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Boys and Girls Cross Country Teams win in Des Moines East

Boys and Girls Cross Country Teams win in Des Moines East

Evan Newcomb, Sports Editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The varsity girls cross country team won their last meet before the postseason begins, dominating the Augustine Invite hosted by Des Moines East, they also won the JV race. They were lead by Brooke McKee '20 and Paige Horner '20 finishing first and second respectively with times of 19:29 and 19:31. These...

Dowling Catholic Shuts Out Dragons

Riley Anderson, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

Dowling Catholic outplayed the Dragon football team 0-27 Sept. 7 at Dragon Stadium. "I thought the kids played hard and never quit at any point in the game, but bottom line, we didn't execute very well as a team,” coach Brian Woodley said.   The team’s record stands at 5-1 after th...

Girls Win, Boys Finish 4th at Tom Karpan Invite

Girls Win, Boys Finish 4th at Tom Karpan Invite

Evan Newcomb, Sports Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

The girls Cross Country team added another meet win to their resume winning the Varsity at the Tom Karpan Invite hosted by Valley High School, they also finished third in the JV race. They won the race without their top five runners from their last meet at Marshalltown and sixth runner Samantha Strauss...

Girls win, Boys disappoint at Bobcat Cross Country Invite

Girls win, Boys disappoint at Bobcat Cross Country Invite

Evan Newcomb, Sports Editor

September 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

The girls Cross Country team has started their season of strong with a win in JV and Varsity at the Bobcat Cross Country Invite in Marshalltown. They were lead by two time all-state runner Brooke McKee '20 who won the race with a time of 19:24 and asserted why she is a favorite to win the state meet....

Grant Lair wins 800m at State

Grant Lair wins 800m at State

Jenna Gilbert, Staff Writer

May 23, 2018


Filed under Sports

Grant Lair's '18 heart was pounding as he rounded the curve for the last 100m in his 800m race. The race started off poorly, with a start putting him in last place for the first 200m. He tripped around 170m, which put him even further back. Eventually, he had gotten into third to last position, and...

Naanep wins District Singles Title

Naanep wins District Singles Title

Jack Lucas, Sports Editor

May 17, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Cari Naanep '19 won the girls' district singles title on Wednesday afternoon, qualifying to state in an assertive fashion. This is Naanep's third District title in three years, winning a doubles championship as a freshman and a singles championship as a sophomore. By winning each and every match she...