DeKalb has state aspirations this year behind returning placer Riley Newport, and Sycamore and Kaneland expect to battle things out once again in the Interstate 8. Here's everything else you need to know about the boys cross country season.
A returning cross country runner of the year. His teammate. A pair of Sycamore runners looking to challenge for a conference title. A Kaneland runner of an injury. We take a look at five of the best boys cross country runners around.
Sandwich freshman Sunny Weber won the girls race and Aurora Central Catholic's Patrick Hilby won the boys race at the 13th Annual Morris Early Bird Invite Wednesday, with the Morris girls and Sycamore boys taking the team titles.
Riley Newport leads a DeKalb team going to state for the first time in almost five decades; Kaneland boys and girls, Sycamore boys, and two individuals (IC's Caroline Bend and Sycamore's Lily Baker) also are Peoria-bound.