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Girls bowling rolls into hundredth consecutive win, Ploof leads D2 coaches in victories

Girls bowling rolls into hundredth consecutive win, Ploof leads D2 coaches in victories

Hannah Hendley, Kearsley High School

March 13, 2018


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Last year's Super Bowl champion New England Patriots can't even say they were undefeated in just one NFL season with 13 wins and three losses. Even the NBA Finals champion Golden State Warriors ended with a 67-15 record. But here at KHS, the girls bowling team remains perfect in league play --...

Alumna in driver seat for first Nigerian Olympic bobsled team

Alumna in driver seat for first Nigerian Olympic bobsled team

Adekemi Kasali, Homewood Flossmoor High School

March 12, 2018


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Imagine going from running on the track team here at H-F to competing in bobsled at the Winter Olympics. Now imagine becoming part of the first African team, male or female, to qualify for the sport. This is a reality for 31-year-old alumna Seun Adigun, now a two-time Olympian, who drove Nigeria into...

A Dynamic Duo

A Dynamic Duo

Addy Smith, Iowa City High School

March 8, 2018


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Since day one, Lynn and Ryan Ahlers’ relationship has been rooted in City High cross-country. “For our first date we talked in the foyer of City High while our teams, that we were assistant coaches for, were stretching after a run. I asked Lynn if she wanted to get some dinner and a drink at the...

It runs in the family

It runs in the family

Declan Ciurlik, Homestead High School

March 1, 2018


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Drew Bosley crosses the finish line in his normal position at the front of the pack of a boys cross country race. Every time he finishes with a good time or place, it is not the first time a Bosley has done this. His parents, Andy and Laura Bosley, were both outstanding runners in high school and...

Gold Standard: Junior Overcomes Medical Issues to Take Second at Ice Skating Nationals

Gold Standard: Junior Overcomes Medical Issues to Take Second at Ice Skating Nationals

Brigid Ambuul, Classical Academy High School

February 28, 2018


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Colorado’s Broadmoor World Arena is full of spectators peering from the bleachers onto an ice-covered stage. They are watching as hundreds of competitors vie for the attention of judges at the U.S. Figure Skating National Dance Finals. In just a few short moments, junior Amanda Goldstein will take...

Big Man on Campus: Alli Campbell

Big Man on Campus: Alli Campbell

Jake Miller, Bellwood-Antis High School

January 31, 2018


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Bellwood-Antis sophomore Alli Campbell is surrounded by numbers. 21: her number on the Lady Blue Devil basketball team; 521: her points total for the basketball team last season; and her height, at 6’0”, give away some of her characteristics on the basketball court. But there is one number, 25,...

Freshman Seda Tsarni conquers competition through repeated success on the mat

Freshman Seda Tsarni conquers competition through repeated success on the mat

Briana Pasion, Watkins Mill High School

January 29, 2018


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“It’s hard to join wrestling in general, but as a girl, I had to work twice as hard to get respect on the mat,” freshman and two-time Maryland state wrestling champion Seda Tsarni said.  Tsnari is the only female on the Watkins Mill High School wrestling team. “I’ve had four matches last...

Former All-American returns to Fayette County to coach the Lady Panthers

Former All-American returns to Fayette County to coach the Lady Panthers

John Webb, Starr's Mill High School

January 25, 2018


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Nearly everyone has played a sport throughout their childhood or at least tried their hand in some sort of competitive event, but few stick with that activity into their early adult lives. Some, however, have a knack for being successful in what they do. Whether attributed to talent, hard work, or just...