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Girl’s cross country’s second place finish is best state performance since 1990

Girl’s cross country’s second place finish is best state performance since 1990

Claire Smout, Awards Coordinator

November 30, 2018


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A moment of quietness and stillness. Then the gun goes off and an anticipatory shout rises from the crowd. After the runners go by, flocks of parents, teammates and coaches scatter every direction to line the course in order watch the race unfold. The state cross country meet has just begun. After ...

Junior Erin Slutzky represents Team USA at Junior Worlds for racquetball

Junior Erin Slutzky represents Team USA at Junior Worlds for racquetball

Nayeon Ryu, Video Editor

November 29, 2018


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During the five-hour plane ride to San Luis Potosí, Mexico, junior Erin Slutzky reflected on the eight years of training that led her to one of the most important racquetball tournaments of her life: Junior World Championships.    Prior to leaving for Mexico, Slutzky and the rest of Team USA p...

Senior Nolan Cosgrove scores a Division I spot as a goalie

Senior Nolan Cosgrove scores a Division I spot as a goalie

Ella Mercer and Abbie Zensen

November 14, 2018


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After three years of creating a name for himself in high school, senior Nolan Cosgrove has begun preparing for his future at the University of Tulsa. Since the age of five, Nolan has dreamed of playing professionally. Through years of training, he credits his supportive coaches and family for helping him ...

Wrestling team revives their history through a champions board

Wrestling team revives their history through a champions board

Nell Jaskowiak, Opinions Editor

November 13, 2018


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With a new season underway and momentum building for an expanded girls program, the wrestling team has another change coming this year: a champions board to display all of their past state qualifiers, placers and team titles. They won their first conference title in 29 years last season, and the words...

Hockey team shoots for program turnaround with new training

Hockey team shoots for program turnaround with new training

Ridwan Oyebamiji, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


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After the hockey team finished with a division record of 8-14-1 last season, head coach Brian Waddell and assistant coach Rich Meek are taking charge to lead the team to a comeback season. According to sophomore forward Skyler Ji, one reason the team fell short of their goals last season was the ...

C-team soccer breaks records

C-team soccer breaks records

Zaven Nalbandian, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


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The whistle blows on the soccer field, signaling the end of the game against Ritenour. The C-team boy's soccer season is over, and they have finished with the first winning record in C-team soccer history. The C-team, which is mostly made up of freshmen, struggled with player numbers at the begin...

Photo gallery: girls cross country

Photo gallery: girls cross country

Claire Smout, Awards Coordinator

November 2, 2018


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As the girls JV cross country season winds to an end, the varsity squad is preparing to compete in the state meet Oct. 3.

Varsity boys soccer coach Mike Skordos plans to step down next season from coaching

Varsity boys soccer coach Mike Skordos plans to step down next season from coaching

Irene Yannakakis, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


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With 27 years of coaching experience under his belt, head varsity soccer coach and special education resource teacher Michael Skordos plans to step down from coaching at the end of this year to spend more time with his family. Skordos has won four district titles during the 11 years he has been head coac...

Swimming across the world

Swimming across the world

Reese Berry, Convergent Media Writer

October 26, 2018


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With little competition in Albania, freshman Kledi Kadiu moved 5,407 miles to St. Louis to train for the 2019 Phillips 66 National Championship, leaving his friends, family and home behind to realize his “American dream.” Having to deal with the distance of leaving his family, learning a new la...

Cheerleaders help the community by volunteering at nursing home

Cheerleaders help the community by volunteering at nursing home

Lydia Roseman, News Editor

October 23, 2018


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With stunts, flips and synchronized cheers, the cheerleading squad brings excitement and enthusiasm to sporting events across the school, but for the varsity squad, cheer does not stop at the sidelines. Every Wednesday night, a group of cheerleaders volunteers at Delmar Gardens Nursing Home’s ...

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