DGN Omega

  • August 9Boys’ football: 2014 DGN graduate Vontae Diggs plays in first preseason game for NFL’s Washington Redskins

  • August 9Girls soccer: Loyola commit Abby Swanson leads NSA Shock (club team) to national title

  • July 31Boys' basketball: Senior PG Sema'j Henderson receives offer from North Dakota

From cars to the gridiron

Zain Bando, Sports Editor | May 15, 2018

  During my early years, cars were at the center of my life. Attending car shows and learning about cars was all I did, until a shift took place. After watching a Bears-Packers game in 2008, I knew that all I wanted to do was become a sports fan.   No one told me to become a fan, I just did. I wanted to learn more, and become a part of a team, even if I could not play. Hours upon...

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Social anxiety sucks

Sophie Karrow, In-Depth Editor | May 15, 2018

  Imagine a small freshman making their way around the halls for the very first time. Four years ahead. For most a promise of great things, for this freshman a seemingly terrifying and lonely journey from point A to point B. That freshman was me. I  had crippling social anxiety. I remained silent in sports and class. I felt inferior to my classmates and talked to only a few people. Going...

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Kleckner name carries weight with football

Sarah Rogoz, Opinion Editor
May 16, 2018

When I told my club volleyball teammates that I would not be playing high school volleyball, I was met with looks of disappointment. After explaining I’d be pursuing cheerleading instead, the sad looks turned into confused scoffs. I was embarrassed after seeing their reactions, and from then on I rarely told people my plans to cheer. But it didn’t stop there. Throughout my high school career I’ve...

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