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Athlete spotlights of the week: TF North’s Terrion Long and Illiana’s Ella Olthof

LANSING, Ill. (October 27, 2023) – Each week, the Lansing Journal will spotlight notable performances by athletes in our coverage area. Coaches and athletic directors may submit nominations by noon Monday via email to: [email protected].

Male Athlete Spotlight for October 16-21

Terrion Long, TF North football

The senior returned a kickoff 85 yards for a touchdown and also scored on a 6-yard run in the Meteors’ 19-18 loss to Lemont.

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Terrion Long. (Photo provided by TF North)

Female Athlete Spotlight for October 16-21

Ella Olthof, Illiana Christian girls cross country

The junior finished 14th in the New Prairie Regional with a time of 19:35.3, qualifying for the IHSAA state meet.

Ella Olthof. (Photo provided by Illiana Christian High School)


Mike Clark
Mike Clark
Mike Clark is a veteran journalist who has been covering sports in the Chicago area and beyond, from preps to pros, for more than four decades.