Labette Bank Athlete of the Month: Cailie Logue

Cailie Logue of Girard (right) is among the nations top runners. (photo: Chris Duderstadt)
By: Sports in Kansas - Chet Kuplen
Jun 9, 2016

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Girard junior distance runner, Cailie Logue, has been named the Labette Bank Athlete of the Month for her performances at the state outdoor track and field championships on May 27th and May 28th in Wichita. The junior had the meet of a lifetime in which the set three 4A state meet records, capturing three individual titles. Logue now has nine individual state titles with a season of compeition remaining. 

Logue, who is ranked third nationally in the 1600 meters, won the event in 4A meet record time of 4:54.44, although it wasn't her fastest time of the season. She also would set a state record in the 3200 meters at 10:31.60 and 800 meters at 2:13.08. In her three years as a CNC League runner she has won all 12 events she has entered at the CNC League Track Meet, sweeping the 400, 800, 1600 and 3200 all three years.

Logue finished off an incredible year in which she was named the Kansas High School Gatorade Cross County Athlete of the Year for the second year in a row and finished second at Nike Outdoor Nationals for Cross County. She also recently won the Festival of Miles, one mile run in St. Louis in early June. Logues mother, Christie Allen-Logue, a native of Altamont, was an 8x National Champion in cross country/track at Pittsburg State from 1989-1993. Her father, Matt Logue, is her head cross country and track coach at Girard. 

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Labette Bank Athlete of the Month Nomination Criteria

-Athlete (girl or boy) must play in the CNC, Pioneer, SEK, or TRL Leagues in Kansas.

-Selection will be based on the play of that athlete over the period of that month. All stats and info must be provided. 

-All nominations are accepted with selection process being handled and finalized only by @sportsinkansas. Coaches are encouraged to nominate their own athletes or athletes from opposing schools. 

-Nominations MUST be emailed. Please email chetkuplen@kansas-sports.com during the last seven days of the month to nominate your athlete!

-Labette Bank is a proud supporter of local athletics in the Southeast Kansas area.. Visit them online here