The Chargers ended the season in the sectional championship to Conway Springs, 39-14, finishing with a record of 9-2.
Football defeated Marion 22-14 Friday for the school’s first regional title. The Chargers enter the quarterfinals for the first time since 1976.
The Chargers handled the Belle Plaine Dragons easily Thursday, winning 54-13. The Chargers got off to a hot start, forcing a safety on the second play from scrimmage. The Chargers built on to lead 54-0 at half.
Girls cross country placed fifth at state Saturday, with sophomore Payton Wurtz finishing in second place. The team improved from a sixth-place finish last season.
Football secured a district championship, cross country finished the regular season and a volleyball player achieved a career milestone.
Football wins its fifth straight and Wurtz adds another cross country win in this week's sports briefs.
Athletes get very hungry throughout the day. It can be at least 5-6 hours before athletes even have a chance to eat between lunch and supper. Family and Consumer Science teacher Diane Breiner oversees a nutrition bar for the current fall athletes every afternoon.