Hollingsworth leads Monticello to sectionals
URBANA – The Danville boys' cross-country team was on a mission Saturday in the Class 2A cross-country regional at the University of Illinois Arboretum.
The postseason run starts Saturday for cross-country teams.
Comiskey Park has been reduced to a memory.
Yankee Stadium finds itself in the same category.
DANVILLE – A month after Rich Stipp was a coach without a team, he became the person in charge of the Vermilion County championship girls' cross-country squad.
In recent weeks, the Hoopeston Area team has been transformed from a collection of individuals whose numbers weren't enough to be scored as a team to the best collective group of 3-mile runners in Vermilion County.
DANVILLE – Timing is everything in cross-country.
That truism extends beyond the stopwatch.
Each week, The News-Gazette ranks the top 10 teams in a fall sport. This week's topic: girls' cross-country
URBANA – The bad news was Doug Mynatt's Urbana University High cross-country team was without No. 1 runner Malcolm Taylor for a couple of weeks with a respiratory infection. The good news for the Illineks is others used the opportunity to step up.
ST. JOSEPH – The move that Tom Pacey made Saturday shows that the Paxton-Buckley-Loda junior is in a favorable position for the rest of the season.
Pacey overtook defending Class 1A state champion Parker Thompson of Tremont in the final 100 meters to win individual honors in the 37th Spartan Classic boys' cross-country race.
News-Gazette Top 10
Each week, The News-Gazette ranks the top 10 teams in a fall sport. This week's topic: boys' cross-country
TUSCOLA – Monticello's Alan Hollingsworth, the first runner to finish in Saturday's 5-kilometer Tuscola Classic boys' cross- country invitational race, immediately began to retrace his steps.