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Senior athlete enjoys running lifestyle

Senior athlete enjoys running lifestyle

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in chief

October 19, 2018


Filed under Boys Cross Country, Carousel, Fall Sports, Features, Lifestyles, News, Sports

Three-year varsity cross country runner and captain senior Kamal Patel is enjoying his last season as a high schooler. “I would say that running is so great that it almost helps our body in every situation. It’s a lifestyle, it keeps the body in good shape, helps you concentrate, focus on study...

Undefeated golfer heads to state tournament

Undefeated golfer heads to state tournament

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Fall Sports, Features, Girls Golf, Lifestyles, News

Four-year golfer, sophomore Kendall Farm remains undefeated for the season and is now heading to state Friday and Saturday. Farm won first place on Sept. 24 at the Upstate Eight Conference, regionals on Oct. 4, and sectionals on Oct. 8. Farm shot a 79 in the conference at The Bridges of Popla...

Golfers head to sectionals Monday

Golfers head to sectionals Monday

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in Chief

October 5, 2018


Filed under Boys Golf, Carousel, Fall Sports, News, Sports

Three boy golfers are heading to sectionals after qualifying at the regional tournament Tuesday at St Andrews Golf Club. Qualifying individuals are senior Dennis Hoffman with a 78 shot,  junior Tighe Walsh with a 86 shot, and Bobby Bartlett with an 88 shot. Boys golf has not made it to the st...

Senior athletes sign intent to play volleyball in college

Senior athletes sign intent to play volleyball in college

By Ariana Alcantar, Multimedia Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, News, Sports

Two volleyball players committed to their respective schools and signed letters of intent as parents and coaches stood behind them in support Wednesday. Senior Laura Katarzynski will be attending the University of Northern Colorado and will be an outside hitter for the girls volleyball team. “When I v...

Volley for the cure

Volley for the cure

By Ariana Alcantar, Multi-Media Editor

October 11, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, Multimedia, Sports

Long time golfer, Jason Gimre, takes one shot at a time

Long time golfer, Jason Gimre, takes one shot at a time

By Ariana Alcantar, Multi-Media Editor

September 28, 2017


Filed under Boys Golf, Carousel, Fall Sports, News, Sports

Jason Gimre has stepped onto the green for his last golf season. Gimre has been playing for the team since he was a freshman and is now on the varsity team. “I had never played golf competitively, I only played with my dad and grandpa occasionally. Freshman year rolled around and I decided ...

Athletes earn award fall season

By Swera Sharma, Contributing Writer

December 22, 2016


Filed under Carousel, Fall Sports, Sports

Four athletes earned the 2016 Season Athlete award for fall. Junior Laura Katarzynski has been on the varsity volleyball team all three years of high school and is inspired by her parents and sisters “because they always taught (her) to never give up, and keeping doing what you love.” “I w...

State qualifiers miss their goals to make final 12

By Hector Cervantes, Reporter

November 28, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Swimming, Sports

Four swimmers from the Wego-Batavia swim team competed at state on Nov. 18 at Evanston Township High School. Senior Natalie Nelson and junior Ula Konopko qualified for state. From Batavia, freshman Kelly Sego and Annabelle Kinerk qualified. Nelson competed in the 100 free with a time of 52.51 sec...

Swimmers aim for top 12 at state

Swimmers aim for top 12 at state

By Hector Cervantes, Reporter

November 17, 2016


Filed under Carousel, Fall Sports, Girls Swimming, Sports

After winning 10th place in sectionals the Wego-Batavia swim team is competing for state on Friday. Senior Natalie Nelson and junior Ula Konopko qualified for state. Both swimmers are three-time state qualifiers. From Batavia, freshman Kelly Sego and Annabelle Kinerk qualified. “I did pretty...

Senior athletes sign Letters of Intent to play sports in college

Senior athletes sign Letters of Intent to play sports in college

By Hector Cervantes, Reporter

November 14, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, Carousel, Fall Sports, Girls Swimming, Sports, Winter Sports

Three senior athletes committed to play their respective sports in college by signing a National Letter of Intent as parents, coaches and family members watched the athletes  Wednesday. Senior Madison Kassaros signed with Eastern Illinois University to play volleyball. Senior Tai Bibbs signed to pla...

Season closes with sectional qualifers

Season closes with sectional qualifers

By Catherine Miller, Contributing Writer

November 9, 2016


Filed under Carousel, Fall Sports, Girls Cross Country, Sports

Sectionals on Oct. 29 in West Aurora marked the end of the girls cross country season. “We had a great year. (We had) the second largest team in school history and the most freshman ever,” coach Bob Maxson said. “(There was) great team bonding.” A highlight of the season was the sectional ...

Loss inspires runner to continue to work hard

Loss inspires runner to continue to work hard

By Mayeli Vivaldo, Perspectives Editor

November 7, 2016


Filed under Boys Cross Country, Carousel, Fall Sports, Sports

It all comes down to a fraction of a second. Unfortunately, that fraction of a second cost senior Daniel McComb a spot in state. McComb ran a 15.57.21 race, but missed the spot by only 0.8 of a second.   “It felt really amazing, actually, because I’ve wanted this since my freshman year...

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