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The boys swimming team meets in the West Campus pool before a match on February 5th. The IHSA has limited most seasons as the state continues its battle against COVID-19.

Winter and spring sports seasons begin

Kylie Chisamore, Sports Editor February 17, 2021

The IHSA has allowed sports to move forward with shorter seasons and safety precautions. Some winter sports have already begun, including high-risk sports like boys and girls basketball and lower-risk...

The Super Bowl LV crowd engages in after-game celebration after the Chiefs win on February 7.

Buccaneers dominate Chiefs in Super Bowl LV

Mackenzie Sroka, Staff Writer February 11, 2021

Super Bowl LV was held last Sunday, February 7. The Buccaneers hosted the Chiefs at their own home field in Tampa, Florida. The Chiefs battled against the Buccaneers, but were unsuccessful in staying ahead...

The Kansas City Chiefs will play the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV on February 7 at Raymond James Stadium, marking the first time that a Super Bowl team will be playing on their home stadium.

Unprecedented Super Bowl kicks off Sunday

Madison Harvey, Staff Writer February 5, 2021

With two talented lineups going head to head in Tampa, either team could emerge victorious in Super Bowl LV this Sunday. In his first year with Tampa Bay, Tom Brady has surprised many with his successful...

A billboard in St. Petersburg, FL painted by the Vitale Brothers honors the career and history of Tom Brady, quarterback of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers who will lead the team to his tenth Super Bowl appearance on Sunday.

Brady edges into another Super Bowl

Madison Harvey, Staff Writer February 4, 2021

In a series of events that nobody could have predicted a year ago, Tom Brady and his Tampa Bay Buccaneers are going to Super Bowl LV.  This Super Bowl, Brady’s tenth appearance, will be historic...

As a Warrior, Tonyan set the school record for passing yards with 5,000 and was named to the All Conference team as a junior and senior. Now a Green Bay Packer, Tonyan tied for fifth in the league in touchdowns during the 2020 season.

Making it big

Madison Harvey, Staff Writer February 1, 2021

He jumps off of the line of scrimmage and dodges a defender. With his head down, Robert Tonyan runs straight into the end zone. He turns around quickly, and receives a pass from quarterback Aaron Rodgers....

The Fox Sports television set and fan experience on Ocean Drive in Miami Beach where the Super Bowl took place in Miami on February 2. The Kansas City Chiefs beat the San Francisco 49ers to conclude the 100th season of the NFL.

Kansas City tramples 49ers in Super Bowl LIV

Chase Creech, Staff Writer February 10, 2020

Super Bowl LIV was held this past Sunday, February 2. The Kansas City Chiefs played the San Francisco 49ers to close off the 100th season of NFL history. The game was held at Miami Gardens Stadium...

Rowdy, the Dallas Cowboy's mascot, represents the good, clean fun and the winning spirit that the team has somehow lost over the years.

Opinion: Corruption in Dallas

Chase Creech, Staff Writer October 29, 2019

Is it really an honor to play for the Dallas Cowboys, to wear blue and white, while also playing for "America’s Team" who hasn’t won a Super Bowl or attended one since 1996? The blame for the team...

At the top  of her game

At the top of her game

Jared Bysiek, Features Editor October 11, 2019

Gracie Gasmann begins her trek to the ball. As the place-kicker for the varsity football team, it’s Gasmann’s job to start the game with a kickoff. She steps onto the field, prepared to make the kick....


Leonidas leads the Warriors onto the football field during the 2018 Homecoming game against Cary-Grove on September 28. The 2019 team went into Homecoming with a record of 3-2.

Varsity football kicks off season strong

Zach Brown, Sports Editor October 8, 2019

The varsity football team have their sights set on the postseason after a promising first half of the 2019 season. Six weeks into the season, the Warriors hold a record of 3-3 and find themselves tied...

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