| Apr 18, 2015
| 1:30 PM
GUILFORD — One day a few years back, Marie Davenport was with her daughter Ciara at a playgroup when some of the other moms started talking about visiting Greece.
One had gone on her honeymoon. Another's husband was from Greece. Had Davenport...
| Apr 12, 2015
| 9:31 AM
Johnnie Guy and Tyler Pence took different paths to the University of Southern Indiana, but both have ended up in the same place — as NCAA Division II national champions.
Still, that wasn't a foregone conclusion.
Guy, a graduate of North...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 12:41 PM
Alex Lima doesn't have a selfish bone in his body.
The Lyons senior qualified for the Class 3A state meet in the 800-meter run last year after winning the St. Rita Sectional in a time of 1 minute, 57.46 seconds.
However, head coach Mike Danner...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 9:47 AM
Pioneer Press previews the girls track and field season for Vernon Hills, Libertyville, Carmel, Mundelein, Buffalo Grove, Lake Zurich, Stevenson, Lake Forest, Barrington, Highland Park and Deerfield.
With eight athletes with state meet...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 9:16 AM
Pioneer Press previews the boys track and field teams from Vernon Hills, Carmel, Mundelein, Buffalo Grove, Barrington, Deerfield, Highland Park and Lake Forest.
This season will be the 15th in Vernon Hills boys track and field history. It...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 9:00 AM
Since moving to Howard County from Yakima, Wash., for his junior year of high school, Wilde Lake's David Eisenhauer has been tough to beat throughout the state on both the cross country and track circuits.
Coming off last spring's state outdoor...
| Mar 22, 2015
| 1:34 PM
While visiting the Sportsplex, a flyer, "Running for Dylan 2015," caught my attention. I decided to investigate, and the story is so uplifting.
Dylan Creed, 5, has battled 24 bilateral pneumonias in more than 34 hospitalizations. She has traveled...
| 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...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 5:45 AM
It's been the same story this season for Easton's Colin Abert.
Another race, another victory.
His latest came last Thursday at the District 11 Cross Country Championships. Abert, a senior, won the Class 3A boys race in a time of 15 minutes, 43 seconds...