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Soccer coach to be inducted into Hall of Fame

Riddhi Andurkar, Online Managing Editor, Features Columnist

May 19, 2018

Filed under News, Sports

  Ed Watson has been the girls varsity soccer coach for the past 26 years. This year, the executive board members chose him as the 60th inductee for the Illinois High School Soccer Coaches Association (IHSSCA) Hall of Fame. “[I felt] very honored [to be selected],” Watson said. “A piece of it is being able to lo...

Four schools to leave DuPage Valley Conference

Four schools to leave DuPage Valley Conference

May 18, 2018

At the end of this school year, Glenbard North, Wheaton North, Wheaton-Warrenville South and Lake Park High School...

District 203 replaces junior high tackle football with flag program

Neya Thanikachalam, Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

There was no way that mother of three Courtney Rozek was letting her son, Noah, a sixth-grader at Lincoln Junior High School, play football. “A lot of information that’s come out in the past few years has been concerning because it talks about the risk of head injuries,” Rozek said. “[...] We just decided that wa...

Jersey or nah?

Megan Troke, Editorial Editor

May 3, 2018

Filed under Sports, The Troke and Field Report

“Everything is legal in New Jersey,” muses Lin-Manuel Miranda in his hit musical chronicling the life of Alexander Hamilton. Both he and his son Philip are killed in separate duels on the shores of Jersey. The only rules that applied were the “10 Duel Commandments.” Fast forward some 200-odd years to a different Jersey shore w...

Boys track and field continues strong performance

Boys track and field continues strong performance

March 20, 2018

The boys prepare at the starting line. Everyday practices after school have paid off for this one mome...

A new addiction

A new addiction

March 8, 2018

Injuries, they seem like a given. In a contact sport, you are bound to get injured. When an athlete...

Out for the season

Neya Thanikachalam, Editor-in-chief

March 4, 2018

Filed under Sports

Senior Adriana Garcia considers herself clumsy. Bones she’s broken since childhood only reinforces that in her mind, which is why she begins to laugh when she remembers her decision to stand on a rolling chair to reach something in her closet. “I decided, ‘Hey, nothing wrong could happen here,’”...

William Salentine nominated for NHSACA coach of the year award

William Salentine nominated for NHSACA coach of the year award

Alana Cervera, Sports Editor

February 28, 2018

Filed under Profile, Showcase, Sports

As freshman Kent Emden treads water, he hears William Salentine, the head boys water polo coach tell...

Commentary: USA Gymnastics rotting from the inside

Commentary: USA Gymnastics rotting from the inside

February 13, 2018

I thought I had been safe under USA Gymnastics. I thought I was respected. I thought I was cared for, that...