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Senior Ryan Caton reflects on his running career after his final season is postponed

Sprinting toward the finish line, senior Ryan Caton races at the Missouri Sectionals meet at Parkway Central High School Nov. 2, which was one of the last cross country races of his career. He finished the race in 14th place and qualified for state the following week. “My teammates [were] everything. Nobody was motivated for themselves; everyone was motivated for the whole team, and that is something I can’t thank them enough for,” Caton said. “I felt very happy that I was able to end my season at state. Not very many people were able to do that.”

Jacob Stanton, Staff Writer

April 29, 2020

After three months of preparation and running more than 500 miles during the off-season, senior Ryan Caton is one of many spring athletes seeing their final season slip away due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Parkway officially announced April 9 that all schools and athletics, including track and field, were...

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...

Cross country teams overcome obstacles

Girls varsity runners junior Claire Smout, senior Lauren Calvin, senior Emily Dickson and junior Chloe Hershenow run at the Aug.26 Parkway Quad.

Peyton Gaskill, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017

The boys’ and girls’ cross country teams started the season off by winning at the Parkway Quad, Stan Nelson at Northwest High School, the Ed White Invitational at Cape Girardeau and the Hancock Invitational. Both teams have overcome roadblocks en route to success. “We came into this season with a lot of in...

Boys Freshman Cross Country end winless drought

Blake Selm, Andrew Lofgren, Kyle Andersen, and Matthew Dixon run ahead together as the race begins.

Grant Aden, Staff Writer

September 2, 2014

Freshmen Cross Country runners take 1st place in the Randy Seagrisk Invitational, and aim for continuing their success.

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