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Cross country teams compete at Marshalltown

Riley Chartier '17 works to quicken his pace. Cross Country had a meet Oct. 13 at Marshalltown Community College.

Shabana Gupta, Staff Writer

October 20, 2016

Cross Country had a meet Oct. 13 at Marshalltown Community College. It was a fairly short course, going for only three miles, but the last mile was covered in hills. Coaches from other schools tend to not prepare kids for the inclined slope, but this obstacle was simple for the Johnston varsity runners. ...

Boys’ and girls’ cross country runners place at state

Coach Matt Jaschen sits down to talk with junior Patrick Bose after his race. Bose faced unfortunate circumstances during his race that altered his performance.

Ben Lunn, Staff Writer

November 3, 2015

The boys' and girls' cross country teams both ran at the state meet held at Kennedy Park golf course in Fort Dodge Oct. 31. The teams both originally qualified for state after placing at the district meet at the DMACC campus Oct. 22. In the girls race, the team placed seventh overall with sophomore...

Cross Country boys’ and girls’ qualifiy for state

Senior Zach Smith and junior Patrick Bose hug after Bose finished first at conference with Smith in second. The boys team placed second in the meet Oct. 22 at the DMACC campus.

Ben Lunn, Staff Writer

October 26, 2015

Both the boys and girls qualified for the state cross country meet after running at the district meet held on the DMACC campus Oct. 22. In the varsity boys race, junior Patrick Bose placed first and senior Zach Smith second. Bose also placed first in the conference meet last week held at ISU on Oct....

Varsity Boys’ and Girls’ place at Heartland classic

The varsity runners get pumped minutes before they start their race. Sept. 19 the boys' varsity runners placed sixth overall, and JV ninth out of 26 teams from the heartland area.

Ben Lunn, Staff Writer

September 21, 2015

The boys' and girls' cross country teams ran the Heartland Classic Sept. 19 at 10:30 a.m. The classic was hosted by Des Moines Roosevelt High School on the Iowa State Bill Bergen course. The varsity boys' team placed sixth overall out of 26 teams with junior Patrick Bose in fifth and senior Drew Hershey...

Cross Country takes on first Invitational

Junior Jessica Bigelow runs at the cross country meet held this past Saturday, Sept. 5. at Urbandale High School.

Olivia White, Staff Writer

September 9, 2015

The boys' and girls' JV cross country squads battled the heat and other metro schools for their first invitational of the season, with the girls 11/12 to earn fifth, while 11/12 boys took fourth overall. Finishing with second place were the 9/10 boys and the girls' finished fourth overall. The meet took...

Girls’ cross country prevails over Ankeny

Juniors Maddy Bradley and Sara Ness pass two Waukee runners at the state meet last season.  Bradley placed 13th in 14:49.5 and Ness placed 18th in 14:54.8.

Carly Campbell, Sports Editor

August 30, 2014

The girls' cross country team competed in their first meet August 28 at the DMACC course in Ankeny at the varsity invitational. The junior and senior team placed first, and the freshman and sophomore team placed third. "Our ninth and tenth graders did a great job starting us off by getting third in...