The Bullseye

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The girls on the Maize South cross country team proudly hold their well-deserved trophy from the state championship.  This is the first year they have won the KSHAA State Championship since 2016 for their third state championship in eleven years at Maize South.

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November 5, 2020
Proudly holding their 5A state trophy, the girls on the Maize South cross country team smile under their masks on stage to receive praise for their win.  Amber Eichkorn, the Maize South cross country coach, celebrated the victory with the team on stage as they accepted the award.

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November 5, 2020
After placing in the top 20, William Schaeffer (11), stands on stage with his competitors.  Schaffer was the only runner on the boys team to place in the top twenty and helped earn the boys cross country team a sixth place finish with 160 total points.

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November 3, 2020
After finishing the four mile course, Alexa Rios (12) collapses on the grass of exhaustion.  She finished the race with an average speed of 6:12 a mile to grab 5th place overall in the girls 5A division.

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November 3, 2020
Alexa Rios (12) pushes through the race as she nears the halfway point of the race.  Rios finished in fifth place with a time of 19:19.

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November 3, 2020
Running alongside the other cross country runners from around Kansas, Alexa Rios (12), runs a fast as attemps to get ahead of her competition.  Her efforts, combined with the rest of the team, resulted in a 1:39:55 combined total time, twenty seconds less than runners up, Bishop Carroll.

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November 3, 2020
The girls on the Maize South cross country team come in for a hug before their 4 mile race for the State Championship last Saturday.  The girls won the state championship, three of the runners placing in the top twenty overall on the day.

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November 3, 2020
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November 3, 2020
Before starting their race, the Maize South boys cross country team prepares to run a four mile course for the KSHAA State Championship.  The boys finished the race in sixth place, Austin Schaffer finishing in the top 20.

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November 3, 2020
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