Cardinals’ freshmen sensations
McDermott, Coen to represent Newton at state meet on Saturday
sister Casey did it all four years from 2003-2007 — placing 23rd, 16th, 21st and 17th. She then went on to an illustrious collegiate cross country and track career at nearby Drake University in Des Moines. His brother, Colten, went to state in 2008 and 2009 as a junior and senior — placing 14th and 21st.
Despite all that family success, Cooper said he doesn’t feel too much pressure to match his siblings’ accomplishments.
“There’s a little bit, but not that much,” he said. “I just strive to do better and live up to their shoes a little bit.”
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