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Why We Shouldn’t Tell Student Athletes to “Stick to Sports”

Why We Shouldn’t Tell Student Athletes to “Stick to Sports”

Kelly Liu

October 9, 2020

In late August, the Milwaukee Bucks refused to play their playoff game in protest of the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Soon after, tennis player Naomi Osaka said she would sit out of her semifinal match at the Western & Southern Open, where tournament play was eventually ...

Out of Contact Sports

Aayushi Wadhawan, Matthew Mcgowan, and Myles Woodman

October 9, 2020

As he reaches the golf course, Madhav Muralidharan ‘22, makes sure he has his mask on before leaving his car and breathes a sigh of relief. Missing a piece of equipment would be forgivable, but without a mask, his practice with the Stevenson golf team would not be possible. Since the beginning of September, Muralidhar...

Restrictions on Recruiting

Sailaja Nallacheruvu and Thea Surya

October 9, 2020

In the fall of 2019, Anthony Skordilis ’21 was practicing and playing games after school essentially every day as a member of the Stevenson Boys Varsity Soccer team. Now with COVID-19 having changed how high schoolers can participate in sports, Skordilis spends only two days a week on the fiel...

(Stay At) Home Run!

(Stay At) Home Run!

Bradley Locker and Advay Voleti

October 9, 2020

3-0 count to COVID-19. He swings and hits a long fly ball deep into the night. COVID-19 has blown this game open with a grand slam! Nearly 200 days ago, COVID-19 began its All-Star level production; the rest of the world could only watch as an international dead-center fastball was blasted over th...

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...

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