June 26, 2017

Loquercio balances multiple sports along with school work

by Paige McCoy, Asst. Feature Editor Running and swimming are demanding sports that take up time and energy. Justin Loquercio, freshman, has been trying his best at both. “My favorite part of sports is being with your team or improving your time from before,” Loquercio said. Loquercio began run- ning in sixth grade at Holmes Middle School and swimming when he was ten. Throughout his running ca- reer, Loquercio’s best race was when he placed sixth in the 800 meter race at State in seventh grade. “There is no ‘I’ in team, but there is an ‘I’ in win. Which…

Polar cats train for spring sports season

by Jean Pabon, Staff Reporter With the start of the Track Season, athletes have worked hard to prepare for the sport through Polar Cats, an informal club that was helped organized by Tom Polak, track coach. “It’s mostly motivation, and it’s not just track; it can be for people who just want to get fit and work hard,” Coach Polak  said. Outside, in the freezing air, members would run around the school to train for the upcoming sports, especially Track. Polar Cats started the first week of November and ended on Jan. 25 when the track season started. “I joined…

Boys cross country places second at Warren invite

by Erik Hernandez, Staff Reporter As a team, boys cross country placed second at the Warren High School meet and third at the Lake Park meet. The runners included Cole Dammeier, Edwin Hernandez, Steven Abraham, Drew Schwartz and Brian Hernandez, sophomores, Justin Loquercio and Elliot Nabatov, freshman. Boys’ cross country also had three top five finishes in invites throughout the season. No school records were broken this year, but many personal records amongst the runners were broken. “I’m grateful for all the freshmen and sophomores that are on the team. This year there was a greater sense of family,” Tom…