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Meet the OC leaders

Kayleigh Padar

September 23, 2016


Filed under Carousel, Sports

  To the majority of the student body, football season starting up means more than just another team sharing the gym for practice. It means once again that students can come out with some friends to show school spirit to support the team. "If you come out to one of the games, you can look...

Tommy’s Take

Tommy Lumsden

August 29, 2016


Filed under Sports

As the Olympics wrap up, the United States came out on top the medal count with one hundred and twenty-one total medals. They had a total of forty-six golds, thirty-seven silver, and thirty-eight bronze. China came in second with a medal count of seventy. Swimming accounted for thirty-three medals...

Softball senior steps up to the plate

Katie Lindgren

May 19, 2016


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Good team chemistry is something many teams work hard on doing and the softball team this year is closer than ever and has the youthfulness of the team to support this chemistry through the coming years. Everyone, from coaches to players, gets along and has been very beneficial for the team. This...

Chicago baseball off to successful start

Tommy Lumsden

May 18, 2016


Filed under Sports

Opinion I‍t is almost unheard of to hear Chicago baseball and best in their respective leagues in the same sentence. Actually, it has never been said before. ‍For the first time in Major League Baseball history, the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago White Sox have lead their leagues at the same time t...

Sports lose talent

Tommy Lumsden

March 30, 2016


Filed under Sports

Saying that the girls soccer team has seen a few changes this season is an understatement. The team has seen ten players quit, leaving a gap in the core of this team. In any sport, teams would feel the effect of losing ten players on a team, and the soccer team definitely has some stomach pains right...

Students quit sports for invalid reasons

Kelly McCarthy

March 20, 2016


Filed under Sports

The following is an op-ed written by editorial board member Kelly McCarthy.  Views expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Correspondent or its staff as a whole.   It's not uncommon to hear of student-athletes who decide, at some point in their high sch...

Running’s a pain but it’s worth the gain

Eric Czarnota

March 18, 2016


Filed under Sports

The following is an op-ed written by staff photographer Eric Czarnota.  Views expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Correspondent or its staff as a whole.   Coming into high school I knew I wanted to run, but I also wanted to join a ton of activit...

Girls basketball finishes impressive season

Girls basketball finishes impressive season

Kelly McCarthy

February 26, 2016


Filed under Carousel, Sports

After a tough loss to Fremd on Tuesday night during a sectional semi-final game, the girls basketball team wrapped up a successful season after securing the Regional title on Feb. 19 against Rolling Meadows, beating the Mustangs by 17 points. The girls finished the year with an impressive record of 25-5. "I...

Crimson Tide takes title

Caroline Stiefbold

January 15, 2016


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The second season of the College Football Playoff looked promising. "The playoff system is a much better way to determine a champion and less objective than the AP poll and BCS standings alone," sophomore Kathryn Gerardi said. Only Clemson remained undefeated. Alabama was ranked second with only one...

Gritt leads team to win over New Trier

Gritt leads team to win over New Trier

Caroline Stiefbold

January 15, 2016


Filed under Sports

The girls basketball headed to the Chicagoland Showcase on Jan. 9, scheduled to face off against New Trier. The team knew it would be a tough game. New Trier was one of the top ranked teams in the state and had beaten Hersey on a last second three-pointer last season. They expected a competitive gam...

Girls Basketball VS Prospect

Girls Basketball VS Prospect

December 15, 2015


Filed under Action Photos, Showcase

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