Category Archives: Sports

Cubs rock the World Series

By Maggie Boersma On Wed., Nov. 2, the Chicago Cubs won the World Series. The Chicago Cubs had been denied a World Series win for 108 years. After their last win in 1908, they definitely deserved this win. It’s been

Top three Chicago Cubs players of 2016

By Kyle Davis There were many players on the Chicago Cubs that played well during the 2016 season. Overall, the team did amazing considering that they won their first World Series in 108 years. But there were some individual players

Top five major sports related events in 2016

By Kyle Davis Some major events in sports have happened over the course of 2016, from sport records being broken, to the Chicago Cubs finally winning the World Series after 108 years. Some of the events that happened in 2016

Fitzpatrick defying gender norms

By Holly DuBose, Lauren Casper, and Carly Casper She straps her pads on and pulls on her helmet. She heads out to the field, in disguise and blends in with the other male teammates. She steps in front of the

Batavia decides to follow UEC neighbors to new DuKane Conference

By Jackson Lambert and Liam Hellard Over the past several weeks, a new conference called the DuKane Conference (composed of Batavia, Geneva, St. Charles East, St. Charles North, Wheaton North, Wheaton South, Glenbard North, and Lake Park) has gained traction

Trip to Hawaii gives marching band ‘intimate’ experience

By Abby Hill and Isabella Jordan The Marching band went to Oahu, Hawaii over Thanksgiving break to play at Pearl Harbor. This trip was with only 45 students and was “much more intimate,” according to Chris Owen, than the previous

OPINION: Five players who should be on Bears’ draft radar

By Xander Lundblad It has been a miserable year for Chicago Bears fans. I’m sure that all of us can agree that we are more concerned about the upcoming NFL Draft than the outcome of this season. To ease the

PREVIEW: IHSA football playoff outlook

By Jackson Lambert Chilly night and often chillier Saturday games that any football lover will associate with one monumental mark in their football season, high school playoffs. Illinois, a state nationally recognized for its degree of high school football, is

OPINION: Who should Win the Heisman Trophy?

By Maty Baines The Heisman Trophy is awarded to the most outstanding player in College Football.The award was created by the Downtown Athletic Club in 1935.  Many football legends have won the Heisman over the past 81 years. These legends

Batavia talks of conference realignment

By Jackson Lambert and Liam Hellard Though many may not know it yet, the Upstate Eight Conference (UEC) which has been the longtime home of Batavia, is in danger of dissolving this upcoming December due to the possibility of a