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Running

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  • Legally Blind, Hawks Runner Chaz Davis Keeps Competing

    Legally Blind, Hawks Runner Chaz Davis Keeps Competing
    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...
  • Waukegan athletes squeeze in signing letters of intent between final exams

    Waukegan athletes squeeze in signing letters of intent between final exams
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • River Hill runner Chris Heydrick wants to go out a winner

    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...
  • Hampton's Sarah Osborn will represent USA Shooting in World Cup event | Community news

    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...
  • 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;...