Episode 3, Season 4... episode includes 2-minute drill, race numbers, Cailin's corner: a day in a life w/Cailin, NXN, outro
his is the reason that the commonly phased Peoria Notre Dame Invitational or PND will be officially referred as the Richard Spring Memorial Invitational on paper: “Richard Spring, a 1981 graduate of Bergan High School in Peoria, ran cross-country, the mile, and the two-mile. Participating on two state championship teams, Richard personally finished third in the single-class IHSA state tournament in his senior year. Richard died running at Augustana College in 1982.”
Listing of eligilble and registered teams for Peoria Notre Dame Richard Spring Invite
Episode #2 details motivation
Jimmy breaks down some of the top male underclassmen after the first month of XC!
Illinois HS alum action spanning September 7-13, 2014
We highlight the best girls performances by the Future Stars of the sport nationally from the first month of the high school country season. Presented by Hoka One One.
With freshmen year bests of a 4:15 mile, 9:12 3200, and 15:20 3 mile, Lake Zurich's Matt Pereira certainly has run fast enough to be considered one of the top Future Stars of XC in the entire nation.
Last week I talked about how excited the team was to compete at the First to the Finish Invitational and wow every scenario I had thought up of in my head was exceeded by our team last week...
Week #4 rankings for the week of Sept 16, 2014
Milesplit Illinois Week in review spanning Sept. 7-13, 2014
In his first of three races at historic Detweiler Park in Peoria this fall including the state meet at season's end, US #9 ranked Jesse Reiser inched ever so closer to some of the all-time greats from the state of Illinois on the 3 mile course with his 14:20 win at the First to the Finish Invitational. Watch the entire AAA boys race video from the meet including Reiser's performance.
Led by race champion and sophomore Alexa Haff (16:41), the Hindale Central girls of Illinois are moving up the ladder in their state after defeating the #2 ranked AAA team in Naperville North and the rest of the quality field by a significant margin at the First to the Finish Invitational in Peoria on Saturday. Watch the AAA girls race video from First to the Finish.
snapshot of events around the state
Video interview with plenty of insight from Hinsdale Central (IL) boys coach Jim Westphal after his defending Illinois 3A state champion squad and US top 25 ranked squad put together an impressive team victory at the First to the Finish Invitational in Peoria on Saturday.
Interviews with the race winners from today
Episode #2 touches on: 1) Cailin coup, 2) two-minute warning, 3) Cailin's Corner, 4) NXN, 5) what's on tap this weekend, 5) outro
Here is your showguide to the 27th Annual First To The Finish Cross Country Invitational held at Detweiller Park in Peoria, IL
Last weekend at the Hinsdale Hornet-Devil Invitational, the competition and atmosphere was incredible and at a post-season fever pitch. It is hard to think anything can top that just a week later. Let’s go out on the limb and at least predict the level of production and excitement on all levels will be of equal proportions.
- Edwardsville Invitational 2014
- Article Comment: Alumni Report: Week Of September 7 - September 13, 2014
- The forgotten ones of 1980.
- Article Comment: Class A Week #2 Team Recaps
- Article Comment: Milesplit Illinois Week #3 Team Rankings
- Article Comment: Tony's Take #16: How To Begin A True Track & Field Championship
- Article Comment: 3A Girls Team Cross Country Pre-Season Preview: #25-#16
- Article Comment: 2A Girls Team Cross Country Pre-Season Preview: #1-#10
- STM Home Opener 2014
- Article Comment: 1A Girls Team Cross Country Preview: #10-#1