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OPINON: Since Mahomes, Chiefs won the Super Bowl, will he now be considered the greatest quarterback of all time?


OPINON: Since Mahomes, Chiefs won the Super Bowl, will he now be considered the greatest quarterback of all time?

By Eva Holzl Patrick Mahomes, now onto his fourth Super Bowl appearance, has already made history by becoming the youngest quarterback to start in four Super Bowl games. This is the most in NFL (National Football League) history.  Only 28 years old, Mahomes has now three Super Bowl wins in the six seasons being a […]

Top 5 Super Bowls


Top 5 Super Bowls

By Jackson Ketelsen Super Bowl LVIII, which pits the Kansas City Chiefs against the San Francisco 49ers, is less than a week away on Sunday, Feb. 11. Here are my top five Super Bowls ever. 5. Super Bowl XLVII with the Baltimore Ravens playing the San Francisco 49ers. This one is at two because of […]

NEWS: Batavia varsity girls basketball bringing the heat this season


NEWS: Batavia varsity girls basketball bringing the heat this season

By Eva Holzl The fan-base of the Batavia girls’ basketball games has been increasing recently. This was especially true after an entertaining and nail-biting game this past Friday against Geneva, with around 1,000 people in attendance. The Bulldogs pulled out the win after going into overtime, with a final score of 54-53.  The girls, with […]

Saban’s coaching career and impact on others


Saban’s coaching career and impact on others

By: Eva Holzl Nick Saban, known as “one of the winningest coaches in college football history,” just announced his retirement from coaching college football after spending 17 seasons at the University of Alabama, two seasons at an NFL team, the Miami Dolphins, five seasons at Louisiana State University (LSU), five seasons at Michigan State University, […]

Simone Biles’ husband put on blast after saying “I didn’t even know who she was” in recent interview


Simone Biles’ husband put on blast after saying “I didn’t even know who she was” in recent interview

By Zahra Ahmad Simone Biles is the most decorated American gymnast in history, some even say she may be the greatest of all time. She competed in her first Olympics at just 19 years old and has won seven Olympic medals since. Now at 26, she continues to compete in gymnastics. In April of 2023 […]

 Dawgs taking Ws  


 Dawgs taking Ws  

By Darian Susic Batavia Basketball has its best season in years going 20-11.  At 20-11, this was Batavia Basketball’s best season since 2017-2018. After a hot start to the season, winning six straight, they finished fourth in the DuKane Conference and lost to a talented Glenbard North team in overtime to end their playoff hopes. […]

Skilled sleepers to target this fantasy football season


Skilled sleepers to target this fantasy football season

By Darian Susic These are three of the top fantasy football sleepers for the 2022-2023 season. In most fantasy football drafts you won’t get lucky and have Derrick Henry fall to the fourth round. But there are hidden gems that you can pick up in these later rounds. Last season, most people would have never […]

NEWS: Community works to start a boys’ volleyball team


By Faith Borré Batavia High School girls’ volleyball has had five teams for many years, but with not one men’s team to be found. Many parents at Batavia have expressed their interest in starting one. There appears to be no financial issues and all surrounding schools have already had this addition to the volleyball program. […]

OPINION: Why the Cubs are struggling


OPINION: Why the Cubs are struggling

By Diego Sanchez The 2016 World Series officially ended the infamous 108-year drought that left the Cubs without a championship for over a century, but this was almost six years ago and Cubs fans need to move on. After shipping off Cubs icons like Anthony Rizzo, Javier Baez, and Kris Bryant all in the span […]

NEWS: How does Batavia match-up against conference opponent St. Charles North?


NEWS: How does Batavia match-up against conference opponent St. Charles North?

By Carson Bollinger Batavia hosts the ST. Charles North North Stars on their home turf this upcoming Monday, May 2. Currently, Batavia is second in the DuKane Conference, just under their rival Geneva. While the 2022 season is on track to be Batavia’s strongest finish since 2015, St. Charles North hopes to derail this crazy […]