Crusader cross country

  The Minnesota River Conference title once again belongs to the Mayer Lutheran boys’ cross country team. Competing at Baylor Park in Norwood Young America, the Crusaders captured their second MRC title on Oct. 11, finishing first with 46 points. Jordan was second with 62 points, followed by Watertown-Mayer (93), Belle Plaine (96), NYA (125), [...]

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Before the MRC Championships on Oct. 11, the Mayer Lutheran/Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity cross country team got a taste of their conference competitors in a new way. Competing at LeSueur-Henderson on Oct. 2, the Crusaders participated in coed relays. The varsity race is shortened (for boys) and lengthened (for girls) to 4.3 kilometers, approximately 2.65 miles. [...]

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It was a good day to be a Crusader cross country runner at Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted on Sept. 27, as both varsity teams brought home first place finishes. Coach Rob Weber said the boys’ team knew the HLWW meet would be a challenge. “Holdingford had placed 10 teams ahead of us at Milaca and HLWW beat [...]

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The Mayer Lutheran boys’ and girls’ cross country teams both finished fifth, and with 121 points, at Waconia’s Run of the Lakes on Sept. 18. Competing against a few other Minnesota River Conference schools, but also larger schools from the Wright County Conference, the Crusaders finished in the middle of the pack. Freshman Hannah Truniger, [...]

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The Mayer Lutheran boys’ and girls’ cross country teams competed at Baylor in Norwood Young America on Sept. 11. For the Crusaders, the boys finished eighth of the 20 teams at the meet, while the girls finished ninth (of 15). Senior Alex Fredrickson and junior Brandon Duffy led the way for the Crusader boys, both [...]

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Despite its small numbers, nine girls and 11 boys, the Mayer Lutheran/Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity cross country team isn’t out of contention this year, according to head coach Renae Johnson of Mayer Lutheran. In their first outing this season, the Crusaders finished strong at the Rockford Invitational on Sept. 6. The boys’ team was third overall, [...]

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