The cross country season got underway for Axtell and Wilcox-Hildreth as the two schools were among the 14-team field at the Gibbon Cross Country Meet held at the Gibbon Country Club north of town on August 31. The varsity races were 5k (approximately 3.1 miles).
The girls’ team competition was won by Arcadia-Loup City with 39. Bertrand-Loomis (45) and Gibbon (50) were next in line. 51 runners competed.
Axtell’s Elizabeth Marcellus came in 23rd at 27:41. She is the lone female runner from either the Lady Cats or the Lady Falcons. Tiffany Dickau of Elwood was the individual winner in a time of 22:53.
for full story see September 6 Courier