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Girls swimming keeps moving forward despite COVID-19 restrictions

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

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

Boys golf is playing in the Glenbard East regionals Tuesday.
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...

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.
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 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.
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...

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.
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...

Boys varsity soccer brings a work ethic to their wins

Senior Brayam Barrios defends the ball against Dekalb on Tuesday.
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...

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.
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...

Athletic director job comes true for David Pater

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

Baseball informational meeting

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...

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.
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...

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