Best of SNO High School Edition

Sophomores, seniors join SHHS wrestling team

Sophomores, seniors join SHHS wrestling team

Alyssa Alvarez, Convent of the Sacred Heart High School

January 20, 2017


Filed under Sports

After years of casually competing with her male cousins, sophomore Sofia Pirri realized she wanted to further pursue wrestling, however Convent’s lack of an official team forced her to explore another option — joining the boys team at Stuart Hall. “I’ve just always had that competitive spirit...

‘This made his entire senior year’

‘This made his entire senior year’

Ali Wagner, Bellwood-Antis High School

January 10, 2017


Filed under Sports

In the fourth quarter of last night’s ICC game against West Branch, the ball found its way into the hands of senior Brandon Bickle. Joe Padula had gotten a steal, driven the ball to the foul line, and kicked it out to Bickle, who saw the shot and took it, scoring his first varsity points. The...

Prep hockey participation is declining in Michigan

Prep hockey participation is declining in Michigan

Connor Earegood, Kearsley High School

January 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Hockey has gained popularity in the United States but has been losing popularity in Michigan. Sophomore Trevor Keller, a Kearsley player for the United hockey team, thinks the sport is losing players in Michigan. "People have to pay for it (playing hockey)," Keller said. "And they don't have the...

Jingco’s basketball talent carries team

Jingco’s basketball talent carries team

Noah Ness, Stillwater Area High school

January 4, 2017


Filed under Sports

Everyday after school, and during most days in the summer, one can find junior Manny Jingco playing basketball. Whether it is at a local gym, the high school, or even in his driveway, he is always working to improve all aspects of his game. Basketball is a game he has dedicated hours to, and this is...

Students explore athletic opportunities beyond the Shalhevet gym

Students explore athletic opportunities beyond the Shalhevet gym

David Edwards, Shalhevet High School

January 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

As Shalhevet’s seniors watch for their college admission emails this month, their classmate Nathan Benyowitz faces a different kind of waiting game. While others are wondering about dorm life, food and science departments, Nathan is wondering which tennis team he’ll play on. Just like Early Decision,...

Texas embarks on nation’s largest brain injury study

Texas embarks on nation’s largest brain injury study

Kasey Harvey and Keegan Williams, Liberty High School

December 15, 2016


Filed under Sports

The state of Texas is embarking on the nation’s largest study of brain injuries among young athletes this week. The University Interscholastic League is partnering with the O'Donnell Brain Institute at UT Southwestern Medical Center for the project, where they hope research will indicate if equipment...

For PV sophomore, hockey is more than a sport

For PV sophomore, hockey is more than a sport

Jake Aferiat, Pascack Valley High School

December 13, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

At the core of every family is a bond. For the Tuffy family, that bond spans across the globe. Fueling their bond is hockey, and it’s as solid as the ice they skate on every Thanksgiving. Once meals are eaten and plates are cleared, Bill Tuffy and his son Aidan, a sophomore at Pascack Valley,...

The Team Behind the Team

The Team Behind the Team

Gonzalo Garrido-Gonzalez, Lake Ridge High School

December 7, 2016


Filed under Sports

There is a very important team here at Lake Ridge. They have made the playoffs every single year, yet never won a trophy. No, it's not the football, volleyball, or soccer team. Its the athletic training team. The students who join this team, spend their after school time helping the athletes of all sports...