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Lockport’s Sydney Nowicki crossed the finish line at the 2016 NYSPHSAA Championships thinking her 47th-place finish was good enough to qualify for the Federation Championships. It turned out it wasn’t, and she had to “settle” with All-Western New York first-team honors as an eighth-grader while senior teammate Carissa DiTullio was selected by area coaches as the Runner …

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A pair of Section VI cross country champions placed in the top half of their respective fields at the Nike Cross Nationals on Saturday at Glendoveer Golf Course in Portland, Ore. East Aurora senior Ian Russ came in 86th place, while Lockport sophomore Sydney Nowicki finished 88th. Both fields had 199 competitors run the 3.1-mile course, which was muddy due to a stead…

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The Section VI cross country runners who competed at the NYSPHSAA Championships came to a consensus when it was all said and done: The conditions at Section V’s Wayne High School made the course one of toughest, if not the toughest, they have ever run on. The ruts in the frozen ground thawed out as temperatures approached the mid 30s in the afternoon and made way for a …