Free State cross country

The Journal-World All-Area Boys Cross Country Team
December 24, 2014
The 2014 Journal-World All-Area Boys Cross Country Team By Bobby Nightengale
Free State’s Venters 11th at Nike Cross Nationals
November 10, 2014
Free State High cross country runner Emily Venters placed 11th overall in the girls championship division of the Nike Cross Nationals Heartland Regional on Sunday.
Free State’s Venters repeats as state CC champ
November 1, 2014
Free State sophomore Emily Venters had not lost a race all season entering Friday’s state championship meet at Rim Rock Farm, and she was not about to let anyone keep her from defending her Class 6A title. By Chris Duderstadt
Free State’s Venters repeats as 6A girls champ at state cross country meet
October 31, 2014
Free State High sophomore Emily Venters wrapped up a storybook season by winning her second straight Class 6A state cross country title on Friday at Rim Rock Farm.
State awaits FSHS runners
October 31, 2014
None of Free State High’s cross country runners can explain it, but every year they seem to hit their peak around regionals, turning in their best times of the season.
Free State’s Liston builds confidence
October 31, 2014
Fresh off of winning Sunflower League and regional championship titles, Free State senior Ryan Liston will toe the line with the FSHS cross country team for the last time today as the Firebirds compete at the Class 6A state meet at Rim Rock Farm.
FSHS runners win regionals
October 25, 2014
Free State cross country runners Emily Venters and Ryan Liston followed up their individual Sunflower League titles by winning their respective races Saturday at the 6A regional championship meet hosted at Shawnee Mission Park.
Free State sweeps at league cross country
October 18, 2014
When Free State High senior Ryan Liston crossed the finish line at the Sunflower League cross country meet on Saturday morning, he raised both of his arms over his head in triumph. It was a big day for him and the entire Firebirds cross country program at Rim Rock Farm. By Bobby Nightengale
FSHS runners win at Haskell
October 12, 2014
Free State High’s boys and girls cross country teams claimed victories Saturday at the Haskell Invitational.
Free State’s Venters takes Rim Rock title
September 28, 2014
Last year, Free State High sophomore Emily Venters won individual titles in the Sunflower League, at regionals and at the Class 6A state meet. All she was missing was a victory in Kansas University’s Rim Rock Classic at Rim Rock Farm.
Firebirds’ Liston strong at finish
September 21, 2014
After 10 minutes in a cross country race at the Baldwin Invitational on Saturday morning, Free State High senior Ryan Liston was in third place but trailed the top two runners by several seconds and several meters.
Venters leads FSHS runners
September 14, 2014
Free State High’s girls cross country team won the Millard South meet Friday, while the Firebirds placed fourth among 11 schools in the boys race.
FSHS girls win cross country title
September 6, 2014
Emily Venters won the sophomore race, and Claire Sanner was second in the junior race as Free State High’s girls cross country team won the Olathe East Class Classic on Thursday.
Off and running: Free State jamboree a ‘fun note’
August 29, 2014
In the final step before the start of most fall sports seasons, Free State High held its sports jamboree on Thursday night to showcase all of its teams to fans. By Bobby Nightengale
Free State High fall sports get underway
August 27, 2014
Here is a look at what all of the Firebirds’ programs expect out of the upcoming season. By Bobby Nightengale