Olathe South boys cap historical season with program’s first state title

AUGUSTA, Kan. — Once the bright yellow jerseys began crossing the finish line one after the other, Zach Pope had a good feeling history was being made Saturday. The sixth-year coach was correct. Pope’s Olathe South boys cross country was doing something never done in program history. The top-ranked Falcons didn’t succumb to the pressureContinue reading “Olathe South boys cap historical season with program’s first state title”

State preview breakdown: Class 6A girls

By Jimmy Gillispie Will the state champions of the Class 6A girls cross country meet be exact same as the ones last year? Seems quite possible based on results this fall, especially the ones a week ago at the four regional meets.  Despite being a relatively new school, Olathe West has already established itself asContinue reading “State preview breakdown: Class 6A girls”

State preview breakdown: Class 6A boys

By Jimmy Gillispie A newcomer to Class 6A might be winning gold Saturday morning a year after finishing runner-up two classes down as a freshman. Shawnee Mission North sophomore Micah Blomker is one of the favorites to win the 6A boys title when the race starts at 10:40 a.m. at the 4 Mile Creek Resort.Continue reading “State preview breakdown: Class 6A boys”