2016 Stark County Rebels Cross Country 2016 Stark County Rebels Cross Country



Naomi Downing (SR)

Briana Meinders (SR)

Hannah Rumbold (SR)

Elizabeth West (SR)

Brooke Rennick (JR)

Abby Stotler (SOPH)

Olivia Frail (FR)

Josie Price (FR)


Trevor Shimmin (JR)

Dawson Dyken (SOPH)

Noah Gibson (SOPH)


Mr. Bob Rennick



MileSplit Illinois

Dyestat Illinois

The Rebel Girls Cross Country team closed out it season Saturday at the Class 1A Oregon Sectional. It was a disappointing ending to a storybook season for the Girls as their top two runners went down during the race. Brooke Rennick was unable to finish the race when just past 2 miles she tripped and falling twice giving herself a concussion. Olivia Frail's legs gave out on her with just over 1/4 mile to go. She was able to get up and walk to the finish. The other 5 Girls picked it up and brought the team into a 12th place finish out of 21 teams. Hannah Rumbold led the Rebels covering the 2.95 mile course in 21:49 (35th). Josie Price 22:58 (63rd), Naomi Downing 23:22 (78th), Briana Meinders 23:47 (90th), Elizabeth West 24:11 (103rd) and Olivia Frail 27:13 (143rd) were the other finishers for the Rebels.

The Rebels Girls Cross Country team made school history again becoming the first team to qualify for the Class 1A Sectional by finishing 3rd at the Class 1A Peru St. Bede Regional. The team had to be in the top seven to advance. The Rebels were led by Olivia Frail (6th - 20:27) followed closely by Brooke Rennick (7th - 20:30), Hannah Rumbold (10th - 21:18), Josie Price (28th - 22:53), Naomi Downing (31st - 23:16), Briana Meinders (32nd - 23:23) and Elizabeth West (41st - 24:00). On the boys side, Noah Gibson ran a personal best 19:27 (42nd) and Trevor Shimmin ran 27:04 (76th) but did not qualify for the Sectional.

3rd Place St. Bede Regional

The Rebels Cross Country teams ran at Detweiller Park in Peoria (Site of the IHSA State Cross Country Championship) Saturday (Oct. 15) afternoon in the Peoria Heights Invite. The Girls finished 12th as a team out of the 36 schools with full teams (53 schools participated). Brooke Rennick was the first to finish the 3 mile course for the Rebels (28th - 19:32) followed by Olivia Frail (34th - 19:44), Hannah Rumbold (68th - 21:00), Josie Price (146th - 22:49), Briana Meinders (147th - 22:52), Elizabeth West (154th - 22:58) and Naomi Downing (178th - 23:36). There were 279 finishers in the Girls race. For the Rebel Boys, Noah Gibson (221st - 19:36) and Trevor Shimmin (254th - 20:25) participated. The Boys race had 324 finishers.

The Rebels Girls Cross Country teams made school history once again winning their first LTC Girls team championship on Thursday (Oct. 6) at the Dunes Golf course outside of Kewanee. The Rebels finished with 36 points tied with the Annawan/Wethersfield Titans. The Girls were declared the Champion when their sixth runner (Naomi Downing) came in before the Titans sixth runner. Leading the Girls were their three All-Conference runners Olivia Frail (2nd - 19:55), Brooke Rennick (3rd - 20:13) and Hannah Rumbold (6th - 20:48). Josie Price finished 11th (22:05) followed by Briana Meinders 17th (23:10), Naomi Downing 18th (23:19) and Elizabeth West 19th (23:30). On the Boys side, Noah Gibson was the only boy runner for Rebels. Noah finished the 3 mile course in 19:55.

2016 LTC Girls Champions
2016 LTC Girls Champions

2016 LTC All-Conference
2016 LTC All-Conference

Stark County & Annawan/Wethersfield Group Photo
One of the coolest and most heartfelt moments of Thursday's LTC Cross Country Meet (after the tie-breaker decided that the Rebel Girls were the Conference Champs) was watching the Annawan-Wethersfield Girls team (who lost the tie-breaker) come over together to truly congratulate the Rebels, to introduce themselves, and to pose for a photo together. This is the true meaning of Sportsmanship! Kudos to the Lady Titans!

The Rebels Cross Country teams made the trip to Elmwood Saturday morning (Oct. 1) for the Elmwood/Brimfield Invite. On the boys side, Noah Gibson was the only runner for the Rebels running a PR time of 19:42 for the 3 mile course good for 99th place out of 154 boys. The Rebels Girls finished 6th out of the 20 schools that had a full team running. Brooke Rennick paced the Girls finishing in 11th place (19:46) with Olivia Frail right behind in 12th place (19:51). Hannah Rumbold ran 20:47 (25th), Josie Price 23:09 (81th), Briana Meinders 23:12 (82nd) and Elizabeth West 23:16 (83rd) to round out the Rebels. There were 176 finishers in the Girls race. Five of the six Girls ran season's best time.

The Rebels Cross Country teams have been assigned to the Class 1A St. Bede Regional on Saturday October 22. Teams and individuals advancing from this Regional will go to the Oregon Sectional on Saturday October 29.

The Rebels Cross Country teams went to Baker Park in Kewanee for the second time this week on Saturday morning (Sept. 24) to take part in the Kewanee Invite. The Rebels Girls finished 4th out of the 8 full teams. Olivia Frail was the top finisher for the Rebels (4th - 20:29) on the 3 mile course. Hannah Rumbold (9th - 21:51), Josie Price (24th - 23:23), Naomi Downing (31st - 23:54), Elizabeth West (36th - 24:20) and Briana Meinders (38th - 24:39) rounded out the finishers for the Rebels. Brooke Rennick started the race but dropped out just past the 2 mile mark when she rolled her ankle on a tree root (she was in 7th place when this happened). On the boys side, the Rebels had 2 running. Noah Gibson (29th) edged Trevor Shimmin (30th) by one second (20:15 to 20:16).

The Rebels Cross Country teams participated in a 7 team meet at Baker Park in Kewanee on Tuesday afternoon (Sept. 17). The Rebel Girls made school history becoming the first Rebel Cross Country team to win a meet championship. The Girls edged Bureau Valley 28 to 33 to take the meet. With temperatures in the upper 80's, the times for the Girls were slower than usual. Olivia Frail covered the 3 mile course in 20:54 to finish second. Brooke Rennick finished third (21:35), Hannah Rumbold fourth (23:07), Elizabeth West tenth (25:39), Josie Price eleventh (25:47) and Abby Stotler thirteenth (26:22). In the boys race, the Rebels had only one runner. Noah Gibson covered the course in 21:43 (22nd).

Rebels Win!!!
The Girls celebrating the school's 1st meet Championship (along with Noah)

The Rebels Cross Country teams participated in the Bureau Valley Invite on Saturday (Sept. 17). The Rebel Girls had a strong showing finishing the Invite in 6th place out of 25 teams. The Girls were led by 6th place overall finisher Olivia Frail who covered the 3 mile course in 20:37. Brooke Rennick (13th - 21:04), Hannah Rumbold (29th - 22:05), Josie Price (78th - 23:58), Abbey Stotler (100th - 24:52), Naomi Downing (105th - 25:08) and Elizabeth West (121st - 25:49) filled out the Girls team. The Rebel boys finished as follows: Trevor Shimmin (89th - 20:20), Noah Gibson (114th - 21:12) and Dawson Dyken (134th - 21:56).

The Rebels Girls finished second in a three team meet at Princeville Thursday afternoon (September 15). The Girls finished with 33 points. El Paso-Gridley won the triangular meet with 31 points and 3rd place Princeville had 60 points. The EP-G girls are currently ranked 23rd in Class 1A by MileSplit-IL and 25th by DyeStat-IL. The top five finishers for the Rebels Girls were: Olivia Frail (1st - 20:16), Brooke Rennick (2nd - 21:00), Hannah Rumbold (5th - 22:06), Josie Price (11th - 24:22) and Abby Stotler (14th - 25:23). Also running for the Girls on the 3 mile course were Naomi Downing (15th - 25:33) and Elizabeth West (16th - 25:51). On the Boys side, Dawson Dyken lead the Rebels (5th - 19:46), Noah Gibson (6th - 21:01) and Trevor Shimmin (7th - 21:06). El Paso-Gridley defeated Princeville 15 to 48 in the Boys race taking the top 5 spots.

The 2016 Stark County Rebels Cross-Country opened their season on Monday August 29 at the Annawan/Wethersfield Titan Invite. In the girls race, the Rebels were able to garner a team score for the first time in school history. The 4th place finishing Rebels (behind Geneseo, Galesburg and Annawan /Wethersfield) placed 3 runners in the top ten with Olivia Frail covering the 3 mile course in 19:51.8 (5th Place Over-all). Brooke Rennick in 20:28.5 (7th) and Hannah Rumbold in 20:34.0 (10th). Rounding out the rest of the team were Josie Price (22:16.5 - 26th), Elizabeth West (24:22.3 - 43rd), Naomi Downing (26:22.6 - 64th), Briana Meinders (26:50.8 - 65th) and Abby Stotler (26:51.9 - 66th). On the boys side, the Rebels placed 59, 60 and 61. Noah Gibson led the Rebel pack with a time of 22:20.8 followed by Trevor Shimmin (22:21.4) and Dawson Dyken (22:22.2).


Annawan/Wethersfield Titans Invite - August 29

Princeville Tri-angular - September 15

Bureau Valley Invite - September 17

Kewanee 7 Team Meet - September 20

Kewanee Invite - September 24

Elmwood/Brimfield Invite - October 1

LTC CC Meet - October 6

Peoria Heights Invite - October 15

Class 1A St. Bede Regional - October 22

Class 1A Oregon Sectional Results

Monday August 29
A/W Titans Invite
@ Kewanee (Dunes G.C.)
4:30 PM

Thursday September 15
vs. Princeville and El Paso-Gridley
@ Princeville
4:30 PM

Saturday September 17
Bureau Valley Invite
@ Walnut (Bureau Valley North JH)
9:30 AM

Tuesday September 20
vs. Kewanee
@ Kewanee (Baker Park)
4:30 PM

Saturday September 24
Kewanee Invite
@ Kewanee (Baker Park)
9:30 AM

Saturday October 1
Elmwood/Brimfield Invite
@ Elmwood (Maple Lane C.C.)
9:30 AM

Thursday October 6
Lincoln Trail Conference Meet
Hosted by Ridgewood
@ Kewanee (Dunes G.C.)
4:30 PM

Saturday October 15
Peoria Heights Patriot Invite
@ Peoria (Detweiller Park)
1:00 PM

Saturday October 22
IHSA Class 1A Regional
Hosted by Peru St. Bede
@ Peru
10:00 AM

Saturday October 29
IHSA Class 1A Sectional
Hosted by Oregon
@ Oregon (Oregon Park West)
10:00 AM

Saturday November 5
IHSA Class 1A State Finals
@ Peoria (Detwieller Park)