Category Archives: Sports

OPINION: Ballet is the best dance style

By Hailey Adams Ballet is the best style of dance. It might be the hardest and it takes a lot of control but it is still the best style of dance. It helps grow technique for other styles, learn musicality,

Running off the record boards

By Natalie Zagorski and Abby Tutt Her mind, body, and motivation are all a machine, moving simultaneously together on a grind continuously year-round. She fuels up her body’s engine and produces award-winning accomplishments. All of her training has a purpose

NEWS: Student athletes of pandemic

By Abby Tutt In the light of the ongoing global pandemic, high school sports organizations have had to make the difficult decision to cancel or postpone certain sports seasons which changes things for high school athletes all over the country.

BHS swimmers try to stay active, motivated during Tier 3 mitigations

By Hollyn Ambre Athletics have been affected greatly by the pandemic but indoor sports more so than the ones outdoors. Club swim teams are almost completely indoors due to it being all year round. This means swimmers have been working

BHS seniors express concerns about ’20-’21 school year

By Mason Kruse and Amy Bleakley The class of 2021 has had to make multiple changes during their senior year due to the recent pandemic that hit America in March of 2020. They have had to adjust to their new

Recap: Boys’ swimming takes 22nd at state to finish successful season

By Brogan Pierce The Batavia boys’ swim team worked very hard this year to make waves in the competition, and they definitely succeeded. The team had a lot of success throughout the year and found a lot more confidence than

Carroll University committed Ostrander recapping the 2019 girls’ varsity tennis season

By Kelly Wenzel While my friends and I were kicking it back at the Quarry last summer, Madison Ostrander was averaging about seven hours a day, five days a week on the tennis court. On the varsity team since freshman

Batavia girls basketball program defies season’s expectations

By Lauren Cole Family, intangibles, resilience, and enthusiasm were the traits that created this season’s motto for Batavia Girls Basketball, F.I.R.E. Players were introduced to these four words all the way back in summer camp of 2019 and encouraged to

Year in review: Recap of Batavia football season

By Lucy Lisberg Batavia High School would not be the same without its amazing football team. Every year they continue to come out as one of the best teams in the conference and encourage school spirit from their fellow classmates

Recap of boys golf season

By Kyle Neibch The Batavia boys’ golf team had a lot of ups and downs during the 2019 season. The team had some success throughout the season such as winning the West Chicago Invite. In head-to-head matches, the golf team