Kankakee Valley Boys Varsity Cross Country

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Hoffman, Ehrhardt finish cross country season at Semi-state

Justin Hoffman and Ethan Ehrhardt of the Kankakee Valley High School boys’ cross country team competed in the New Prairie Semi-state on Saturday, October 24, 2020.  Hoffman finished twenty-fourth out of 178 runners; Ehrhardt, 131st. In his second semi-state appearance, Hoffman, a junior, surpassed his PR time set at this meet last year, establishing a

Boys’ cross country has day filled with personal bests at New Prairie

Kankakee Valley High School boys’ cross country competed at the New Prairie Cross Country Invitational — one of the oldest in the state — on Saturday, September 19, 2020.  Facing the field once again without their junior top runner, the Kougars placed 14th out of 20 teams in their division. “Placing high in these big invites

Boys’ cross country improves at Harrison

In the Covid-divided field, KV boys’ cross country cut time at the Harrison Invitational at Tippecanoe Amphitheater on Saturday, September 5, 2020. “While our team finish is still lagging,” stated Coach Adams, “effort and focus brought some faster times today.”  The Kougars placed tenth out of sixteen teams. Ethan Ehrhardt took top honors once again, cracking

Tillema & Hoffman heading to Semi-State

This past Saturday 2 KV boys Cross Country runners earned their spots in the IHSAA Semi-State for Cross Country.  Ethan Tillema was 10th place and Justin Hoffman 17th place and both advanced to the Semi-State this weekend at New Prairie.  All year long the KV duo have been battling for the Kougars top spot and

Tillema, Hoffman advance to cross country semi-state

The boys’ cross country team competed in the Chesterton regional on Saturday, October 19, 2019, ending their team run in the post season.  The Kougars placed sixth, narrowly missing fifth place by two points.  Five teams move on to semi-state competition. Senior Ethan Tillema posted a 13 second PR placing 10th overall in 16:46.9.  Justin Hoffman

Boys’ cross country wins sectional title

The boys’ cross country team captured the sectional title for the second year in a row at Rensselaer Central High School on Saturday, October 12, 2019.  The Kougars scored 39 points to hold off second place Morgan Township by 5 points. Sophomore Justin Hoffman and senior Ethan Tillema challenged for top spots at the gun, placing

Boys’ cross country places 3rd in NCC

The Kankakee Valley High School boys’ cross country team placed third in the NCC championship race by a narrow 8 point behind second place Munster.  Host Lowell won with 39 points. Sophomore Justin Hoffman ran the second best time of his career, placing 6th in 16:59 to pace the Kougars and capture 1st team all-conference honors.

Boys’ cross country team places 8th in huge New Prairie Invite

The Kankakee Valley High School boys’ cross country team placed eighth out of 31 complete teams in the AA class race at New Prairie on Saturday, September 21, 2019.  Sophomore Justin Hoffman placed an impressive 9th in 17:13 and senior Ethan Tillema placed 18th in 17:36, both earning medals.  The class AA race featured 208 runners.

Boys’ cross country places in top third at Lowell

The boys’ cross country team placed 7th out of 21 complete teams in Lowell’s Bob Thomas Invitational on Saturday, September 14, 2019.  The Kougars placed 8th last year. Ethan Tillema led the KV front runners, medaling with a 13th place finish in 16:53.8.  The time marked two meets in a row with PR performances for

Boys’ cross country has banner day

Kankakee Valley High School boys’ cross country team competed in the high-caliber field of the Harrison Invitational on Saturday, September 7, 2019.  Despite their typical mid-pack finish (14th place out of 26 teams), the harriers produced KV’s best efforts in many years at this meet. “This field includes many top-tier teams, those who run deep