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  • 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...
  • Daily Press All-Stars | Boys cross country

    Daily Press All-Stars | Boys cross country
    Baron Kiefer didn't start running because he liked long distances. That wasn't the plan his freshman year. His plan was to use running so he could get into shape for Tabb's soccer season. He played soccer that spring, then ran so well during his...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Week 9: Colin Abert, Easton (cross country)

    Week 9: Colin Abert, Easton (cross country)
    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...
  • Cross country | North boys and girls take titles

    Cross country | North boys and girls take titles
    Three days of rain made for a muddy course at Camera Park in Glendale Heights last week at the DuPage Valley Conference championship, but Naperville North boys and girls took titles over Naperville Central as both teams prepare for the state regional...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...