Independence Boys Middle School Cross Country

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Blue Devils finish second at district meet

Injuries kept Independence’s girls’ cross country team from realizing its full potential during the regular season. The Blue Devils made up for it with a second place finish at the Division III District Cross Country Meet at Ella Canavan Elementary School in Medina on Saturday. “It was a great day for us,” said Independence coach

Three Blue Devils earn all-league honors

BURTON—Three Independence runners earned all-conference honors with strong finishes at the 2017 Chagrin Valley Conference Cross Country Meet at the Kent State University Geauga County Campus on Saturday. Freshman Makenna McGhee and sophomore Emily Skoczen both earned first team honors while freshman P.J. Oschmann was named to the second team. McGhee finished sixth in the

Blue Devils post fast times at Gilmour

Four out of six Independence girls posted personal records at the Gilmour Academy Paul Primeau Invitational on Friday. “It was surprising,” said Independence coach Craig Polman. “The girls, across the board, our team and the girls from the other teams, ran pretty fast times for this course. I don't know why the girls' times were

McGhee finishes fifth at Cardinal Invitational

MIDDLEFIELD—Cardinal’s cross country course is known as one of the faster tracks in the area but the heat took its toll on the runners at the 2017 Cardinal Invitational on Saturday. That didn’t stop Independence freshman Makenna McGhee from finishing fifth with a time of 20:06. “It was really hot today, so it was good

Blue Devils set season bests at Tiffin

The key to a successful cross country season is show improvement from one meet to the next and so far the Independence Blue Devils are off to a great start this fall. Eight out of the 10 Blue Devils who competed at the Tiffin Cross Country Carnival on Saturday set a new season-best time. “It

Blue Devils trim times at Avon Lake

Independence’s cross country teams took the trail at the 40th Annual Avon Lake Earlybird Invitational at Lorain County Community College on Saturday and turned in a strong performance with all nine runners who competed last week at Berkshire improving their times. Freshman Makenna McGhee led the Blue Devils with a sixth place finish in the

Youth served at Independence

For the first time in nearly a decade, the only Polman associated with the Independence cross country team is head coach Craig Polman. Not only are the Blue Devils lacking a Polman on the roster, they’re short on upperclassmen as well. “It’s very different this year,” Coach Polman said. “Last year we had frontrunners on

Independence High School Boys Varsity Cross Country finishes 6th place

Saturday, October 15, 2016 2:00 PM Place 6 Points 0 Meet Recap The boys cross country team competed at the CVC Valley Division Championships today held at Perry YMCA. Tyler Polman won the race with a time of 15:51.8 The Blue Devils will run in the OHSAA District Meet next Saturday, October 22nd at Medina

Independence Boys Middle School Cross Country finishes 3rd place

Saturday, October 1, 2016 10:00 AM Place 3 Points 69 Meet Recap The Middle School Cross Country teams competed in the Chagrin Valley Conference Championship Meet this morning hosted by Orange Middle School. The boys team had a third place team finish. The Blue Devils had three runners finish in the top ten: Colin Patton