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From battlefield to sports field

From battlefield to sports field

Patrick Schumacher, Sports Writer

October 31, 2018


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As you step to the free throw line, your hands shake as you try to avoid looking at the scoreboard that reads 60 to 61.  The regional championship is decided on these crucial free throws. The gym is electric, and the shouts of the opposing student section are deafening. As you begin your routine, the ...

Varsity soccer success depends on one characteristic

Matthew Johnson, Sports Writer

October 31, 2018


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“I learned about life with a ball at my feet,” said professional soccer player Ronaldinho, who discusses how an athlete can learn multiple things other than how to play better while playing a sport.  This past season, St. Viator boys varsity soccer finished 2nd in conference. A key part of this ...

Do procedures for injured student-athletes require rehab?

Do procedures for injured student-athletes require rehab?

Rowan McDonnell, Sports Writer

October 31, 2018


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The whole crowd cringes. The player lies on the ground in agony. After the athlete is helped off the field, a visit to a doctor answers the pressing question on the athlete’s mind. When will I be able to play again? However, there is another concern that should be considered—how will the injury affect...

Golf relies on more than fundamentals

Golf relies on more than fundamentals

Sean Bosshart, Sports Writer

October 9, 2018


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The boys golf team, who placed second in state last year, plans to slow down their game and work on their technical skills. Through their hard work they hope to have a shot at winning state this year.     The golf team has been working very hard over the last few years with three state championship wins and...

Pittman leads beyond end zone

Pittman leads beyond end zone

Madison Wrzos and Greg Wilson, Sports Editor and Writer

October 9, 2018


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The crisp fall air floats through the air means only one thing. “Three words: Friday Night Lights,” said Jeremiah Pittman. Each year, athletes without fail step forward to not only represent their school on the field, but also as a positive role model. The services provided by coaches and ...

Girls swimming team overcomes challenges

Jill Doherty, Sports Writer

October 2, 2018


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“All these things [problems] kind of make Viator's pool the laughing stock of our conference and all the visiting teams make fun of it,” said swim captain, senior Julie Warren. The swim team has been chasing their goal of state, but has the outdated basement pool set them back? The pool was bui...

Running on what?

Rowan McDonnell, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018


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Caught up in the chaos and stress of school, looking for a good exercise to keep you in shape, or searching for a way to improve your condition during the fall sport season? The answer to these questions is running. However, what habits, actions, and techniques improve the overall results of running?...

Who is the New Athletic Director?

Madison Wrzos, Sports Editors

August 30, 2018


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  “Why do I love Saint Viator? I love Saint Viator because I see the student body and teachers as family,” said Jack Liedlich, a sophomore. Schools are composed of a network of people who work together to ensure it is in the best condition for all current and future Lions. Students at...

Hanging up the high tops

Hanging up the high tops

Zoya Boskovic, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018


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Saint Viator is home to and has long celebrated the triumph of its many talented and determined athletes. The Winter sports season has demonstrated this to spectators through the success players have achieved. Biology teacher Mrs. Eileen Cairo pastes newspaper articles on her classroom board acknowledging...

A legacy for life: more than just metal?

A legacy for life: more than just metal?

Madison Wrzos, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018


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A student entering Saint Viator’s sports corridor is blown away by the countless number of jerseys and trophies that seem to dazzle the space. Somehow, the entire room seems to glow and it is as if each sparkling case holds a story that is simply waiting to be told. Upon entering the gym, a large...

Compassionate care for all

Compassionate care for all

Patrick Schumacher, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018


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Have you ever broken a bone, sprained a ligament or sustained a concussion? If you have, chances are that you have collaborated or talked with an athletic trainer. Athletic trainers are highly qualified health care professionals that can help and educate athletes in numerous ways. March is national...

Varsity athletes meet gym class: essential or excessive?

Varsity athletes meet gym class: essential or excessive?

Danny Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


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Everyone knows the importance of regular physical exercise for kids. However, should a student who competes in sports at a high level still be required to take gym class, especially during their sport’s season? “Varsity athletes have already proven to go above and beyond the minimal physical activi...

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