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On the boat to success: senior Katy Ward to row at the University of Michigan next fall

On the boat to success: senior Katy Ward to row at the University of Michigan next fall

Susie Seidel, Parkway West High School

November 17, 2017


Filed under Sports

Following years of creating a name for herself in the rowing world, senior Katy Ward committed to row at the University of Michigan next year, the number one school in the NCAA Central Division for the sport. Her journey began when the St. Louis Rowing Club (SLRC) visited the school in the fall of...

Football Program Reevaluates Concussion Education for Players

Football Program Reevaluates Concussion Education for Players

Olivia Fu and Kate Finman, San Juan Hills High School

October 9, 2017


Filed under Sports

On Sept. 13, the San Juan Hills High School athletic trainers held a presentation for football players about head injuries, in recognition of National Concussion Awareness Week. In light of a recently published Boston University study on CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy), more attention is being...

From the sideline to the spotlight

From the sideline to the spotlight

Kasey Harvey, Liberty High School

September 21, 2017


Filed under Sports

Serving as the soccer team’s manager, Noah Mason doesn’t get to step on the field for the Liberty High School Redhawks. But on Sept. 2, he took to the field at Toyota Stadium as a player for the FC Dallas Special Olympics team. “It’s awesome because I watch them every Saturday and I support...

475 Days

475 Days

Lauren Teixeira, Ludlow High School

June 1, 2017


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I’ve been waiting for today for 475 days, Alexandra Silva thought to herself as her orthopedist told her she was cleared to play soccer. It was July 14, 2016, and Alexandra, known as Alex to friends and family, had finally won the battle against her troublesome ACL and meniscus tears that had loomed...

A little glove in your heart

A little glove in your heart

Dallas Hollen, Bellwood-Antis High School

May 22, 2017


Filed under Sports

Just like the construction worker who bonds with his tools or the surgeon that feels connected to his scalpel, ball players bond with the tool of their job. “Mitts share memories with you. Whether you caught a clutch fly ball or won a championship, it grows memories. You see it age and become old...

Boys tennis team serving up high expectations

Boys tennis team serving up high expectations

Jared Dean, Stillwater Area High School

May 11, 2017


Filed under Sports

The boys tennis team has their goal of making the state tournament set again this year with a lineup unlike the lineups they have seen in previous years. The boys tennis season is starting up and they will have their work cut out for them this year. The section 4AA conference is packed with talent...

1992 baseball team reunites

1992 baseball team reunites

Noah Siderhurst, Harrisonburg High School

May 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

The 1992 HHS baseball team was one of the most successful teams in HHS baseball history. After becoming district champions, tournament champions and then the regional runner-up, the team lost in the state championship finals by one run in extra innings. One of two starting pitchers for the team was...

The LAX Community: A Glimpse into Safety Measures

The LAX Community: A Glimpse into Safety Measures

Matthew Correa, Patchogue-Medford High School

May 2, 2017


Filed under Sports

Lacrosse is the fastest growing sport in America, and millions of players strap on their helmets and grab their sticks to participate in organized lacrosse every year. However, the game has changed greatly as it has grown. The sport (along with all other sports) has become much safer over the years,...