johnson continues to improve

  This may be Johnson’s last year of high school, but his days of running have no end in sight. A year after winning state in cross country and getting 41st in the state, Evan Johnson ‘16 hopes to repeat with a changed up varsity lineup that still sees Johnson as the 2nd best runner […]

Going for Gold

Cross Country After winning state last year, the Boys’ Cross Country team is shooting for gold again.  With a strong senior class leading the way, including Cooper Williams, Dylan Williams and Evan Johnson, the team feels good about this year.   Junior Andrius Kriauciunas says “We are training to win another state championship but would […]

XC has Team Success

For a while now, the West Lafayette Cross Country team has had success.  The team has won semi-state more than once and have been invited to Nike Nationals and all sorts of different events due to their running ability.  Rachel Bales ’15, a runner for the girls cross country team, said it’s due to Coach […]

Cross Country Runs to State Meet

The last Saturday of October, the cross country state meet was held at the LaVern Gibson Sports Center in Terre Haute.  Twenty-four teams as well and individuals competed for dominance.  “We worked hard this year,” said girls’ captain Hayley Yocum ’14. The team started practice mid-summer and has been running six days a week since. […]

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