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Cross Country
West Central Activities Conference Boys-Runner Up
1A District 1 Boys Champions
Class 1A Boys' State-3rd place 2017
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Lauren Horn-1A Girls Individual Qualifier
Head Coach: Kelley Grothus


Coach Kelley Grothus

HS: Solon High School class of 2001, attended UNI

Stats: Ran every distance 100-3000 meters in track, state meet competitor/school record holder in 4x800, Academic All-State Track & Cross Country

Fun fact: Started sophomore season with mono and ended it with two broken feet.

Profession: TAG & Spanish teacher, instructional coach at Madrid Jr/Sr High School

Quote: "So stick to the fight when you're hardest hit. It's when things seem worst that you must not quit."

Assistant: Ann Brandhorst


Coach Ann Brandhorst

HS: Bedford Community Schools Class of 2001, attended U of I

Stats: Ran at state in 13 events over my high school career, School record holder in 3000 and 1500, Academic All-State Track & Cross Country

Profession: 5th Grade teacher at Madrid, HS Girls Assistant Track Coach

Favorite Cross Country memory: Making it to state as a team with a complete team of only 5 girls my freshman addition, it was Bedford’s first year for cross country!

Quote: You must do the thing you think you can not do.