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Girls Cross Country continues legacy, places 8th at State

Girls Cross Country continues legacy, places 8th at State

Rick Lytle, Online Editor-in-Chief

November 23, 2019

Four athletes graduating and running in college, three of them at the Division I level, are big shoes to fill. Not only did the team this year have big holes to replace in a storied girls’ cross country program, they only had one senior in their top seven runners.  “We knew they had pot...

Girls’ Cross Country: The Never Ending Legacy

Girls’ Cross Country: The Never Ending Legacy

Marina Makropoulos, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

Going up against 18 teams and 140 athletes, Prospect Girls’ Cross Country dominated the course at the IHSA Sectionals on November 2nd, winning the meet, and advancing them to the state finals. The Sectional Meet took place at Busse Woods. Head coach of the girls cross country team Pete Wintermut...

Girls' Cross Country Places 11th at state meet

Girls' Cross Country Places 11th at state meet

November 12, 2018

By Rick Lytle, sports editor Girls cross country capped off a historic season by placing 11th at the state meet. Head coach Pete Wintermute says that the team was very calm before the race, which he feels helped their performance. “The group we had this year has a lot of big meet experience, so ...

Girls’ cross country makes history with second sectional title

Girls’ cross country makes history with second sectional title

October 29, 2018

By Anthony Santangelo, sports editor History was made at Busse Woods on Oct. 27 as the girls’ cross country team took home their second sectional title in the team’s history. With the victory, this is the first time the varsity team won conference, regionals and sectionals all in the same year....

Impactful seniors lead girl’s cross country team back to state

Impactful seniors lead girl’s cross country team back to state

November 10, 2017

By Anthony Santangelo, sports editor  This past weekend on Nov. 4th, the girl’s cross country team ran in front of thousands of people and finished in 18th place at the state meet in Peoria. In the lead for Prospect, senior Mikayla Olsen placed 47th while junior Marissa Valentini finished only 10...

Cross Country programs Kram the Course

Cross Country programs Kram the Course

September 21, 2017

By Jack Ankony, executive sports editor    The boys’ and girls’ cross country teams played host to the Hersey Huskies on Sept. 19 for their annual Kram the Course event. With a good showing from Prospect fans, the girls’ team was able to win 18-37. On the boys’ side, the Knights fell 23...

Boys’ and girls’ cross country find success

Boys’ and girls’ cross country find success

November 2, 2015

By Ben Dojutrek (@bdojutrek)   Everyone wore brown as they sped past the finish line. They wore colors underneath, but the rain turned the ground to mud, and it colored the runners as they raced past. Yet both girls’ and boys’ Cross Country teams found success during the sectional meet Sat., Oct....

Cross country reaps success at conference

Cross country reaps success at conference

October 23, 2015

By Diana Leane (@DianaLeane) A spectrum of colors sped to the finish line, and in a matter of seconds, the chaos settled while the runners discovered their final place. In a matter of one second, girls’ varsity cross country had won. The team had claimed the title over Barrington High School by two po...

Upcoming annual race supports Cammy Can campaign

October 12, 2014

By Diana Leane Executive In-Depth Editor Girls’ cross country coach Pete Wintermute has passed many milestones with his friends that he met in college. From everyone marrying to the start to having children, the group stayed close by frequently throwing dinner parties. The first couple to have a child had a daughter...

Wintermute named head coach for girls track and cross country

February 16, 2014

By Erin McGovern Associate Editor-in-Chief As girls' track season kicks into high gear again, some changes are in the air. Current head coach Dave Wurster will be retiring as head coach of girls' track, and current assistant coach Pete Wintermute will step in to take his place for the 2015 season. ...

Cross country runs so Cammy can

November 22, 2013

 Devin Prasad Sports Editor Cross country coach Pete Wintermute could not have been more happy when Cameron Babiarz was born. Cameron, also known as Cammy, was the first baby born of his group of friends in Chicago. Eight months later, Wintermute and his wife had a child of their own named Bobby. Wintermute wa...

Wolfe finishes 18th at Nike Cross Nationals

December 17, 2010

  By Miranda Holloway Sports Editor Neither hills nor hay bales could stop sophomore Brooke Wolfe from running to an 18 place finish with a   19:18 time at the Nike Cross Nationals in Portland, Ore.  on Dec 4. With this finish Wolfe earned 3rd team All- American honors. "I was really happy ...

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