Woodstock Runs Strong at Conference Meet

Woodstock Runs Strong at Conference Meet

Overcast skies and temperatures in the mid-60s were ideal weather conditions for the runners in the Kishwaukee River Conference Championship cross-country meet, hosted by Woodstock High School Oct. 14 at Emricson Park. Boys and girls teams from WHS and Woodstock North...
Streaks XC Meet to Include Dedication

Streaks XC Meet to Include Dedication

The Woodstock High School Blue Streaks cross-country team will kick off its competitive season and honor the legacy of alumni who have excelled in the sport with the annual Blue/White/Silver run at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at Emricson Park. Alumni, former coaches,...
Barndance Draws Thousands to Emricson

Barndance Draws Thousands to Emricson

A sold-out crowd of 2,500 people gathered under the big tent at Emricson Park July 17 to raise funds for cancer awareness.  Gavers Community Cancer Foundation hosted its annual Barndance fundraiser, now in its 18th year. The top live auction package, a Las Vegas...
Annual Barndance Fundraiser Returns

Annual Barndance Fundraiser Returns

A cancer diagnosis is a serious, sobering situation, but the Gavers Community Cancer Foundation faces off with the deadly disease in the best way they know how – an upbeat evening of goal-oriented fundraising, country-style. Billed as the “best seven hours of summer,”...
Running Program Aims to Encourage Boys

Running Program Aims to Encourage Boys

A small group of boys completed a 5K race Nov. 4 at Emricson Park where winning wasn’t the goal. The 13 fourth- and fifth-grade boys were bound together by the shared experience of training for the race. The boys, representing teams from Olson and Mary Endres...

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