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Van-Far Track and Field. Front row, from left: Abilene Gatson (Sr.), Alexis DeTienne (So.), Abbey Robinson (Jr.), and Taryn Adam (Fr.). Second row: Cameron Perkins (Sr.), Colten Jensen (Fr.), Cole Grimes (Fr.), Trey Atkinson (Fr.), Parker Wallace (Fr.), Conner Albrecht (Sr.), Jacob Gardner (Fr.), Josh Hodde (Fr.), Andrew Snodgrass (So.), and Walter Salmon, Jr. (Fr.). Third row: Lucas Robinson (Sr.), Nick Barnes (Jr.), Joseph Clithero (So.), Lathyn McMorris (Fr.), Alex Flowers (Fr.), Nathan Beatty (Fr.), and Kyle Ebers (Fr.). Back row: Jayda Borgmeyer (So.) and Madison Orr (Jr.). Not pictured: Lara Krautkraemer, Sharrod Connor, and Head Coach Blake Logan.

Van-Far track eyes first title

Posted on March 25, 2015 at 8:48 am

With 20 boys set to compete for the track and field team, Van-Far’s 2015 Spring season could end in the school’s first ever district title in the sport. Returners include Sharrod Connor (sprints, long jump, triple jump, relays), Joseph Clithero (springs, relays), Conner Albrecht (relays, sprints, pole vault), and Andrew Snodgrass (shot put, discus, sprints, relays). Along with the four returners, the Indians have several underclassmen who will be key

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  • R-VI Lady Trojans set for 2015

    Posted on March 25, 2015 at 8:47 am

    The Community R-VI Track and Field Team. Front row, from left: Bethany Schmidt (9th), Chelsea Hoyt (9th), Tayler Cope (9th), Charley Ann Stone (9th), and Amber Harrison (10th). Not pictured: Sirrina Dunn (9th), Head Coach Sarah Simmons, and Assistant Coach Caitlynn Cunningham.

    The Community R-VI track and field girls team features several underclassmen as the program begins to benefit from a successful Junior High group. The squad includes freshmen Bethany Schmidt, Sirrina Dunn, Chelsea Hoyt, Charley Ann Stone, Tayler Cope, and sophomore Amber Harrison. Schmidt and Dunn will participate in the triple jump; Hoyt will battle in the 800 meters and long jump; Stone will compete in the 200 and 400 meters;

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  • R-VI golf ready for district run

    Posted on March 25, 2015 at 8:45 am

    The Community R-VI golf team, from left: Head Coach Johnathan Guilkey, Weston Hart (10th), Bryan Allen (12th), Treyton Kobush (12th), and Trever Hoyt (12th).

    The Community R-VI golf team is set to start the 2015 Spring season with a new head coach after Vicki Briggs retired in 2014. Johnathan Guilkey takes over as the program’s newest coach. He’s originally from Lawson, Mo., which is located just northeast of Kansas City, Mo. There he played golf in high school before attending Missouri Western State University, where he earned his degree in Mathematics. Currently, Guilkey is

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