July 26, 2017

Wildcats clinch MSL East and conference birth en route to defeating former conference champs

by Alex Gleyzer, staff reporter Players, coaches, and fans alike all knew about the stakes heading into Thursday’s game against Palatine. The Wildcats would have a chance to advance to the MSL Conference final, and the only team standing in their way would be the former champions, Palatine. Palatine would look to play spoiler on a big Wildcat night, however the Wildcats look to prove too much for the Pirates. The Wildcats began the game by playing Wildcat soccer and controlling ball possession. Wheeling attempted to crash the goalie box during corner kicks and toss ins, but the Pirates goalie…

JV Scholastic Bowl takes second place

by Chris Nush, Asst. A&E Editor The WHS JV Scholastic Bowl made it to the MSL Championships and took home second place Feb. 21. The championship consisted of two conferences where the winners of the first and second conferences went against each other. “It’s pretty gratuitous,” Brian Dordon, freshman, said.  “It was a lot of work but our teamwork has been really good.” The JV Team, made up of freshmen and sophomores, faced Fremd High School from District 211. The final score ended up being 300 to 430, Fremd. “It’s really good especially for our school because it kind of…

Varsity girls swimmers make personal bests at MSL meet

by Rosalie Chan, Web Editor Varsity girls swimming placed 11th out of 12th at the Mid-Suburban League Swimming Meet on Oct. 27 at Barrington High School. Some highlights of the meet included the personal best times for Theresa Godlewski, sophomore, and Adrienne Rozmus, freshman. Godlewski broke the school record for the 100 yard backstroke once again, with a time of 1:00:46. She also made a personal best in the 100 yard freestyle with a time of 54:81. “I felt pretty good because it was more than a whole second off my previous record,” Godlewski said. “When you look at the…

Boys Golf team places 7th at Sectionals: Ferguson, Nauert receive all-conference honors

by Jess Musto, Sports Editor Although this year’s golf season ended with Jack Ferguson, senior, unable to return to State, the team  finished seventh in Conference,  and the team’s seniors having a record year. “I say overall we had better than predicted season,” Ferguson, said. Ferguson and Zack Nauert, senior, tied for eighth at Conference, qualifying them for all-conference honors. The two golfers scored a 76 at Conference. These scores, as well as Jeremiah Levin’s, senior, score of 82, helped the team jump three places at Conference. The boys golf team ended up placing seventh out of 12 teams. “I…