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Cross-country '09: Top 50 runners

News-Gazette Preseason Nifty 50 (boys and girls)

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Boys' cross-country '09: N-G Top 10

N-G Top 10 (boys)


Girls' cross-country '09: Coaches speak out

Coaches corner (girls)


Girls' cross-country '09: N-G Top 10

N-G Top 10 (girls)


O'Brien finishes 19th at Boston

Danville native Kyle O’Brien, 28, secured a top 20 finish in the 113th Boston Marathon on Monday by averaging 5 minutes, 23 seconds per mile.


Ex-Schlarman runners making marathon push

DANVILLE – It sounds good, in theory.

Two former Schlarman High School teammates are going to run the 113th Boston Marathon together Monday.


Prep Insider

Three area seniors were chosen to the 15- player combined Class 1A/2A all-state second team selected by the Illinois Coaches Association. They will be invited to play in the annual North-South All-Star game June 20 at Illinois Wesleyan University.


She's no also-ran

Hoopeston's Erika Ramos earns News-Gazette Girls' Cross-Country Runner of the Year honor


Tom Pacey: All-Area Boys' X-C Runner of the Year

PAXTON – Tom Pacey wouldn't have recommended his training method for the 2008 cross-country season before it started, but he has come around to it after seeing the results.

The Paxton-Buckley-Loda junior has tasted results at every level of competition since he began running in sixth grade. He won a team title that year, then an individual title in eighth grade.


PBL's Pacey takes sixth at state

PEORIA – Tom Pacey's dream didn't come true Saturday at the state cross-country meet. But sometimes dreams are only delayed.

The Paxton-Buckley-Loda junior, undefeated in 14 races entering the Class 1A race at Detweiller Park, finished sixth. He had his sights set on a top-three finish, but circumstances might have conspired against him.