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Cross country sprints into new season

Jack Coady, Staff Reporter

September 2, 2015

Filed under Sports, Track and Field

After finishing sixth overall at state last year, boys cross country have high hopes and expectations for the new season. Despite losing top runners Kyle Lang and Kevin Ganahl last year, the Mustangs still believe they can contend for the District title this year. “I think we will do very good this year. W...

Spring Preview: Boys track and field

Kacen bayless, Sports and Social Media Editor

March 12, 2015

Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Last year, the boys track and field team saw multi-State-record-holder Noah Kauppila graduate and move on to run at Princeton. They don’t want that to be their identity. “We have a larger amount of up and coming distance runners,” Kevin Ganahl, senior, said. “And in meets if you combine...

Gallery: Fall Signing Day

Gallery: Fall Signing Day

Kacen Bayless, Sports and Social Media Editor

November 22, 2014

Filed under Baseball, Soccer, Sports, Top Stories, Track and Field

On Saturday, November 22, at 11 a.m. six senior-athletes along with their family, friends, and coaches shuffled through the wooden doors of the MHS library. They listened to short, yet poignant speeches from Principal Dr. Greg Mathison and Activities Director Shane Matzen about their time spent as...

Athlete Spotlight: Hannah Pierson

Athlete Spotlight: Hannah Pierson

Riley Steinbrecher, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2014

Filed under Athlete Profile, Sports, Track and Field

At Sectionals, Hannah Pierson, junior, broke the Girl’s Cross Country 5K school record with a time of 18.06, breaking the previous record of 18.30 by 24 seconds. Pierson has been seriously running since the sixth grade, when she started running track with a select club. In the seventh grade,...

New runners set the pace for cross country

Devika Menon and Shu Han

August 22, 2014

Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Track and Field

The cross country team has a big hole to fill now that State champion Noah Kauppila has graduated. Keeping pace with Noah Kauppila is no easy feat but Kevin Ganahl, senior, hopes to step up to the challenge despite the leg injury he sustained last track season. “There are some big shoes to fi...

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