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  • 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...
  • Cross country | State brings out best in Deerfield

    Cross country | State brings out best in Deerfield
    Two months ago, Deerfield High School senior Charles Nash was spending his cross-country practices in a pool, rehabbing from an injury. On Saturday in Peoria, he was receiving an all-state medal for his top 25 finish in the IHSA 2A cross-country...
  • 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...
  • Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year: Munster's Ryan Kritzer

    Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year: Munster's Ryan Kritzer
    Ryan Kritzer came from a football family. His older brother Chris graduated from Munster in 2012 after playing football under coach Leroy Marsh. Kritzer’s father and several of his uncles also played high school football. So, of course, Kritzer...
  • Boys Cross Country Coaches of the Year: Munster's Aaron Brown and Rick Sluder

    The Munster cross country team soared to new heights in the 2014 season. It took third place at the state meet, the highest finish in school history. And it produced senior Ryan Kritzer’s sixth-place finish, the best individual mark by a Munster...
  • 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...
  • Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month is on

    Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month is on
    While natural snow hasn't been anywhere near as plentiful on the ground as last year's accumulations, people are reporting a banner ski season on our local slopes. Thanks to a late fall of colder-than-normal temperatures, Blue Mountain staged the earliest...
  • Boys runner of year thankful for stable home life

    Boys runner of year thankful for stable home life
    After a season filled with championships, Josh Jacques can slow down. Just not too much. Jacques, a junior at Lyman and the Sentinel's all-area boys cross country runner of the year, prefers it that way. "I don't really like being No. 1,'' Jacques...
  • Cowboys earn state berth in girls' cross country

    It has been a long time coming for the girls' cross country team at Cooper City High School. The Cowboys recently reached the state tournament in Tallahassee. The last time a Cooper City cross country team qualified for the state meet was in 2005, and...
  • 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;...