Continuing success: Nicole Hartford (left) and Cassie Peller (right),
both recent graduates of Chesterton High School, pose with former Lady
Trojans cross country coach and current girls track coach Steve Kearney
(center) after the NCAA Division I Great Lakes Cross Country Regional race
held at Eastern Michigan University last Saturday. Hartford placed 61st
overall (21:37.4) to help Ball State University take ninth as a team, while
Peller was 31st (21:09.5) for fifth place finishing Marquette University.
Not pictured, but still competed was 2001 CHS graduate Lindsay Hattendorf,
who placed 51st (21:29.3) for fourth place finishing Indiana Univeristy. The
talented trio will be back in action on Monday at the NCAA Nationals held at
Indiana State University in Terre Haute.