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  • In small Eugene, outdoor track worlds would be big deal

    For the international track and field federation, whose sport has lost traction in the United States, the decision on where to put the 2019 World Championships should be as simple as this:
  • Prep sports profile: Alex Plezia

    Prep sports profile: Alex Plezia
    Following in her father’s footsteps – literally and figuratively – Maine East runner Alex Plezia has learned to persevere through injury and other obstacles. With defined goals in place for the fall, the incoming senior hopes to make her...

    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...

    Chicago Tribune 2011 Preps Plus Athlete of Year

    Chicago Tribune 2011 Preps Plus Athlete of Year
    On a brilliant and warm late spring morning, Lukas Verzbicas arrived 15 minutes ahead of friends who would be starting a workout with him on the sun-mottled trails of the Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve in Darien. The friends, all triathletes from the...

    Winter Park runner becomes a picture of creativity through her works of art

    Winter Park runner becomes a picture of creativity through her works of art
    The wolf's stare is mesmerizing, almost hypnotic. Winter Park sophomore Emily Nix brought the picture to life through the point of her pencil. She drew it last summer after finding a photo through a Google search. "Drawing brings me happiness," Nix...