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Redefining himself, senior Tarek Baig overcomes racism on the ice

Gliding on the ice, senior Tarek Baig demonstrates sportsmanship and drive as a team captain. As a captain, Baig attempts to create a hardworking environment to promote success for his team. “Making the right plays on the ice and working as hard as possible sets a good example of what success costs day in and day out. I tell people ‘nice play’ or lines like that so they know people are watching and are happy with how they're playing,” Baig said.

Susie Seidel, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

‘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...

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

Sophomore Ty Waddell takes stride into the offensive zone looking to add to their lead against the Lafayette Lancers. The Longhorns lead the game 3-1 in the third period. “I was just trying to get through the defender and get a good scoring chance and put the puck on net,” Waddell said.

Luke Leahy, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019

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...

Freshmen Ty Waddell and Danny Talbott score a spot on varsity hockey

Freshmen Danny Talbott glides along the ice at his game against Northwest on Nov. 3. “The biggest challenge for me this game was the big crowd,” Talbott said. “I had to drown them out and just play.”

Anna Pavlisin

December 14, 2017

After a long haul of training, freshmen Ty Waddell and Danny Talbott made it onto the varsity ice hockey team. Playing hockey since he was four, Talbott worked out all summer at the gym to make the varsity hockey team. “It wasn’t hard exactly, it was more fun because I did my best in tryouts and I...

Students address inadequate fan sections

During the home football game against Ladue, the student section, which includes parents, is sparse.

Susie Seidel, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017

Flashback to the 1990s: the back wall of the gymnasium is lined with additional bleachers to accommodate a student section that is constantly growing. However, this year, the student section at football games was relatively small, which caused frustration for fans and athletes. Recently, a photo ...

Hockey senior night leaves team disappointed, not defeated

Senior forward Nick Balestra fights off a defender, at Queeny, against Parkway South in a pivotal conference match up.

Bobby Connor, Staff Writer

January 19, 2016

Parkway West loses on senior night.

Cheers to a great season

Cheers to a great season

Lily Briscoe, Staff Writer

February 11, 2015

Students participated in the white out theme at the final Hockey Game of the season, Feb. 9 at Queeny Park Ice Rink. The Hockey team was defeated after a full game, a ten minute mini game and shoot outs. "This was one of the biggest fan sections we had the whole season. Even though we lost it was still...

Hockey Season Review

Charging forward to take the puck, junior Nick Balestra leads his team through an aggressive offense.

Kyla Hatton, Staff Writer

January 22, 2015

The hockey team improves their record with only a few games left until the playoffs.

Hockey Season Preview

Mary Galkowski, Staff Writer

November 18, 2014

POW: Jackson Fleming, 12

POW: Jackson Fleming, 12

Allie Collins, Photo Editor

November 8, 2014

“What is your passion?”

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