Kent City Varsity Cross Country

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Kristen Toporski named Michigan’s Positive Athlete for Cross Country

In my opinion, the originator of the “fun run” must have been some type of masochist, pairing up two words like fun and run.   Kent City’s Kristen Toporski would probably be quick to disagree or surely would approach many people’s distaste of running with a positive spin.   The 2020 graduate is being recognized state-wide as

MHSAA changes pre-participation physical exam requirement for 2020-21

In response to COVID-19, the MHSAA made some changes to the requirements for 2020-21 athletic seasons, most notably, waiving the pre-participation physical exam for students who have previously had one done.   Any student with a valid physical exam dated on or after April 15, 2019, will only need to fill out the health questionnaire that

Committed to Excellence — Connecting with Nick Rode

Today we are going to check in with freshman Nick Rode.  Rode runs cross country and plays basketball for the Eagles.   This past fall, Rode was a part of the Conference championship Kent City cross country team.    In the winter, Rode moved up to the junior varsity squad in basketball, and contributed to a

Eagles of the Week — The Class of 2020

The class of 2020 will be remembered for a long time, and not just for obstacles they have had to overcome during their senior year . . . at Kent City that is.   I can not speak for other students at other schools, but here, this year’s graduates are as talented as they come, and

Put a Stop to Recurring Injuries — from the MHSAA Second Half page

It is important for our student-athletes to pay attention to their health and well-being.   The loss of spring sports has only magnified the fact that you only get so many opportunities to participate in interscholastic athletics, therefore, sitting out because of an injury that may have been prevented is worth the precautions needed to avoid

Nick Flegel wins MLive poll, Layla Martini finishes in second place

Although Nick Flegel is finished running competitively in high school, he was able to win one last race, although not on the track.  Flegel captured 4,057 votes as the top area distance runner for the spring of 2020.   He nearly lapped the second place finisher from Spring Lake who had 2,110 votes.   Flegel will run

Back to Week One! PLT4M Workouts 5-17 — 5-23

We had 47 student-athletes log on to PLT4M this past week, which is one less from last week’s number.    Of those 47 who logged a workout on PLT4M last week, 30 were on multiple times.  Our perfect attendance list only had 6 student-athletes who made it six times: Kenzie Bowers, Lexie Bowers, Kierra Flegel, Alyssa