2016 Times Leader Girls Cross Country All-Stars

Mary Everdale Senior Hazleton Area Everdale was the veteran leader of a Hazleton Area team that went 15-3 to finish fourth in the WVC. She won multiple conference cluster races, finished second in the conference meet to help the team also finish second, then qualified for a return trip to the state meet by finishing […]

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Holy Redeemer’s Lindsey Williams is the Times Leader Girls Cross Country Player of the Year

Lindsey Williams kept winning races and the attention on her gradually increased. The Holy Redeemer junior found herself facing strangers carrying pens, notebooks, tape recorders and cameras. Williams did more than answer their questions after her various cross country victories, she observed at the same time, noting the types of questions that they asked. The […]

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2016 WVC Cross Country All-Stars released

Holy Redeemer’s Lindsey Williams and Dallas’ Jack Zardecki were named Most Outstanding Runners on the 2016 WVC Cross Country All-Star list. Williams finished first at the District 2 Cross Country Championships, while Zardecki led the Mountaineers’ boys team to their second straight state title. 2016 WVC Cross Country All-Stars GIRLS Most Outstanding Runner: Lindsey Williams, […]

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Holy Redeemer’s Lindsey Williams overcomes shaky start to nab PIAA XC medal

HERSHEY — A year later and Holy Redeemer junior Lindsey Williams found herself in a similar position at the PIAA Class 2A Girls Cross Country Championship at Hersheypark. Like last November when she was a sophomore, Williams was boxed in 100 runners deep just 1,000 meters into the race. With her coach, Paul Hoda yelling […]

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Dallas boys successfully defend PIAA cross country title

HERSHEY — The pressure was high for the Dallas boys cross country team coming into Saturday’s PIAA 2A Boys Cross Country Championship. The Mountaineers were coming off their second straight District 2 title, and entered the meet as the defending state champions. With all but one member of last year’s team returning, expectations were raised. […]

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Times Leader Athlete of the Week: Redeemer’s Abby Shorts, Hazleton’s Franklin Cunningham

FRANKLIN CUNNINGHAM School: Hazleton Area Year: Junior Sport, position: cross country Family: Daniel, dad Last week: At the District 2-4 Class 3A subregional cross country championships last Wednesday, Cunningham finished in fourth place with a time of 17:02.74. The time was good enough to qualify the junior for this third straight trip to the PIAA […]

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Holy Redeemer’s Lindsey Williams takes first at district cross country meet

CHAPMAN LAKE — Lindsey Williams figured if she ran with the leaders as long as possible, she was destined to post a good time and finish high in the District 2 Cross Country Championships Wednesday at Lakeland High School. The Holy Redeemer junior ran at the front so long that when she made her final […]

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Dallas boys run to another district cross country title

CHAPMAN LAKE — Dallas is headed back to Hershey to try to defend its state Class 2A boys cross country championship. This time, the Mountaineers are taking a different Wyoming Valley Conference rival with them. Holy Redeemer avenged two WVC losses to Berwick to knock out last year’s state seventh-place finisher and earn District 2’s […]

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Times Leader Athletes of the Week: Northwest’s Tyler Stevens, Holy Redeemer’s Lindsey Williams

LINDSEY WILLIAMS School: Holy Redeemer Year: Junior Sport, position: Cross country Family: Kim, mom; Dan, dad; Kelsey, sister; Riley, sister Last week: Williams wrapped up the regular season undefeated after winning the varsity girls individual title at the WVC cross country championship meet last Wednesday. She finished the 3.1-mile run at the Wyoming County Fairgrounds […]

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A memorable win for Holy Redeemer’s Lindsey Williams at WVC meet

MESHOPPEN — Lindsey Williams remained unbeaten as Holy Redeemer moved from one set of opponents to another through the Wyoming Valley Conference cluster meet schedule. When the entire conference gathered Wednesday at the Wyoming County Fairgrounds for the Ed Narkiewicz WVC Championship Meet, Williams again stood above the pack. The Holy Redeemer junior covered the […]

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