Prep Boys Cross Country

Chargers' Bryan brings home state medal

PEORIA, Ill. -- When the final race of his prep cross country career ended, Jacob Bryan only wanted to do one thing. "I wanted to lay down," he said. "I was pretty tired." The rest had to wait until the Illini West senior received his medal...

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Prep Boys Cross Country

Neff, Frazee earn state medals

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Devin Neff capped his cross country career with a state medal. The Mark Twain senior took seventh in the Class 2 state championship meet by finishing in 17 minutes, 15.52 seconds at Oak Hills Golf Course.

Prep Boys Cross Country

Three runners advance to state from Elmwood Sectional

ELMWOOD, Ill. ญญ-- Three local runners advanced to next weekend's state meet from the Class 1A Elmwood Sectional Saturday morning. Pittsfield's Eli Ten Eyck and Illini West's Jacob Bryan advanced after finishing fifth and sixth, respectively, in the boys r

Prep Boys Cross Country

Neff clinches district title; Palmyra, Clark County teams advance

BOWLING GREEN, Mo. -- Devin Neff won his third race in as many weekends, winning the Class 2 District 3 boys cross country meet Saturday. The Mark Twain runner won in 16 minutes, 53.72 seconds, beating out Clark County's Nathan Frazee by 38 seconds. The Pa

Prep Girls Cross Country

Blue Devils' Kurfman moves on to state

GRANITE CITY, Ill. -- Quincy High School's Lydia Kurfman advanced to the Class 4A state meet after finishing in fourth place in Saturday's Granite City Sectional. Kurfman finished in 17 minutes, 27 seconds and was 35 seconds behind Yorkville's Alyssa Edwar

Prep notebook: Neff's confidence rises, Peters moves to libero, switch pays off for Maguire
Prep Boys Cross Country

Prep notebook: Neff's confidence rises, Peters moves to libero, switch pays off for Maguire

Devin Neff's confidence was low at the start of the cross country season. His times weren't where he wanted them by a large margin, and he even wondered if he still had what it took to compete.

Bryan wins regional, leads Chargers to second place
Prep Boys Cross Country

Bryan wins regional, leads Chargers to second place

ALEDO, Ill. -- Jacob Bryan took home first place at the Class 1A regional at Mercer County on Saturday to help the Illini West cross country team advance as a team with a second-place finish. Bryan led the field with a time of 16:01.2, 14.2 seconds better

Prep Boys Cross Country

QHS girls take third at regional in Belleville

BELLEVILLE, Ill.--The Quincy High School girls cross country team finished third in the Class 3A regional at Belleville West on Saturday, while Noah Fleer, Jacob Spooner and Carson Triplett advanced as individuals from the boys race. Lydia Kurfman led the

Prep Boys Cross Country

Neff wins at Bowling Green

BOWLING GREEN, Mo. -- Devin Neff of the Mark Twain boys cross country team won the Bowling Green Invitational by 30 seconds Friday. Neff finished in 16 minutes, 53.03 seconds. Donovan Denslow from Clopton was the second-place finisher in 17:23.59. Clark Co

Prep Notebook: Brown County not panicking, Monroe City ignoring expectations, two make college picks
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Prep Notebook: Brown County not panicking, Monroe City ignoring expectations, two make college picks

Tom Little is treating the Brown County football team's two-game skid like a hitting slump in baseball. "We're just missing," the Hornets' football coach said. "Maybe a guy had a wrong block there or a had a wrong cut here. We're not facing injuries. We'r