Wildcat cross country

Waconia head coach Christian Gilbert is “very pumped” about the accomplishments of the WHS cross country teams this season, which culminated at the Wright County Conference Championships last week. “A great day in the woods for Waconia cross country,” Gilbert said of the ‘Cats Oct. 10 meet in Mound. “The kids blew me away and [...]

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In one of the most challenging meets on the schedule, the Waconia boys’ and girls’ cross country teams faced off against some of the top-ranked Class AA teams in the state last week at the Chaska Par 30 Golf Course on Oct. 1. The varsity girls finished 13th of 21 complete teams with 339 points [...]

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With meets at Dassel-Cokato and Buffalo last week, the Waconia cross country teams faced their toughest meets of the season, according to WHS head coach Christian Gilbert. “D-C and Buffalo are being used as practice meets,” he said. “This is our toughest week of the year in order to prepare the team for conference and [...]

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Hosting their annual Run of Lakes cross country invitational on Sept. 17, the Waconia boys’ and girls’ cross country teams came out on top. With the varsity girls easily winning the meet and the varsity boys’ team taking fourth, head coach Christian Gilbert simply said, “wow.” “I don’t know what is going on this year, [...]

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Waconia cross country continues to make a name for itself, as the girls brought home two team meet wins last week, while the Wildcat boys also finished in the top 10 at both Norwood Young America (Sept. 10) and Delano (Sept. 12). At Baylor Park in NYA, the Waconia girls’ team took first of 15 [...]

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In their first outing of 2013, the Waconia boys’ and girls’ cross country teams saw a dramatic improvement in performance at Montgomery on Sept. 5. In the 2012 meet, the girls’ team was in the mid-teens and the boys’ team finished 27th. This season, under head coach Christian Gilbert, the girls’ finished third of 22 [...]

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