Jordon Snyder

Jordon Snyder had a personal record in the 3,200-meter run at Kee Thursday.
While most of us tried to stay out of the wind and chilly temperatures Thursday afternoon, Turkey Valley's track runners were competing in a coed meet at Kee High.    "Oh, it wasn't that bad," Trojan junior Jordon Snyder said after winning both the 1,600- and 3,200-meter runs. "I mean, it was still...
Jordon Snyder takes the ball away from the Vikings’ Benjamin Ernst.
The height and athleticism by two inside players for Edgewood-Colesburg was more than the Turkey Valley boys could handle Tuesday. The Trojans went to 6-2 in the Upper Iowa Conference with a 62-43 loss to the Vikings.    Ed-Co had 10 points on the board before Turkey Valley even scored, by the...
Turkey Valley seniors Shelby Reicks and Sadie Nymeyer pose with the Class 2A state runner-up trophy they helped South Winneshiek win on Saturday in Fort Dodge.
    In her third year of running in the state cross country meet, is Shelby Reicks calm and collected before the top race of the season?    "Not really," said the Trojan senior after placing 49th of 135 runners in Fort Dodge. "Before the race I'm still pretty nervous, but it goes away when you get...
Jordon Snyder leans into a hill at the state qualifying meet held at Garner.
Although an individual race might seem to drag on forever, Turkey Valley’s Sadie Nymeyer was surprised at how quickly the cross country season passed by this year.  “It’s crazy to think this is our last district meet,” she said after the South Winn girls team she and Shelby Reicks ran for qualified...
Running in the JV meet, Turkey Valley’s Lucas Scheidel finished with a 22:05 to place 12th in the UIC.
    Jordon Snyder’s goals weren’t set quite high enough at the start of the cross country season.He thought he could get fifth in the Upper Iowa Conference boys race, but he was the runner-up in last Thursday’s meet.    Now his goals are lofty, but they’re mostly team goals.    “We want to finish...
Both Turkey Valley’s Sloan Huinker, left, and Emily Luzum ran their best times of the season while competing for South Winn’s cross country team at the North Linn Invitational.
It felt a little more like fall when South Winn ran at the North Linn Invitational Saturday, as the temperature was 45 degrees on the Troy Mills course. At least it was sunny and calm.    South Winn's girls were fourth of 19 teams and the varsity boys were sixth of 23 teams as nearly 600 high...
Shelby Reicks finished seventh for South Winn at the Crestwood cross country meet.
South Winn was first on the girls side and the varsity boys were second in a meet held at Crestwood Saturday.  “This was one of our best performances of the year,” said coach Kevin Kearney. “We had a number of kids make some dramatic improvements.”      Shelby Reicks had her best race of the year,...


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