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Van-Far’s 4x100-meter relay team won the sectional title. Shown, from left: Parker Wallace, Jacob Garner, Nick Barnes, and Joseph Clithero.

Seven Van-Far boys qualify for state after Sectionals success

Posted on May 20, 2015 at 5:00 am

One week after winning the school’s first district track title, Van-Far’s boys track and field team was hoping for another successful meet in State Sectionals. The Indians athletes responded by finishing second overall with 84 team points. They won two sectional titles and will be sending seven of its nine athletes on to the Class 1 State Championships. The state meet will be held May 22-23 at Lincoln University in

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  • Area players named all-conference

    Posted on May 20, 2015 at 4:58 am

    Community R-VI All-EMO Conference players, from left: Clay Thebeau, Kyle Curtis, Lane Thebeau, and Collin Dungan.

    Four Community R-VI players along with one player from Van-Far were named last week to the All-EMO Conference team for 2015. The Trojans’ Lane Thebeau was named a first-team pitcher while his brother Clay Thebeau earned first-team honors as an outfielder. Kyle Curtis earned first-team honors as an utility player. Collin Dungan was the fourth Trojan baseball player receiving honors as he was named second-team all-conference. Van-Far’s Josh Hodde was

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  • R-VI baseball “steals” a victory

    Posted on May 20, 2015 at 4:56 am

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    After a lengthy layoff between games for the Community R-VI baseball team, the Trojans won their first May game after a 12-1 victory over Mark Twain. “We played a good ballgame today,” said Community R-VI head baseball coach Brandon Talbot. “I was very pleased at the way we came out being as this was our first game in the month of May.” Lane Thebeau improved to 5-0 on the year

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