July 26, 2017

Wheeling buckles down to defeat Broncos and take home Conference Crown

by Alex Gleyzer, staff reporter It took 100 minutes, two overtimes and six penalty kick rounds for Wheeling to defeat Barrington, and claim their first MSL Conference championship since 1977. The Wildcats started the game planning to attack right way and start playing Wildcat soccer. Wheeling would add to their already physical play with Marino Lopez, senior, returning from a leg injury. Lopez would make an impact immediately by having another big body for the Cats to use to be aggressive. “It feels great to get to play and not have sit on the bench and suffer while the guys…

Photo Slideshow: Homecoming Game

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