| Feb 21, 2015
| 4:32 PM
Chaz Davis was in class one day in March of his freshman year at the University of Hartford, when he looked out of his right eye and noticed that everything seemed oddly bright.
"It looked like if you stare into a light for too long," he said. "I...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 4:34 PM
At some point this summer, the incoming freshman student-athletes will gather for the first time at their respective colleges/universities and swap stories about their National Signing Day experience.
Last week Wednesday was NSD for NCAA Division 1...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 5:01 AM
We who enjoy an active outdoors lifestyle don't really care whether or not Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow. For us, winter is to be embraced in all its cold, wind, snow and ice.
While the lovely borough of Emmaus is celebrating its SnowBlast Winter...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 8:20 PM
He’s done it again.
Yorkville cross country coach Chris Muth was honored last Friday by the Illinois High School Track and Cross Country Coaches Association as Coach of the Year for Class 2A boys and 2A girls after his teams successfully defended...
| Dec 21, 2014
Credit Norma Sims for first spotting the potential in Rachel Bloxom.
As a middle school gym teacher, Sims noticed Bloxom's speed during various physical education activities. And since Sims then was Grafton High's girls cross country coach, she asked...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 2:01 PM
The buzz started soon after Rafaella Gibbons' first race, just not in her household.
Running was not a normal topic of conversation for Gibbons' family when she took up the sport in sixth grade. Her father was a tennis player, and Rafaella had played...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 9:35 AM
Preview capsules for area high school boys and girls indoor track teams that responded to The Courant's request for information:
BOYS CCC NORTH
Coaches: Bill Baron/Marie Baron
Top athletes: Steven Bolger, sr., high jump;...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Frances Koons had a good wakeup call Saturday morning to get her going for the USA Track and Field Club Cross Country Championships.
Her younger sister, Anne, due with her first child, was having labor pains. Koons, a former PIAA Class 3A track and...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Marriotts Ridge, senior
-- Finished the season with a sixth-place finish in the Class 2A state championship meet
-- Was third in the Class 2A South meet the previous week
-- Took third in the Howard County title meet
-- Won her...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Wilde Lake, junior
-- Moved to the area last year and became a good distance runner but really stepped up this season
-- Took second in the state Class 3A meet, losing to Runner of the Year Nick Fransham of North Harford by eight-...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 5:07 PM
The sun had just peeked up over the Santa Monica Mountains when the school buses arrived at Calamigos Ranch in Malibu and deposited the racers at their first obstacle of the day.
Some races start with a popgun. Some start with a flag. The Spartan Race...