| 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...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 8:20 PM
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...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 8:05 PM
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...
| Dec 21, 2014
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...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 12:24 PM
Throughout his running career at River Hill, Chris Heydrick has raced for one thing.
After being crowned last year's Class 3A 800- and 1,600-meter state champion during both the indoor and outdoor seasons, the senior is no longer concerning himself with...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 9:54 PM
Young shooting phenom Sarah Osborn of Hampton has earned a ticket to the World Cup season opener in Changwon, South Korea, in early April.
Osborn, 15, will be representing USA Shooting in the women's 10-meter air rifle competition. It will be her...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 2:01 PM
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...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 9:35 AM
Preview capsules for area high school boys and girls indoor track teams that responded to The Courant's request for information:
BOYS CCC NORTH
Coaches: Bill Baron/Marie Baron
Top athletes: Steven Bolger, sr., high jump;...