June 27, 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…

Who’s beneath the suit?

by Mike Pink, Staff Reporter While other schools like Rolling Meadows High School and Elk Grove High School have a designated student to be the mascot and pump up the crowd during football games, basketball games and other school events, WHS does not. Willie the Wildcat has been the official mascot of WHS for as long as anyone can remember. He would make appearances during pep assemblies and games. With the upcoming basketball season, any students interested in becoming a mascot should head down to Students Activities and talk to Dr. Steven May, Assistant Principal and Dean of Student Activities….

November Sports Spotlight: Deanna Kuzmanic

Interview by Mike Pink, Staff Reporter Q&A with Deanna Kuzmanic, sophomore, guard on varsity girls basketball 1.) What’s your favorite song? “Probably Pumped Up Kicks by Foster the People” 2.) What’s your favorite movie “White Chicks” 3.) Who’s your favorite athlete? “Kevin Durant” 4.) What’s your favorite food? “Pizza” 5.) What’s your background on your phone? “Default background because my phone is really old, and I never take pictures with it.” 6.) What do you do in your free time besides relax? “Play basketball, go to my sister’s basketball games, and hang out with friends.” 7.) Sweats or Jeans? “Sweats!” 8.) How…

November Sports Spotlight: Jeremy Stephani

Interview by Mike Pink, Staff Reporter Q&A with Jeremy Stephani, junior, guard on varsity boys basketball 1.) What’s your favorite song? “Mercy, Kanye West” 2.) What’s your favorite movie? “Remember the Titans” 3.) Who’s your favorite athlete? “Kobe Bryant” 4.) What’s your favorite food? “Pizza” 5.) What’s your background on your phone? “A picture of me and Sara” (My girlfriend) 6.) What do you do in your free time besides relax? “Playing basketball or chilling with friends” 7.) Sweats or Jeans? “I can’t believe you’re asking me this. Have you ever seen me wear a pair of jeans?” 8.) How much…