The Star’s high school athletes of the week for May 22
05/22/2014 7:23 PM
06/03/2014 10:17 AM
SCHOOL: St. Thomas Aquinas
SPORT: Track and field
Cofer, who is headed to Drake next fall for track and cross country, led St. Thomas Aquinas to a third consecutive Eastern Kansas League title with a record-breaking performance in the 1,600 meters. She finished the race in 5 minutes, 3.62 seconds, the fastest time in meet history.
| Kathleen Gier, firstname.lastname@example.org
SCHOOL: Blue Springs South
In a rare feat, Eddins threw back-to-back no-hitters, both against rival Blue Springs. After no-hitting the Wildcats in a 2-0 loss on May 7, Eddins held Blue Springs hitless again in a 1-0 win on May 13. In his next start, on Tuesday, Eddins picked up the win against Lee’s Summit North in the Missouri Class 5, District 14 championship game.
| Sam McDowell, email@example.com