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Truman XC wins again, Boy’s Perfect

The Truman Patriots XC team faced yet another tough day in the elements. This time, the sweltering heat was clearly the challenge of the day for the runners. Along with the element of heat, the course itself was one of the toughest the teams will face all year long. Full of switchbacks, uneasy footing, and

XC team changing mindset

As the Truman Cross Country teams head to Turner High School on Wednesday to compete midweek on a tough course, we had a chance to catch up with Junior John Crump about how the season is going so far. As a distance runner, what do you think is the most challenging part of your sport

All Teams Schedule: Week of Sep 14 – Sep 20

Sep 14 Boys Junior Varsity Football vs. Oak Park High School Oak Park 4:00 pm | Truman High School Sep 14 Girls Varsity Tennis at Blue Springs South High School Blue Springs South 4:00 pm | Blue Springs South High School Sep 14 Coed Middle School Cross Country at Meet @ South Valley Middle School

XC Boy’s win Cottey Invitational, Girl’s finish 2nd

On a rainy, muddy course the Truman Boy’s and Girl’s teams took to the starting line with one goal in mind. Compete! Mental toughness is a part of any distance runner when the elements of weather become adverse. The Patriots showed great perseverance to overcome the elements and compete to find success as a team.

XC boy’s 2nd place to state champions

The Patriot XC teams were in an unusual position at the start of the race this past weekend as they lined up in Box 1 on the inside line of the course at the Cass County Invitational meet. The runners have all been trained to “get out” fast but relaxed in every training run involving

All Teams Schedule: Week of Sep 07 – Sep 13

Sep 07 Boys Junior Varsity Football at Winnetonka High School Winnetonka 5:00 pm | Winnetonka High School Sep 08 Girls Varsity Golf at Raymore-Peculiar 3:30 pm | Hoots Hollow Sep 08 Girls Junior Varsity Golf at Raymore-Peculiar 3:30 pm | Hoots Hollow Sep 08 Girls Junior Varsity Tennis at Oak Park High School Oak Park

XC takes on State champions on Saturday

The boy’s XC team travels to Belton High School this Saturday for the Cass County Invitational. A field of 10 teams includes the 2019 class 5 state champions from Ray Peculiar. The Patriots aim to break out as a group and compete for up front during the race. The race individually also has one of

All Teams Schedule: Week of Aug 31 – Sep 06

Aug 31 Boys Junior Varsity Football at Grandview Grandview 5:00 pm | Grandview High School Sep 01 Girls Junior Varsity Tennis vs. North Kansas City High School North Kansas City 4:00 pm | Truman High School Sep 01 Girls Varsity Tennis vs. North Kansas City High School North Kansas City 4:00 pm | Truman High

Patriots repeat as City Champs

For XC runners, there is a distinct respect in the community to compete in all kinds of adverse weather. Mind over matter. On Saturday, the element of rain poured over the 2 mile course prior to the start of the 2020 City Championship race. However, The Patriots were ready to compete no matter what the

XC looks to defend team titles at City Champions

Last fall the Truman High Cross Country teams both made a splash at the City Championships by winning in sound fashion over the field on both sides. This year, the boy’s team returns with a strong front led by Senior Josh Nunn, Jack Getman, and John Crump. The varsity is joined by returning letterman Kolby