Wildcat Chronicle

With CDC guidelines in place, boys golf continues to push forward

Boys golf is playing in the Glenbard East regionals Tuesday.

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Editor in Chief

October 6, 2020

After following CDC guidelines for COVID-19, boys golf has been one of the few sports able to play its season but that came with schedule and playing condition changes. The team plays Tuesday in the Glenbard East regionals at Glendale Lakes.  “We’re probably going to have a sectional which may tu...

First time playing for school turns into a championship win

Boys varsity soccer player Lukas Stary becomes emotional after the team wins the Class 3A Championship. This was Stary’s first time playing on the team.

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Editor in Chief

December 4, 2019

With a successful season and a picture that became popular, center back player Lukas Stary finished his first time playing for the boys varsity soccer team with a championship game full of emotions.  “I wanted to cry but I wanted to be really happy. I was kind of sad because the season’s over and ...

Boys varsity soccer moves on to state tournament for the first time

Boys varsity soccer defeated Jacobs at Conant High School with a 2-0 score and moves on to the state semi-finals on Friday.

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Editor in Chief

November 6, 2019

After a winning streak the entire season, the boys varsity soccer team is moving to the state semifinals for the first time in school history after beating Jacobs  2-0 at the super sectionals on Tuesday.  “(I was) elated and proud. Super excited for these boys, the school and the community,” ...

Love for sports turns into a love for coaching for Tyler Belding

Football coach Tyler Belding returns to the football field as a head coach after playing as a Wildcat when he was a student.

By Denise Carreto, Reporter

October 28, 2019

After the resignation of the previous football coach Jack Rustman, special education teacher Tyler Belding has taken the reins as the new head football coach. “Coaching is great, it’s one of the funnest parts about being a teacher being able to work with kids outside the classroom,” Belding...

Boys varsity soccer brings a work ethic to their wins

Senior Brayam Barrios defends the ball against Dekalb on Tuesday.

By Evelyn Aldaco, Reporter

October 9, 2019

Boys soccer is rolling over opponents with their strong work ethic and teamwork.  Coach Jose Villa looks toward the work ethic the boys bring to the field as the reason for their success. “I think it’s because of their work ethic. They’re out here working for each other and really putting in the...

Annual triathlon postponed until Monday

Like the previous years, students participating in the triathlon had the opportunity to practice in the pool. The triathlon will take place on Monday.

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

May 4, 2019

The 6th annual triathlon was canceled due to bad weather but was rescheduled for Monday. “We really didn’t want to cancel it but because of the cold weather and the rain,” physical education teacher Paul McLeland said. “(We had to take in consideration) the kids in the triathlon but also the p...

Athletic director job comes true for David Pater

Director of Student Services David Pater will take on the position of athletic director in July.

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspective Editor

March 12, 2019

Working his way up from being a teacher to director of student services, David Pater will become the new athletic director starting in July. “I’ve always wanted this position and this is a position that even going into college I knew I wanted to do something with sports,” Pater said. “I’m s...

Baseball informational meeting

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in chief

February 19, 2019

An informational meeting for students interested in playing baseball in the spring will be held Wednesday at 3:15 in room 171. Tryouts will start on Monday at 5:45 a.m for juniors and seniors, and at 6:30 p.m. for freshmen and sophomores. Students must have a yellow card to try out. For q...

Senior moves on from classrooms to battlefields

Senior Mark Perez is a sprinter for track. Perez must meet the running mileage requirement to graduate boot camp.

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in chief

January 22, 2019

Following in his lifelong dream, senior Mark Perez enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and will head to boot camp after graduation. “I’ve always wanted to do it as a kid and I’ve never changed my mind. Now that I’m age appropriate to join, I just did it,” Perez said. The Marines...

Athletes earn Athlete of the Fall Season award

Athletes earn  Athlete of the Fall Season award

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in chief

November 29, 2018

Four fall sports athletes were recognized with the 2018 Fall Season Athlete award for their hard work and success in the field of play in their respective sport. Sophomore Kendall Farm has been playing golf for four years. This year, she advanced to the state tournament. “The best part about...

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