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

The McHenry Messenger

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

The McHenry Messenger

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

The McHenry Messenger

Though most think of student athletes as devoted students of their sports, having played and practiced for years, many students — looking forward to creating memories as upperclassmen — try a new sport their junior or senior year.

Running into a new sport

Mackenzie Sroka, Sports Editor March 24, 2022

An upperclassmen has just tried out for a sport they have never played in high school before. While scared of the reality they are now at a high school level, they love and feed into the competitive atmosphere...

Senior Carly Bondinus, varsity wrestling manager, observes the IHSA State Wrestling tournament at Barrington High School on Feb. 12.

Talk to the manager

Logan Vincent, Staff Writer March 2, 2022

As Carly Bondinus, a varsity wrestling manager, watches the wrestlers compete, she records their matches and writes their statistics. During tournaments, she and fellow wrestling managers record up to...

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...

Rocky Piehl locks his opponent in a headlock during a match against Johnsburg on Nov. 23 in the Freshman Campus main gym.

Varsity wrestling dominates during successful season

Logan Vincent, Staff Writer January 28, 2022

The varsity wrestling team has had one of their most successful seasons in decades, having earned many victories in tournaments and reaching over 50 points during most dual meets. As of today, the...

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