Wildcat Chronicle

First time state qualifier misses the mark after tough season

By Hector Cervantes, Reporter March 17, 2017

Senior Trey Lally had qualified for state for his first time at the University of Illinois where he struggled. At state, Lally won his first match, and then he lost his last two matches on Feb. 16. “When...

Senior Trey Lally pins  down his opponent and takes first place in regionals on Saturday. He is the team captain for this season and expects to be a state qualifier.

Wrestler wins first in regionals, aims to qualify for state

By Hector Cervantes, Reporter February 9, 2017

After placing first in regionals on Saturday, senior Trey Lally is moving onto sectionals and is expected to be a state qualifier in wrestling. “I performed well and made sure to wrestle smart while...

Junior Sierra Koenig dribbles the ball. The team lost 47-34.

Team rebuilds confidence after loss

By Hector Cervantes, Reporter January 31, 2017

After a tough loss against East Aurora Tuesday, the girls basketball team improved how they played when they faced Bartlett Thursday, despite a loss. For the first quarter, Bartlett was up 14-12. In...

The WeGo-Batavia swim team won 85-64 against South Elgin on Thursday. Freshamn Drew Debruycker swims in his event against South Elgin.

Strong determination helps swimmers pull off victory

By Hector Cervantes, Reporter January 17, 2017

Even though the WeGo-Batavia boys swim team lost a few key players, the team won various meets and beat South Elgin Thursday. The score for the varsity meet was 85-64. “The meet went well. Both...

Senior Tai Bibbs blocks the basketball against Glenbard East. The team worked together to win the close game.

Players work together to overcome a close game

By Hector Cervantes, Reporter January 17, 2017

In a close game, the boys basketball team was able to knock out a win against Glenbard East Friday. The team won, 66-61. “Overall we had good points and bad points. Luckily, our good points outweighed...

Junior Sierra Koenig takes over being the only guard on the game against West Aurora on Thursday for the last quarter of the game because Sofia Radice fouled out. The team played a close game against West Aurora.

Players come up short for a win in the last quarter

By Hector Cervantes, Co-Editor in Chief/Sports Editor January 10, 2017

As the girls basketball season progresses, the team went up against West Aurora and played a close game on Thursday, losing 44-37. “We had about three or four layups in the first half.  I wish we...

Freshman  Eduardo Cholula  takes down his opponent. Both teams ended with a score of 36 points.

Home dual meet ends with tie

By Hector Cervantes, Reporter December 13, 2016

After competing in the Hinsdale South tournament, the wrestling team took on Bartlett where both teams tied with a score of 36 Friday. “We have a couple of guys that we were hoping could have done...

The basketball team extended their winning record to 5-1 with a 51-37 defeat over Streamwood. Senior Tai Bibbs, left averages 13 points per game.

Strong start to the season brings another victory

By Hector Cervantes, Reporter December 6, 2016

After winning the West Chicago Thanksgiving Tournament, the boys basketball team brought another victory by winning 51-37 against Streamwood  Saturday. “It was one of those games where it was a win...

Junior Sierra Koenig goes after the ball before getting injured in the game against Elgin. The team won 54-22 Tuesday.

Victory gives players a 3 game winning streak

By Hector Cervantes, Reporter December 1, 2016

What started out as a rough season is now turning around for the girls basketball as the team faced Elgin High School and won 54-22  Tuesday. “We got a win which was good. A couple of players got...

Senior Madion Kassaro signed with Eastern Illinois University to play  volleyball.

Senior athletes sign Letters of Intent to play sports in college

By Hector Cervantes, Reporter November 14, 2016

Three senior athletes committed to play their respective sports in college by signing a National Letter of Intent as parents, coaches and family members watched the athletes  Wednesday. Senior Madison...

Seniors Madison Kassaros, Tai Bibbs and juniors Laura Katarzysnki and Angelina Gromos commited to continue to play their sports beyond high school and in college.

Athletes commit to their respective schools to play sports

By Hector Cervantes, Reporter October 5, 2016

Playing sports in college can be challenging, but several student athletes who have committed to their sport from their respective schools are looking forward to the experience. Seniors Madison Kassaros,...

Softball and basketball coach Kim Wallner guides her players through a game against Wheaton North at the end of the girls basketball season. Wallner was inducted into the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame for a team accomplishment during her time in college.

Coach inducted into hall of fame for past team achievement

By Kyle Paup, Editor in Chief April 30, 2016

For a team accomplishment over 30 years ago, head girls basketball coach Kim Wallner is being inducted into the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. While playing at North Central College...

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