By Morgan Dinkler
This year coach Kyle Conroy is starting his ninth year as the boy’s head track coach. The boys have 10 kids out this year and they are all excited for a successful season. Team members include juniors Adrian Gomez, Easton Heuertz, and Jack Sorensen; sophomores Casey Conway, Cody Plambeck, Clay Plambeck, and Jeremy Sharp; and freshmen Hayden Karr, Jayden Parr, and Jaxon tenBensel. Conroy commented, “I’m really looking forward to being around the team every day, whether it be in practice or during meet days.” Coach Jenn tenBensel is starting her second year as the girl’s head coach. The girl’s team has 11 girls on the team, and they are all looking forward to a great season. The girl’s team consists of senior Georgi tenBensel; junior Morgan Dinkler; sophomores McKenna Pankoke, Macy Parr, Katy Soucek, Sophie Butler, Milla Butler, and Katelyn Strampher; and freshmen Karah Bartels, Sophie Schmidt, and MaKenna Karr. Last year the track team had three state qualifiers consisting of Dinkler, Gomez, and tenBensel; she received third place in the 300-meter hurdles. The Mustangs are starting off their busy schedule with the UNK meet in Kearney on March 16 and their second meet on Friday, March 24. Come out and support the Mustang track team as they start their track season.