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Junior KU swimmer Jacob Schlottmann-McGonigle swimming at event
Winter sports are in full swing and the KU swim team is just off a huge showing at the conference championships. The boy’s team took first place with a big win.
This is the first time since 2002 that anyone has beaten out Phoenix for first place KU won by almost 30 points.
The girls also had a great showing by placing second just behind Henley. Our swim team practices at Ell Redkey outdoor pool in rain, snow, and sunshine.
Those are some tough athletes. Way to go KU swimmers!
The 4th and 5th-grade basketball tournament was just completed on Pel court with teams from Mills, Pelican, Conger, and Roosevelt. Conger team one beat Mills in the consolation round to take third, and Conger team two beat Roosevelt in the championship round to take first.
KU basketball players and coaches ran the tournament, which took place on Pel court. Player and coaches acted as mentors, supporters, and officials during the tournament.
4th and 5th-grade girls basketball will begin the first week of February and the KU girls basketball players will help during the season as mentors and officials’ at the games.
Spring sports are just around the corner. Rob Coffman head track coach is looking forward to a successful season with some strong finishes at the district meet.
Some standouts to look for are Kayleigh Haupt, Mikeyla Najar, Nicolette Coffman, Paul Jennings and Darius Holmes
New head baseball coach John Mick is looking forward to taking charge with the baseball team. They plan a trip to Arizona over spring break to watch some pro baseball spring training and compete in a couple of high school tournaments while there.
Lawrence Charkins is preparing for his second season as the girls' softball coach. They are looking forward to many home games at Conger field where they have spent many hours putting a new look to the field. They will again field a young team mostly composed of sophomores and freshmen.