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Running

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  • Legally Blind, Hawks Runner Chaz Davis Keeps Competing

    Legally Blind, Hawks Runner Chaz Davis Keeps Competing
    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...
  • Waukegan athletes squeeze in signing letters of intent between final exams

    Waukegan athletes squeeze in signing letters of intent between final exams
    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...
  • Blue Mountain again hosts USA Luge Challenge

    Blue Mountain again hosts USA Luge Challenge
    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...
  • Rick Armstrong: Twist of fate turns Yorkville's Chris Muth into 'legend'

    Rick Armstrong: Twist of fate turns Yorkville's Chris Muth into 'legend'
    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...
  • Daily Press All-Stars | Girls cross country

    Daily Press All-Stars | Girls cross country
    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...
  • Winter Park freshman tapped as area's girls runner of year

    Winter Park freshman tapped as area's girls runner of year
    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...
  • Area High School Indoor Track Preview Capsules

    Area High School Indoor Track Preview Capsules
    Preview capsules for area high school boys and girls indoor track teams that responded to The Courant's request for information: BOYS CCC NORTH EAST CATHOLIC-MANCHESTER Coaches: Bill Baron/Marie Baron Top athletes: Steven Bolger, sr., high jump;...
  • Lehigh Valley runners reunite at club cross country championships

    Lehigh Valley runners reunite at club cross country championships
    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...
  • Girls cross country All-Metro first team

    Girls cross country All-Metro first team
    Carly Albright 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...
  • Boys cross country All-Metro first team

    Boys cross country All-Metro first team
    David Eisenhauer 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-...
  • Mud runners risk limb and even life to satisfy extreme-sports passion

    Mud runners risk limb and even life to satisfy extreme-sports passion
    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...