Girls Cross Country news
Congratulation to Sandwich's Sunny Weber, The Times Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year.
Meet the 2022 Northwest Herald All-Area girls cross country team.
Prairie Ridge's Rachel Soukup started strong and never let up on her way to a second-place finish in the Class 2A State Meet. Soukup is the 2022 Northwest Herald Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year.
Riely Newport was named the Daily Chronicle Runner of the Year for the third straight season as his cross country career at DeKalb comes to an end.
Youth dominated in girls' cross country this season, with the all-area team featuring just one senior runner. We take a look at the best girls runners from our area this season.
DeKalb, Sycamore and Kaneland runners had strong showings this year on the boys' side. We look at some of the best performances on our all-area team
Rosary sophomore Chiara Surtz, who placed second at regionals and sectionals and capped off her stellar season with a 16th place finish at the Class 1A state meet in leading the Royals to third, is the 2022 Kane County Chronicle girls cross country Runner of the Year.
Dorman placed third in the 50 free (24.12) and third in the 100 free (51.96) at the St. Charles East-hosted sectional swim meet on Saturday. Chronicle sports reporter Jacob Bartelson caught up with her to discuss her season and more.
It was an impressive day across the board for Joliet area runners at the IHSA Cross Country State Finals Saturday at Detweiller Park in Peoria, as they battled through rain, cold weather, wind and a muddy course to place favorably – and in several cases – earn all-state honors.
Sandwich freshman Sunny Weber finished runner-up at the Class 1A State Cross Country championship, while Seneca sophomore Evelyn O'Connor also medals after placing 12th.
Sterling junior Dale Johnson placed second in the Class 2A boys race at the IHSA Cross Country State Finals on Saturday at Detweiller Park in Peoria, highlighting a solid showing by the large contingent of Sauk Valley area runners.
Barb senior Riley Newport finished seventh in the Class 3A race at the IHSA Cross Country State Meet on Saturday at Detweiller Park in 15:05.11, one of five area athletes who competed at the state tournament Saturday.
Prairie Ridge's Rachel Soukup capped her outstanding season with a second-place finish in the Class 2A girls race at the IHSA Cross Country State Meet on Saturday at Peoria's Detweiller Park.
Prairie Ridge coach Judd Shutt will coach his team and cheer for his son Cohen, who will run for Woodstock, in the Class 2A boys race at Saturday's IHSA Cross Country State Meet. Read Joe Stevenson's full state meet preview.
Andelman, the St. Charles East junior, qualified for the Class 3A state meet with her individual 12th place performance in the sectional last week. Chronicle sports reporter Jacob Bartelson caught up with her to discuss her season and more.