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  • Catholic Schools Week will be held Jan. 29-Feb. 4

  • Annual JC Blood Drive will be held Jan. 27

  • National Honor Society meeting at 7:30am on Jan. 20

Week in Sports: Week of Jan. 9

Week in Sports: Week of Jan. 9

Emily Stancliff, Sports Editor
January 19, 2017
Filed under Sport Updates, Sports, Winter Sports

Indoor Soccer -- Monday, Wednesday, Friday The women’s indoor soccer team had a packed schedule this week, facing three opponents. The team played Mercy High School on Monday, Jan. 9, and defeated them 3-2. On Wednesday, Jan. 11, JC defeated Roland Park Country School with a final score of 6-4. The ... Read more »

Junior excels on first high school swim team

Junior excels on first high school swim team

Daniel Robinson, General Staff Member
January 17, 2017
Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Sports, Winter Sports

Adjusting her goggles, junior swimmer Amelia Wickham prepares for the 200 meter individual medley. She steps up on the block, takes her mark, and dives in. Wickham pulls ahead in the butterfly and maintains her lead throughout the backstroke and breaststroke. She pushes through the final 50 meters of ... Read more »

Weight room renovation completed

Weight room renovation completed

Grant Sharretts, Online Chief
January 14, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports News

After a final coat of paint and some final touches during Christmas break, a new design and layout has been completed on JC’s weight room. Older equipment occupying the room was moved to give the room a new design. “The weight room was renovated and modernized and moved toward an actual training ... Read more »

Week in Sports: Winter Break and Week of Jan. 3

Week in Sports: Winter Break and Week of Jan. 3

Christina Giovanazi and Emily Stancliff
January 12, 2017
Filed under Sport Updates, Sports, Winter Sports

While many students stayed at home, winter athletes were hard at work competing in national tournaments and setting new school records. Following the break, athletes not only returned to classes, but they also faced a rigorous sports schedule.

Game of the Week: Men’s basketball dominates with a 33-point win over Calvert Hall

Game of the Week: Men’s basketball dominates with a 33-point win over Calvert Hall

Elizabeth Harmison, In-Focus Editor
January 11, 2017
Filed under Game Recaps, Sports, Winter Sports

After stealing the ball from his opponent, junior Montez Mathis makes a run towards the opposite basket, flying by each member of Calvert Hall’s team, and jumps into the air, dunking the ball into the basket. The student section in the stands goes crazy, jumping up and down, as Calvert Hall’s fans ... Read more »

Team gives back during the holiday season

Team gives back during the holiday season

Anna Kotula and Kayla Kozak
January 6, 2017
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Sports, Winter Sports

During the holiday season, the women’s varsity basketball team kicked off their season by extending a helping hand to those in need. On Monday, Nov. 21, the team went to the Perry Point VA Medical Hospital, taking gifts such as hats, socks, gloves, crossword puzzles to help cheer up the veterans... Read more »

Rebounding without seniors

Rebounding without seniors

Christina Giovanazi, Sports Editor
December 29, 2016
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Sports, Winter Sports

At the last home game of the season there will be no posters, no streamers, no balloons. There will be no sad team dinner to commemorate those graduating seniors that have helped to shape the program. There is reason to celebrate, but without a single senior on the women’s basketball team this year,... Read more »

Here’s the Game Plan: Athletes, beware of holiday break

Here’s the Game Plan: Athletes, beware of holiday break

Emily Stancliff, Sports Editor
December 26, 2016
Filed under Columns, Sports

Winter. Cookies. Relaxation. Tsk. Tsk. All false hopes for athletes. While the holidays sweep everyone else into a frenzy of excitement, the holidays present a challenge for all people that play a sport. As you probably know, these next two weeks of down-time will be seriously detrimental to your buil... Read more »

Off the beaten track

Off the beaten track

Taylor Bynion and Emily Stancliff
December 22, 2016
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Huddled in a thin sweatshirt, senior Iain Olsen trudges out to the cold track. Bracing himself against the wind, he tries to warm up his frozen muscles with a lap around the track, but he finds no relief. He runs two, three, four more laps just to warm himself up to start practice. Olsen is a member ... Read more »

For high school athletes, there is no off-season

For high school athletes, there is no off-season

Grant Sharretts, Online Chief
December 19, 2016
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Sports

Running up and down the court and shooting baskets in preparation for a season that won’t commence for months, junior and varsity basketball forward Nate Roberts knows that he has to work hard now. He knows the only way to prepare for the season is to work towards what will inevitably be coming next... Read more »

Game of the Week: Men’s basketball beats Glenelg

Game of the Week: Men’s basketball beats Glenelg

Katherine Grimm, Media Chief
December 16, 2016
Filed under Sports

On Monday, Dec. 5 the men’s varsity basketball team beat Glenelg Country School 66-60. According to sophomore point guard Nigel Haughton, the team redeemed themselves after a bad loss on the previous Friday with a score of 80-59 to St. Maria Goretti. “We stayed strong mentally, and we bounced bac... Read more »

Week in Sports: Week of Dec. 5

Week in Sports: Week of Dec. 5

James Keller and Emily Stancliff
December 15, 2016
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Indoor Soccer - Monday, Wednesday The women’s indoor soccer team defeated Friends School 6-1 on Monday, Dec. 5. On Wednesday, Dec. 7, the team played their second game of the week and won against Roland Park Country School 7-2. Women's Basketball - Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday The women’s ba... Read more »

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