By Diego Sanchez 1. Kayvon Thibodeaux- Oregon- Edge Rusher Thibodeaux has had talks about being the first pick since the start of the year and has proven every person right. Thibodeaux is special as he has a blend of athleticism, explosiveness, and technique. Thibodeaux is known as a pass rusher but also is able to […]
Girls’ Track and Field feels prepared headed into season
By Madison Wilson and Isabelle Konopacki Batavia track and field started just last week, riding off the high of a sectional win last Jun. that qualified 12 events. The team later went on to the state meet, finishing with three athletes placing in the top nine. Batavia had placed 20th at last year’s state meet, […]
Harris, women’s basketball pioneer, dies at 66
By Alexa Schorr Lusia Harris was the first woman to ever be officially drafted into the NBA and the first to score the first points in a women’s Olympic basketball game. In 1977, the New Orleans Jazz drafted Harris, although she didn’t play in an official NBA game. Sadly, she died on Jan. 18 at […]
What the Blackhawks need to get back on track
By Desiree Mathiasson It is said that no matter what NHL game you go to, somewhere in the stands you’ll find a Blackhawks jersey. The Indian head surrounded by red, white, and black is a logo thought of by many as one of the number one logos in the NHL. For many reasons, the Chicago […]
2022 NBA All-Star starters – are they deserving of selection?
By Eli Balisi The NBA All-Star starters representing the league have been announced for the year. Here are some thoughts on the selections. The Eastern Conference is loaded with quality talent, and I felt that the NBA did a great job representing it. Kevin Durant is having another incredible scoring year, proving both his own […]
Top female alpine contenders in Beijing
By Emma Hirschauer Alpine skiing is a fast-paced and thrilling sport that will soon be showcased heavily on the world stage. It features a wide variety of superhuman athletes who push their bodies to the limits in order to excel. Here is a list of some top female contenders for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. […]
OPINION: Is cheerleading a sport?
By Mackenzie Corcoran In light of the second season of the hit, Netflix docuseries Cheer being released, the legitimacy of cheerleading being a sport is coming to the light once again. While it is not officially recognized by the NCAA as a sport, I believe that it should be and it should be common knowledge […]
Top two ski resorts in Midwest
By Isabelle Konopacki Every year 9.2 million people ski or snowboard in the U.S, according to Statista. Ski resorts are a great place to take your family or friends for a fun winter getaway. While there are many ski resorts around the U.S, we are only focusing on the Midwest in this list. Out of […]
The future of UConn women’s basketball
By Desiree Mathiasson When you think of women’s college basketball, you think UConn! The University of Connecticut has become royalty in the women’s basketball community. One can hardly think of a time when UConn wasn’t crushing their opponents by 30 points. This success is due in large part to the reigning head coach of the […]
Klay Thompson’s return – will Warriors improve?
By Alexa Schorr Klay Thompson dropped 17 points in his first game back on January 9th against the Cleveland Cavaliers after a 31-month layoff from the NBA. Thompson missed over two years due to two different injuries with one being a torn Achilles tendon and the other a torn ACL. Despite the long, hard road, […]