Former, current Orioles gather for 49th alumni meet

The Osseo High cross country team hosted the 49th annual Osseo Cross Country Alumni Meet at Elm Creek last Saturday, Aug. 18.

Former and current Osseo men's runners gather at the alumni meet last Saturday at Elm Creek.

Former and current Osseo men’s runners gather at the alumni meet last Saturday at Elm Creek.

On the women’s side, alumnus Bekah Holten (2009) took first followed by varsity runners Jenn Hohn, Jenna Thompson and Grace Koskela. The varsity girls ended up winning.

On the men’s said the alumni took the top three positions with Brian Gooley (2010) taking first, followed by Jeff Hartman (2009) and Eric Jorgenson (2010). Taking the next three spots were varsity runners Adam Berkowitz, Quinn Gamble, and Tanner Wetzel. The men alumni beat the varsity squad 22-33.

Following the race the Osseo Cross Country Alumni Association awarded six $500 scholarships to 2012 graduates Emily Schoenrock, Courtney Aydt, Jill Vieau, Anders Evenson, Patrick Griffith and Justin Slattery.

Osseo High female participants in last week's 49th annual alumni meet.

Osseo High female participants in last week’s 49th annual alumni meet.

The Osseo Cross Country alumni and present team are excited and honored to have the 50th Annual Alumni Meet taking place next year Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, at Elm Creek Park. There are additional festivities being planned to take place during the morning and evening. If you have any questions about this special event email Matt Ferry at mtferry@hotmail.com.

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