Monday, September 14, 2020

Congratulations to the following seniors for being voted onto this year’s Homecoming Court!
Lauren Benroth
Meghan Blankemeyer
Erin Downing
Alayna Ricker
Katie Schroeder
Grace Selhorst

Tayt Birnesser
Gabe Clement
Ethan Halker
Ezra Jones
Blake Reynolds
Jordan Vogt

The girls cross country team placed 2nd in Saturdays Freedom 5K race hosted by Liberty Center. Leading the way was Erin Downing in 9th place.
Sabrina Henige was next in 15th posting another PR in 21:56
21st through 24th were consumed by the bulldogs, with Ellie Keehn finishing in 22:44 while Hannah Morman, Zoe Stechschulte and Jade Siefker raced to the line and all posted a time of 22:54.
The team will be in action again tomorrow evening at the Elida Invitational.

The boys' cross country team won the 4 team Freedom Invitational over the weekend. By the time the pumpkin landed in the bean field the Bulldogs had 6 runners finish in the top 10. Parson Closson led the way with a second place finish in 16:41 followed by Caleb Stechschulte's 3rd place finish in 17:18. Trent Koch was 5th before a pack of Dogs crossed in 8th, 9th, and 10 place as Kaleb-with-a-K Morman, Roy(family man) Langhals, and Derek Birkemeier did their part. Logan Mershman and Evan Pitts were 14th and 15th and Evan Pitts PR'ed by 43 seconds to break into the 18's with an 18:56.
Anden Blankemeyer, Luke Bryan, Nate Kamphaus, and Jared Kahle all PR'ed for Grove.
The boys will be an action tomorrow at Elida.

The Junior High Cross Country Team traveled to Liberty Center this weekend.
The Girls team finished 3rd with a top five of Lauryn Auchmuty 1st, Sarah Kamphaus 5th, Lauren Martz 23rd, Jade Roeder 28th, and Grace Morman 35th.
The boys finished fourth with a top five of Bryce Bonifas 1st, Boat Thompson 6th, Levi Bryan 34th, Braylon Best 35th, and Grant Moening 45th.
Bryce's time of 11:43 puts him in a tie for the 3rd fastest time.

Although all students will not be in the building every day, we plan to still celebrate birthdays. If your birthday is on a day you are working from home, please stop in the guidance office when you return to school. Happy birthday today to Kiara Patrick and Eden Phillips.