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Spartans Shine at Home Invite

It was a day with the temperature in the mid 50s with slight breeze, perfect Cross Country weather!  The Spartans hosted their annual Simley Invite today. It was a day of great performances across the board.  Every Simley runner who has competed on this challenging course, whether it was last year or at this years […]

Spartans CC Improves at Osseo Invite

Today the Simley cross country team performed well at all levels at the Osseo Invite held at Elm Creek Park. In the girls varsity race, Brekken Grathen continued her streak of running personal bests. This time she ran 22:55, more than 1 minute faster than her previous best. In her 3rd race in a Simley […]

Simley CC Shows Improvement at Conference Preview Meet

On Tuesday, Sep. 12th, the Simley CC team showed great improvement from a year ago. In the non-scored combined gender Jr. High 2000 Meter Race (We believe the distance is closer to 2500), the young Spartans shined. Nico Losinski won the race in 10:45, followed by teammates Jacob Scheffer and Nathan Schauer in 11:24 and […]

Simley CC Brings Home Hardware from Mpls South Invite

    The Simley Cross Country teams performed well in their first competitive race of the season on Wednesday, Aug. 30th.  Competing at the Minneapolis South Invite hosted by St. Catherine’s University in St. Paul, the Spartans brought home 8 individual awards.  While team results are not final at this point, here is what we […]

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Team Wurzer Wins Simley CC Intrasquad Time Trial

The first week of the Simley Cross Country is in the books, capped off by the 2nd annual team time trial.  This year not only had more athletes and running faster than last year, but was part of a team competition and scored through three runners like a Cross Country meet, and the race was […]

Simley Track Starts Season Strong

The Simley Track & Field teams started their season back in March and are now one month into the season.  We competed in three indoor meets, including two exhibition competitions.  The first Varsity meet was the Minnesota State Mankato Indoor Showcase on Saturday, April 1st.  Representing the Spartans were Junior Zoe Stone and Senior Amanda […]

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Spartans Trounce Personal Bests at Osseo Invite

On a gorgeous fall day at Elm Creek Park in Maple Grove, the Simley Cross Country teams competed at the Osseo Invite.  Every Spartan Harrier ran either a personal best time or a seasonal best time. The women were once again led by Becca Molstad in a time of 26:42, which was 1:17 faster than […]

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Simley Competes at Metro East Preview

On Tuesday, Sep. 13th, the Spartans competed in the 3rd Annual Metro East Preview at St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park.  With the course reversed from it’s original layout for safety reasons, the Spartans raced well in their first 5000 meter competition of the season. Tim Wilmot led the way with his 24th place finish in […]

Spartans race by Grade Level at Ron Kretsch Invite

In a unique Cross Country meet, the Spartans did not race by Varsity-Junior Varsity, but by separate grade levels and genders at the Ron Kretsch Invite on Saturday, Sept. 10th.  On the relatively flat but windy 2 lap, 3200 meter course at Bassett Creek the Spartans competed against 23 teams.  Gabe Alvear improved his 3200 […]

Spartans Run to Personal Bests at Dakota County

On Friday September, 2nd the Simley Cross Country teams competed at the Dakota County Championships hosted by Eagan High School.  All runners ran the 3200 meters. Competing in their first Cross Country races ever, 8th graders Connor Hassing and Ian Anderson ran well in times of 15:01 and 15:56 respectively in the Boys JV Race. […]

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