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Boys AAA Race Sep 14, 1965

Jesse Reiser proves why he is one of the best in the nation. Hinsdale Central makes an early statement that they are good enough to repeat their state title from last year despite losing four of their top seven.

AAA Girls Race Sep 14, 2014

Hinsdale Central shows complete and utter dominance as Alexa Haff leads the charge being the first of three in the top four.

Meets on Tap for 9/13 Weekend Sep 11, 2014

With extremely hot weather lately in landlocked Austin, B Miles and Jimmy begin to start wishing they lived closer to water to cool off as they look at the top national meets on tap located around some of the greatest bodies of water in the United States. 

Class 3A First To The Finish Invitational Preview Sep 12, 2014

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.

Class A First To The Finish Invitational Preview Sep 12, 2014

We could not ask for a better day at beautiful Detweiller Park in Peoria. Sunny and 60 degrees with some showers the night before to soften the ground a bit is as ideal as it could get. That said, although 1A is obviously not the fastest division in Illinois, expect some already intense competition really get a boost in times from the weather.

Class 2A First To The Finish Invitational Preview Sep 12, 2014

‘Without a shadow of a doubt’… let’s repeat the set up again. Without a shadow of a doubt, this is going to be the race of the year classification wise prior to the state championship. Yes this is only one regular season invitational on the second weekend in September, but the implications moving forward after Saturday should tell a lot about the state of 2A cross country.

Hinsdale Central coach Jim Westphal gives insight into program Sep 13, 2014

Coach Jim Westphal has been coaching the Hinsdale Central boys for about a decade and continues to see more and more success. After both the boys and girls programs won the Class AAA division, he discusses the origins of the guys program and shares insight on the powerful Hinsdale Central program as a whole, both guys and girls.

Girls A Race Sep 14, 2014

Frosh Arielle Summitt and her school, Urbana University, put on a show.

Boys AA Race Sep 14, 2014

Yorkville was just too hot to handle as the Hoffert twins deliver the 1-2 punch.

Jesse Reiser after 14:20 (3mi) win, furthers national contention Sep 13, 2014

Jesse Reiser continues to notch his name towards the top of the 3 mile all-time list with a 14:20. This time is already faster than his State performance last fall. He feels healthy, in shape and his confidence is growing. Consider how early it is in the season, how close to 14:00 can this guy get?

Girls AA Race Sep 14, 2014

Yorkville is poised for its four-peat Illinois state championship title under the leadership of Skyler Bollinger.

Boys A Race Sep 14, 2014

Rockford Christian makes it clear that its intentions this year are to be one of the best Class A teams in Illinois.

WATCH Alexa Haff & Hinsdale Central move up Illinois state ladder in Peoria Sep 14, 2014

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.

WATCH Jesse Reiser inch closer to Illinois all-time greats at Detweiler Sep 14, 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. 

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