State Cross Country Features Whippets, Cats, And Falcons

Twenty-one area runners—12 from Minden, seven from Axtell, two from Wilcox-Hildreth— competed at the 2021 State Cross Country Championships at the Kearney Country Club on October 22 in favorable weather. 

Minden’s boys qualified as a team having won the district championship. The Whippets finished 10th in Class C, the top four being Ft. Calhoun, Sidney, Milford and Lincoln Christian. 119 boys made up the field. 

The individual winner was Carson Noecker of Hartington (three-time champ) in 15:19, a new class record. 

see October 27 Courier for full story