Conference Championship for Both Boys & Girls

October 30, 2006

On Monday October 30 the Bear Lake/Onekama Cross Country Team went to WSCC for the WMD league final conference meet of the year. It was a windy evening but the temperature was warmer then on Saturday.

The Varsity  Girls and Boys all ran together at exactly 4:00 p.m. sharp.  The Boys won their end of the Meet and were crowned overall conference Champions. 1st Bear Lake/Onekama 20pts.; 2nd MCE 57 pts.; 3rd Brethren 94 pts.; 4th Walkerville 115 pts.; and 5th Baldwin 110 pts.

Boys Individual Times and Places

 1st  Nick Swisher         18:05
 2nd Chuckie Schoedel  18:37
 4th  Jordan Maxey      18:46
 6th  Jaron Llewellyn    19:31
 7th  John Evans           19:43
12th Danny Brown         20:42 (Danny as ran the last mile with one shoe)
 16th Ian Smith             21:22
 18th Donovan Alkire     22:00
19th Justin Zupin          22:22
20th Nick Schmoke       22:33

All Conference Teams for Boys

1st Team All Conference
1st Nick Swisher, Overall Conference Champion for Boys
3rd Chuckie Schoedel
4th Jordan Maxey
6th Jaron Llewellyn

2nd Team All Conference
9th John Evans
14th Donovan Alkire

Honorable Mention All Conference
15th Danny Brown
17th Ian Smith
19th Justin Zupin
21st Nick Schmoke

The girls finished 2nd but because they won the first two meets were also Crowned Overall Conference Champions. 1st today MCE 31 pts.; 2nd Bear Lake/Onekama 39 pts.; 3rd Brethren 70 pts.; 4th Walkerville 86 pts.

Girls Order of Finish 

1st Brenna Miller     22:39
5th Shleby Sidor        24:34
6th Ronnie Maidens   24:35
13th Cali Schoedel    26:30
14th Katie Alkire       26:53
16th Anna Veverica   28:54

Girls All Conference Team

1st team all conference
1st Brenna Miller was the Overall Conference Champion for the girls
4th Ronnie Maidens
5th Shelby Sidor

2nd Team All Conference
9th Anna Veverica
11th Katie Alkire
14th Cali Schoedel

Congratulation to both the Girls and Boys for both being Crowned Overall Conference Champions and for both team going to State. Also to the Coach Kelly Schultz and Dal Townsend and Asst. Renee Pienta. And to all the parents, friends, and relatives for making this such a great season for both the High School and Junior High Runners.  Good Luck in the future to our Senior members Ronnie Maidens, Cali Schoedel, Nick Swisher, Donovan Alkire and Nick Schmoke.

We also will be waiting word on Sunday to here how our 3 Junior High athletes do at Center Line, MI.  Good Luck.

Results from this meet compiled by Dennis Zupin.

Photos on this page from Ann Smith & Dennis Zupin

Photos above from Ann Smith


Photos below from Dennis Zupin

Cross Country Schedule for 2006

Onekama Sports for 2006-2007

Webmaster Note: Much thanks to Dennis for all the quick and accurate reports, and to parents, Bonnie, Ann, Lynn & Dennis, for photos. I couldn't make pages for the web without your wonderful cooperation. It's been enjoyable over these many years watching the progress of these our great Bear Lake teams.