Track offers new technology, improved safety

October 16, 2011

By Emily Wemhoff The renovated athletic facilities at STA are scheduled to be completed by Saturday.  STA updated the soccer, softball, and lacrosse fields and built an eight lane track and javelin pit. The project was start...

Champion jumper passes on knowledge to daughter

May 11, 2011

STA freshman Giggy Reardon knows that great advice is given on the track, but often even better is given at the dinner table. Giggy competes at the varsity level of track in relays, individual running events, and long ju...

Track team races to beat emotions

May 10, 2011

People are crying. People are throwing up. People are yelling. People are searching for a quiet place to be by themselves. Those on the sidelines don't see this aspect of the meets because they're too busy focusing on the ...

Quick run requires lengthy preparations

May 9, 2011

Freshman Cecilia Butler shivers in the dripping rain as she steps up to the starting line where she will run the 800 meter event at the Blue Springs High School track meet April 15. Preparations for this two minute race began two days prior to the meet. Preparations trac...

Freshman chooses between track and soccer

April 21, 2011

When the time came for STA spring sports tryouts, freshman Mary Gibson believed she would be able to play both track and soccer. Eventually, she had to choose running varsity track over JV soccer. She had been playing soccer since kindergarten and running track since fourth grade. Gibson said athl...

STA to consider new track, soccer field

September 24, 2010

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