Whippets Compete In SWC Track & Field Meet

The Minden Whippet track and field team traveled to Broken Bow on Saturday to compete in the 2021 Southwest Conference meet held in hot and windy conditions for the first time all season.

Minden had a great good day with 35 personal bests of the season and coming away with four SWC champions.

Earning SWC titles were Gage Fries in the 110 and 300 hurdles, Konner Verbeck in the 400 meters and Carter Harsin winning the 1,600 meters.

Fries also placed second in the 100 meters with Cooper Land second in the 1,600 and Verbeck in the 800. The Minden boys 4×400 and 4×800 teams also were SWC runner-ups.

see May 5 Courier for full story