As the WHS cross country team prepares to compete this afternoon at home, we look back on some photos from the 2001 Charger yearbook. The junior high races begin at 4 p.m., followed by high school races. Come watch the runners on the course just east of the WHS football field.
At the start of the school year Mid-East League athletic directors and administrators met to establish changes for athletic events to avoid risks associated with COVID-19. While some changes will affect fans, the actual participants in most activities will only experience small changes.
Cross country enters the season with strong senior leadership and hopes that safety protocols won’t affect meets.
The team opens the season 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Silver Lake.
The Charger interviewed head coach Roger Alderman at the beginning of the season.
The Cross Country team ran at the state meet in Wamego on Saturday with both the girls and boys placing tenth.
Head Coach Roger Alderman said “The boys ran solid races overall, but I know they were hoping for more.” The boys have run in state for the last three years and are aiming for four.”
Going to state in volleyball and cross country is a special occasion for most schools, but for Wabaunsee it has become routine. Volleyball defeated Rossville to capture the sub-state championship and return to state for the second straight year, and the sixth time in nine seasons. There isn’t much room for improvement on a second... Continue Reading →
Both teams finish 3rd at regionals, Stuhlsatz finished 4th individually The Cross Country team ran its regional meet on Saturday with both boys and girls teams qualifying for state for the fourth time in the program’s history. Before the race even started, tensions were high due to the close competition. Freshman Rebekah Stuhlsatz said, “I... Continue Reading →
For the second year in a row, Charger cross country has a short trip to regionals. WHS is hosting the race on its course in Alma, East of the football field. Girls run at 10, boys at 10:45. “Both boys and girls are in the hunt for state, so if they run well, we have... Continue Reading →
Cross Country wins home meet
The Cross Country team took first place in both boys and girls varsity at the Wabaunsee meet Thursday, improving the girls record to 16-9 and the boys to 23-15.
Freshman Rebekah Stuhlsatz placed 2nd with a time of 22:38. Kyndal Maike, Sierra Quathamer, Jenna Donaldson and Cecelia Emmert also medaled. As for the boys, junior Alex Warner finished 4th and senior Bryce Tharman finished 5th. Luke Stuhlsatz, Eli Mumpower and Isaac Lira also medaled.
In honor of this afternoon's home cross country meet, today's Throwback Thursday looks at the 1996 Charger cross country team. The boys team finished first in league, third in regionals and third in the state. The girls team finished third in league and fifth at regionals. Coach Charlie Gann said of the team: "I've had... Continue Reading →