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Cross-country team seeks competitors to get SH on scoreboard

 

September 1, 2021

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Cross-country team members include, in front, from left, Lydia Wright, Jacob Sieminski and Meeja Bitter. In the rear, from left, are Assistant Coach Cassandra Schumacher, Aiden Shamek, Nate Coleman, Dakota Sieber and Head Coach Kambria Schumacher.

The biggest challenge facing Sweet Home's cross-country program this season is ... finding runners, it appears.

"To be honest, the numbers are just not there right now," Head Coach Kambria Schumacher said last week. "There are not a lot of expectations for this year."

That doesn't mean the Huskies will necessarily be no-shows at their meets, but finding enough runners to compete as a full team may be a challenge. It takes five runners to score as a team, though seven or more can compete in most races.

Both the boys and the girls had enough runners to score as a team in the district meet...



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