Junior Lauren Schutter needed all six attempts to achieve gold at Saturday’s state track meet in Wichita. Schutter, who medaled in the event as a freshman, took the lead on her second jump, 16’7.25”. It was good for a five-inch lead that looked like it might hold. But right before her sixth and final jump, two competitors pulled ahead. Horton’s Maliyah Soto jumped 16’9” and Syracuse’s Katelynn Riley jumped 16’8”, moving Schutter to third place.
Senior Jace Reves announced his intent to continue his track career at Emporia State in a signing ceremony Monday at the WHS track. Reves was a state placer in 2019, finishing 8th in the 800. This season he competes in the 800, 4x4, 4x8, and 4x1, with a solid chance at returning to state in each event.
Track athletes continued to improve at Friday’s home meet. The boys’ 4X400 relay team place 1st. The team consists of freshman Angel Trujillo, sophomore Eli Oliver, and seniors Jace Reves and Dawson Schultz.
This week we throwback to the 2000 Charger track team. Check out this year's team in action at the home meet tomorrow, with field events starting at 3:30 p.m.
The track team traveled to Lyndon on Thursday for its first meet of the season and the first meet since the 2019 season. At Lyndon, the girls finished with 48 points in fifth place, and the boys came in 6th with 35 points.
The track team will travel to Lyndon tomorrow for their first meet of the season and the first meet since the 2019 season.
On March 17, Governor Kelly made the decision to close all Kansas school facilities for the remainder of the year, ending the 2020 track season before it ever began.
Track had high hopes for this season, with several returning state qualifiers and medalists, and upperclassmen who “set the tone for what was expected,” according to head coach Roger Alderman.
Numerous Chargers earned postseason honors for spring sports. Highlights include a state championship in the triple jump for freshman Lauren Schutter, only the second individual girls title in school history.
Senior Bailey Coon throws discus at Wichita earlier this season. Coon set a school record in discus Friday at Riley County. Senior Bailey Coon broke her own school record in the discus Friday at Riley County. Coon bested her previous throw of 105’3” with a throw of 111, and minutes later extended her record with... Continue Reading →
Baseball will host regionals this year, which will take place May 13 and 15. Also participating in the tournament are Burlingame, Mission Valley, Lebo/Waverly, Lyndon, Northern Heights, Olpe/Hartford, and Rossville. “This is the first time that 2-1A has had regionals with more than 5 or 6 teams. With 8 teams, there is no pitching advantage... Continue Reading →