There was something magical about the pole vault at the MSHSAA Track & Field Championships this year.
Grandview has grown accustomed to be one of the last teams to leave Dwight T. Reed Stadium.
The Berkeley boys returned to top of Class 3 at the MSHSAA Track & Field Championships after a six year hiatus.
Blue Springs Wildcats seemed to be everywhere at the state track meet, almost like they had set up camp on the awards podium.
Hannah Long has been lighting up Missouri tracks and cross country courses for four years, and she had one final jaw-dropping performance to treat the crowd to on Saturday.
Christopher Nilsen was the picture of elation and disbelief at the same time.
Ste. Genevieve’s Taylor Werner has returned to form.
Lafayette junior Alex Haines could not have picked a better time to win his first 1,600.
Howell junior Maddi Leigh has taken on the challenge of the distance quad, and so far she's had nothing but success.
Disney got it mostly right with the forthcoming "McFarland USA."
La Plata’s Seth Brown executed his race plan to perfection and earned his second consecutive state title.
Even though it says sophomore by her name, Summit Preparatory Academy’s Claire Workman is really just in her first year of high school cross country, but that didn’t stop her from winning the Class 1 state title.
Fatima won another girls’ Class 2 title, but it got there a little differently this year.
Whitfield senior Nate Gelber was ready for the rematch.
Festus and Ste. Genevieve are close in more ways than one.
Festus regained its spot atop the Class 3 podium with a dominant boys performance Saturday at the MSHSAA Cross Country Championships.
Hannah Long did it one more time.
There was no confusion about which team was No. 1 in Class 4 this year.
tephen Mugeche learned his lesson last year and changed his strategy for the 2014 MSHSAA Cross Country Championships.
St. Charles found a bit of redemption at the district race.
St. Charles knows the state course after qualifying the girls team for the Class 3 meet last year. Most of the St. Dominic team wasn’t even in high school yet.
It was a close battle for sectional supremacy Saturday, as two state stalwarts squared off again.
Consider Saturday’s sectional a rematch. Or maybe it was a preview.
Lafayette wanted to use the district meet as a statement race. Consider the message received.
Since the runner-up finish at Forest Park to start the season, the Lafayette girls have been considered one of the top contenders in 2014. The Lancers took another step forward with a victory at the Class 4 District 2 meet Saturday at Parkway Central.
Claire Workman remained perfect on the season with another cross country victory.
Ben Naeger had some simple but lofty goals coming into Saturday’s Capital City Cross Country Challenge – win and run fast.
Marquette junior Hannah Pierson has some familiarity with the Oak Hills Golf Center course, which is the site of the Missouri state cross country meet.