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  • November 12Boys’ cross-country conquers first place at Nike Midwest Regional

  • November 11Girls' swim and dive qualifies two divers and five swimmers for state meet

  • November 8Boys' football: 2018-19 season opener has opponent shake-up, Buffalo Grove replaces Lockport

Athlete of the Month: Jade Mejia Wick

Zain Bando, Sports Editor

October 10, 2017

Filed under Athletes of the month, Fall Sports, Sports

Senior and three-year varsity softball player Jade Mejia Wick is a DePauw University commit. She is excited for the opportunity, as she has been looking forward to playing collegiately since age 12. Mejia Wick’s experienc...

DuPage Stars’ popularity on the rise

Matthew Carbon, Sports Editor

October 10, 2017

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

The DuPage Stars ended their 2016-2017 season on a lower note than the season before, being eliminated from the playoffs in the second round in the quest to defend their title as Illinois Suburban Hockey League Hayes Division...

Lafferty places at sectionals, advances to state championship

Matthew Carbon, Sports Editor

October 10, 2017

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

On Oct. 9, the boys’ varsity golf team placed 10th in sectionals, headlined by junior Aidan Lafferty’s fitfth place finish. “We’ve got a lot of young kids that are doing really well,” head coach Anthony Calderone...

Changing of the guard: Briscoe takes over head coaching duties

Zain Bando, Sports Editor

October 10, 2017

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

On Sept. 21, athletic director Denise Kavanaugh announced that sophomore baseball coach and Special Services teacher, Kyle Briscoe, would be named the new varsity coach, replacing 18-year veteran Chad Isaacson. Isaacson feel...

Athlete of the Month: Margaret Mahlke

Zain Bando, Sports Editor

September 15, 2017

Filed under Athletes of the month, Fall Sports, Sports

Varsity volleyball player and junior Margaret Mahlke has made a key impact on the girls’ volleyball team as an outside hitter.  She is a Saint Louis University commit and plans to study physical therapy as well as play volleyb...

Athlete of the Month: Katie Figliomeni

Matthew Carbon, Sports Editor

September 15, 2017

Filed under Athletes of the month, Fall Sports, Sports

Even when the going gets tough, varsity cross-country runner freshman Katie Figliomeni tries to keep the right attitude all of the time. “Before cross-country I looked at running as a punishment; it was always what we had...

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