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Cross country team comes together by practicing in the off-season

Cross country team comes together by practicing in the off-season

Jacob Stanton, Staff Writer

September 6, 2019

Waking up with the sun, athletes on the boys and girls cross country teams unite at 6 a.m. to begin their weekly practices in hopes of improving for the upcoming fall season. “The thing about running during the offseason is how well it prepares you for the regular season,” senior captain Emma Ca...

Girls cross country follows birthday traditions

Girls cross country follows birthday traditions

Anna Pavlisin, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018

Lining up 500 varying sized cups of water, the girls cross country team prepared for coach Charlie Cutelli's belated surprise birthday celebration. Rather than decorating his room on his birthday Oct. 11, the team waited four days to reveal their surprise. “[The team was] originally going to dec...

Photo gallery: girls cross country

Photo gallery: girls cross country

Claire Smout, Awards Coordinator

November 2, 2018

As the girls JV cross country season winds to an end, the varsity squad is preparing to compete in the state meet Oct. 3.

Girls cross country team poised to podium at state

Girls cross country team poised to podium at state

Maria Newton, Features Editor

November 1, 2018

The varsity girls cross country team is preparing for their state meet Oct. 3. Sophomore Leah Selm, junior Emma Caplinger and seniors Natalie Butler, Chloe Hershenow and Claire Smout are returning members of the state qualifying team. Other members include freshman Kate Yates and sophomore Emily Sipp....

After suffering a lung collapse, senior Caleb Canatoy is inspired to pursue nursing

After suffering a lung collapse, senior Caleb Canatoy is inspired to pursue nursing

Maria Newton, Features Editor

September 17, 2018

During the spring of 2018, senior Caleb Canatoy woke up one morning to a sharp pain in his back. “It was just a really normal day...my mom thought it was just muscle cramps,” Canatoy said. “But then it progressed and I couldn’t breathe.” Canatoy’s parents took him to the hospital where he d...

Boys cross country team reflect on third place finish at state

Chris Bass, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017

On Nov. 4, the top seven runners from the varsity cross country team competed in the Class 4 MSHSAA State Cross Country Championship meet, in Jefferson City. This meet marked the 30th time the team has competed at state. “I think it is just a really exciting experience for the kids. I was expe...

Junior Sophie Pellegrino recounts recovery from anorexia with spiritual healing

Junior Sophie Pellegrino recounts recovery from anorexia with spiritual healing

Kelsey Long, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017

Junior Sophie Pellegrino beat anorexia and recovered after a long period of struggling. Now, she uses her story to help others who are suffering. Her disorder started in eighth grade. She would wake up, look in the mirror and weigh herself. After that, she would go into the kitchen, eat around five gr...

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