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Cooper Laird works hard for his top rank

Cooper Laird works hard for his top rank

Divya Akkiraju, Reporter

October 25, 2019

As a district and statewide champion, senior captain Cooper Laird’s accomplishments in cross country make him a central and widely-known member of the cross country team. “He’s obviously a fast runner. That’s what everyone knows him for. And he’s been the fastest runner forever,” said...

Cross country takes state meet in stride

Cross country takes state meet in stride

Caden Frank, Reporter

November 30, 2017

The cross country season came to a close in a historic way this year; the boys team qualified for state for the first time in 13 years. Sophomore Olivia Wisont also qualified individually for state, as well as setting a sophomore school record. “The mindset going into the race was making sure we...

New head cross country coach helps run the show

New head cross country coach helps run the show

Caden Frank, Reporter

November 17, 2017

Through the last six years,  co-head coach Rich Bennett has enjoyed his role as an assistant coach on the cross country team. However, in his seventh year, due to the sheer amount of runners that have joined the team this season, he’s taken on the role and the adventure of becoming a co-head coac...

Hammer forges unity in cross country team

Senior team captain and hammer bearer Michael Dymek carries the hammer during the meet against Skyline and Bothell on Oct. 5. Dymek’s brother had been the hammer bearer in 2013. Inglemoor went on to place second in both boys and girls at the meet.

Ray Fung, Reporter

November 7, 2016

A thunderous roar of cheering erupted through the air as the cross country hammer bearer raised the hammer high into the air. The legendary weapon has been passed down from year to year between the runners of the cross country team and has become a recognizable symbol throughout the district. “The hammer i...

Student athletes work hard to play hard

Hansen takes a break from a long tennis practice. Hansen was the first singles player on boys’ tennis this year.

Julian Willnow and Kyra Bilgic

December 1, 2015

Checking the time, senior Tobin Hansen realizes that if he wants to make band roll call on time he has to win his tennis match in under two hours. With the weight of his chaotic schedule resting on his shoulders, he prepares himself for a difficult match. It is moments like this that contribute to the...

A fitting finish

Seniors Amber Rose, Katie Diekema and junior Bailey Fjestul battle for position with the rest of the leaders during the KingCo meet at Lake Sammamish State Park.  The girls team finished in third place overall while the boys team finished in second.  Both teams are seeking their first state appearance as a team since 2002.

Aaron Huang, Managing Editor

November 6, 2014

Using every ounce of energy they have, runners stampede down the final stretch of the 5K race.  As they stride across the finish line, there is a feeling of accomplishment that rushes through each athlete. Although tired and worn out, the Inglemoor runners line up near the finish line to welcome an...

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