Kankakee Valley Girls Varsity Cross Country

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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

KVMS Cross Country Teams Victorious

Last night, both MS cross teams, coached by Mrs. Jen Geiselman and Mr. Will Oates, were victorious over Hanover Central. The boys, led by Ty Niewoehner’s overall first place in a time of 12:11, won 16-59, a near-perfect score.  Veteran Micah Adams was 2nd in 12:15, Dean Schmidt was 3rd in 12:57, Noah Fry was

Girls’ Cross Country Runs NCC Preview Meet

On a miserable hot, humid night for running, KV’s Lady Kougars ran the NCC Preview meet, a non-scoring event.  Soph. Crystal Benitez continued to impress, placing 33rd in 23:58, her first time under 24 minutes!  Her confidence and speed improve with each meet.  Sr. Kaila Moskalick hustled home in 25:27, good for 47th place. Fr.

Lady Kougars’ Cross Country Team Improves at Maverick Stampede

With improvement and gaining experience the focus, KV’s Lady Kougars did just that at Saturday’s McCutcheon Maverick Stampede.  Despite an 8th place team finish with 206 points, KV ran WAY better than a week earlier, on a much more difficult course, facing very strong teams.  Three runners: Crystal Benitez, Kaila Moskalick and Allison Schultheis, actually

KVHS Lady Kougar Cross Country Team Opens 2015 Season at North White Invite

The KVHS Lady Kougar Cross Country team opened their season today at the Monon Town Park, which hosted the North White Invite.  KV will no longer run in this meet in the future, but they have greatly enjoyed their many years of running in this meet.  This meet had everything: humidity due to a late

Cross Country Teams Host Hokum Karem Tonight

On a muggy evening, KVHS hosted a successful Hokum Karem cross country event, featuring several area teams.  Lowell dominated the girls race.  The race was 1 kilometer loops with duos running up to 5 each per gender.  For KV’s ladies, sr. Kaila Moskalick and jr. Kailee VanNieulande ran 3 strong loops each.  Moskalick’s fastest loop

Girls’ and Boys’ Cross Country Open Runs in Full Swing-Interested?

As we near the end of July, many high school boys, and a few high school girls, including MSers of both genders, have consistently attended our KVHS open runs for cross country.  If you are a KVHS female (or male) interested in running cross country, please contact Coach Lewallen (219) 776-6295, llewallen@kv.k12.in.us, or a current

What a distance runner should do in July

You are a cross country distance runner.  It is July.   How’s your training going? It’s one thing to say, “A cross country season is made in the summer.”  It is entirely another thing to DO something about it. If your training in June was…minimal…then little else in this article applies to you.  Simply put,