Kent City Varsity Cross Country

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Lauren Freeland earns one of 16 NIAAA scholarships from across the United States

The National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association recently published the 16 winners from across the United State of the student scholarship/essay program.  Kent City alum, Lauren Freeland was one of those winners, the only from Michigan and one of two from the midwest.  Freeland was a three sport athlete at Kent City excelling at cross country,

Fast Five: Kyle Meinke–Urban Planning, Playing At Breslin, And A $25 Check

Welcome to this week’s edition of Fast Five, where you can get to know an Eagle Athlete through just five questions! Last Friday, I talked to former Eagle athlete and current MLive Detroit Lions beat reporter Kyle Meinke. Kyle graduated from Kent City in 2004, and has been a Lions beat writer since the 2013-2014 NFL season.

Kent City Fall All-Conference Student-Athletes 2019

On Tuesday, November 12, Kent City made the trip to Big Rapids with 26 student-athletes.  This past fall, Kent City earned CSAA Silver championships in boys cross country and girls cross country.  The football team qualified for the MHSAA playoffs for the fourth consecutive season, while the girls’ cross country teams qualified for the MHSAA

Girls Cross Country 2nd in State Academic Arena!

The Lady Eagle Cross Country team again is near the top!  This time their efforts have resulted in a second place finish in the state in terms of academics.  The team’s grade point average of 3.983 was just a smidge below the first place team average of 3.987.  This puts them in the top 1%

Kent City Athletic Weekly 11-11 — 11-16

It has been a great fall for the Kent City Eagles, but now it is officially over.   Before we move on, let’s take a moment to reminisce.   Our varsity football team picked up their fourth MHSAA playoff win in school history advancing to the sweet sixteen.  The varsity volleyball team surpassed 30 wins and advanced

Kent City Athletic Weekly 11-4 — 11-9

Here is a quick pop quiz for you . . . how many schools in Michigan won a first round playoff football game, sent their girls cross country team to the state finals, and won a Michigan Competing Band Association state championship all in just two days time?   The answer is one.   Who is that

Martini Leads Cross Country Teams at State

Even a little mud couldn’t stop the Eagle harriers at the state finals held at the Michigan International Speedway.  After earning the right to race, the Kent City runners savored their day on the race course at the giant race track.  Twenty-seven of the best teams and 240-250 runners toed the line in each race.

Fast Five: Kristen Toporski–Vampire Diaries, NYC, and Procrastination

Welcome to this week’s edition of Fast Five, where you can get to know an Eagle athlete through just five questions! This week, I talked to senior Kristen Toporski. Kristen is a member of the varsity girls’ cross country team in the Fall, the varsity cheer team in the Fall & Winter, and varsity track

It has been a great year! Watch an interview with Head XC Coach Jill Evers

The multi-media class sat down with Kent City Science Teacher and Head Varsity Cross Country Coach to discuss her team’s upcoming MHSAA State Finals race at Michigan International Speedway (M.I.S.).  The starter pistol will sound on Saturday, November 2 at 10:10 a.m. for the girls’ team and again at 11:30 a.m. for Nick Flegel and

Eagle of the Week: Nick Flegel

Former U.S. President Calvin Coolidge once said that “nothing in this world can take the place of persistence…talent will not…genius will not…education will not…persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.” No one embodies this sentiment more perfectly than Eagle senior Cross Country runner Nick Flegel. Nick has been an important member of the boys’ cross country