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Cross Country comes to a close

Cross Country comes to a close

Madison Overby, Sports Editor

November 20, 2018

As snow gave way to mud in Peoria, Illinois after almost 500 runners ran lap after lap on the golf course, the 2018 UND cross country season came to an end. The end of this season also marked head coach Richard Clay’s final cross country season, ending a career of 34 years. Clay is the most tenured...

Big fish out of a small pond

Ellyssa Peterson, a freshman student athlete from Nashwauk, Minnesota, is a member of the UND cross country team.

Madison Overby, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017

Ellyssa Peterson, a freshman at the University of North Dakota, always had her eyes set on running at the collegiate level. Many high school athletes at small schools have trouble succeeding and getting recognized because of the lack of resources and the focus of recruiters on the larger schools in the s...

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