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  • Varsity Sports Awards: Award winners for 2014-15

    Varsity Sports Awards: Award winners for 2014-15
    Girls Athlete of the Year Hagerty senior Samantha Worrell capped a sensational softball career in which she hit .447 over four seasons while blasting 36 home runs. The USF signee was 69-17 in that span as a pitcher with 626 strikeouts. She earned...
  • Stevenson's Sammy Oh makes the state finals by slimmest of margins

    Stevenson's Sammy Oh makes the state finals by slimmest of margins
    As he ran down the final straightaway, Sammy Oh knew what he had to do. It was Friday, May 29. The Stevenson senior was running in a preliminary heat for the 1,600-meter run at the Class 3A state track and field meet in Charleston. Oh was in the third...
  • Running: 2,250 compete in ZOOMA races

    Running: 2,250 compete in ZOOMA races
    The ZOOMA series of races for women made its local appearance a memorable one for runners and organizers on Saturday with 2,250 participating. The half marathon and 10K went off smoothly under sunny skies at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Local...
  • Downers Grove runners top 800 meter race in state meet

    Downers Grove runners top 800 meter race in state meet
    Downers Grove runners finished first and second in the 800 meter run portion of the IHSA Class 3A State Track and Field meet in Charleston on May 23. And they both needed to finish ahead of the defending state champion in order to make that rare...
  • Fifty Years Of Teaching, Learning For East Catholic's Baron

    Fifty Years Of Teaching, Learning For East Catholic's Baron
    Bill Baron is in his 50th year of coaching. That's endurance, but what else would you expect from a former long-distance runner? Baron won his first state championship in 1965 with the Ridgefield cross country team and his fifth in 2008, his 43rd...
  • Boys track state preview: Niles North, Maine South, Maine East, more

    Boys track state preview: Niles North, Maine South, Maine East, more
    Niles North senior Dhruvil Patel was in the lead of the 3,200-meter run at the Class 3A Loyola Sectional and he heard footsteps right behind him. Hearing footsteps can be unsettling in a distance race. But it was comforting for Patel on Thursday, May...
  • Running calendar: Anne Arundel County and Maryland racing events

    Running calendar: Anne Arundel County and Maryland racing events
    COUNTY RACES May 30, 8 a.m. – Color Your Heart 5K Fun Run (non-competitive, but with color "stations")/Kinder Farm Park. Information: Baltimore-Washington Medical Center 410-787-4000 or mybwmc.org/5K May 30, 7 a.m. – Zooma Half Marathon...
  • Griffith twins team up to help Lake Zurich's 4x800 relay to state

    During one of the relay events at the Class 3A boys track and field Palatine Sectional, a Griffith followed a Griffith. It was after the first leg of Lake Zurich's 4x800-meter relay. Bears sophomore Brian Griffith ran his 800 meters. He then handed...
  • Ryan Kritzer keeps Munster going the distance in sectionals

    Ryan Kritzer keeps Munster going the distance in sectionals
    HIGHLAND — The distance records at Munster didn't have a chance this year. It started in the fall, when Munster's cross country team took second at the state finals, the best finish in school history. That team was led by senior Ryan Kritzer,...
  • Buffalo Grove's Kaitlyn Ko returns to state after knee injury

    Buffalo Grove's Kaitlyn Ko returns to state after knee injury
    At the Class 3A girls track and field Fremd Sectional on Friday, May 15, Buffalo Grove junior Kaitlyn Ko ran a state-qualifying 3,200-meter race. Her time of 11 minutes, 14.67 seconds earned her a fifth-place medal and ensured her of another week of...
  • Running: Fountain of good news for users of B&A Trail

    Mark your calendar for 11 a.m. on June14 to attend a short ceremony where a new fountain on the B&A Trail will be dedicated to the memory of Trish Cunningham. The Annapolis Striders have been working on this fitting addition to the trail. Frequent trail...