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A sport switch

Medica signed her letter of intent to Butler University on Fall Signing Day.
Senior, Gianna Medica, switches sports junior year and commits to play D1 golf in college.
November 30, 2020
Gianna Medica, a senior, committed last week to Butler University, to play Division 1 Women's golf. But, Medica's high school career has been different from most.

Grind doesn’t stop

Athletes detail what trainings is like with coronavirus restrictions.
November 29, 2020
Coronavirus has transformed the landscape of the United States. From quarantines, mandatory masks, and lockdowns everyone has been affected.

Independent PE

Independent PE
As a result of the lack of opportunities for physical activities, more students turn to independent P.E. for their credits.
November 17, 2020
Simply put, students who apply to Independent PE earn PE credit by participating in designated activities, such as ice skating, gymnastics, crew, etcetera. All these activities must be monitored, supervised, and verified by a qualified instructor.

World Series 2020: Covid-19 style

Amongst the global pandemic, this fall classic brings excitement and competition to many fanbases.
November 3, 2020

With restrictions on the regular season due to CDC guidelines, this year the World Series looks a little different. The previous 162 game schedule was cut down to only 60. This meant each team would...

Putting in the work

Freeborn plays in a lacrosse game last year. Playing multiple sports and keeping up with her schoolwork has taken a toll on the athlete's mental and physical health.
Senior Ava Freeborn discusses the positive and challenging aspects of being a dual sport athlete.
November 3, 2020
Being an athlete and balancing school is a difficult task to handle. Although many students at SM are dealing with this challenge but are participating in multiple sports. Senior, Ava Freeborn, is a member of the Girls Varsity Lacrosse teams and the Girls Varsity Basketball team.

Opening week

October 16, 2020

This weekend was a huge moment for Americans around the nation as it was the official start to the NFL! With COVID 19 going around the NFL looked a little different than past opening weekends. With most...

Delayed seasons

Delayed seasons
The football team faces scheduling complications due to safety restrictions
October 8, 2020

As a high school staple, football games encourage school spirit through the engaging social aspect of the sport. The high school football season is a crucial time for players as it is a chance to gain...

Keeping off the coronavirus

Senior, Laura Johnstone, does not let quarantine stop her from continuing to pursue her passion for dance.
As students adjust to the sudden changes caused by COVID-19, non-athletes share how they are able to stay in shape during quarantine.
May 22, 2020

It is no question that the shift from an everyday busy schedule to being forced into quarantine is a major adjustment for everyone. Without school, open gyms, and in many cases, work, students that are...

One more year

The Division 1 Council votes to extend an extra year of eligibility.
May 20, 2020

Playing sports in college is a dream come true for many athletes. Few are given such an opportunity and are only guaranteed four more years to continue their sport.   Unfortunately, due to the...

Quarantine Recruiting

The NCAA extends the recruiting dead period.
May 9, 2020

Every athlete dreams of having the chance to play their sport at the college of their dreams. The recruiting process is how you get that chance. However, like many other things that have been postponed...

A click of a button

A click of a button
Schools around the country are mobilizing Esports teams as the interest surrounding it grows.
May 5, 2020
"When you find a game you enjoy, the only way to get better is to bond with your teammates because they give you moral support."

Time to move on

Time to move on
Due to the coronavirus spring athletes have seen their seasons canceled. 
May 5, 2020
“All the hard work and time that we seniors have put in over these 4 years, all for it to be canceled in the end, is extremely sad and discouraging. I also feel like this team had a great chance to make another run at a CIF title, so that's another reason why it’s so disappointing that we couldn’t finish the season out.”
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