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New football coach leads the way by having fun

New football coach leads the way by having fun

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in Chief

August 30, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News, Sports

Head football coach enjoys his first year coaching at the school. “As I became a coach one of the things that it’s a blessing to me is building relationships with students here and how we build off of that too,” Rustman said. “It's fun to interact with them.” Rustman has been coaching for...

Building a legacy in track before leaving high school

Building a legacy in track before leaving high school

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

May 18, 2018


Filed under Boys Track, Carousel, Sports

All in motivation to beat one of his track friends, senior Zenen Cardenas broke track records on the Upstate 8 conference meet May 10 at Streamwood High School.“I ran with one of my track buddies, Charlie Wade, who's ranked #1 in the state right now,” Cardenas said. “We met sophomore year, and n...

Freshman athlete discovers difference between middle school and high school sports

Freshman athlete discovers difference between middle school and high school sports

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

May 10, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Features, Girls Soccer, News, Sports

Freshman Maryam Al Kubaisi is a multi-sport athlete that has been playing sports for seven years, ranging from soccer, basketball, and volleyball. Al Kubaisi plays post (defense) in basketball, soccer as a center back and, volleyball as a spiker. Now, she moved on from playing at a middle school leve...

Playing badminton as team captain one last time

Playing badminton as team captain one last time

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

May 9, 2018


Filed under Badminton, Carousel, Clubs, Features, Sports

For senior Clarissa Vargas, being the varsity team captain of badminton can put a load of pressure on her shoulders inside and outside the court. “It's hard being a captain because sometimes what we want isn't what everyone else wants and that really takes a toll on all of us,” Vargas said. Bu...

Varsity hockey team wins first place in the Illinois West Cup and heads to the state competition

Varsity hockey team wins first place in the Illinois West Cup and heads to the state competition

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

March 20, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Hockey, News, Sports

After winning the Illinois West Cup, the varsity hockey team is heading to state Saturday at the United Center. It is the first time that both hockey teams, varsity and JV, from Wheaton West have won first place. Senior David Browning is the team captain for varsity and junior Nathan Rutledge pl...

What it takes to be in track

What it takes to be in track

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Reporter

February 27, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Features, Girls Track, Sports

Track consists of many other activities and responsibilities than just running. Having a busy schedule, for example, is one of them. "We meet six days out of the week, we meet every day except Sunday,” girls track captain Catherine Franch said. Each day, their practices consist of differen...

Senior enjoys last year as high school cheerleader

Senior enjoys last year as high school cheerleader

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Reporter

February 16, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Features, Sports

From becoming more confident to bringing happy memories, cheerleading has significantly impacted senior Ajani Taylor’s high school life. “It’s made me really lively, now I see myself as someone that wants to take charge, someone who likes to teach people,” Taylor said. Taylor is able ...

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 ...

Seniors athletes sign intent to run in college

Seniors athletes sign intent to run in college

By Ariana Alcantar, Multimedia Editor

May 26, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Girls Cross Country, News, Sports, Spring Sports

Cross country seniors committed to their respective schools and signed their letter of intent Wednesday.   Seniors Ariadna Coss and Esmeralda Navarro signed their commitment as family, coaches, and teammates watched. Coss signed to run at Aurora University. “I feel nervous, and I'm scared too, ...

Soccer players sign the next four years of their lives

Soccer players sign the next four years of their lives

By Hector Cervantes, Reporter

April 13, 2017


Filed under Boys Soccer, Carousel, Girls Soccer, Sports

Soccer players committed to their respective schools and signed their letter of intent Wednesday. Seniors Sean Sweeney, Emma Gaggioli and Edgar Pani signed their commitment in the athletic office while coaches, parents, and teammates watched. “I signed to play at North Central College and I can’t...

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