November 18, 2017

CSC wins third at nationals

by Erik Hernandez, Asst. News Editor Crucial Step Clique (CSC) won third at the Music Step Fest National Competition, sponsored by the National Step Show Alliance. “I’m very proud of them,” Crystal Ellis-Abdullah, assistant coach of CSC, said. “They are in the top 3.” The event took place in Nashville Tennessee on the days March 15 and 16. Out of the three schools that got into the top three, two of them were from Illinois.  

Fans rush field after BG defeat

by Mike Pink, Staff Reporter The Wheeling vs. Buffalo Grove football game on Friday Oct. 5 before the Homecoming dance lived up to the hype. Brent Pearlman, varsity football coach, and the Cats went into the game hoping to improve to a 3-4 record and send the Bison home with a 1-6 record. That is exactly what they did. “I think our kids fought, and our defense kids really fought,” Coach Pearlman, said. “They really showed tremendous resilience. Our goal for tonight was to fight and be better as far as competing every single play, and from what I saw…

Wildcats celebrate victory over Bison at Homecoming game

Video by Megan Jones, Editor-in-Chief Story by Rosalie Chan, Web Editor; Megan Jones, Editor-in-Chief; and Frida Valdés, Feature Editor Students donned in black, cheers from the stands, fireworks bursting in the air and a 12-8 victory over Buffalo Grove High School all kindled the spirit of the homecoming game. “They have worked really hard, and for the people that only see them play once a year or the people that are coming back, they went out and were able to pull out a win. I’m sure it’s going to make their weekend a lot better,” Brent Pearlman, varsity football coach, said….

Wildcats defeat Hoffman Estates in overtime

by Rosalie Chan, Web Editor Varsity football defeated Hoffman Estates in a close home game on Sept. 14, making a touchdown in overtime at the last play for a final score of 26-20. “It’s not the type of game we want to lay, but we overcame a lot of adversity and played good defense,” Brent Pearlman, varsity football coach, said.  “At times we’ve run the ball better.  I thought the defense ran some well, but we’ve got some work to do.” The first three quarters of the game, the Wildcats were winning.  At the end of the first quarter, the…

Wildcat football defeats Mundelein at home game

Photos by Frida Valdés, Feature Editor     Varsity football won against Mundelein at the first home game, 23-22.  The game took place on Aug. 24.  Many students who attended the game wore white for the theme of “White-out.”