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New year brings new football success

New year brings new football success

Sam Carens, Staff Writer

October 4, 2019

Everybody knows that last year’s football team struggled. They finished the season disappointed with only one win. As the weeks went on last season, people disappeared from the bleachers. However, when the football team ran onto the field for the home opener against Prospect High School, the student...

International trips continue to travel through athletes’ minds

International trips continue to travel through athletes’ minds

Nathan Kochera, Staff Writer

October 4, 2019

Despite the widespread rumors about the end of international sports trips, it turns out these invaluable trips are here to stay. International trips will continue to bless the students and coaches with their benefits. These trips have many cultural benefits as it is important for students to experience...

Assistant coaches key to success

Assistant coaches key to success

Patrick, Schumacher

October 4, 2019

Many adults would come to the minds of parents when asked who greatly impacts their child’s life. Themselves, other relatives, teachers, and head coaches would account for the majority of the answers. But when the same question is asked to high schoolers, nearly all who participate in athletics would...

Varsity athletes offer advice to freshmen

Rowan McDonnell, Staff Writer

October 4, 2019

“The important thing is to balance your schedule. You have to make time for both school and sports to have the most success during high school.” -Stephanos Sarris (Wrestling) “Try not be closed minded...Be open to trying new sports.” -Ryan O’Grady (Golf) “Learning how to manage your...

Bowling strikes students

Bowling strikes students

Rowan McDonnell, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

The Cahill Crazies cheer loudly. Parents scream for joy. A coach claps proudly—another athletic triumph. But for what sport? The answer is bowling. This could be a near future. Saint Viator has been a dominant force in many sports and extracurriculars. Many students are excited for the possible...

Make racket for tennis

Ashley Edgeworth, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

There are many sports that are do not receive the attention they deserve. One of these sports is tennis. Players in tennis at times feel like the sport they love is overlooked, and they want to share their love of tennis to others. “It isn’t a top priority at our school,” said Matthew Onischick,...

Water polo kicks off

Water polo kicks off

Sean Bosshart, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

As  the winter sports season comes to an end, athletes begin prepare for the upcoming spring season. One of the less known sports for the spring season is water polo. Water polo is an interesting sport, but often times it doesn’t receive much attention. “[Water polo is] a lot like soccer in the...

International students take on sports

International students take on sports

Patrick Schuamacher, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

Whether you are in Cahill for a basketball game or watching a football game at Forest View, you can see international students participating in athletics. Of the 89 international students, 31 are eligible to participate in athletics. “The IHSA originally did not have organizations to allow international...

Does failure lead to success?

Does failure lead to success?

Rowan McDonnell, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019

Athletes have the desire to be the best in their game. Coaches expect perfection. Parents believe the illusion their child is a great athlete, who is free from mistakes. These understandings are wrong and are rather impractical wishes. Failure is imminent in athletics. “In every sport, there are...

Struggles of multi-sport athletes

Ashley Edgeworth, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019

Teenagers’ schedules are filled with rushing from one practice to a next. The transition from one sport to another can be extremely difficult because of the rough injuries obtained and the difficulty of learning new plays. Despite the love athletes have for the sports they play, it is overwhelming...

The Lions Speak: What do athletes want for Christmas?

December 14, 2018

—Luis Wendling, Junior Swimming, Water Polo, Cross Country "Gtx 1080ti graphics card"   —Emma Zajac, Senior Tennis "New tennis shoes and offer to play tennis in college"   —Will McAteer, Freshman Football Basketball, Volleyball "Wii U and new lacrosse stick"   —Sofia Yonkus, Freshm...

‘Mom, get off the field!’

‘Mom, get off the field!’

Rowan McDonnell, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018

In the midst of a game, the referee calls a foul on the offense. Disappointed, the offense shifts to defense. A spectating parent disagrees with the call and refuses to let it go. Tensions rise as the parent continues to argue with the referee. After a few minutes and countless warnings, the parent is...

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