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College Sports and COVID-19

Griffin Brown

June 15, 2020

With the coronavirus leaving all Illinois schools empty for the remainder of the school year, worries and uncertainties linger in the mind of athletes. Among these worries are lost sports seasons and college recruitment. Illinois governor JB Pritzker canceled the 2019-2020 academic year, along with the I...

Evan Ambrose ’21’s Free Throw Goes Viral on Social Media

Photo courtesy Evan Ambrose (@eambro5e) via Instagram

Bradley Locker

June 3, 2020

Even though Stevenson’s boys basketball team could not complete its stellar season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the squad enjoyed tremendous success; under coach Pat Ambrose’s guidance, the Patriots went 28-4, ranked 12th in Illinois per MaxPreps and reached the Prospect Sectional Final against rival M...

Grading the Chicago Bears’ 2020 NFL Draft Class

Photo credit to the Chicago Bears via Twitter

Bradley Locker

May 22, 2020

Though the Bears did not have a pick on the first night of the 2020 NFL Draft—an evening that incorporated exclusively the first 32 selections—general manager Ryan Pace and other front office executives were largely able to make the most with their options on Days 2 and 3 of the Draft. The Be...

Quarantine Fitness Tips

Quarantine Fitness Tips

Sophia Ismail and Elyssa Gavenda

April 22, 2020

While the coronavirus may be prohibiting people from doing their normal workout routines, it’s still important to stay active. By exercising at home, you can improve both your physical and mental health.

COVID-19 Calls Timeout

COVID-19 Calls Timeout

Bayarmaa Bat-erdene, Griffin Brown, and Vaasu Kakuturu

April 21, 2020

Winter and spring athletics canceled due to COVID-19 breakout

Pro/Con: Should Sports Resume in the Near Future?

Pro/Con: Should Sports Resume in the Near Future?

Bradley Locker and Serena Mehta

April 20, 2020

Statesman staffers argue why spring sports should return over the summer or should stay at bay during unprecedented quarantine period

Q&A with Mr. Wiersema

Caimin Xi, Natalie King, and Humza Quazi

March 10, 2020

In a continuation of an Issue 5 print story, hear about Mr. Weirsema's experiences and stance on unsung heroes in sports.

Not Bowled Over By Success, Boys Bowling Team Reaches IHSA State Final Tournament

Photo provided by: Boys Bowling Twitter

Bradley Locker, Sports Editor

February 28, 2020

For many, bowling serves a casual, fun reprieve that allows for better connectedness with friends and family. But for Stevenson’s boys' bowling team, the clanking of pins and accumulation of points means so much more. On January 31st, 2020, under the guidance of 5-year coach Cody Mathias, the Patri...

Basketball game v. Mundelein Recap

Griffin Brown, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2020

Cheering fills the air as the Mundelein student section and the Stevenson student section compete, trying to be louder than the other. The game is tight, and just as possession flips back and forth, cheers from different sides of the stadium meet each other as the two conference front runners clash....

Boys Basketball Season Expectations

Boys Basketball Season Expectations

Bradley Locker, Sports Editor

December 20, 2019

Staffer's rundown of expectations for the 2019-20 Boys Basketball Season.

Playing it Forward

Playing it Forward

Serena Mehta, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2019

Student Athletes reflect on college recruitment process and hard work.

Warren Dominates Stevenson 37-0 as Patriots Face Must-Win at Lake Forest

Warren Dominates Stevenson 37-0 as Patriots Face Must-Win at Lake Forest

Bradley Locker, Sports Editor

October 23, 2019

Entering their home stadium with eager fans in a “Pink-Out” on Friday night, the Stevenson Patriots knew they needed just one more win to clinch a 31st straight year in the IHSA football playoffs. However, a Senior Night victory at home against the unbeaten Warren Blue Devils proved difficult. T...

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