Tag Archives: Sports

Tom Brady’s options

By Henry Downing When Tom Brady was drafted in the sixth round of the 2000 NFL draft no one expected him to be good. Just a safe backup QB pick just in case something goes wrong. But in the second

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

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

OPINION: Are sports too important in Batavia?

By Koby Kett Within Batavia, sports are revered for their popularity and the students’ dedication. But what if it wasn’t everything that it’s said to be? What if sports were too important in Batavia? There are 23 individual sports in

Cubs parade a grand slam

By Sarah Hager The halls may have seemed a bit emptier than usual on Fri., Nov. 4 as many students headed to Chicago to attend the Cubs World Series victory parade. The Cubs’ final defeat of the Cleveland Indians on

Color Guard: Relationships that last a lifetime

By Abby Hill Emotions pour out onto the tarp, a story being created right in front of the audience’s eyes. Flags and weapons spinning, the color guard performs their heart out as a team, but more importantly, as a family.

OPINION: Color guard is a sport

By Abby Hill With chins lifted high, the color guard performs across the field; flags and rifles spinning in time behind and around the band. “Oh, they’re just spinning flags. That’s not even a sport.” Color guard performs with the

Soccer growing in popularity

By Sarah Hager Soccer is one of the fastest growing sports in the United States today. According to US Youth Soccer, the amount of adolescents registered with a soccer team has increased by nearly 700,000 athletes over the past 20

Fall Sports Preview: Girls Cross Country looks to build off previous success

By Xander Lundblad Head coach: Coach Chad Hillman Years coaching at BHS: 14th year in IHSA Asst. coach: Coach Samantha Miller       Last season’s highlights: The cross country team took third in the state, and that was the second girls’