2016 MSHSAA State Championship

For the second time in three years, we took two full varsity teams to state. While our performance was better than two years ago, and dramatically better on the girls side, the competition was better as well. Nearly every runner earned a personal record, which proved the effectiveness of our training schedule. Our boys ... More

2016 Class 3, District 8 Championship

This meet was one for the books. For the second time in three years, both teams took the district championship titles. This is also the second time both teams have won the title in the same year since we've been in Class 3. While the varsity girls were the favorite going in to the competition, the boys were projected ... More

2016 MEC Conference Meet

The Midland Empire Conference proved how competitive it is at the conference championship meet Thursday. The Lady Warriors walked away with the championship while the boys team slipped behind Maryville for the second place spot. Teams Varsity Boys = 2nd Varsity Girls = 1st JV Boys = 2nd JV Girls = 1st Varsity ... More

2016 Pink Ribbon Run & Senior Night

The 10th annual Pink Ribbon Run raised more than $1,800 for the St. Luke's Foundation, specifically to help fund research into a cure for breast cancer. The family of former coach and cancer fighter Julia Bargman spoke to the team before the team departed the school for Cameron. There, members of Cameron's cross country ... More

2016 Kearney Invitational

The tradition of setting PRs at Kearney continued on Saturday, Oct. 8. Kearney hosted more than 45 schools at a combo race that featured the KC Suburban championship and the invitational. Much of the competition consisted of Class 4 schools, yet the varsity girls still finished 5th overall (beating all Class 1-3 schools), ... More

2016 Grain Valley Invitational

In typical Smithville fashion, October is proving to be a time of personal records and increased speed. From top to bottom, the girls swept the competition at Grain Valley. The middle school, junior varsity, and varsity girls teams took first place against tough competition. The boys barely missed a top two finish at both ... More

2016 Rim Rock Invitational

The Rim Rock Classic, hosted by KU's cross country team, brings together more than 300 cross country teams from around the tri-state region. Smithville performed admirably, considering the competition. Mira Bannwarth was our medalist at this highly competitive meet. She finished 11th out of almost 250 runners. As a team, ... More

2016 Smithville Invitational Recap

It was a clean sweep Tuesday evening. Varsity boys, varsity girls, and the middle school team all earned first place in their respective races, making this year's Smithville Invitational the most successful for the Warriors in program history. This was all despite the intense heat index, which hovered around 101 for the ... More

2016 Platte County Invitational Recap

It was a dream of Coach Restivo's and Coach Holt's since 2014 to have a Smithville Middle School cross country team. It became a reality at the beginning of this season. The middle school Warriors, for their first race, joined the high school team at Platte County. And it was a successful one. Regan Dunn finished as the ... More

2016 Oak Grove Invitational Recap

It's been four years since we raced at Oak Grove, and the wait was worth it. While we didn't walk away with a first place victory, the girls team did earn a 2nd place plaque. The boys finished third overall. Varsity teams were awarded 7 individual medals. Varsity Boys Medalists: Mark Krueger, 7th, 19:31 Jared Thornb... More