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Girls lacrosse program continues to grow

Girls lacrosse program continues to grow

Claire Smout, Awards Coordinator

4 days ago


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Following the growing trend of the team’s roster increasing the past three years, the girls’ lacrosse program reached a record 60 athletes for the 2019 season. Having a larger team has consequently allowed the team to grow in other areas, improving from an 11-11-1 varsity record for 2016 to a 17...

Freshman Ella Roesch gets sent to the hospital during varsity soccer game

Freshman Ella Roesch gets sent to the hospital during varsity soccer game

Irene Yannakakis, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019


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The scoreboard read 25:00 minutes remaining in the second half of the varsity girls’ soccer game against Nerinx Hall on April 12. Freshman Ella Roesch was sprinting towards the ball when a player on the opposition ran into her, causing Roesch to fall to the ground. Next thing she knew, she was surroun...

Teams battle over bones for bragging rights

Teams battle over bones for bragging rights

Irene Yannakakis, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019


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The ultimate battle has begun. The girls’ soccer and boys’ baseball programs are going head-to-head in the first ever Battle of the Bones, a chicken wing eating contest. Battle of the Bones will take place at The Shack Saturday, April 13. The goal is to fundraise money for each program. The players were given paperwork where the...

From a failed dream to a future Olympian

From a failed dream to a future Olympian

Zoe DeYoung, Convergent Media Writer

April 11, 2019


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"Speechless." That is how sophomore Karen Trevor-Roberts describes the moment she discovered she will be attending Sport EuroTour Drivjer GK Academy in Amsterdam, deemed to have the “top training and competition abroad,” for field hockey goalies. While eating lunch at West County Mall, Trevor...

Winter sports recap

Winter sports recap

Drew Boone and Michael Lolley

March 27, 2019


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Boys Basketball After struggling with a season riddled with injury and adversity, the boys varsity basketball is looking to bounce back in future seasons. “Last year we had seven wins and the year before that we had 19 wins. This was my ninth year coaching at the varsity level. We have had years that...

Redefining himself, senior Tarek Baig overcomes racism on the ice

Redefining himself, senior Tarek Baig overcomes racism on the ice

Susie Seidel, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019


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‘Terrorist’, ‘number 18 is a terrorist’, ‘why aren’t you riding a camel?’ are all comments that no longer phase senior Tarek Baig as he skates across the ice. “I'm sure people say it every game, but I usually hear it every other game. People will usually say it behind your back and n...

Girls varsity basketball team looks for players to take on new roles headed towards districts

Girls varsity basketball team looks for players to take on new roles headed towards districts

Tre Bell, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019


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With the 2019 season already underway, the girls varsity basketball team is pushing players to fill new roles to end the year with a strong finish. “Our goal is to continue to focus on the regular [season] games we have left so we can then direct our attention on districts and creating a game p...

Longhorn Sports Productions takes student’s skills into the real world

Longhorn Sports Productions takes student’s skills into the real world

Zaven Nalbandian, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019


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Students are being thrust into the world of broadcast journalism through Longhorn Sports Productions (LSP), an organization founded in 2016 as a way of bringing Longhorn sports to those who cannot attend games. Originally, students volunteered as camera operators and producers to broadcast football and baske...

New coaching staff brings changes to girls basketball

New coaching staff brings changes to girls basketball

Drew Boone, Staff Writer

February 25, 2019


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Girls basketball adjusts after a new addition to the coaching staff as they welcome new JV coach Josh Gannan and freshman coach Tim Clark. “Both coaches have a strong basketball background, but more importantly, they have the ability to create strong relationships with the players and parents,...

Brothers on and off the ice: the Waddell brothers connect through hockey

Brothers on and off the ice: the Waddell brothers connect through hockey

Luke Leahy, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019


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Growing up brothers on and off the ice, junior Cole Waddell and sophomore Ty Waddell connect through playing hockey for the school.   Being only a year apart in age, the Waddells had the opportunity to play together before high school. “When myself and Ty were younger, we used to practice to...

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