The Spartans closed out the 2017 season by medaling in 7 events, including an individual state title, to finish with 31 points and an 8th place finish at the state meet. The Spartans placed 4th in the 4 x 400m relay and 3rd place in the sprint medley relay. In individual events, Carli Spelhaug placed 8th in the long jump, Sara Hoskins placed 7th in the high jump, Ellie Spelhaug placed 6th in the 100m hurdles, and Addie Swanson came home with a 5th place finish in the 400m and her first individual state title in the 400m hurdles! An awesome finish to another special season!
Congratulations to the Spartans as they swept the Varsity and JV titles at the 2017 MAC Championships. The Spartans scored 175 points in the JV division and 164 points in the Varsity division. It was the 3rd consecutive MAC crown and 8th in the last 9 years for Pleasant Valley. The Spartans won 6 events and placed in the top 3 in 13 of 19 events in the Varsity division. The Spartans won 7 events and placed in the top 3 in 15 of 19 events in the JV division. A wonderful TEAM effort! Congratulations Spartans!!!
Congratulations to the Pleasant Valley Spartans Girl's Track & Field Team - named the 2016 Quad City Times Female High School Team of the Year!!!
Twitter - @PVGTFSpartans
PV 400-meter standout pledges t0 Hawkeyes - QC Times (11/10/16)
Kenny and Jane Wheeler join Chicagoland Running podcast to discuss coaching at Pleasant Valley (2/26/17)
2017 Iowa girl's track and field outlook: Individuals and teams to watch: QC Times (3/28/2017)
Iowa City West clips PV for title at Spartan Invite - QC Times (4/7/17)
McQuillen's leap helps Bettendorf girls edge PV at Jesse Day Relays - QC Times (4/13/17)
Ripslinger defends 800 championship; earns sixth Drake Relays title - QC Times (4/29/17)
Knights deliver unexpected win in 400 relay, retain Hy-Vee Cup - QC Times (4/30/17)
PV girls continue reign at MAC track and field meet - QC Times (5/4/17)
PV girls win 10 events on way to title at state-qualifying meet - QC Times (5/11/17)
Pleasant Valley girls race to Regional track title - WQAD (5/11/17)
Spartans' Swanson aims for state breakthrough in her new event - QC Times (5/16/17)
Lancers' Loussaert, Hayes go 3-4 in high jump - QC Times (5/18/17)
Spartans' Swanson earn first state individual title in 400 hurdles - QC Times (5/19/17)
Spartans earn three medals on final day, finish eighth in 4A - QC Times (5/20/17)