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New ruling brings benefits, corruption to NCAA
Anthony Pretto, Staff Writer March 18, 2022

On June 21, 2021, the United States Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the NCAA could no longer bar payments to student athletes. This was a decision that only added to the many existing challenges facing...

Co-ed water polo team practices in the pool.

End to battle of the sexes

Rise of co-ed teams brings unique opportunities, challenges to athletes
Rylee Untalan , Staff Writer March 18, 2022

Five seconds left on the clock, and you shoot the game winning three. It goes in. You immediately look to the student section and in search of that specific person, but what if they were on your team?...

Art by Katie Watson

Bus rides: driving force to team success

Maggie Towle, Staff Writer March 18, 2022

The key to any team’s success is a strong connection between teammates. Bus rides to and from games are the perfect opportunity to bond and grow as a team. For many, the bus rides are an opportunity...

Bowling team competes on senior night

Seniors finish seasons strong, leave teams stronger

Jack Spalding, Staff Writer March 18, 2022

Athletics are a huge part of the high school experience, especially at Saint Viator. Every athlete from every grade level puts it all on the line for their respective sport, but seniors have the most to...

Calling time out

Calling time out

Rylee Untalan, Staff Writer February 17, 2022

The title of varsity captain, conference championships, accolades and recognition: the achievements high school athletes aspire for the most. But what is going on behind the scenes? How do student athletes...

Student places bets on DraftKings app.

Betting gets the better of students

Anthony Pretto, Staff Writer February 17, 2022

Since its legalization by the Supreme Court in May 2018, sports betting has been a controversial topic. Gambling remains one of the fastest growing industries in the world, with massive corporations investing...

Art by Marion Krowczyk

‘God, please help us win. Amen.’

Coaches, players incorporate faith, Viatorian tradition in their teams
Anthony Pretto, Staff Writer December 10, 2021

Every year, hundreds of parents send their children to Saint Viator in hopes that they will become faithfully enriched. With 85 percent of the student body participating in a sport according to the school...

Photo by Bernadette Mercurio

Cahill Cra-Zzzzzzzzzz’s?

School spirit organization works to strengthen student presence
Rylee Untalan, Staff Writer December 10, 2021

It’s a Friday night in September at Robert Morris University—the varsity football team is on the field, cheerleaders are on the sideline and fans and parents are standing on their feet as the teams...

Ms. Garro assists a student athlete with his injury.	        Photo by Mary Stauder

Gina-sis of new program

Students gain valuable experience assisting athletic trainers
Rowan McDonnell, Sports Editor December 10, 2021

As high school students discern their future career, they seek valuable experience in fields of interest. Very rarely can students gain this insight from the comfort of their own school community, but...

Art by Marion Krowczyk

Barely Bearable: Bears fans disappointed again

Sam Hargadon, Copy Editor October 29, 2021

Less than two months into the NFL season, Bears fans are already disappointed. The start to the Bears season brought about high expectations and hopes of a playoff run. After drafting Ohio State quarterback...

Art by Magda Szczerbinski

White Sox surge into spotlight

Katie Trunda, Copy Editor October 29, 2021

After nearly a decade of a Cubs-dominated Chicago, the focus has gone south to the White Sox. Under manager Tony La Russa, the White Sox had a winning season, standing 93-69 before playoffs. Although the...

Art by Bernadette Mercurio

Freshmen play up to their strengths in sports

Maggie Towle, Staff Writer October 29, 2021

“The cheers ring out, one mighty shout, for Viator’s varsity.” The conclusion of the fight song echoes the dream of every passionate freshman athlete—making varsity. However, the opportunity...

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