cross country

The Mayer Lutheran/Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity cross country team is already set for 2014, with many of this season’s runners set to return next season. This season proved tough for the LHS boys, with five of 12 runners battling injuries and forced to miss meets. Captain Jacob Roth, who was expected to help lead the Crusaders, [...]

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For the WHS cross country program, the 2013 season was nothing short of a continuous highlight reel. “This was just one of those ‘special’ years when everything was clicking,” said head coach Christian Gilbert. In his first season as head coach, Gilbert said his first goal was to maintain the strong traditions of the Waconia [...]

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Five local high schools were all represented by their top runners at the 2013 MSHSL state cross country meet, held Nov. 2 at St. Olaf College in Northfield. For Waconia, senior Lexi Willems and sophomore Alex Carrabre competed in the Class AA competition, both faring well and running “their races,” according to WHS head coach [...]

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Watertown-Mayer senior Liz Miller capped off her varsity cross country career last weekend with her third consecutive trip to the Class A state meet in Northfield. Miller was the only Royal to compete at the meet, held on the campus of St. Olaf College. Miller finished in 134th place by finishing the 4-kilometer course in [...]

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Senior Lexi Willems and sophomore Alex Carrabre will represent Waconia this weekend at the Class AA state cross country meet, Nov. 2 at St. Olaf College, after qualifying during the Section 2AA championships last week in Buffalo. Also at Buffalo, both the boys’ and girls’ cross country teams were recognized for their academic achievements. The [...]

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Cool conditions made for a good day of racing and some fast times at the Section 5A cross country meet, where Mayer Lutheran’s Brandon Duffy qualified for this weekend’s Class A state race. Finishing eighth in 17:15, Duffy assured himself a return trip to state, after qualifying in 2011. Alex Mielke finished 69th overall in [...]

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