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Vanderbilt’s Fuller makes football history

December 10, 2020

On Saturday, Nov. 28, Vanderbilt senior Sarah Fuller kicked off the second half of a game against Mizzou, becoming the first woman to play in a regular season football game in any of the Power 5 conferences....

XC, swimming see spike in membership

Members of boys swim team warming up at practice.
December 10, 2020

When the IHSA decision came out stating which fall sports could compete and which couldn’t, many were outraged.  Soccer, football, and volleyball athletes were all anxiously awaiting their seasons only...

Sports not immune to coronavirus

The dance team adjusts to practicing with masks.
December 10, 2020

Last spring, sports seasons were suddenly suspended, devastating and shocking many student athletes. Although more expected, student athletes of winter sports now face a similar disappointment as the pool...

Athletes lift weights—and spirits—despite setbacks

December 10, 2020

The most wonderful time of the year is quickly approaching, but for athletes, the bad news just keeps coming.  Despite nationwide efforts, the coronavirus has reared its head, and the number of cases...

Winter sports await green light from IHSA

Members of the dance team prepare for the season after clearance from the athletic department.
November 16, 2020

The past seven months have been a time of uncertainty, and this uncertainty has had a big impact on high school sports. Going into the fall season of sports, no one knew what would occur. What sports could...

New protocols put seasons in limbo

Art by Maggie Miller
November 16, 2020

As yet another day of the “new normal” passes, the athletic department has continued to work to make sports feasible.  With the number of COVID-19 cases reaching new heights, many perspiring athletes...

NBA, NFL adapt to ‘COVID’ world

Art by Ruiqi Gao
November 16, 2020

COVID-19 continues to harm our everyday lives. Since March, this disease has caused the stoppage of numerous activities in the sports world. March Madness was one of the major events that had to be cancelled...

Gym class finds virtual alternative

In-person PE leaders adapt to class with new health precautions.
October 13, 2020

With there being a finite number of spots in summer gym and the requirement to take three years of physical education, many Saint Viator students have been forced to pass up the opportunity to take electives...

Coronavirus leaves March in madness

Community advertisement for March Madness left useless.
March 13, 2020

On Thursday, Mar. 12, the NCAA announced that the 2020 March Madness tournament will be cancelled due to the recent outbreak of the COVID-19 (commonly referred to as “coronavirus”). This follows the...

Weighing risk factor of sports

Freshman Tyler Bielfeldt works in the athletic training room with Coach Gina Garro.
At what point do athletics become too dangerous?
March 13, 2020

Sports can provide many things to athletes. Athletics are an opportunity to socialize and build friendships. They provide a way to stay healthy and active and teach valuable life lessons that are applicable...

Team influence extends to community, world

Seniors Ava Davis and Nicole Ardito work at the Boys and Girls Club of Central Florida.
March 13, 2020

As student-athletes lace up their basketball sneakers, dancing shoes, cleats or skates, they all have one thing in common: They represent the red lion they wear on their uniforms. Their representation...

Experienced core supports lacrosse team

Senior Dominic Yonkus runs during lacrosse practice.
March 13, 2020

When many people think about succeeding in a sport, the first component that comes to mind is talent.  People debate whether a team is worthwhile based on the talented players the team is composed of....

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