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The Spirit

Sports and Motivation

Noah Gilbert, Senior Writer

April 4, 2017


Filed under Sports, Video

Fall Forward, Spring Forward

Fall Forward, Spring Forward

Catherine Tadin, Senior Writer

March 28, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Most sports have one official season, be it fall, winter, spring or summer. Rowing is a multi-season sport: fall and spring, and for the top athletes, summer as well. In the fall, races are long and the starts are staggered, so a team is never sure of how they did until the officials release the r...

Coming Back From Injury

Coming Back From Injury

Thomas Waun, Senior Writer

March 28, 2017


Filed under Sports

As the spring season rolls around, Saint Ignatius athletes are primed and ready to take the field, court and track. These athletes will be working their hardest and pushing themselves for the ultimate goal, a state championship. One thing that holds them back is injury. Often, the most terrifying...

Overlooking Sports

Overlooking Sports

Candace Hayes, Senior Writer

March 16, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

Saint Ignatius College Prep has three main types of athletic programs--interscholastic, club and intramural--which give its students the chance to participate in sports at all levels. Each type of sport has unique qualities that separate it from the others. Often times, interscholastic and club sports...

Sports and Shenanigans Promo

Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Writer, A&L Editor

March 9, 2017


Filed under Sports

In this series, you will see Patrick Caproni '17 and Liam Rocks '17 interviewing Coach Eastman on any and every topic regarding sports at Saint Ignatius.  We hope you enjoy!

Washing Away the Competition

Washing Away the Competition

Caira Watson, Senior Writer

March 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Saint Ignatius Girls’ Water Polo team looks forward to continue its reign as one of the top programs in the state as they prepare for the upcoming water polo season. In the teams 15 year history, they have won 12 sectional titles and won the State Title Game in 2013. Head coach, Michael Cashman...

Jesuit Cup Runs Dry

Lucy White, Senior Writer

February 28, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Ignatius Boys’ Basketball team suffered a 47-36 loss to rival Loyola Academy in the Jesuit Cup game on January 31, 2017. Ignatius started strong and scored the first basket, but by halftime, trailed by two in a score of 27-25. The two teams were closely matched, but Ignatius ultimately was unable...

Re”lax” Bro

Re”lax” Bro

Thomas Waun, Senior Writer

February 28, 2017


Filed under Sports

On February 28th, hopeful young men will take Fornelli Field to try out for the Boys’ Wolfpack Lacrosse team. The group wants to repeat another great regular season after finishing sixth in the state last year. The Wolfpack sadly lost first round in the playoff to a heartbreaker from Barrington....

SICP Varsity Dance Team Goes Full Out for State

Bella Druckman, Sophomore Writer

February 21, 2017


Filed under Sports

On February 11, 2017, the SICP Varsity Dance Team competed in the IDTA State Competition in Springfield, Il and placed ninth. Since the competition season started in October, the team has competed in various competitions throughout Illinois. In order to qualify for the state competition, their ...

SICP Hurdles the Spring Season

SICP Hurdles the Spring Season

Noah Gilbert, Senior Writer

February 16, 2017


Filed under Sports

The boy's indoor track season continues with momentum as they prepare for the spring season. Indoor meets continue until the end of March. The Wolfpack will compete at the University of Chicago on Friday, February 24 and Friday, March 10. The track team will return home for Catholic Conferenc...

Shoot for State

Shoot for State

Noah Gilbert, Senior Writer

February 16, 2017


Filed under Sports

The St. Ignatius Hockey Team looks to win state finals after a banner year with first year coach, Matt Smith. The Wolfpack finished fifth in the Catholic Hockey League after earning the eleventh seed in the state playoffs. They won over Carl Sandburg High School in the first round on Friday, Febru...

Heads Up!

Annie Coyne '17 and David Moore '17

November 28, 2016


Filed under Sports

Concussions are widespread injuries. With the combined efforts of doctors, our school nurse, and trainers, students are provided with all the necessary tools available to recover. Upwards of 50 Ignatius students in the last year have suffered from this brain injury whether they participate in a contact s...

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