BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — Both teams made strides founded on hard work and consistency. NCHS coach Tom Patten explains, “Like pretty much every cross country program, we try to bring together a combination of strength and distance training with shorter, speed training. There’s no magic; the harder they work at those two facets, the better they will […]
NORMAL, Ill — A year ago, Heartland did not have a cross country team. Fast forward to today and Heartland has two of the best teams in the nation. The Heartland Hawks cross country teams began post-season competition on October 31 at the NJCAA Regional Tournament in Vincennes, Indiana. The women’s and men’s teams had […]
After a decorated running career, Tully star Brooke Rauber capped off her senior year with New York’s overall runner of the year and senior of the year.
Rebel Hays began guide running with Paul Scott in second grade. From there, a great friendship between the two blossomed. Now a fourth-grader, Hays is still continuing to help Scott and is looking forward to running more in the future.
CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio — While the city of Circleville sleeps, a little known race happens. Held by a little-known ultramarathoner, in a little-known town, run by a handful of little-known runners. The concept is quite simple. The faster runners chase the slower ones in an attempt to have everyone finish at approximately the same time. The idea […]
RENO, Nev. — Wolfpack Pride is shining bright after UNR freshman, Tierney Wolfgram, shattered the Women’s American Junior Marathon Record. Tierney’s time of 2 hours, 31 minutes, 49 seconds broke the previous record, which was set 19 years before this 17-year-old was even born. Wolfgram has also competed in the 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials marathon. […]
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio — Shawnee State sophomore Jonah Phillips wasn’t even the best runner on his own high school cross country team. Phillips ran at Unioto High School in Chillicothe, Ohio where his talent was evident, but his results were lacking, explains high school distance coach Matt Paxton. Inconsistent training and lapses in motivation led to […]
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — Despite their effort and preparation throughout the season, the top ranked Unioto High School boys’ cross country team in Division II fell to 3rd place at the state meet. Poised to possibly win their first ever state title under coach Matt Paxton, the boys’ squad cruised to the state meet barely contested. The […]
Frontier Academy long-distance runners Sylas Chambers and Justin Quammen forged a path through college recruitment process amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
Led by coach Bryant Wright, the Festus High School boys cross country team has been dominant over the past decade-plus, and secured a record-tying seventh consecutive state championship this fall.