Category Archives: Sports

Forty-one Batavia athletes commit to play in college

By Izzy Mach, Brandon Kalsch, and Emma Exon Senior year is an exciting time for any young adult. But as graduation day comes closer and closer, some members of the class of 2018 are more prepared than others as they

FEATURE: Schlenker hurdling one goal after another

By Mary Shields Sabrina Schlenker hears the crowd cheering as she waits for the running mark. When she begins her event she can feel the wind on her face as she sprints to be the first one to leap over

Q&A: Wilson sets school relay record as freshman

By Izzy Mach Davinia Wilson is a freshman at Batavia High School involved with track and field. Davinia and her relay team including Symone Houston-Davis, Sabrina Schlenker, Tori Ortiz broke the old 2015 and 2016 school record in the 400

Q&A: Jansey receives numerous college offers

2017 State Champion, Michael Jansey, has received 23 offers from Division-I schools around the country. Everyone is patiently waiting to hear where he will commit as he’s been traveling to possible future colleges. Jansey has been playing football since first

Q&A: Fitzpatrick stands out as only female member of BHS lacrosse team

By Karlee Rindt Shaye Fitzpatrick, a 16-year-old at Batavia High School, is the only female member of the school’s varsity boys lacrosse team. Lacrosse is Fitzpatrick’s passion and as she dedicates most of her time to the sport she doesn’t

‘Be the spark’: girls’ varsity track team wins Carlson Anderson Invite

By Cass Norville On Thurs., April 19, the varsity girls’ track and field team took first place at the Carlson Anderson Invite hosted by Batavia High School. Some of the athletes that contributed to the varsity win were sophomore Kyra

Boys’ track wins UEC title

By Brandon Kalsch Batavia boys track recently garnered another achievement by claiming an Upstate Eight Conference win on Sat., March 17. Batavia won seven events at the meet, winning events like the 55-meter hurdles, 200-meters, 800-meters, and shotput. West Aurora

Wandering King: LeBron´s top five off-season destinations

By Savaughn Anderson The summer is coming, which in the NBA means a lot of mayhem, chaos, and shocking events are about to happen, mainly due to the innumerable amount of trades. Some are described as foreseen while others are

Top 5 hardest track & field events

By Cass Norville 1. 1600-meter relay: This race (more commonly referred to as the “4×4”) is the last event of the entire track meet. The event requires four people to each run one lap around an outdoor track or two

OPINION: NCAA athletes should be paid to play

By Hailey Holt Imagine putting in 40 hours of hard, manual work into a sport per week, on top of a full week of school and earning nothing in return. Now imagine having your face and jersey number being sold