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  • January 5Boys’ XC coach John Sipple wins Illinois Coach of the Year

  • December 6Senior P Sampson Cogger commits to Albion University

  • December 2Boys’ XC finishes 4th at Nike Nationals in Portland

Athlete to Watch: Ellie Benge

Matt Carbon, Sports Editor

December 13, 2017

Filed under Athletes of the month, Sports

As a Saint Louis University commit, senior Ellie Benge wanted a college that would foster her love for swimming and passion for nursing. “I knew I needed a school that fit me academically as well as athletically. SLU was...

Dance studio and flooring causes problems for Athenas

Matt Carbon, Sports Editor

December 13, 2017

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Dancing, according to former Downers Grove dance studio owner Patty Reilley, is an intricate art that requires the perfect conditions, something the current dance room lacks. “Good flooring is critical for the safety and...

Athlete to Watch: Simone Baillargeon

Zain Bando, Sports Editor

December 13, 2017

Filed under Athletes of the month, Sports

The name Baillargeon is synonymous with varsity cheer at DGN. Freshman Simone continues to add to the cheerleading tradition as both of her sisters, 2016 graduate Sophie and 2017 graduate Suzanne, participated in cheer during hi...

Club sports and athletic specialization on the rise

Matt Carbon, Sports Editor

December 13, 2017

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Every day in the news, athletes are reminded that there are dangers to playing sports. Concussions, major injuries, or aches and pains that will follow them for the rest of their lives. Pro and college football teams are warn...

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