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Making A Splash At State

Making A Splash At State

December 12, 2017


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For the 13th year in a row, the Girls’ Swimming and Diving Team won the IHSA Sectional Championship and recently competed in the IHSA State Meet. We decided to ask them a few questions about their experience. Here are their responses! When did you start swimming? Madison Schiml ‘20: I started...

Leading the Pack

Teddy Maiorca ‘19, Head Sports Editor

December 7, 2017


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Running is the world’s oldest sport, dating back to 1829 BC, and probably earlier. According to a recent survey by Nielsen Scarborough, about 20% of Americans say they go running or jogging. Some enjoy running, but most do it for exercise or stress relief, while some can’t stand it. A select few,...

18 Years, 300 Wins

18 Years, 300 Wins

Caroline VanDam, Editor in Chief

December 5, 2017


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Wolfpack swim team coach David Stephens celebrated his 300th win last month after the team’s meet at Fenwick. The win over Fenwick was his 306th win, the actual 300th win took place at a meet earlier in the season. The team surprised him at their team dinner with special “300” shirts and a surprise...

New Den for Wolfpack Hockey

New Den for Wolfpack Hockey

Mia Rugai, Sports Editor

December 5, 2017


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As winter approaches, so does hockey season, along with the opening of a brand new facility. MB Ice Arena brings great things for the future of the Wolfpack: advanced equipment, fresh ice, and a designated Ignatius locker room. Marcus Mathurin ‘19 represented Ignatius hockey at the grand opening of MB ...

Skating To State

Skating To State

Phillip Jackson ‘18

October 31, 2017


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Hockey season is almost underway at Ignatius and the head coach Matt Smith was able to answer some questions about the upcoming season and the future of the program. Smith joined Ignatius last year after spending time with the United States Development Program as a hockey scout. Ignatius hockey had...

Serving Up 300

Serving Up 300

Teddy Maiorca '19, Head Sports Editor

October 24, 2017


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On September 21st, Girls’ Volleyball defeated Fenwick in a 25-23, 25-11 thriller at home, giving Coach Eastman and Coach Ryan their milestone 300th win in their 13th season with St. Ignatius Girls’ Volleyball. Congratulations to Coach Eastman, Coach Ryan, and the Varsity girls volleyball team! C...

Something We Kneed to Consider

Something We Kneed to Consider

Maggie Doyle '18

October 24, 2017


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Baseball may be America's pastime, but football is the national passion. It's an industry that generates both billions of dollars and loyalty like none other. Recently, it's also been President Donald Trump's latest target. Most of us remember the controversy surrounding Colin Kaepernick's decis...

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