After working hard, juniors Gretchen Kulin and Nicole Panczyk go home after a game. “I chose to switch to online so I could prevent getting quarantined so I would not miss out on the playoffs,” junior Gretchen Kulin said. They look forward to playing more games together in the future and making more memories.

Athletes turn to online learning

Ally Vohs, staff writer June 3, 2021

With the spring sports season coming to an end, some athletes choose to do online learning to eliminate their chances of getting quarantined. While quarantined, they miss their games, practices and...

The girls lacrosse team holds a fundraiser by selling shirts to raise money for the team. “The fundraiser not only makes money but also allows our friends and classmates to show support to the team and show school spirit,” junior Michalena Hamrick said. Students can get a shirt until May 20.

Order a girls lacrosse shirt

Katelyn Hellmann, Staff Writer May 14, 2021

Girls lacrosse team sells shirts to raise money for equipment and traveling. “The shirts are super comfy and will fit anybody,” junior Michalena Hamrick said. Shirts come in sizes small, medium,...

“Wrestling is really important to me and Im happy we got all the way through the season,” junior Logan Archy said. Archy got to go to this meet after staying healthy.

Wrestling team beats quarantine

Katelyn Hellmann, Staff Writer March 28, 2021

As the other sports teams get put in quarantine, the wrestling team still thrives and are grateful to finish out the season. “We are totally grateful that we could have a semi-normal season this year....

While working hard, the girls cross country team takes a photo during practice. “Being a senior, all we want as a team is to have one last normal season together,” senior Lauren Lutz said. The athletes continue to look forward to participating in spring sports.

Spring sports season

Ally Vohs, staff writer March 19, 2021

With spring sports getting cancelled last year, students should make the most out of them this season. Boys varsity golf tryouts begin Mar. 22 at Henricksen’s Outdoor Driving Range. sophomores, juniors...

Cheerleaders take a trip to the cider mill. “We got to eat donuts, pick apples, go on the hayride and much more,” senior varsity cheerleader Mia Doncic said. “It was really fun bonding with the team outside of cheer.” The trip was a team bonding activity.

Winter sports resume

Lauren Devereux, Staff Writer February 3, 2021

Following the extended lockdowns as result of Covid-19, winter sports resume with restrictions in place.  “The extension has hurt many athletes' confidence that a winter season will happen,” athletic...

Pushing through winter blues

Pushing through winter blues

Colin Westgate, Staff Writer December 21, 2020

Working out not only helps with losing weight and toning, but it can also help get rid of winter blues. To enjoy a workout, research what exercises would be best suited to one's ability level. Many different...

To celebrate Thanksgiving, members from the dance team take part of a “teams-giving” held on Nov. 23. “I feel that this season has taught us to be grateful for every opportunity life hands us, to persevere at every obstacle and to not take advantage of any moment you are a part of,” junior Julia Lepore said. The coaches and captains put together bonding activities for the team to participate in.

Extended lockdown impacts winter sports

Lauren Devereux, Staff Writer December 21, 2020

Limited spectators, few person-to-person interactions and a multitude of masks becomes the new norm for high school sports and activities this year.  “Sports will look different on the surface level;...

As she hits the golf ball, senior golfer Alexis Sharplin competes at a golf meet. “I know that I could have done better, but the nerves make it difficult to play well every time. But for how bad I was playing, I was surprised that my score wasn’t horrible and still placed second on my team behind Ariel who placed second out of the entire State competition,” she said. Sharplin went on to place 50th at States.

Putting through the season

Kendall Westgate, Editor-in-Chief October 26, 2020

Finishing up the womens Varsity golf season, the team worked their way to Regionals and States to compete. “I just really like playing the sport, and I feel really good every time I hit the ball;...

Unable to attend the game, sophomore Abigail French instead watches from her television screen. “I think it was awesome that Fox was able to come to Swinehart and broadcast it for people like me who couldn’t go,” French said. By the end of the night, Eisenhower lost 10-24 to Dakota.

Friday football on Fox Sports

Sophia Considine, Editor October 16, 2020

Friday night lights shone, everyone yelled, cameras flashed and the football team and the marching band walked onto the field with confidence, finally releasing the built-up anticipation of a semi-normal...

Trotting through the season

Kendall Westgate, Editor-in-Chief October 7, 2020

Hold your horses

Lauren Devereux, Staff Writer October 1, 2020

After placing first in Districts, the equestrian team trots onto Regionals.  “It was really cool because my freshman year none of us knew how to do anything and to see us all winning a bunch of classes...

Throwing the ball back onto the field, senior Brandon Hineman plays in the varsity soccer game.

Fall sports follow new protocols

Kendall Westgate, Editor-in-Chief September 30, 2020

Quiet, half-empty stands, two fans per athlete, parents cheering on their kids, no more concession stands. Fall sports look different this year. “People will not experience the same atmosphere of...

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