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April 6, 2020

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April 6, 2020

I know that I am not alone in my grief. The 12 other seniors on this team are more than my teammates, classmates, and best friends. They are a part of the best memories of my life. We’ve been playing baseball together for s...

April 6, 2020

My last day of high school -on March 13th- was the weirdest moment of my life. All around me, there was such a mix of emotions. I always knew that I would be sad when high school ended. So many of my friends, my teachers and ...

April 6, 2020

But my injury was not the defining moment of the 2019 season. Not even close. When I remember last season, I never think of the mask, my eye, or the collision. I remember sitting next to the “rally pike” a seagull had dropped n...

April 6, 2020

In the second game of my junior year, I thought my season was over. It was early in the game against Lakeview, just a few days before we were set to leave for Florida for our first ever spring break trip as a team. The batter...


Arushi Mithal, Opinion Editor

March 23, 2020

The clock finally strikes 2:40 and the sharp sound of the final bell pierces through our ears. Students run with a new bustling excitement out the doors of high school into the airy and temperate spring climate. It is finally s...


Lilly Lisznyai, Staff Writer

March 23, 2020

Spring break is a breath of fresh air for all students. While some visit tropical beaches, others are having a staycation in their own home. Although the idea of a refreshing break warms the heart, is spring break the best time to go t...

Fast forward

February 25, 2020

Johnson’s road to recovery has been difficult, but he has stayed the course with determination. “He’s continued to come to practice and to games,” Neal says. “It’s obvious that he struggles with not being...

Stopping the clock

February 25, 2020

The matchup against Niles was close and physical when Johnson was injured early in the game. “He was fouled 3 or 4 times with no call and was frustrated,” Neal recalls. “I told him he was going to have to take it to the...

Johnson drives around a Gull Lake defender during his sophomore season. Photo courtesy of Ben Neal.


February 25, 2020

2010s kids

Lucy Madelung, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

As the decade comes to an end, us 2010s kids look back and reminisce over the things that made up our childhoods.  First, we have the movies that made us. From The Lego Ninjago to Star Struck, the list is basically endles...

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