Thursday's CIML Iowa Conference meet was an important one for the Ankeny and Ankeny Centennial girls' cross country teams. Next week's state qualifying meet will be even bigger. "I think we can do really well," Centennial junior Rondi Quass said of Wednesday's meet. "I think we can even be the top team with how we're running against Ankeny and Valley … [Read more...] about Ankeny’s Macke races to conference title; Jaguars earn runner-up finish
Girls' Cross Country
Thursday's Fort Dodge Invitational at Lakeside Golf Course showed that the Ankeny and Ankeny Centennial girls' cross country teams can compete with some of the state's top squads. The meet featured seven of the top 11 teams in Class 4A. A total of 22 squads and nearly 200 runners competed. Ninth-ranked Centennial placed fourth with 123 points. No. 8 … [Read more...] about Jaguars place 4th, Hawkettes finish 5th at Fort Dodge Invitational
Girls' cross country coaches Eric Klingensmith of Ankeny and Eric Cogdill of Ankeny Centennial, along with their team's top runners Alli Macke and Rondi Quass, are the guests in the latest edition of the Ankeny Fanatic weekly podcast sponsored by Coldwell Banker Mid-America. … [Read more...] about Ankeny Fanatic Podcast: Episode 155
Ankeny Centennial soccer standout Courtney Kovacs decided earlier this week that she wanted to continue her playing career at Minnesota State-Mankato. Ankeny players Eden Gibson and Kennedy Macke came to the same conclusion at about the same time. Kovacs announced her verbal commitment to the Mavericks via Twitter on Tuesday. Gibson and Macke then … [Read more...] about COMMITTED: Centennial’s Kovacs to join Ankeny’s Gibson, Macke at Minnesota St.
The Ankeny girls' cross country team picked a good time to win its first title of the season. It came on Saturday at the prestigious Rim Rock Farm Classic at the University of Kansas. The Hawkettes, who are ranked eighth in Class 4A, captured the crown in the Girls' Crimson division with 77 points. Topeka-Seaman (Kan.) placed second in the 21-team … [Read more...] about Hawkettes race to victory at Rim Rock Farm Classic; Ankeny boys finish 14th