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Digging for (Green and) Gold?

New England Patriots rumored to swap logo to mimic Stevenson High School Patriots, may face IHSA punishments
Bradley Locker April 6, 2021

After their Week 17 win over the New York Jets, the New England Patriots — who finished 7-9 — are engaging in conversation with Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, Illinois in hopes...

Statesman’s 2020-21 March Madness Bracket

As NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament returns, Statesman predicts all six rounds, picks national champion
March 21, 2021

Note: All picks were finalized on 3/15. Compiled and designed by Raghav Khosla and Dwija Ramesh.

Low-Risk Plays

Low-risk winter sports return to practice, competition
Griffin Brown and Madeline Schmitke March 11, 2021

Coach Grant Johnson wraps up his day, checks his email and heads to the Field House to begin his girls varsity badminton practices. He carefully pulls out the nets and sets them up, making sure that his...

IHSA Meeting Gets the Ball Rolling

The IHSA decides start and end dates for sports, releases revised 2020-2021 schedule
Bayarmaa Bat-erdene and Helen Oriatti-Burns February 24, 2021

On January 27, the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) released an updated sports schedule for the 2020-21 school year. The schedule, created in accordance with Illinois Department of Public Health...

Stevenson Sports Waiting Game

Q&A with a multisport athlete who reflects on the continual updates to the sports seasons made by Illinois High School Association (IHSA)
Serena Mehta and Advay Voleti February 22, 2021

Q: With new guidelines in place how do you plan to navigate both sports seasons? A: With the guidelines currently in place I would probably prefer lacrosse because of the fact that with wrestling you...

Stevenson Sports, Now Streamed!

Stevenson Sports, Now Streamed!

Stevenson transitions to virtually streaming matches in order to reconnect the Stevenson community
Dwija Ramesh and Sabrina Xue February 19, 2021

Prior to COVID-19, seas of students filled the stands of football games, roaring with excitement, cheering their school on while cheerleaders paraded on the sidelines, and the marching band blared their...

Empty Stands, Full Effort

Stevenson athletes discuss how they have adjusted to the reality of playing without spectators present
Humza Qazi and Lila Maiolo February 19, 2021

Under normal circumstances, Ava Bardic ’22 would be playing varsity basketball surrounded by a gymnasium filled to the brim with spectators, ranging from close friends and family to the average Stevenson...

Changing of the (Offensive) Guard

Changing of the (Offensive) Guard

In spite of recent retirements, NFL contains new stars carrying legacies of veterans, crafting own paths
Bradley Locker February 18, 2021

On January 17, Drew Brees and Tom Brady embraced at the midfield black fleur-de-lis Saints logo, Brady’s Buccaneers having avenged two regular season losses to Brees’ Saints during the regular season...

Summer Sport Seniority

Summer Sport Seniority

Staffer argues why seniors should play out the rest of their seasons after graduation
Matthew Mcgowan February 15, 2021

It all seemed like a minor setback on March 12. While it was disappointing that the spring season was suspended for two weeks due to the emergence of COVID-19, Stevenson spring sports athletes had already...

Ragged Raptors and Scintillating Suns: The Two Surprises of the NBA Season

Ragged Raptors and Scintillating Suns: The Two Surprises of the NBA Season

A look in at two NBA teams that have surprised the league with their records at this point in the season
Raghav Khosla February 10, 2021

The 2020-2021 National Basketball Association (NBA) season is underway, with teams having played around ⅕ of their season. Some teams have surprised analysts and fans with their record at this stage...

Ragged Raptors and Scintillating Suns: The Two Surprises of the NBA Season

A look in at two NBA teams that have surprised the league with their records at this point in the season.
Raghav Khosla February 8, 2021

The 2020-2021 National Basketball Association (NBA) season is underway, with teams having played around ⅕ of their season. Some teams have surprised analysts and fans with their record at this stage...

Several containers of wipes are strewn across the floor of a studio for a second period Dance 2 class preparing for their lesson. Students warm up while socially distanced with six foot restrictions taped to the ground to guide the, and reduce the risk of viral transmission. (Photo from Mr. Grice, Director of Fine Arts)

P(P.E.) Class

How gym & dance function in the Hybrid Learning Model
Gaurish Lakhanpal and Lance Locker February 8, 2021

With the start of Stevenson’s Hybrid Learning Model on January 19, students are able to attend gym and dance classes on campus rather than on Zoom. The classes occur during the same periods that students...

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