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Head football coach resigns

Lawrence Kreymer

February 14, 2017


Filed under Sports

After Stevenson lost in the first round of the playoffs this year, a shock wave went around the school as news broke that head coach Bill McNamara had resigned. After taking over seven years ago, McNamara helped establish a winning program, winning over 80 percent of his games. Before that McNamara ...

Introducing Allied Spirit Revolution

Introducing Allied Spirit Revolution

Yana Bushuyeva, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2017


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Rachel Eng, ’19, can’t wait for Tuesdays. On Tuesdays, she brings her practice bag, her white cheer shoes, her water bottle and a handful of friends who are just as excited as she is for Tuesday. Every Tuesday, 12 pairs of eager eyes stare at the clock, counting down the minutes until the day en...

Rolling into the new year

Rolling into the new year

Aniket Nuthalapati, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2017


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Zack Singer’s ‘17 idea of sports practice is a little different than that of other athletes. There’s no running or swimming involved, and Singer usually doesn't sweat too much. However, the one thing that remains the same across the board is his dedication and commitment. For Singer, bowlin...

Stevenson defeats Libertyville 64-50

Michael Levitt, Staff Reporter

January 8, 2017


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The boys’ basketball team beat Libertyville 64-50 on Thursday, with Justin Smith ’17 tallying 28 points and Willie Herenton ’17 adding on 16 points of his own. In the fourth quarter, Smith threw down two monster dunks that brought everybody up to their feet. During the second dunk the defender...

Wrestlers look to continue with sport beyond high school

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

December 12, 2016


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Over the past few years, the wrestling team has begun experiencing considerable success, with many of the athletes going on to leave a lasting impact on both the program and Stevenson. For many of these athletes, including Dylan Geick ’17 and Nikita Nepomnyakshchiy ’17, their careers aren’t just...

Patriots beat Lake Forest 50-30 for sixth straight win

Michael Levitt, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2016


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On Tuesday the boys’ basketball team topped Lake Forest 50-30 to win their sixth straight game to start the season. The Stevenson defense was outstanding the whole game, with guard Willie Herenton ’17 leading the way with seven steals. Herenton also tied forward Justin Smith ’17 for the scoring...

Beyond the mats

Beyond the mats

Victoria Kolotov, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The faint smell of sweat and chalk fill the buzzing room. The rubber mats squeak as the crowd quietly stirs, waiting in anticipation. Their quiet noise is shushed and lulled away as a male figure approaches the dark blue mat laid out below a set of wooden bars held up parallel to one another by two sets...

Patriots defeat Waukegan in 36-7 blowout

Michael Levitt, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2016


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Stevenson won 36-7 against Waukegan on Friday despite starting quarterback Aidan O’Connell ’17 missing the game due to shoulder soreness. Backup Grayson Kubow ’18 stepped up during O’Connell’s absence, passing for over 260 yards and two touchdowns while rushing for a touchdown as well. Waukegan’s...

Anticipating transgender athletes

Anticipating transgender athletes

Olivia Lamberti, Staff Reporter

October 7, 2016


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When Cassidy Nordstrom ’12 came out as transgender halfway through her junior year, changing for gym class became a lot more difficult. “I came to the issue of obviously, I don’t want to use the men’s room, and the women’s room was just as uncomfortable for me,” Nordstrom said. “I had to ...

Patriettes’ last dance at nationals

Patriettes’ last dance at nationals

Adele Lee, Staff Reporter

October 7, 2016


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Although the varsity Patriettes had a noteworthy 2015-2016 season, placing sixth at the National Dance Alliance’s (NDA) high school championships, the team will not be returning to the competition this March. According to co-captains Analese DeMaio ’17 and Abigail Asher ’17, their overall experience...

Alum signs with Diamondbacks

Alum signs with Diamondbacks

Michael Levitt, Staff Reporter

October 7, 2016


Filed under Sports

A former Stevenson Patriot achieved his dream recently, as alum Adam Walton ’12 signed with the Arizona Diamondbacks and is playing with one of their minor league teams, the Hillsboro Hops. Walton, a natural shortstop, has been playing both second base and shortstop regularly, with a bit of third base as...

Stevenson defeats Mundelein with 48 – 6 victory

Stevenson defeats Mundelein with 48 – 6 victory

Max Cohn, Sports Editor

September 20, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Stevenson has finally found its groove––winning three straight games, the last of which against Mundelein on Friday, Sept. 19. The game was over one minute in; the Patriots lead 7-0 on a big run by Anthony Sibo ’17. Three minutes in, Michael Marchese ’17 intercepted the Mustangs’ first offensive...

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