Cheerleaders not cheering

By Rachel Ross When high schoolers think Friday nights, they think bright lights, roaring crowds, and peppy cheerleaders. That became a reality this year as cheerleaders are not making the trip to More »

Q&A featuring a Winona State commit, Ava Sergio

By Morgan Haug Batavia High School varsity basketball player Ava Sergio has planned to pursue her basketball career in college. This is insight on Ava’s past and future basketball seasons.   Q: More »

Batavia football team’s time to shine in NBC ‘Drive’

By Morgan Haug and Mia Wells The NBC Sports Chicago Drive has chosen to follow Batavia High School football this year, meaning NBC Sports will be involved throughout Batavia’s practices, games, and More »

Students prep for fun-filled week of school spirit

By Morgan LaSalle and Venessa Plourde Batavia High School is hosting its annual Homecoming week Sept. 17-22. The theme this year is “vacation across the nation.” Through the week, students will participate More »

The financing behind Batavia High School sports programs

By Josh Bode and Andrew Nelson Batavia High School has seen its share of athletic success in recent years. The football program took home a 6A and 7A championship trophy both coming More »

 

OPINION: Conor McGregor has Khabib Nurmagomedov in palm of his hand

By Kyron Hemminger In case you’ve been living under a rock, you should know that the absolute biggest fight in UFC history is about to finally culminate in a matter of weeks. “The Eagle” Khabib Nurmagomedov will go one-on-one with “The

Cheerleaders not cheering

By Rachel Ross When high schoolers think Friday nights, they think bright lights, roaring crowds, and peppy cheerleaders. That became a reality this year as cheerleaders are not making the trip to away games to cheer on the football team. 

OPINION: Higher education should be free

By Brandon Thilges There is an essential necessity that humans must acquire to have a successful life on earth, and that is education. For hundreds of years, education has brought prosperity to our great people and excelled them through days

OPINION: New York Times op-ed was a mistake

By Joe Caltagirone While The New York Times had every constitutional right to publish their latest and most controversial op-ed, it was a mistake do to so. Not only could it have featured an untrustworthy source, it also gave a

Point/Counterpoint: Disrespecting the country or accomplishing the impossible?

POINT: Nike’s Kaepernick advertisement disrespects the country By Macie Rummel and Grace Regnier The face of an add is a really big piece of the company, and the face itself is a large message. Recently, in the past week Colin

Q&A featuring a Winona State commit, Ava Sergio

By Morgan Haug Batavia High School varsity basketball player Ava Sergio has planned to pursue her basketball career in college. This is insight on Ava’s past and future basketball seasons.   Q: What influenced your decision to commit to Winona

OPINION: 25th Amendment crucial to United States

By Samantha Lewis Ever since President Donald Trump was elected into office, people have discussed impeachment. The 25th Amendment could be used to get him out. This sparked rumors that some of the officials in the White House were discussing

OPINION: Bell’s absence is unprofessional

By Derek Bex It’s impossible to look at NFL news and not see the name Le’Veon Bell. Bell, a 3-time Pro-Bowl running back, still hasn’t reported to the Pittsburgh Steelers and has missed the team’s first two games against the

Batavia football team’s time to shine in NBC ‘Drive’

By Morgan Haug and Mia Wells The NBC Sports Chicago Drive has chosen to follow Batavia High School football this year, meaning NBC Sports will be involved throughout Batavia’s practices, games, and major highlights. The “Drive” is a Chicago sportscast

Students prep for fun-filled week of school spirit

By Morgan LaSalle and Venessa Plourde Batavia High School is hosting its annual Homecoming week Sept. 17-22. The theme this year is “vacation across the nation.” Through the week, students will participate in many activities that will put them in