Minden Competes In Track & Field Fest.

The Minden Whippets track team took several athletes to the 2021 Nebraska Track and Field Festival held at Papillion La Vista Stadium in Omaha.

Minden junior Gage Fries became the third straight Whippet to win the 110-meter high hurdles taking the event in a time of 15.29 while also placing sixth in the 300-meter hurdles in 42.74.

Minden’s Cooper Land and Carter Harsin placed ninth and tenth in times of 4:46.11 and 4:46.16 in the 1,600 with Konner Verbeck placing 11th in the 800 in 2:04.58.

see April 28 Courier for full story