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Wildcat Chronicle

The student news site of West Chicago Community High School

Wildcat Chronicle

Junior Robert Witek anticipates the next serve during the final home game of the season.

[PHOTO ESSAY] Ready…set…spike!

By Gabriella Castro, Reporter May 20, 2024

As the school year ends, boys’ volleyball season followed with their final home game  - serving one last time. The cheers of hangry moms and tired dads echoed through the gym as size 10 shoes squeaked...

[PHOTO ESSAY] It’s a ‘catfight’ for boys’ baseball

By Miley Pegg, Senior Reporter May 17, 2024

The sound of the country music plays from the press box as the field fills with athletes on a warm spring evening - the quintessential set-up for a game. West Chicago's boys took on East Aurora’s Tomcats...

Senior baseball players and their familys line up to take a picture during the pregame ceremony.

West Chicago baseball’s Senior Night ends in a win

By Carlos Allen, Senior Reporter May 16, 2024

(For Miley Pegg's photo essay, click here.) On Tuesday, May 14, the West Chicago Varsity baseball team hosted their annual Senior Night at Pioneer Park against the East Aurora Tomcats. The Wildcats...

Players write red flags like, Im too competitive and I think Im always right, or even, always late after walking in late.

Red flags win every time

By Miley Pegg, Senior Reporter May 11, 2024

On May 10, West Chicago High School girls' soccer program hosted their annual tournament. The annual affair took place at Memorial Stadium, and games kicked off between 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. Teams of...

The Streamwood game was no contest: the Wildcats decimated the Sabres, 7-0.

Soccer team destroys Streamwood

By Julian Hernandez, Reporter May 8, 2024

West Chicago girls’ soccer team faced off with Streamwood on Friday, April 26 on the home field, finishing with a score of 7-0. As the girls kicked off the game in the first minutes, they started...

[PHOTO ESSAY] West Chicago baseball gets bruised but continues win streak

[PHOTO ESSAY] West Chicago baseball gets bruised but continues win streak

By Carlos Allen, Senior Reporter May 6, 2024

West Chicago is 10-6 on an 8-game win streak coming into the game after sweeping their conference rival Glenbard East. The opposite holds true for the opposing Fenton, as the Bison are 1-17 on the season.  The...

Fans of the NFL know that a great play can come down to the wire. (Photo illustration created by Wildcat Chronicle Staff using a royalty-free image by sandler482 via Pixabay).

Top 5 most clutch moments in NFL history

By Carlos Allen, Senior Reporter May 2, 2024

#5.  Rodgers To Cook in NFC Divisional Game In a game that was neck-to-neck until the final moments, "Bad Man" Aaron Rodgers threw one of the most impressive and clutch completions in his career on January...

The Wildcats add to their win streak after taking down Glenbard East.

West Chicago wins off a walk off by Campbell

By Carlos Allen, Senior Reporter May 1, 2024

The West Chicago Wildcats' Varsity baseball team continued their win streak on April 29 with a win against the Glenbard East Rams, who fell to third in the Upstate Eight after Monday's loss. Sophomore...

The seniors line up before the meet, decorated posters in-hand.

Track team places second at invitational, senior night

By Ryan Zalak, Sports Editor April 28, 2024

WEGO hosted the annual West Chicago Spring Open on a brisk Thursday evening, April 25: out of seven teams, the girls' team took first place, and the boys took second. The annual invitational also marked...

The West Chicago Wildcats are hot by winning their last six game.

The red-hot Wildcats continue to win

By Carlos Allen, Senior Reporter April 24, 2024

The Wildcats are coming into the series opener after sweeping their last two opponents (Streamwood and Elgin). In the first game against the Maroons, sophomore Ashton Aldaco threw a no-hitter in a five-inning...

There was pizza and cake for the team to enjoy with the seniors. (Photo courtesy of Emily Brown).

Emontions run high as Badminton hosts senior night

By Zach Wiegele, Senior Reporter April 24, 2024

The girls badminton team had a clean sweep against  the Larkin Royals during their senior night on Monday April 22 in the field house at West Chicago Community High School. The girls had an emotional...

Fenil Patel lands a successful strike after jumping up to reach a ball high above him.

Wildcats tie against Tigers

By Fernando Arroyo Garcia, Photo Editor April 21, 2024

The boys’ tennis team was finally able to play against another school after having their meets with Larkin, Addison, and Bartlett canceled due to poor weather. On Monday, April 15, the boys began...

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