Cross Country Pepfest 11/1/17
Thursday, at 9:45 am, Sebeka School had a pepfest to send the girls cross country team off to the state tournament. After driving around the school with cheers from the student body that was lined up outside, they were led down highway 71 by the Menahga and Sebeka fire departments out of town. The following gives a glimpse into the state tournament:
The 2017 State Cross Country Meet will be conducted on Saturday, November 4, at St. Olaf College in Northfield. Here is a look at the meet:
Class AA girls – 10 a.m.;
Class AA boys – 11 a.m.;
Class A girls – 1 p.m.;
Class A boys – 2 p.m.
All races are 5,000 meters and an awards ceremony will be conducted approximately 30 minutes after each girls’ race.
Tickets: Free admission
Class A – Ten teams, including the defending champions from Fairmont, return to this year’s team competition. The other returning teams are: Perham, runner-up; Annandale, third; Luverne, fourth; La qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd, seventh; Eden Valley-Watkins/Kimball, eighth; Minnehaha Academy, which includes students from Hope Academy of Minneapolis and Gentry Academy of Vadnais Heights, ninth; Belle Plaine, 13th; West Central Area of Barrett, 15th; and Proctor, 16th. If Fairmont wins, it would be the third title for the Cardinals.