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Prescott's Andrew Taylor and Maike Harris try to stay in front of a Somerset runner at the X-Treme Meet. Photo by Bob Burrows.

New old faces on PHS cross country team this fall

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PRESCOTT - Something old is something new again with Prescott High School's cross country team this fall.

Steve Peterson is the new head coach, replacing Dave Vortherms who is now the PHS principal. But Peterson had been head coach for six seasons prior to Vortherms's recent tenure (and Vortherms had been the head coach before Peterson) and the hand he's been dealt has plenty of new faces as well, but not so old when it comes to cross country experience.


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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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