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Soaring at Senior Night

Soaring at Senior Night

Griffin Brown January 22, 2022

The Stevenson girls varsity gymnastics team took on Mundelein at home in a bittersweet event. The team won big, but said their farewells to the three seniors on the team: Maya Fergus, Lauren Jackson and...

Stevenson Stumbles vs Libertyville

Stevenson Stumbles vs Libertyville

Griffin Brown January 19, 2022

The Stevenson varsity boys basketball team welcomed the Libertyville Wildcats to the Sports Center on Friday, hoping to take a win against the rivals. It ended 51-50, a tough Stevenson loss. The evening...

Winning With Wimer

Winning With Wimer

Ally Flynn and Dayna Roberts December 4, 2021

The pool at Fenwick High School echoed with the cheers that erupted from the Stevenson boys’ varsity water polo team on May 29 as they secured the Illinois State Championship. Their coach, Sean Wimer,...

Where Are They Now? Former SHS Student Athletes: Chapter 4

Where Are They Now? Former SHS Student Athletes: Chapter 4

Matthew Mcgowan and Kyla Smith November 1, 2021

Sometimes a sport is nothing but a hobby: it is merely seen as a game that an athlete calls their own for a few short years. But other times, it is a lifestyle: an activity that follows an individual throughout...

The Pursuit of Pat Riot

The Pursuit of Pat Riot

Matthew Mcgowan and Nicole Yao October 30, 2021

The pursuit for Pat Riot at first seemed simple. The same routine as always—sources, interviews, etc. Even with Stevenson’s population of over 4,000 students, how hard could finding the person inside...

Where Are They Now? Former SHS Student Athletes: Chapter 3

Where Are They Now? Former SHS Student Athletes: Chapter 3

Matthew Mcgowan and Kyla Smith October 30, 2021

Northwestern University’s role of superback isn’t what it sounds like. There’s no running back wearing the iconic red cape with the gold S, much less the tight fitting blue suit. Instead, the superback...

Where Are They Now? Former SHS Student Athletes: Chapter 5

Matthew Mcgowan and Kyla Smith October 27, 2021

For four years at Stevenson High School, black and orange were the enemy. Yet this past summer, it were these colors that Benji Ries ’21 donned on his uniform and catcher’s gear. Thankfully, he was...

Where Are They Now? Former SHS Student Athletes: Chapter 2

Where Are They Now? Former SHS Student Athletes: Chapter 2

Matthew Mcgowan and Kyla Smith October 25, 2021

The blaring noise of fans suddenly filled the fieldhouse as the swish of the basket ignited the fans to their feet. Deafening roars echoed from all corners, the clapping of hands and stomping of feet thundering...

Where Are They Now? Former SHS Student Athletes: Chapter 1

Where Are They Now? Former SHS Student Athletes: Chapter 1

Matthew Mcgowan and Kyla Smith October 6, 2021

Back in 2019, Will Sorenson’s seasonal soundtrack was the squeaking of sneakers across the Sports Center hardwood, the soft thump of forearms colliding with leather, and the communal roar erupting after...

Fun in the Sun (and on the Field)

Humza Qazi, Matthew Mcgowan, and Alison Wade May 27, 2021

After their absence during the summer of 2020, summer sports camps at Stevenson have finally returned, although with different restrictions and new hurdles to maneuver. Nevertheless, athletes and coaches...

Nora Kowalski ’22 dives at a club meet. After diving since seventh grade, Kowalski joined the Stevenson cheerleading team this year for the first time. (Photo courtesy of Nora Kowalski 22)

Diving Into the Deep End

Vaasu Kakuturu and Shannon Moser May 22, 2021

As Nora Kowalski ’22 approaches the gymnasium doors, heart pounding in her chest, she hears an eruption of cheers from within. Though hidden by a face mask, she smiles and takes a deep breath, easing...

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