HUNTLEY, ILL. > Cross-country
Newton, 81, who holds the record for coaching the most state-title-winning teams in boys' cross-country, won his 27th 3A title at York Community High. His teams have finished in the top three at state 43 times in 51 years. In 1988, he was the first high school coach named to the staff of a U.S. men's Olympic track and field team.
GENEVA, N.Y. > Soccer
Wilber, 59, became the winningest coach in D-III women's soccer with her William Smith College team's victory in the national quarterfinals. The win raised her record to 423-120-49, surpassing Rochester's Terry Gurnett, who retired after this season. Wilber has coached the Herons for the program's entire 31-year history.
WILLIAMSTOWN, MASS. > Football
Kelton, 42, the NESCAC's first African-American head football coach, was named conference football coach of the year after leading Williams to a perfect record, the first coach in the program's 125-year history to do so in his debut season. Kelton was previously the defensive coordinator at Columbia.