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Coach Roy Ramos talks to Varsity basketball players before the game. (Photo courtesy of Roy Ramos)

Boys’ basketball starts new era with Ramos as head coach

By Carlos Allen, Senior Reporter December 2, 2023

As boys' basketball ramps up its season, fans in the stands cannot help but notice the new face along the sidelines: that of head coach Roy Ramos. On May 17, @WeGoAthletics' Twitter account announced...

In the first quarter, senior Jack Walsh goes face-to-face against a St. Charles North Star defender.

Boys’ basketball optimistic about season after home opener loss

November 28 marked the inaugural home game for the West Chicago boys’ basketball team this season. The team went up against St. Charles North, a conference opponent in the Upstate 8 division.  After...

Interim PE Division Head Conor Zaputil, and Interim Assistant Athletic Director Brittany Abdishi, take in a fall pep assembly.

Winter sports starting up, badminton open gyms

By Emily Ziajor, Multimedia Manager November 27, 2023

Brittany Abdishi, Assistant Athletic Director, has found adjusting to her new position much easier and more enjoyable than expected, but reports there has been a learning curve to find the equal balance...

Pickleball is a sport gaining in popularity, with rec leagues popping up in nearby towns such as Geneva, and pickleball courts available closer to home, at the ARC Center in West Chicago. (Photo courtesy of Mason Tuttle via

The rapid rise of pickleball

By Fernando Calvillo-Morales, Reporter November 20, 2023
A breif look into the history and influence of Pickleball here at WEGO
The girls swim team heads to the FMC Natatorium on Nov. 10-11 for the IHSA state tournament.

Girls’ swim competes at state

The girls' swim team - a cooperative effort between West Chicago, Geneva and Batavia's high schools - has maintained momentum throughout the 2023-24 season. Seven girls from the team headed to the IHSA...

Athletic department celebrates fall sports, looks to add flag football

Athletic department celebrates fall sports, looks to add flag football

By Emily Ziajor, Multimedia Manager November 6, 2023

As of November, there have been advancements within the athletic department. Brittany Abdishi stepped into her new role in late September. Previously, she taught regular gym classes while coaching girls'...

Historic West Chicago football season comes to close

Historic West Chicago football season comes to close

By Micah Weber, Multimedia Content Creator October 28, 2023

This is a developing story, stay tuned for more details soon. After a 14-44 loss to Quincy in the playoffs, the 2023 season comes to an end for West Chicago Community High School's football team. The...

The Rangers should take the World Series win, but if these playoffs have told fans anything, it is to expect the unexpected.

Preview to never-before-seen World Series matchup

By Drew Zeman, Reporter October 27, 2023

The Texas Rangers will face off against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the Fall Classic starting Oct. 27. The Diamondbacks return to the World Series for the first time since 2001, where they face the...

Senior Aldo Alfaro (center) evades the Saints defense during the second half.

Wildcats narrowly lose to Saints in boys’ soccer Sectional semi-finals

By Dhanveer Gill, Assistant Managing Editor October 25, 2023

The West Chicago Wildcats squared off against the St. Charles East Saints following WeGo's victory in their Sectional semi-final game on the rainy night of Oct. 25. The match was slated to begin at...

The first place 200-yard medley relay team is congratulated on their win.

Swimmers break records, win at UEC championship

By Devin Larimer, Reporter October 24, 2023

WEGO's girls' swim team won the Upstate Eight Conference Championship hosted by West Chicago Community High School on October 21. Three freshmen broke records in what would become a history-making swim...

Boys soccer team players hold up the plaque they received from IHSA following their win over St. Charles. The team celebrated their victory at the home football game on Oct. 20.

Wildcats bring home regional championship

By Wildcat Chronicle Staff October 21, 2023

On Oct. 20, the boys' soccer team cinched the IHSA Regional Championship with their victory against Addison Trail High School. The tournament was held at St. Charles North High School. Play erupted...

The football team huddles for one final pep talk on Oct. 20, the night they earned a playoff bid for the first time in more than 20 years.

Wildcats playoff-eligible for first time in 21 years

By Sasha Baumgartner, Editor-in-Chief October 20, 2023

Looking for the Senior Night flipbook? It can be found below, or on our Features page. Please check out "Slideshow: WCCHS Faces Off Against Larkin in Emotional Win" as well. For the first time in...

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