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Different Dimensions of Dedication

Different Dimensions of Dedication

Marijke Sommer, Staff Writer

April 19, 2015

Many student-athletes compete in high school-affiliated athletics, but there are a number of varsity athletes who participate in club athletics all year round in order to stay in shape and prepare for college. Following after this are descriptions of the differences between club and high school sports. Athletes...

2015 MLB Preview

Jack Murphy and Jake Vogt

April 5, 2015

It is almost that time of year; April is right around the corner which means Opening Day is almost here, baseball is back. With a very busy offseason for many teams, several rosters look completely different than they did last season. Big names like Hanley Ramirez, Nelson Cruz, Yoenis Cespedes,...

March Madness 2015: Final Four Preview

March Madness 2015: Final Four Preview

Kyle Laska and Tyler Skinner, News Editor and Staff Writer

April 4, 2015

This Monday will be the 76th NCAA Championship game, but only two of the four teams remaining will get to say they were a part of it. The usual suspects once again have gotten it done early, and it’ll be a matchup of goliaths in the Final Four in Indianapolis. Kentucky hasn’t lost all year, and their...

March Madness 2015: Analysis and Predictions

March Madness 2015: Analysis and Predictions

Kyle Laska and Tyler Skinner, News Editor and Staff Writer

March 17, 2015

With the coming of the NCAA Tournament comes man's best friend: The bracket. In order to help alleviate the troubles and stress that come with filling out a bracket, analysis and predictions for each first round game have been provided. The tournament is always unpredictable and there's no telling who...

Bogumil Resigns as Head Varsity Basketball Coach

Bogumil Resigns as Head Varsity Basketball Coach

Kyle Laska, News Editor

March 11, 2015

After 11 seasons as Varsity Head Coach of the boys’ basketball team, Coach Scott Bogumil is stepping down. Including his six seasons as head coach at Gordon Tech High School, Bogumil is capping off a career that saw him win more than 230 games. Over this span, he also won three IHSA Regional Championships,...

Setting the Stage

Setting the Stage

Kyle Laska, Tyler Skinner, News Editor, Staff Writer

March 9, 2015

American East- One-bid conference. The winner of this conference will most likely be a 15 or 16 seed, but the games will be competitive, as each of the top four teams in the conference have fewer than 12 losses on the season (Albany, Stony Brook, Vermont, New Hampshire). Favorite: Albany (15-1 in conference; wo...

Give it up for Gary

Give it up for Gary

Kyle Laska, News Editor

February 19, 2015

In today’s sports, the trend of being a “superfan” is greater than ever before. The “12th man” in Seattle cheer on the Seahawks, much like “Raider Nation” cheers on the Raiders in Oakland. The idea of becoming one large and unified group that can affect the game by getting loud when the...

Jumping to New Heights

Jumping to New Heights

Marijke Sommer, Staff Writer

January 30, 2015

Nicole Dorcy, a junior who has been horseback riding for approximately nine years, qualified for the National Hunter Equestrian Competition, which will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington from Aug. 3 - 5. For her events, Dorcy will be riding her horse, My Dear Watson, a half-thoroughbred,...

Ben Kimpler: the Wildcats’ Triple Threat

Jack Murphy, Staff Writer

December 12, 2014

School, practice, homework, dinner, late-night workouts, sleep, do it again for three full seasons. Every year. This is not a normal athlete’s schedule. A normal athlete may have that schedule for one season. Rarely two. Almost never three. In today’s sports world, athletes are encouraged to...

LHS vs. Cary Grove: Final Four Football Game

Korina Valenzuela, Photography Editor

November 24, 2014

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