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McHenry High School's student-written and -edited newspaper

The McHenry Messenger

McHenry High School's student-written and -edited newspaper

The McHenry Messenger

Joesph Thome releases the bowling ball down the lane about to strike success at Raymonds Bowl on Jan. 11.

One match at a time

Mackenzie Sroka, Sports Editor January 23, 2023

Staring down the pins sixty feet away, the ball releases from their hand. Smoothly gliding down the lane to the pins. The silence of anticipation is broken by the ball knocking over the pins. It’s a...

Varsity baseball players celebrate runs earned against Jacobs on April 14 at Peterson Park. The team fought its way through sectionals and super-sectionals on its way to the state championship for the first time in school history.

Championship or bust

Mackenzie Sroka, Sports Editor June 23, 2022

The crowd goes silent as the pitcher tosses the ball across the plate. Ricky Powell, a varsity baseball player, hits the ball and the team runs a double, winning the game for McHenry to head on to the...

Brody Hallin wrestles at the Barrington Sectionals tournament on Feb. 12.

Wrestling to success

Mackenzie Sroka, Sports Editor February 18, 2022

This year has been very successful for the wrestling team, from breaking records to beginning the season nearly undefeated. Many players have created their most memorable season so far and have done their...

Junior Caleb Schopen and Seniors Ian Knebl push ahead of their Huntley opponents during a cross-country meet on September 24 at McHenry Township Park.

Boys cross-country aims high following FVC title

Zach Brown, Sports Editor October 21, 2019

The boy’s varsity cross-country team came home from Plato Park in Elgin with a conference championship, and continue their undefeated streak as Regionals approach. With the cross-country regular season...

Truman Keppy swings his golf club during the first boys golf game of the season against Wauconda on August 15.

Boy’s golfer headed to State after team Regional win

Ciara Duncan, Staff Writer October 18, 2019

After winning the regional tournament, McHenry West’s girl’s and boy’s golf teams try their hand at Sectionals this week, with Truman Keppy advancing to State. With the season coming to a close,...

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