Dance team leaps into worlds competition

Dance team leaps into worlds competition

Lara Ilham, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018


Filed under Dance, Showcase, Sports

Countries:110. Nations: 90. Average competitor age: 28. The varsity dance team walks on stage to represent the country as thousands of people chant “U.S.A.” “My goal was honestly just for all of us to go down there and have no regrets when we left the stage and know that we did everything we could....

Varsity dance conquers Nationals, represents team USA

Varsity dance conquers Nationals, represents team USA

Stephanie Dugan, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018


Filed under Dance, Sports

The lights shine. The dancers take their starting positions – it’s the same as last year’s ending pose. It’s as though they never left the stage. Memories from last year’s Nationals are still in their minds. The music begins and they’re ready to give it their all on the dance floor. After...

Basketball initiation makes its return

Basketball initiation makes its return

Alyssa Battani, Staff Writer

January 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

A new player on Women's Varsity Basketball walks outside their house in the dark, surprised by the tons of toilet paper scattered around the trees of their home. “I was shocked to see that my entire house had been covered in toilet paper. I had no idea this is what was headed my way when I gave...

Plenty of room in stands

Plenty of room in stands

Andrew Tokarz, Editor

August 10, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Spring. It’s the season of baseball. After spending cold winter months restricted by turf, tees and batting cages, ball players come out of hibernation—but the fans seem to still be keeping warm. It all starts with the first practice, usually restricted by the all too familiar turf, tees and battin...

Successful Girls lacrosse season

Ryley Chinn, Staff Writer

June 8, 2017


Filed under Sports

The inaugural season for the girls varsity lacrosse team was a rousing success. “I didn`t know anything about lacrosse before joining this year; so I took lacrosse clinics to learn the sport,” sophomore Noel Sherry said. It took awhile for the girls to learn the game and cooperate as a team....

Athletes prepare for physicals

Athletes prepare for physicals

Fabrizio Orsi de Paula, Editor/ business manager/ cartoonist

May 26, 2017


Filed under Sports

  Tryouts for next year’s sports may still be far away, but the preparation process is already well under way. Aspiring student-athletes can get their physicals out of the way on June 7, from 6 to 8 P.M. “We’re fortunate to have Dr. Popovski as our team doctor, he organizes everything and b...

Collis conquers challenge

Amber Abramowicz, Editor

March 15, 2017


Filed under Sports

He watched the puck glide between the sticks of his teammates. He watched the coach explain next play.   He didn't touch the ice, but it wasn't because he has a choice.   It’s because of the game, he got checked and his leg moved a season ending position.   It’s because o...

Student athletes celebrate signing for colleges

Fabrizio Orsi de Paula, Editor/ business manager/ cartoonist

February 8, 2017


Filed under Sports

Family members, coaches and friends gather as seven student athletes culminate years of practice in their respective sports, signing for their universities of choice. “It’s great; all of those kids and their families have made tremendous sacrifices to develop their skills as athletes,” athletic ...

Powderpuff 2k16 Photo Story

Powderpuff 2k16 Photo Story

Genna Daniels, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Feature, Sports

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Socha talks mid-season goals

Socha talks mid-season goals

Alisha Newsom, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016


Filed under Sports

Men’s varsity soccer player, senior Alec Socha, answered questions about his season thus far.   How is the season going? Center Midfielder Alec Socha '17 : “Right now it’s going okay. It’s just mid season so it’s hard to tell. We are improving every game.”   What ...

Varsity football player comments on season

Varsity football player comments on season

Ayona Hudson, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016


Filed under Sports

A quick interview with Darrius Dubose Eisenhower Varsity football player.   Q:How is the season going? A: Pretty good everyone works hard and were currently undefeated 5-0 Q: What makes you excited for game day? A: The competition and just getting out and playing Q: What are yo...

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