Viator Voice

National Signing Day ceremony

Students with their respective parents and coaches at the National Signing Day Ceremony.

Art Scheller, Sports Editor

February 16, 2017

Each year, thousands of athletes across the country sign letters of intent on National Signing Day. National Signing Day at Saint Viator took place on February 1. An unexpected crowd consisting of parents, coaches, teammates and fans, gathered in Cahill Gym for the first time to celebrate the Winter...

Teamwork ties team together

Art by Joanne Jun

Maeve Schumacher, Staff Writer

February 16, 2017

In the midst of recent headlines in the sports world reflecting hazing and negativity, it’s important to stress positive team building within high school sports teams— especially those with students of varying grade levels. Coach Quin Hayes, Saint Viator’s varsity basketball head coach, chose...

Cheer and dance teams split spotlight with spirit in sports

Cheer lines up before a football game.

Dan Dababneh, Staff Writer

December 9, 2016

Anyone could name the differences between badminton and tennis. Also, those same people could name the difference between dodgeball and volleyball. But the real question is, could those same people name the differences between cheerleading and the competitive dance team. According to a survey that was...

Bulls charge toward triumphant season backed with new team

Art by Anna Gorman

Michael Fitzpatrick, Sports Editor

December 9, 2016

The Chicago Bulls had a very surprising first month of the NBA season. The Bulls finished November with a record of 10-7. The Bulls were looking like a team set to finish near the bottom of the Eastern Conference after questionable trades and signings left fans and analysts confounded. The new-look team...

Cross country captures championship

Cross country team poses at State.

Maeve Schumacher, Staff Writer

December 9, 2016

Glancing around Saint Viator’s Cahill gym, it can be hard to ignore the bare ‘Boys’ Cross Country’ plaque in the midst of other athletic successes plastered along the wall. This drought of regional, sectional and state titles was finally quenched by the 2016 boys’ cross country team, a band...

Off-season workouts benefit athletes across the board

Students work out for their respective sports.

Clare Dowd, Staff Writer

December 9, 2016

With the fall sports season coming to a close, many athletes' off-season has just begun. Down in the weight room, before and after school, students have started training to make sure that come this spring sports season, they are stronger, faster and more agile than they were last year. One thing all...

Whirling wind whips winter athletes to work

Dan Dababneh, Staff Writer

November 3, 2016

As fall fades away and winter slowly creeps around the corner, many exciting events await. One of the most prominent is winter sports tryouts. During the winter season, Saint Viator athletics provide students with numerous sports to participate in, including basketball, wrestling, hockey, cheerleading,...

Behind the scenes of November sports tryouts

Photo by Kendall Fundum

Dan Dababneh, Staff Writer

November 3, 2016

As fall fades away and winter slowly creeps around the corner, many exciting events await. One of the most prominent is winter sports tryouts. Tryouts are, as they say, “what it all comes down to.” During the winter season, Saint Viator athletics provide students with numerous sports to participate...

Star-spangled protest stir up emotion on both sides

Art by Joanne Jun

Maeve Schumacher, Staff Writer

November 3, 2016

Kneeling during the national anthem: a justified sign of protest or a disrespectful expression of personal views? This issue has buzzed throughout the athletic world. Stars such as Colin Kaepernick and Megan Rapinoe publically protest by kneeling during the national anthem before their athletic competitions. Ms....

Disabled athletes break down barriers to success

Mr. Huene competing at the Paralympics

Patrick Schumacher, Staff Writer

November 3, 2016

When people think of adaptive sports, they may think of wheelchair basketball or blade runners with artificial legs. But there are many events disabled people can participate in. Organizations such as the Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association (GLASA) and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) help...

Multiple multi-sport athletes must multitask for multiple benefits

Art by Kayla Johnson

Patrick Schumacher, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016

Many students in high school have a favorite sport and solely want to focus on that sport. But, what if playing two sports, or being a multi-sport athlete, is actually better for high school athletes? In a recent interview, Mr. Jason Kuffel, an assistant coach for both varsity lacrosse and basketball,...

Student athletes overcome pressures from all sides

Art by Kenny Yi

Maeve Schumacher, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016

Each day, athletes face various pressures and difficulties in their respective sports. On the outside looking in, an athlete’s challenges may seem obvious—competition for playing time, overcoming fatigue and the like, but are these really the only troubles that student athletes face, or are the pressures...

The student news site of Saint Viator High School
Sports