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One-and-dones not as prevalent, problematic as believed

Tyler Aki, Asst. Sports Editor
April 24, 2015

  As the 2015 NCAA tournament has come to a close, the dominos are quickly falling. These dominos are the freshmen who will forgo the rest of their college careers in order to enter the NBA draft,...

Cheating: inevitable part of competition

Tyler Aki, Asst. Sports Editor
March 13, 2015

Not many middle schoolers can say they spent their summer playing baseball on ESPN, meeting the president, throwing out the first pitch at countless MLB stadiums and winning “Chicagoans of the Year”....

Fantasy sports: a game for everyone

Tyler Aki, Asst. Sports Editor
December 19, 2014

Before every football season, Quinn Kilgore and his group of college friends meet up in Omaha, Nebraska to do their annual fantasy draft. Except each year, there is new addition to the league: an embarrassing...

NCAA needs to pay up for student revenue

Tyler Aki, Asst. Sports Editor
November 7, 2014

This past spring, college basketball experienced arguably its strangest championship game as Shabazz Napier and the seventh seeded Connecticut Huskies defeated the eighth seeded Kentucky Wildcats. Napier...

Emme closes out successful South career

Emme closes out successful South career

Tyler Aki, Asst. Sport Editor
November 7, 2014

“Don’t give up, don’t ever give up.” These words uttered by former North Carolina State Wolfpack basketball coach, Jim Valvano, echoed to athletes of all sports and served as a motivating message....

Rice not only one at fault in NFL downfall

Tyler Aki, Asst. Sports Editor
October 3, 2014

Grace McComas was just like the rest of us, a 15-year-old sophomore at Glenelg High School in Howard County, Maryland enduring the daily grind that high school provides. However, unlike most of us, Grace...

KICKING ACE: Warming up for a match against Niles West, senior Jessica Chepurda looks to perfect her forehand return. This is Chepurda’s fourth year on varsity, and she has qualified for state the past two years and hopes to continue that streak this year.

Women’s tennis team strives for success with new head coach

Tyler Aki, asst. sports editor
October 3, 2014

After an 11th-place finish in Illinois last year, the Titan tennis team is looking to build upon its prior successes in the upcoming season, according to Stephanie Mats,  new head coach. The Titans...

Men’s lacrosse ends rebuilding season under new coach

Tyler Aki, staff writer
May 23, 2014

After a third place finish in the CSL Conference last year, the Titans entered a rebuilding phase, according to Dan Leipert, first year head coach. This year, they finished third in the southern CSL conference,...

Under new leadership, baseball puts best foot forward

Under new leadership, baseball puts best foot forward

Tyler Aki, staff writer
April 22, 2014

After finishing 16th in the state last season, the baseball team is looking to build upon last year with Steve Stanicek as the new head coach. Stanicek admits that three coaching changes in three years...

Men’s swimming finishes fifth in state

Men’s swimming finishes fifth in state

Tyler Aki, staff writer
March 14, 2014

The Titans men’s swim team wrapped up their 2013-14 season by taking fifth place in state. Their finish was an improvement from their 18th place finish from the previous year. The Titans championship...

State qualifiers lead team to success

State qualifiers lead team to success

Tyler Aki, Staff Reporter
February 7, 2014

After finishing 18th in the state last year, the men’s swim team is looking to improve upon last year’s season. The Titans are off to a successful start by winning all six of their dual meets. With...

Basketball bounces back from previous losses

Basketball bounces back from previous losses

Tyler Aki, staff writer
December 20, 2013

After a 3-8 conference record in their 2012-13 campaign, the men’s basketball team is looking to turn things around in head coach Ben Widner’s second season, according to senior captain Danny Nikitas. With...

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