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Lady Kougar Track and Field Join Kankakee Valley High School Spring Sports at Awards Night; Fase, Klemp and Walther Named Academic All-State

The Lady Kougar Track and Field Team honored their excellent season, along with their fellow spring sports last night as Kankakee Valley High School (KVHS) celebrated a terrific spring sports season for 2017.  Good luck to boys’ golf in their sectional and softball in the semi-state!  Go Kougars! Season/team highlights for Girls’ Track and Field […]

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Girls’ Track and Field Competes Well at Regional; A. Tokarz-3200, and Sam Martin-1600 Run Personal Records; 4×800 and 4×400 Run Season-Best Times

The Kankakee Valley (KV) Lady Kougar Track and Field team completed another fine season last night at the Portage Regional.  Despite not placing in any events in the ultra-competitive meet, KV came close  to scoring in several events, and had some stellar performances, often running way better than projected seeds, and setting two personal records […]

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Lady Kougar Track and Field Wins 7th Straight Sectional! Walther-Four firsts and Colon-Three Firsts Lead the Way; Kankakee Valley Wins All Three Relays

On a very warm and windy evening tonight, the Lady Kougar Track and Field Team performed brilliantly to win their Seventh straight Kankakee Valley (KV) Sectional team championship with 120 points.  (Top 3 places and callbacks advance to next week’s regional at Portage High School.)  Senior sprinter and three-sport superstar Rae Walther was sensational, becoming […]

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Lady Kougar Track and Field Win KV Invite; Walther, Colon, Fase, A. Tokarz and Klemp Shine on Senior Night, Freshman Sizemore Wins High Point Scorer

On a warm and windy Friday night, the Lady Kougar Track and Field team competed very well at their Kankakee Valley Invite, winning with 131 points to finish with a very strong 10-2 regular season record, 141-18 over the last 13 years.  They have also won 29 relays meet titles over that span.  It was […]

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Lady Kougar Track and Field Battle for 5th at the NCC Meet; Hentschel-All NCC 2nd Team; Fase and Pumnea-All-NCC HM Lead the Way

Last night at Highland HS, the Lady Kougar Track and Field team battled to a 5th place team finish at the NCC meet with 87 points, far exceeding their projected point total, vs. many of the area’s top teams.  Jr. thrower Kirsten Hentschel had a fantastic day for Asst. Coach David Veldman’s throwers, placing 2nd […]

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Lady Kougar Track and Field Team Wins 2017 Gene Edmonds Relays Championship

On a rainy, chilly Friday night, the Lady Kougar Track and Field Team won their third relays championship trophy of the season at the Gene Edmonds Relays, held at Rensselaer Central High School.  KV used a total team effort to score 102 points to win the title, with Twin Lakes 2nd with 80, the hosts […]

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Lady Kougar Track and Field Split NCC Double Dual; Sam Martin Wins 1600 Overall and Joins Allie and Hannah Tokarz and Colon in Winning the 4×800 Relay Overall

Last night, the area #8 ranked Lady Kougars had perhaps their best overall meet of the season, losing to area power Hobart 84-57, and defeating a much improved Griffith team by a score of 98-40.  KV is now 7-2 on the regular season, 2-2 in the NCC, and 19-3 overall, including two Twin Lakes Relays […]

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KV Girls’ Track and Field Wins Twin Lakes Relays, and Along With KV’s Boys’ Wins Corporation Title; Hentschel, Colon, Walther, Sizemore and Sarah Martin Lead the Way

The KV Lady Kougar Track and Field team performed very well and brought home another hard fought team championship trophy Friday night, winning the Twin Lakes Relays with 94.5 pts, with the host team 2nd with 82.5 in the 8 team field.  Combined with a very strong runner-up finish by KV’s boys’ team, (80 pts.), […]

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Girls’ Track and Field Win Quad Meet With Excellent Performances; Colon-4 Wins; Walther-3 Wins Lead the Way

Last night the KV Lady Kougar Track and Field Team improved to 6-1 on the regular season, 11-2 overall, with three impressive wins: KV-113.5, an excellent North Judson squad-81, North Newton-35, Oregon Davis-11. Seniors Julianna Colon and Rae Walther led the way, combining for 7 blue ribbons.  Colon led off the winning 4×100 relay team […]

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Sam Martin Wins 1600, and Joins A. and H. Tokarz and Colon on 4×800 Winner to Lead KVHS Lady Kougars at Hobart Little 5 Meet

On a warm, breezy Saturday afternoon at Hobart HS’s excellent facilities, freshman distance ace Sam Martin had a terrific Hobart Little 5 meet, leading her area top 10 squad to a strong team runner-up finish, behind the host Brickies, with a solid Bishop Noll team in 3rd in the 7 team field.  KV scored 139.5 […]

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