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WEGO football players gather at the Homecoming parade.

Homecoming football game is energizing but one-sided

By Ryan Pencek, Reporter October 10, 2021

Friday, October 1 touched down with an exciting homecoming game at West Chicago, one well-anticipated after the global pandemic.  Homecoming has been absent at West Chicago Community High School...

Celebrating the Seniors

Celebrating the Seniors

October 9, 2021

Photos by team manager, Melissa Pani.

Drone shot of the new turf and track. at WCCHS.

New track and turf at Memorial Stadium is a costly but much needed improvement

By Ryan Pencek, Reporter September 23, 2021

This school year at Memorial Stadium, West Chicago Community High School installed a new track and field, which cost a total of $1,356,000. The new track and field was installed this year because the...

Girls swimming prepares to finish off the fall season on Saturday while being one of the few sports able to play.

Girls swimming keeps moving forward despite COVID-19 restrictions

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Editor in Chief October 21, 2020

As one of the few sports to be able to compete this fall, girls swimming has been able to continue with minimal restrictions.  “With some slight changes, we are just doing what we normally do. We...

Boys golf is playing in the Glenbard East regionals Tuesday.

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

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...

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.

First time playing for school turns into a championship win

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...

Boys varsity soccer team has special pep assembly after making it to state semifinals for the first time.

Boys varsity soccer special pep assembly

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Editor in Chief November 8, 2019

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

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

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...

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

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

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...

Senior Brayam Barrios defends the ball against Dekalb on Tuesday.

Boys varsity soccer brings a work ethic to their wins

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...

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

Annual triathlon postponed until 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...

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