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MSDHS Quarterback Commits

MSDHS Quarterback Commits

Teddy Maiorca, Head Sports Editor

March 8, 2018


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Tyler Goodman, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas and the quarterback of the Eagles football team, committed to Nichols College to play D-III football next year. Goodman was in his coach’s office during the shooting, hiding with two recruiters from Nichols College and three teammates. Goodman’s...

Pro Athletes Respond to Stoneman Douglas

Pro Athletes Respond to Stoneman Douglas

Teddy Maiorca, Head Sports Editor

March 8, 2018


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In response to the recent shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, many professional athletes used their position on the national stage to both support the students and shine a light on the importance of political issues surrounding the shooting. Anthony Rizzo,...

Eagles Fly High in State Tournament

Eagles Fly High in State Tournament

Teddy Maiorca, Head Sports Editor

March 8, 2018


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On February 25th, only 11 days after the horrific shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas, the Eagles Varsity hockey team took Florida by storm, winning the State Championship as the last seed in their tournament. Stoneman Douglas’ team was one of four teams in the Tier 1 Pure Varsity division: the top...

Anthony Rizzo Visits Hometown After Mass Shooting

Anthony Rizzo Visits Hometown After Mass Shooting

Mia Rugai '19, Sports Editor

March 8, 2018


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  Chicago knows Anthony Rizzo as a first baseman, World Series Champion, and of course, a beloved Cub; but he is also a graduate of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, the site of the deadly mass shooting. This hit home for Rizzo, as he missed spring training to visit h...

Boys Swimming and Diving Take on State

Boys Swimming and Diving Take on State

Montserrat Villalobos, Sophomore Writer

February 27, 2018


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After an undefeated season of 9-0 for the Wolfpack Boys Varsity Swimming and Diving Team, they became IHSA Champions. Gus Enger(SR), Jacob Furlong(SR), Ezra Mizgala(SR), Michael Schiml(SR), Colin Stelmach(SR), Bradley Yendro(SR), Moises Lopez(JR), Anthony Severino(JR), Parker Nolan(FR), and Liam Shannon(FR)...

Winter Sports Update

Mia Rugai, Sports Editor

February 27, 2018


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Girls Basketball: Girls Varsity basketball had a season full of wins and broken records. The girls started successfully right off the bat, with a big win against Benet. Other highlights include winning the championship of the Thanksgiving tournament, defeating Loyola at the Jesuit Cup for the first...

Girls and Boys Basketball Play for the Jesuit Cup

Girls and Boys Basketball Play for the Jesuit Cup

Margaret Fleming, Head Features Editor

February 20, 2018


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On January 19, the annual Jesuit Cup basketball games between St. Ignatius College Prep and Loyola Academy were held at the new Wintrust Arena, home of DePaul University basketball and the Chicago Sky. The girls varsity teams faced off at 5:30 and the boys game began at 7:00. Hundreds of spectators...

18 Years, 300 Wins

18 Years, 300 Wins

Caroline VanDam, Editor in Chief

December 14, 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...

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

Leading the Pack

Teddy Maiorca, 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,...

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