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The McHenry Messenger

Fox Valley's voice and choice for news.

The McHenry Messenger

Fox Valley's voice and choice for news.

The McHenry Messenger

Danielle Jensen poses for a photo after her successful season. This season Jensen competed at State after placing 15th in sectionals and having great successes in the races prior to sectionals.

Running into success

Mackenzie Sroka, Sports Editor November 17, 2021

As Danielle Jensen crossed the finish line during the sectional cross country race, hoping that her time and place was good enough for her to be able to go to state this year. When her breath slows she...

Cross country runners Rayaan Ahmed and Joe Hissem push toward the finish line during a meet at Veteran Acres in Crystal Lake, IL on September 4.

One mile at a time

Lydia Lawrence, Staff Writer November 12, 2021

Briggette Galindo Vargas is three quarters finished with her run on a trail during the Fox Valley Conference Championship in McHenry Township Park on October 16. The wind tangles her hair as she reaches...

The girls cross country team competes in a race against Dundee-Crown on September 10 at West Campus.

The race against COVID

Joe Ndu, Staff Reporter November 6, 2020

Both students and staff have been faced the many hurdles presented with trying to balance the safety of the athletes along with trying to keep the sports competitive. In particular, the athletes are adapting...

Will Puls hi-fives a classmate as the varsity boys cross-country team parades through West on November 8 led by the Marching Warriors drumline.  The team drove to the State final cross-country meet immediately following the celebration.

Boys cross-county team steps it up at State

Zach Brown, Sports Editor November 15, 2019

On Saturday, November 9 in Peoria, the MCHS varsity boys cross-country team finished 20th out of 25 teams in the IHSA State final meet.  Though the outcome may not have been as positive as many would...

Junior Caleb Schopen and Seniors Ian Knebl push ahead of their Huntley opponents during a cross-country meet on September 24 at McHenry Township Park.

Boys cross-country aims high following FVC title

Zach Brown, Sports Editor October 21, 2019

The boy’s varsity cross-country team came home from Plato Park in Elgin with a conference championship, and continue their undefeated streak as Regionals approach. With the cross-country regular season...

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