Category Archives: Sports

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

Cubs parade a grand slam

By Sarah Hager The halls may have seemed a bit emptier than usual on Fri., Nov. 4 as many students headed to Chicago to attend the Cubs World Series victory parade. The Cubs’ final defeat of the Cleveland Indians on

OPINION: Dance is a sport

By Abby Kent Everyone has a slightly different definition of sport. The Merriam Webster Dictionary defines sport as a physical activity that is done for enjoyment. Most people don’t consider dance a sport because it’s not always competitive and therefore

PREVIEW: Wrestling plans to compete for UEC title

By Carly Casper Head Coach: Scott Bayer (12th year as a coach, fifth year as a head coach) Assistant Coaches: Coach Arlis (fourth year as assistant, former head coach)      Coach Farwell (fourth year)      Coach Miller (second year)      Coach Cadena (fifth

PREVIEW: Girls’ basketball depending on youth

By Lauren Casper   Girl Basketball Coaching Staff: Kevin Jensen (Head Varsity) – sixth year Alex Benters (Asst. Varsity) – second year Frank Torres (Asst. Varsity) – second year Sarah Wilkie (Head Sophomore) – sixth year Allison Jordan (Head Freshmen)

PREVIEW: Gymnastics hopes to rebuild quickly

By Carly Casper Head Coach: Taryn Boyce (13 years) Assistant Coaches: Kim Kane (three years) Last season’s highlights: Last season’s highlights include senior Megan McGee qualifying for state. Six months before she qualified, McGee broke her femur bone, an injury

PREVIEW: Returnees hope to return to IHSA Regionals

By Lauren Casper   Head Coach: Jim Nazos Years coaching at BHS: five years Asst. coaches: Nick Marsh- fifth year Anthony Williams-15th year Tim Swanson-fifth year David Hardnett-second year Ryan Sullivan-ninth year David Jonathan-second year Last season’s highlights (including record):

OPINION: Bulls are playoff team

By Xander Lundblad It is very hard for NBA teams in each conference to solidify playoff spots, and surprisingly, there is a lot of competition in the East this season. There are many teams in the East that are getting

Durso, Robinson head to IHSA State, come up short

By Abby Kent and Claire Gearhart The morning of Oct. 20, the girls 2A tennis team for Batavia High School played their first match at the IHSA State tournament in Arlington Heights and lost in both the doubles championship and

College Football Analysis #3: Alabama sits at top

By Maty Baines Seven weeks into the 2016 College Football and there has been already been dozens of historic moments. There has been hail mary’s, game winning field goals, blowouts, and Heisman hopefuls trying to make a name for themselves