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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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;...
  • 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...
  • Northwestern girls, Bangor boys top Colonial League in cross country

    It's a source of team pride. It's a tradition to carry on. It's cross country history. At Northwestern, the girls team is on a 98-meet winning streak. If the Tigers can close out their season with wins in the remaining seven Colonial League meets...
  • 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...