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Region cross country teams face strong fields at Culver Academies Invitational

CULVER | With five of the top 10 Indiana boys teams in Indiana plus powers from Illinois and Ohio, the elite race in Saturday's massive Culver…

September 27, 2014 5:00 pm

Dalton moves to the front of the Valpo pack

Dalton moves to the front of the Valpo pack

It's easier to follow than to lead.

September 26, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Times Top 10 cross country polls

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September 26, 2014 5:00 pm

JIM PETERS: Portage runner Marsh finally reaping his reward

JIM PETERS: Portage runner Marsh finally reaping his reward

For every single one of the thousand-plus runners at the New Prairie Cross Country Invitational on Saturday, there was a story of how he or sh…

September 24, 2014 6:15 pm

South Central's Werner wins third title at New Prairie; Kritzer, Keslin 1-2 for Munster boys

South Central's Werner wins third title at New Prairie; Kritzer, Keslin 1-2 for Munster boys

NEW CARLISLE | It's been a hectic week for Kyleigh Werner, what with preparations for homecoming at South Central, where she was named queen F…

September 20, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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Illiana Christian boys win own invite; rebuilding girls team takes second

Illiana Christian boys win own invite; rebuilding girls team takes second

GLENWOOD | There’s a first time for everything and an eighth time for some things.

September 20, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Invitational brings the cross country masses to New Prairie

Invitational brings the cross country masses to New Prairie

It's been more than 30 years since Tim Adams ran for New Prairie, but some things don't fade with time.

September 19, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Times Top 10 cross country polls

(Previous ranking in parentheses; NR = not ranked)

September 19, 2014 5:00 pm

Munster boys, L.C. girls take Lowell Invitational titles

Munster boys, L.C. girls take Lowell Invitational titles

LOWELL | It was 45 degrees on a soggy course at the start of the Lowell Invitational on Saturday morning.

September 13, 2014 5:40 pm Photos

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Times Top 10 cross country polls

(Previous ranking in parentheses; NR = not ranked)

September 12, 2014 5:00 pm

Crown Point leaves running competition in the Dust

Crown Point leaves running competition in the Dust

GLENWOOD | Shoelaces couldn’t hold her down, mud puddles couldn’t break her stride. Oh no, Hannah Wylie had to keep on moving.

September 06, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

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North Newton senior Espino is fifth sibling in program, one of its historical best

North Newton senior Espino is fifth sibling in program, one of its historical best

When Tim Loughmiller reflects on the recent history of North Newton cross country or track, he oozes credibility.

September 05, 2014 6:00 pm

Heimberg carrying on the family name in Portage running

Heimberg carrying on the family name in Portage running

When Nick Heimberg reached middle school, he had aspirations of playing football at Portage.

September 05, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Times Top 10 cross country polls

(Previous ranking in parentheses; NR = not ranked)

September 05, 2014 5:00 pm

Munster boys, Valparaiso girls win invite titles at Lake Central

Munster boys, Valparaiso girls win invite titles at Lake Central

ST. JOHN | Tyler Keslin is living a dream.

August 30, 2014 6:15 pm Photos

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Valpo boys, Andrean girls win titles at Gavit Invitational

HAMMOND | The cross country finish line at Saturday’s Gavit Invitational had the look of a jailbreak, and not simply because the winning team’…

August 30, 2014 5:46 pm

Times Top 10 cross country polls

(Previous ranking in parentheses; NR = not ranked)

August 29, 2014 5:00 pm

Schoof, O'Shea win big at LaPorte's Bransford Classic

Schoof, O'Shea win big at LaPorte's Bransford Classic

LAPORTE | Coaches always tell their runners that every point counts.

August 26, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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Crown Point freshman Wylie wins girls cross country title at home invite

CROWN POINT | Hannah Wylie didn’t look like a freshman until she needed directions to the finish line.

August 26, 2014 6:26 pm

Returning all-state runner Kritzer is poised to rewrite Munster history

Returning all-state runner Kritzer is poised to rewrite Munster history

MUNSTER | His introduction came during some channel-surfing, but Ryan Kritzer is certainly glad he stopped, recorded and viewed “Prefontaine.”

August 23, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Wheeler's O'Shea gives up hockey to focus on running

Wheeler's O'Shea gives up hockey to focus on running

Hockey has been a part of Joel O'Shea's sports itinerary since he was in first grade.

August 23, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Boys cross country region rundown

Times Top 10

August 23, 2014 5:00 pm

Scouting area boys cross country teams

Duneland Athletic Conference

August 23, 2014 5:00 pm

Crague takes over as Valparaiso boys cross country coach

Crague takes over as Valparaiso boys cross country coach

In over a decade as Mike Prow's assistant coach, Aaron Crague had his share of opportunities to be the man in charge somewhere else.

August 01, 2014 5:00 pm

JIM PETERS: DAC cross country celebrates independence from dual meets

As we celebrate the United States' independence today, Duneland Athletic Conference cross country teams will soon be reveling in their freedom…

July 03, 2014 5:00 pm

Prow leaving Valpo, to coach cross country at small school in Arizona

Back in 1990, Valparaiso took a chance on a middle school coach from rival Portage, naming Mike Prow its boys cross country coach.

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JIM PETERS: Crague seems like a no-brainer for Valpo boys cross country hire

You don't just replace a cross country coach with the prolonged success that Mike Prow maintained over 24 years.

June 12, 2014 5:00 pm

Kevin Kearney returns to Boston Marathon 18 years later, as a participant

Kevin Kearney returns to Boston Marathon 18 years later, as a participant

Eighteen years ago, Kevin Kearney sat on the edge of a roof five stories up watching the finish of the Boston Marathon with his mom as his dad…

April 20, 2014 10:00 pm

Chesterton coach Kearney retiring after track season

Chesterton coach Kearney retiring after track season

When Steve Kearney envisioned what his last season of coaching would be like, this certainly wasn't one of the scenarios.

April 15, 2014 6:30 pm

Pat Montalbano gets an unexpected call from Hammond Sports HOF

Pat Montalbano gets an unexpected call from Hammond Sports HOF

Pat Montalbano is a longtime supporter of the Hammond Sports Hall of Fame.

February 21, 2014 5:00 pm

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Rich Rust

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Rich Rust

Rich Rust can recall as if it were yesterday when the Hebron boys basketball team traveled to Lafayette Jeff for the regional.

November 18, 2013 6:00 pm

Barker’s Saints come marching into NAIA's top spot

Barker’s Saints come marching into NAIA's top spot

Jeff Barker wasn’t looking to come home, but is sure glad he did.

November 11, 2013 9:00 pm

JIM PETERS: Region has slipped a rung on cross country ladder

JIM PETERS: Region has slipped a rung on cross country ladder

After all these years of trekking to Terre Haute for the state cross country meet, you'd think I'd know the trip like the back of my hand.

November 07, 2013 5:00 pm Photos

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Strong finish powers LaPorte's Lancioni to third place at girls cross country state finals

Strong finish powers LaPorte's Lancioni to third place at girls cross country state finals

TERRE HAUTE | When a runner leads as many races as Elena Lancioni has in her career, people may not notice whether she has a kick or not.

November 02, 2013 8:15 pm Photos

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LaPorte's Didion finishes fourth at boys state cross country finals

LaPorte's Didion finishes fourth at boys state cross country finals

TERRE HAUTE | LaPorte's elite club of distance runners gained a new member at Saturday's boys state cross country finals.

November 02, 2013 4:00 pm Photos

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Young Lake Central boys cross country team has high learning curve

Young Lake Central boys cross country team has high learning curve

ST. JOHN | Most of them don't shave yet. They just got their driver's licenses. And if they were any younger, they'd be in daycare.

November 01, 2013 5:30 pm Related

JIM PETERS: Three runners vying for one spot in Valpo's boys cross country state lineup

Three runners, one lineup spot.

October 31, 2013 5:00 pm

Scouting the Indiana state cross country finals

When: Noon today.

October 31, 2013 5:00 pm

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?:John Collet

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?:John Collet

John Collet wasn't trying to imitate Pheidippides, the first marathoner, but he ran the same way Pheidippides did.

October 27, 2013 6:00 pm

Munster, Crown Point escape semistate bubble at New Prairie

Munster, Crown Point escape semistate bubble at New Prairie

NEW CARLISLE | The bubble that burst on Munster and Crown Point at last year's New Prairie Semistate claimed another victim Saturday.

October 26, 2013 5:00 pm Photos

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Rhodes is LaCrosse's first semistate qualifier in cross country

Rhodes is LaCrosse's first semistate qualifier in cross country

Indiana high schools don't come much littler than LaCrosse, whose enrollment barely exceeds 100.

October 25, 2013 5:00 pm

Scouting the New Prairie Cross Country Semistate

When: 10:30 a.m. today.

October 25, 2013 5:00 pm

Portage girls win first regional cross country title since 1988, Valpo boys win again

Portage girls win first regional cross country title since 1988, Valpo boys win again

NEW CARLISLE | It was a measure of revenge that had been mostly unspoken leading up to Saturday morning.

October 19, 2013 7:00 pm Photos

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Munster boys, L.C. girls win team titles at Crown Point Regional

Munster boys, L.C. girls win team titles at Crown Point Regional

CENTER TWP. | It was a crowded field at Saturday’s Crown Point Regional, but Munster junior Ryan Kritzer still emerged to take individual hono…

October 19, 2013 7:00 pm Photos

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Jankowski's time has come with Valparaiso boys cross country team

Jankowski's time has come with Valparaiso boys cross country team

Patience is a virtue. Good things come to those who wait. Your time will come.

October 18, 2013 5:30 pm Photos

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Munster junior Ryan 'Critter' Kritzer ahead of schedule

Munster junior Ryan 'Critter' Kritzer ahead of schedule

MUNSTER | Aaron Brown's got a good thing going as the Munster boys cross country coach.

October 18, 2013 5:30 pm Related

Scouting local cross country regionals

New Prairie Regional

October 18, 2013 5:00 pm

Senior 'rookies' help Valpo boys cross country team wins fourth straight sectional

Senior 'rookies' help Valpo boys cross country team wins fourth straight sectional

LIBERTY TWP. | Valparaiso's boys won the Chesterton Sectional for the fourth year in a row Tuesday.

October 15, 2013 9:30 pm Photos

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Lake Central girls, Munster boys win sectional CC titles

HAMMOND | Squirrels darted in the background, geese honked in the distance and dogs scratched and sniffed along the course.

October 15, 2013 9:15 pm
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