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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...

Digging for (Green and) Gold?

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

March 21, 2021

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

Low-Risk Plays

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

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

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!

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

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

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...

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