May 23, 2017

Wildcats lose to Prospect in badminton

by Jean Pabon, Staff Reporter Varsity girls badminton played Prospect High School on April 11, the game started at 4:30 pm and was at home. In the end, Prospect High School won with a score of 14-1. That one win, belongs to Sam Broms, junior; she earned that point by winning a singles game. Although most players lost, three players split their games. “I felt a little nervous but I was excited to play,” Kristen Lee, junior, explained. “My partner and I worked well together, although we did make a few mistakes.” Some doubt was present in the team players,…

Wildcats start warming up track

by Patrick Ryan, Staff Reporter When the snow starts to melt and the weather warms, the track teams begin their seasons. The boys and girls teams have prac- ticed indoors since February, and both are itching for the chance to get outside. “We have the biggest team we’ve had in 10 years,” Mike Theodosakis, girls head track coach, said. “The girls are hardworking and have good personalities. Our goal for this season is to keep setting personal bests, to be as strong as we can in all areas and to keep a positive mindset.” According to Tom Polak, boys head…

Varsity girls basketball loses to Huntley

Photos by Erik Hernandez, Asst. News Editor, and Frida Valdés, Feature Editor Reporting by Rosalie Chan, Web Editor Varsity girls basketball played against Huntley on Jan. 28 at home.  The Wildcats lost, 36-46. “The game overall, we battled defensively for sure.  We were able to adjust our defense all four quarters, which is hard to do,” Julissa Hernandez, varsity girls basketball coach, said. The Wildcats currently prepare for conference and regionals.  The overall record is 7-18.     Check out the livestream broadcast at http://ihsa.playonsports.com/events/50995

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…

Girls volleyball holds off Hersey: Seniors finish season strong despite record

by Chris Nush and Antonia Arismendis, Staff Reporters “The record might not show it, but we think we had a really good season,” Amanda Mullin, senior and team captain of the varsity girls volleyball team, said. The volleyball team currently holds a record of 9-14. A highlight of their season was their close game against Hersey High School. “It’s a moral victory,” Jason Kopkowski, varsity volleyball coach, said. “Hersey is very very very good. We put up more points against them than any other team who they have competed against.” The team almost won one of the games with a final…

Briefly Speaking Sports: Girls Tennis

by Katia Bryhadyr, Staff Reporter “What really made the season was having the support of all my friends and being able to laugh and be crazy.” Gosia Markiewicz, grade, said. “Some accomplishments that I made are that I focused more on my performance and my best.” The season ended on Saturday, Oct. 13  with Sectionals and athletes included Alexandra Fister,Gosia Markiewicz and more . The team won its first match against Mundelein, but lost the second game against Highland Park. Sectionals was a single elimination, so the team was out after the second game. “I improved so much this year…

Godlewski breaks school’s backstroke record

by Jess Musto, Sports Editor Last year, Theresa Godlewski, sophomore, broke the 100 yard backstroke record at Sectionals with a time of 1:01.5, which was considered a “great achievement” for the then freshman. The now sophomore started the season off by breaking her record at the first home meet by 0.02  seconds with a time of 1:01.48. “When I was swimming it, I wasn’t thinking about the record, but when I finished and saw what I did it made me feel good that I did it so early in the season,” Godlewski said. According to Lisa Poyner, varsity girls swimming…