Kankakee Valley Girls Varsity Cross Country

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Four Lady Kougar Cross Country Runners Advance to Regional as Individuals

KV’s girls’ cross country team had their best meet of the year at Saturday’s sectional.  Although their 7th place team finish with 154 points vs. better competition than last year, did not advance as a team, it was favorable in comparison to 2014.  They did however advance 4 individual runners to regional this year, twice

Trio of Lady Kougar Harriers Run Very Well at NCC Meet

In Saturday’s NCC meet, despite just three available runners, those three: soph. Crystal Benitez, sr. Leah Gouwens, also a VB star, and jr. Kailee VanNieulande, ran extremely well.  Benitez-31st in a time of 22:47 and Gouwens-34th in 23:42, obliterated their previous personal records (PR.)  VanNieulande tied her PR-39th in 26:17, and destroyed her previous season-best

MS Cross Country Runs Great at Own Invite

Last night the MS girls’ cross country team was victorious over a strong field, capturing the team title at the KVMS Invite, with their male counterparts a very strong 2nd as a team. The ladies put all 5 varsity scorers in the top 17, with 8th grader Sam Martin leading the way with her 3rd

KVHS Girls’ Run at Culver; MS Cross Country Runners Shine at Valpo Invite; MS Teams Excel at Own Invite, Girls’ Win, Boys’ Take 2nd

Crystal Benitez led KV’s three varsity girls at Saturday’s Culver Invite with a 5K time of 24:00.  Kaila Moskalick ran a 25:08 and Kailee VanNieulande a 28:49 on the picturesque course.  The Lady Kougar Cross Country team is looking to be healthy, fit and fast for the NCC meet this Saturday at Lowell.  In last

KVMS Cross Country Faces Very Tough Lowell Teams

Despite both genders losing to Lowell last night, the KVMS cross country teams all ran hard and competed through the end of their races.  For the ladies, they were led by 6th grader Blythe Campbell’s 6th place in a fine time of 13:27.  Abby Robinson was 7th in 13:45 with 8th grade mate Sam Martin

Girls’ Cross Country Runs Solid at New Prairie Invite

KV’s girls’ cross country team placed 23rd with 654 points at the large New Prairie Invite, a slightly better comparative team result than in 2014.  Sophomore Crystal Benitez and her teammates battled the course, the weather and many of the top teams and runners from all over, with “CB” leading KV again, placing 111th in

KVMS Cross Country Continues Terrific Season!

The KVMS powerhouse cross country teams, coached by Jen Geiselman and Will Oates, continued to excel, defeating West Central in both races last night.  The girls, led by 8th grade stand-out Abby Robinson’s 1st place time of 13:46, achieved a rare perfect score, defeating West Central 15-70.  Robinson was followed by classmates Sam Martin-2nd in

KVMS Cross Country Teams Continue to Roll

Last night, both KVMS cross teams were victorious again, defeating Washington Twp. and Kouts.  The girls won by scores of KV-25, WT-37, and Kouts-74.  The boys were winners by these scores: KV-21, Kouts-55 and WT-60.  Depth was key for both teams.  Blythe Campbell, just a 6th grader, blasted home in 3rd overall, leading the way

Cross Country Girls Continue to Improve at Bob Thomas Invite

On a rainy, muddy day, KV’s female cross runners had their best team performance of the season, placing 15th with 437 points.  Soph. Crystal Benitez led the way again, placing 85th in 23:26, just off her personal record.  Talented four-sport star, Leah Gouwens, ran a season-best (SB) time of 24:15, good for 91st place with

Improved Times For Lady Kougars at Harrison Invite; (Track and Field Sectional Title Plaque Available.)

On Saturday vs. many ranked teams from around the state, KV’s female cross runners all ran personal records (PR) or season-bests (SB).  Sophomore Crystal Benitez continues to impress, this meet knocking off a whopping nearly 50 seconds from her previous best time, finishing in 116th place in a fine time of 23:22.  Fr. Hazel Veldman