- The best running coach in the area comes from tiny Park Falls.
Chequamegon High School'S Mary Patterson recently claimed the title of 2012 District Coach of the Year for Cross Country.
The award is decided by votes from other coaches in the 66-school district.
This adds to the Track and Field coach of the Year honors she earned back in the spring of 2012.
Both of her squads won regional championship titles and 5-boys medalled in the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athlete Association Track Meet. Her Cross Country team also finished 3rd in the WIAA State Cross Country Meet.
The list of awards keeps going for Chequamegon High School Track and Cross Country. Senior Jordan Koski was also named the District-1 Runner of the Year.
The Cross Country Squad also finished 2nd in the state with a team GPA of 3.8.
Story By: Ryan Abney