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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

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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...

Athlete Spotlight: senior Bridget Weber dances into the spotlight
Athlete Spotlight: senior Bridget Weber dances into the spotlight
By Julissa Munoz and Chuck Baumgartner January 25, 2022

What sport(s) do you play?  I’m in dance production and then dance team, and then I did track a couple of years. When did you do track? I...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Boys varsity soccer wins Class 3A championship
Boys varsity soccer wins Class 3A championship
By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Editor in Chief • November 20, 2019

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...

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...

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...

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