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Athlete spotlights of the week: Marian’s Daniel Kasperan and Illiana’s Ella Olthof

Daniel Kasperan (Photo provided by Marian Catholic)

LANSING, Ill. (November 10, 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 30 – November 4

Daniel Kasperan, Marian Catholic boys cross country

The junior finished 33rd in the IHSA Class 2A state meet with a 3-mile time of 15:15.54.

Female Athlete Spotlight for October 30 – November 4

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

Ella Olthof, Illiana Christian girls cross country

The junior finished 73rd in the IHSAA state meet with a 5,000-meter (3.1-mile) time of 19:05.2.

Mike Clark
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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.