Varsity football continues to fight throughout game, loses to Rolling Meadows

Video created by: Megan Jones, Editor-in-Chief

The Wheeling varsity football team continued to fight through Friday, Sept. 12’s game versus Rolling Meadows. The night featured a Hometown Celebration, which honored WHS alumni, David Tuber and Dr. Melissa Thal.

Tuber graduated from Columbia College Chicago with a degree in Traditional Animation, where he went on to work with Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim. He is currently working on a Lego feature set to release in February 2014.

Thal graduated from Indiana University with a degree in biochemistry and a minor in mathematics. She went on to graduate school at the University of Alabama in Birmingham to obtain a PhD in microbiology with a focus on stem cell research. Thal currently holds the position of Research Scientist at Baxter Healthcare.

Other performances were made by marching band, poms and cheerleading.

The night ended with a final score of 35-9.

Photos by: Frida Valdes

Watch the video below for commentary on last night’s football game versus Rolling Meadows by Mark Tannous, broadcast editor, and Mike Pink, staff reporter. Videography was done by Kelly McKewin, staff reporter.