Despite the warm morning, the Spartans competed well at the Lakota East Invite Saturday morning as 17 runners set season best times, with 12 of those turning in a career best time.
The Boys Cross Country team toed the line at the Sycamore Sunset Invitational squaring off against many of the area’s top teams. Motivated by their first look at league rivals Anderson, Kings and Loveland, the Spartans fared well with 21 of 32 runners posting season best times.
The varsity Turpin cross country teams officially kicked off the season with a trip to National Trailway in Hebron, east of Columbus, for the OHSAA Preseason Invitational. The meet is held on the same course as the State meet in November.
The Turpin boys' cross country team celebrated the unofficial beginning of the 2015 season by running the Newtown 5K on Saturday, August 8. Their first big test of the season will be at the OHSAA Pre-Season Invitational meet at the National Trail Raceway on August 15.