Cross Country teams ready for 2017 season


Finishing a season within the state’s top 25 is a great accomplishment for most programs in Illinois.

At O’Fallon, it’s expected.

A year after finishing 21st at the Illinois High School Association State Finals, the O’Fallon Boys Cross Country team is looking to build with a strong group of senior runners expected to lead the way.

Despite losing star harrier Chris Conrad to graduation and the University of Missouri, the Panthers boast four key seniors and a star junior, enough to be ranked #21 in the state according to’s preseason rankings.

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