Cross Country

Bulletin board: Vermilion honors top sportsmen

DANVILLE — Four schools received sportsmanship recognition this week from the Vermilion County Principals’ Association.

Winners are chosen each fall for volleyball and football. The individual volleyball recipient is Armstrong-Potomac’s Rachel Miles. The football honoree is Westville’s Kyle Brazas. Both athletes are seniors.


Chart toppers: State cross-country storylines, courtesy Fred Kroner

In the running
St. Thomas More senior Nick Hess has a shot at a unique 4-for-4 performance.

In 2010, he was the top freshman finisher in the Class 1A boys’ state cross-country meet, placing 54th.

In 2011, he was the No. 1 sophomore placer in the 1A state finals, earning all-state accolades with a 19th-place performance.


Athletes of the Week: Davis and Richardson

Jon Davis
Oakwood/Armstrong-Potomac, cross-country
Sophomore

Recently: Won the individual sectional championship at Decatur, with the fastest Class 1A time (14 minutes, 46 seconds) from the state’s five sectionals.


Saturday's prep highlights: Pridemore claims third, SJ-O advances

Sectional cross-country
Class 1A girls

DECATUR — Alyssa Pridemore’s third-place finish helped St. Joseph-Ogden to second place. Also advancing to state (top finisher in parentheses): Unity (Nicole Bagwell, 12th), Monticello (Emily Foley, 10th) and Uni High (Annemarie Michael, second).

Class 1A boys


Bulletin Board: Davis to be honored by IBOA

Officials association schedules inductions
CHAMPAIGN — Three men will be feted for their contributions to basketball in tonight’s 27th tipoff meeting for the Illini Basketball Officials Association at Jupiter’s at the Crossing.


N-G girls' cross-country Top 10: Bulldogs still cruising

N-G Top 10

This week: Girls’ cross-country
TEAM (previous)    FYI

1. Mahomet-Seymour (1)    Top five split 2:03 at regionals
2. Monticello (2)    Top five split 1:49 at regionals
3. St. Joseph-Ogden (3)    Top five split 1:14 at regionals


Teams of the Week: Illineks in control

Teams of the Week
 


XC regionals: Sages complete historic sweep


TUSCOLA — Heroes are not always easy to distinguish in an athletic competition.


Prep Cross Country: 1A Regional 2013

Class 1A Cross Country Regional at Wimple Park in Tuscola on Saturday, October 26, 2013.


Bulletin board: Cross-country postseason starts Saturday

Area cross-country teams will start their postseason run Saturday at Tuscola’s Wimple Park (Class 1A) or the UI Arboretum (Class 2A). Girls’ 3-mile races will start at 10 a.m., with the boys’ race to follow at 10:45.

In Class 1A, seven teams and the top five individuals not on an advancing team will qualify for the sectional.


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