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Wildcat Chronicle

The student news site of West Chicago Community High School

Wildcat Chronicle

The student news site of West Chicago Community High School

Wildcat Chronicle

The Varsity team defeated Fenton High School on October 8. (Photo by @saad.a184)

Saying goodbye to the football season and a beloved coach

By Kaylee Ahuatzi, Reporter November 23, 2021

The Varsity football season came to an end the night of October 22 at West Chicago Community High School’s Memorial Stadium. In the weeks that followed, players reflected on their triumphs and losses,...

Senior members of the 2021 girls tennis team pose in front of their personalized signs on Senior Night.

Girls’ tennis season one of growth and close bonds

By Philip Calabrese, Reporter November 21, 2021

The West Chicago Community High School girls’ tennis season came to a close following the state final on October 21-23. Senior Katrina Dy battled against Barrington High School's Caitlin Kavanagh...

Top 5 teams most likely to win the Champions League

Top 5 teams most likely to win the Champions League

By Carlos Espinoza, Reporter November 18, 2021

Let the beautiful game commence! Europe's elite clubs are battling it out in the group stages of one of the most viewed sports competitions in the world. Many of these clubs look to be in peak form and...

The 2021 girls volleyball team poses after a recent match.

Wildcat Girls’ volleyball team plants seeds for future success

By Chuck Baumgartner, Reporter November 16, 2021

The West Chicago girls’ volleyball season ended on October 28 at the regional final at Addison Trail High School. They played a hard-fought game against Wheaton Warrenville South, but came up short in...

Coach is never tardy when it comes to motivating students

Coach is never tardy when it comes to motivating students

By Chuck Baumgartner, Reporter October 25, 2021

As students at West Chicago Community High School, someway, somehow, we have all run into Adrian Porcayo near Entrance B. When I sat down in Porcayo’s office, which was well organized and quiet just...

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...

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