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Just keep swimming

Just keep swimming

Clare Dowd, Staff Writer
February 16
Filed under Sports

The Saint Viator boys’ swimming team has been one to watch lately, although this wasn’t necessarily destined from the start of the season. The very beginning of the swim season may have been a little rocky for the Lions because of the fact that they had a new head coach, Mr. Sam Wilcher, who had...

Track team races into new year

Track team races into new year

Patrick Schuacher, Staff Writer
February 16
Filed under Sports

Boom! The sound of the starting gun gets your feet moving, and you are now a fast moving machine— with the only thing going through your mind is winning the 800- meter. Only 200 meters left, and you kick it into full gear, leaving it all on the track. Now, think of experiencing this excitement 18...

National Signing Day ceremony

National Signing Day ceremony

Art Scheller, Sports Editor
February 16
Filed under Sports

Each year, thousands of athletes across the country sign letters of intent on National Signing Day. National Signing Day at Saint Viator took place on February 1. An unexpected crowd consisting of parents, coaches, teammates and fans, gathered in Cahill Gym for the first time to celebrate the Winter...

Teamwork ties team together

Teamwork ties team together

Maeve Schumacher, Staff Writer
February 16
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In the midst of recent headlines in the sports world reflecting hazing and negativity, it’s important to stress positive team building within high school sports teams— especially those with students of varying grade levels. Coach Quin Hayes, Saint Viator’s varsity basketball head coach, chose...

Cheer and dance teams split spotlight with spirit in sports

Cheer and dance teams split spotlight with spirit in sports

Dan Dababneh, Staff Writer
December 9
Filed under Sports

Anyone could name the differences between badminton and tennis. Also, those same people could name the difference between dodgeball and volleyball. But the real question is, could those same people name the differences between cheerleading and the competitive dance team. According to a survey that was...

Bulls charge toward triumphant season backed with new team

Bulls charge toward triumphant season backed with new team

Michael Fitzpatrick, Sports Editor
December 9
Filed under Sports

The Chicago Bulls had a very surprising first month of the NBA season. The Bulls finished November with a record of 10-7. The Bulls were looking like a team set to finish near the bottom of the Eastern Conference after questionable trades and signings left fans and analysts confounded. The new-look team...

Cross country captures championship

Cross country captures championship

Maeve Schumacher, Staff Writer
December 9
Filed under Sports

Glancing around Saint Viator’s Cahill gym, it can be hard to ignore the bare ‘Boys’ Cross Country’ plaque in the midst of other athletic successes plastered along the wall. This drought of regional, sectional and state titles was finally quenched by the 2016 boys’ cross country team, a band...

Off-season workouts benefit athletes across the board

Off-season workouts benefit athletes across the board

Clare Dowd, Staff Writer
December 9
Filed under Sports

With the fall sports season coming to a close, many athletes' off-season has just begun. Down in the weight room, before and after school, students have started training to make sure that come this spring sports season, they are stronger, faster and more agile than they were last year. One thing all...

Whirling wind whips winter athletes to work

Dan Dababneh, Staff Writer
November 3
Filed under Sports

As fall fades away and winter slowly creeps around the corner, many exciting events await. One of the most prominent is winter sports tryouts. During the winter season, Saint Viator athletics provide students with numerous sports to participate in, including basketball, wrestling, hockey, cheerleading,...

Behind the scenes of November sports tryouts

Behind the scenes of November sports tryouts

Dan Dababneh, Staff Writer
November 3
Filed under Sports

As fall fades away and winter slowly creeps around the corner, many exciting events await. One of the most prominent is winter sports tryouts. Tryouts are, as they say, “what it all comes down to.” During the winter season, Saint Viator athletics provide students with numerous sports to participate...

Star-spangled protest stir up emotion on both sides

Star-spangled protest stir up emotion on both sides

Maeve Schumacher, Staff Writer
November 3
Filed under Sports

Kneeling during the national anthem: a justified sign of protest or a disrespectful expression of personal views? This issue has buzzed throughout the athletic world. Stars such as Colin Kaepernick and Megan Rapinoe publically protest by kneeling during the national anthem before their athletic competitions. Ms....

Disabled athletes break down barriers to success

Disabled athletes break down barriers to success

Patrick Schumacher, Staff Writer
November 3
Filed under Sports

When people think of adaptive sports, they may think of wheelchair basketball or blade runners with artificial legs. But there are many events disabled people can participate in. Organizations such as the Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association (GLASA) and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) help...

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