Starkville High School cross country

Starkville High School’s Rhett Schimpf finished ninth at the Inaugural Meet the Champions cross country event and earned All-State recognition.

Cross country runners don’t just show up at meets and have success without years of preparation.

Rhett Schimpf of Starkville High School is a good example of what hard work in the sport can do.

The senior Yellow Jacket finished sixth in the Class 6A State meet a couple of weeks ago and earned All-State recognition, then competed at the Meet of Champions and came in ninth overall to capture an honorable mention All-State honor.

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