May 25, 2017

Fans rush field after BG defeat

by Mike Pink, Staff Reporter The Wheeling vs. Buffalo Grove football game on Friday Oct. 5 before the Homecoming dance lived up to the hype. Brent Pearlman, varsity football coach, and the Cats went into the game hoping to improve to a 3-4 record and send the Bison home with a 1-6 record. That is exactly what they did. “I think our kids fought, and our defense kids really fought,” Coach Pearlman, said. “They really showed tremendous resilience. Our goal for tonight was to fight and be better as far as competing every single play, and from what I saw…

Wildcats celebrate victory over Bison at Homecoming game

Video by Megan Jones, Editor-in-Chief Story by Rosalie Chan, Web Editor; Megan Jones, Editor-in-Chief; and Frida Valdés, Feature Editor Students donned in black, cheers from the stands, fireworks bursting in the air and a 12-8 victory over Buffalo Grove High School all kindled the spirit of the homecoming game. “They have worked really hard, and for the people that only see them play once a year or the people that are coming back, they went out and were able to pull out a win. I’m sure it’s going to make their weekend a lot better,” Brent Pearlman, varsity football coach, said….

Photo Slideshow: Homecoming Game

Photos by Kristina Piamonte, Photo Editor, and Frida Valdés, Feature Editor   For a story and video about the homecoming game, see http://wheelingspokesman.com/?p=805.