The Minden Whippet track and field team opened its 2015 season on March 31 in warm and breezy conditions for the Minden triangular with Southern Valley and Hastings St. Cecilia at Kuper Field.
Minden placed second in both the boys and girls team races. St. Cecilia won the boys team title with 104 points followed by the Dawgs with 42 and Southern Valley 31.
Boys highlights for the meet were Jaden Nielsen winning the 800-meters in 2:14.4 and was also part of the 4×800 and 4×400 winning relay teams. Joining him on the 4×800 were Lucas Svoboda, Austin Olson and Leobardo Iniguez. The 4×400 relay team consisted of Zac Burchell, Jacob Chasek and Cody Stadler.
See the April 8th Courier for full article.