Graham Weaver took 21 place in the boys division and Erica Langan finished in eighth place in the girls division to lead the Spartans’ cross country teams at the Saturday Night Lights at Centerville High School. Weaver led the team with a 17:21. He improved by almost 20 seconds from the prior week, and ran his second fastest time ever. The Turpin boys finished eighth overall at the meet.
Freshmen Erica Langan placed ninth at the OHSAA High School Early Season Cross Country Invitational last weekend, capping a goof performance by Turpin runners. Rachel Scardina was 16 overall in the girls division and Mallin Blaxall was 52. The top boys runner was Ryan Wiesman in 22 position. Both teams finished sixth overall.
The XC Euchre Party will be holding a fundraising Euchre Party on April 12 at the Moeller Knights of Columbus Hall on Bartels Road. Turpin parents and boosyers can "help" in some way, or many ways if you feel so inclined, such as registering to play or helping to put on the event.
Turpin atheltic director Eric Fry has announced that Marshall Remmele, a 2004 Turpin graduate, will be the new boys cross country coach next season. Remmele ran cross country and track at Auburn University, and graduated from Purdue University in 2008.His wife, the former Carolyn Rauen, is also a 2004 Turpin graduate who is in the Spartans Athletic Hall of Fame.