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Alumni Spotlight: Justice Johnson ’13

Alumni Spotlight: Justice Johnson ’13

Art Scheller, Sports Editor

November 5, 2015


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Justice Johnson, a 2013 Saint Viator alumnus and former Lions basketball player, currently plays basketball at Saint Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa. In her third year playing basketball at Saint. Ambrose, Justice Johnson reflects on her basketball career and offers advice to this year's varsity...

Swimmers dive into a buoyant season.

Swimmers dive into a buoyant season.

Art Scheller and Sean McAteer

November 5, 2015


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As the 2015-2016 varsity boys swimming season swims into full gear, the team looks forward to a bright season ahead. Swimmers wait in anticipation for the upcoming season, hoping to cut their times down from previous years, and having state medals on their minds. The team has numerous goals for...

The Basketball team hustles into a sanguine season

The Basketball team hustles into a sanguine season

Michael Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer

November 5, 2015


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The new season cannot come fast enough for the Saint Viator girls basketball team. After a rough season last year, change has brought new hope to the team. Mr. Jason Raymond is back coaching, coaching at his alma mater. Mr. Raymond is excited to be back, but is still adjusting to his new surroundings...

Does nutrition comfort the body?

Does nutrition comfort the body?

Maeve Schumacher, Staff Writer

November 5, 2015


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Imagine that you are driving home from soccer practice. You are smelly, tired and, obviously, hungry. Pulling into the drive-thru of McDonald's, you decide to order a cheeseburger, a large fry and a large pop. After all, you just had a hard practice. Could an order of fast food really make a difference? In...

Chicago Cubs entice viewers with uplifting season

Chicago Cubs entice viewers with uplifting season

Sean McAteer, Staff Writer

October 7, 2015


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At the beginning of the season, the Chicago Cubs were considered the young, inexperienced team of the National League central division, looking to make their mark on the league. Soon the MLB realized the young unit was a force, pushing its way into the discussion for postseason baseball. Thus, the North...

Alumni Spotlight Kevin Schreiber ’13

Alumni Spotlight Kevin Schreiber ’13

Art Scheller, Sports Editor

October 7, 2015


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Kevin Schreiber, a Saint Viator graduate of the class of 2013 and former runner for the Lions cross country team, currently runs cross country at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. In his third year at St. Thomas, Schreiber reflects on his years running at Saint Viator and looks to...

‘Love’ means nothing to a tennis player

Matthew Mcmanaman, Staff Writer

October 7, 2015


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Love, 15, 30, 40, deuce. What do all these terms mean and how do they help use understand the game of tennis. Scoring tennis is difficult and confusing to anyone who does not understand exactly how the game works. However, once you know how to play tennis, it is one of the best experiences you have...

Young athletes incorporate faith into sports

Young athletes incorporate faith into sports

Maeve Schumacher, Staff Writer

October 7, 2015


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Faith and sports can both be powerful factors in the life of a teenager; faith provides a sense of purpose and peace in God, and sports teach valuable life lessons such as getting along with others and working hard to achieve goals. These influences are especially important for Saint Viator athletes,...

A run-in with the Fox

Art Scheller, Sports Editor

August 28, 2015


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The Chicago Bears opened preseason training camp on July 31 at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Illinois. The camp ran until August 16 at which time the Bears returned to Halas Hall to continue preparing for the upcoming season. Following a disastrous 2014-2015 season, the Bears management...

SVHS soccer teams tour Europe

SVHS soccer teams tour Europe

Art Scheller, Sports Editor

August 28, 2015


Filed under Sports

This summer, the varsity boys’ and girls’ soccer teams took a two week trip to Europe. The varsity boys embarked on their two week journey on June 21. The varsity girls left for Europe on June 28. Both varsity teams traveled to Malaga, Spain and Lisbon, Portugal. They experienced different cultur...

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