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Bowling strikes students

Bowling strikes students

Rowan McDonnell, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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


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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...

Legacy of Mr. Majkowski

Legacy of Mr. Majkowski

Sean Bosshart, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In 1977, Mr. Joe Majkowski began coaching high school basketball, and four years later he became a teacher as well. Now, more than forty years later, he has impacted the lives thousands of students and players. Some of his players have even returned to follow his example and are currently teachers and...

Struggles of multi-sport athletes

Ashley Edgeworth, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019


Filed under Sports

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


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—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


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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...

Do injured athletes trust trainers?

Do injured athletes trust trainers?

Ashley Edgeworth, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

The air is thick with tension as the scoreboard remains even. This game determines whether the player will go down in high school history or earn a scholarship to continue playing the sports she love. She steps up to the line and holds the volleyball with clenched hands. This critical moment will burn...

Is rising cost of high school sports worth it?

Is rising cost of high school sports worth it?

Jill Doherty, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

A young boy falls in love with basketball. He goes to the park everyday and practices and when his park district season comes around he’s the best one on his team. His coaches can’t wait to see what he’ll become. Then during summer, his friends start doing summer camps that he can’t afford. Next...

Shift to superconference

Greg Wilson, Sports Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Sports

Starting in 2019, Saint Viator will be a part of Illinois’s first high school football super conference. This new super conference will include the 14 members of the Chicago Catholic League and the 10 members of the East Suburban Catholic Conference. Saint Viator athletes are excited about this...

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