Category Archives: Sports

FEATURE: Fantastic freshman Neibch helps carry basketball team

By Ellie Alholm The shoes squeak as the players hustle down the court. The Dog Pound chants loudly from the stands. Pom poms shimmer in the fluorescent lights. Freshman Kyle Neibch stops just behind the three-point line. Neibch shoots. He

Rerko, Sergio, sign basketball letters of intent

By Rachel Balsamo Batavia High School recently had two seniors on the girl’s basketball team sign their college letters of intent on November 14th. Ava Sergio to Winona State (Minnesota), and Geddy Rerko to Colgate University (New York). On NLI

FEATURE: Posledni secures full-ride academic scholarship

By Caroline Hager Coming home from a long day of school followed by an intense wrestling practice, Andy Posledni hopped in the shower on what was just an average Tuesday night. Hearing something buzzing outside of the shower, he looked

Hillman’s personality helps build girls’ cross country into powerhouse

By Lynsey Kunert Standing on the field with the autumn breeze into his brown hair, Chad Hillman couldn’t keep his smile hidden. His grin was wide and his hands rose to the air as the Batavia cross country girls’ got

Juarez, committed to play for NIU, made impact on volleyball at BHS

By Lily McLaughlin and Renee Forsyth The score is 18-23, with the Geneva volleyball team taking the lead at her home court. As the play continues, Sam Juarez is set up to hit the ball. As she flies out of

Golf Pro Impastato making a difference in the junior golf world

By Ari Fragen A person’s typical morning consists of waking up, maybe taking a shower, eating breakfast, and most likely heading to work. For PGA Professional David Impastato, it’s quite different. He wakes up, grabs a protein bar and some

OPINION: Private schools should compete in their own divisions

By Rachel Balsamo Have you ever thought about why so many private schools are beating public schools in sports and going on to win the championship game? Three private schools in Georgia alone, The Valwood Valiants, Open Bible Warriors, and

Jansey Jr. elected to the Under Armour All America game

By Luke Zahner and Emma Kielion Every year, 100 of the best high school football players in the nation are selected to go to the Under Armour All America Game. This year, one of Batavia’s own, Northwestern commit Michael Jansey

NFL Draft Grades – Dallas Cowboys’ top three picks paying dividends

By Ari Fragen About halfway through the 2018-19 NFL season, it seems like a good time to evaluate the Cowboy rookies. The ‘Boys currently roster six of their nine picks from last April’s NFL Draft. Here are grades for their

Leave it all on the mat

By Grace Summers The wrestling season started Nov. 5 with a group of new wrestlers, now including girls. Coach Scott Bayer and Coach Ryan Farwell have been coaching the team throughout the summer and through preseason training. All eyes are