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Confronting the changes

Zach Chambers

September 9, 2020

With the existence of COVID-19 this year, there are many more changes that new Head Athletic Director Brian Murphy will have to make than he planned. Murphy and the new Assistant Athletic Director Nick Stevens will have challenges to face throughout this year. “So much has changed around us, because of all the COVID conce...

Rivalry recap

Rivalry recap

September 9, 2020

After the long awaited return of high school sports, the fall seasons are finally here and underway. ...

Positive COVID-19 test cancels season opener

Eli Beck, Editor

August 21, 2020

For the first time since the 2008 season, SHS football will not play their season opener against Roncalli High School. The first game of the football season, scheduled for Aug. 21, has been cancelled due to a positive COVID-19 test among the football team.  According to a statement made by Perry Township, the team is no ...

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Lost opportunity

April 26, 2020

Across the country, student athletes from all different spring sports lost their chance at finishing ...

Webster looks on during an offseason workout.

Q&A with Phil Webster

April 26, 2020

Q: How have coaches been viewing this whole lockdown situation? A: “I think most spring sport c...

Athletes shouldn’t be pressured into playing or quitting sports

Athletes shouldn't be pressured into playing or quitting sports

Russell Peterson-Womack

April 25, 2020

One of the worst positions an athlete can be in is playing a sport they know they don’t like. All too...

Nothing left to say

Nothing left to say

Nathan Smith

April 25, 2020

Only 10% of the population loves public speaking, according to Forbes. Fortunately for everyone else, ...

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Bracing for the future

April 25, 2020

With the cancellation of the winter NCAA finals tournament and the entirety of the 2020 high school spring ...

Q&A with Ava Pierle

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Eli Beck

April 24, 2020

Q: What was your reaction when you found out spring sports were canceled this year? A: “I was very sa...

Pete Rose should be in the National Baseball Hall of Fame

Russell Peterson-Womack

March 31, 2020

Of all the terrible things professional athletes could do, betting on their own team doesn’t seem that terrible by today’s standards. However, this act caused controversy and debate for decades in the case of former Cincinnati Red Pete Rose. Rose was indefinitely banned from professional baseball for gambling over 30 years ago ...

Boys basketball sectional

Boys basketball sectional

March 12, 2020


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On the grind

March 10, 2020

While other seniors might be pursuing higher education or learning a trade after high school, senior...

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