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  • A Closer Look will take place on Feb. 23 at 6 p.m.

  • JC's annual college fair will take place on Mar. 2 in the upper gym

  • The Athletic Banquet has been moved to Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. All that have scheduling conflicts will receive a refund.

Senior wrestler meets success as a captain

Senior wrestler meets success as a captain

Daniel Robinson, General Staff Member
February 24
Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Sports, Winter Sports

Using every ounce of his strength, senior wrestling captain Eric Ashton hip-pins an opponent. As he holds his opponent down, Ashton waits for the referee to tap the mat, indicating a pin and the end of the match. Exhausted, he leaves the mat with another win, something he has become accustomed to in ...

Week in Sports: Week of Feb. 13

Week in Sports: Week of Feb. 13

Christina Giovanazi, Sports Editor
February 23
Filed under Sport Updates, Sports, Winter Sports

Women’s Basketball -- Tuesday On Tuesday, Feb. 14, the women’s basketball team competed in the IAAM Quarterfinals. They faced Roland Park Country School away, and lost 38-62. This game marked the end of the team’s season, but junior shooting guard Cassidy Kupchinskas is optimistic about next s...

Junior point guard announces commitment

Junior point guard announces commitment

Caroline Cooney, Editor in Chief
February 21
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Standing in front of orange and black balloons, junior Savannah Simmons’s hands shake as she looks to her teammates next to her. She counts down from three, and several balloons pop, exploding with purple and white confetti. Simultaneously, Simmons unzips her jacket to reveal a purple Kansas State...

Mooing on up

Katherine Grimm, Media Chief
February 21
Filed under Sports, Video

The women's varsity indoor soccer team, in a thrilling turn of events, won the championship 4-3 against Mercy for the first time ever. But even more rewarding to the team than a first place trophy is their coach Haley Howe fulfilling a long-standing bet she made with the seniors of the team four years ...

Keeping it cool

Keeping it cool

Christina Giovanazi and Ianna Pirozzi
February 17
Filed under Sports

Students excel on the ice, competing in both synchronized and figure skating on a national level

Week in Sports: Week of Feb. 6

Week in Sports: Week of Feb. 6

Emily Stancliff, Sports Editor
February 15
Filed under Sport Updates, Sports, Winter Sports

Women’s Basketball - Wednesday The women’s basketball team had only one game scheduled last week at home on Wednesday, Feb. 9. The team lost to Seton Keough High School by a score of 45-61. Men’s Basketball - Monday, Wednesday, Friday The men’s basketball team took all three of their games ...

Week in Sports: Week of Jan. 30

Week in Sports: Week of Jan. 30

Christina Giovanazi and Adria Pirozzi
February 10
Filed under Sport Updates, Sports, Winter Sports

Indoor Soccer - Thursday, Saturday The women’s indoor soccer team had a busy and exciting week, resulting in a championship win. On Thursday, Feb. 2, they traveled to Du Burns Arena to face Notre Dame Prep in the IAAM semifinals game. They won with a score of 5-2 and moved on to championships. On Saturd...

Indoor soccer claims title

Indoor soccer claims title

Grant Sharretts, Online Chief
February 10
Filed under Sport Updates, Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

What was once a program not taken seriously is now a team bringing home its first-ever championship. When women’s indoor soccer head coach Hayley Howe came to JC in 2013, indoor soccer existed, but it was only seen as “a fun off-season sport,” according to Howe. However, after Howe was promote...

Here’s the Game Plan: Fueling success

Here’s the Game Plan: Fueling success

Emily Stancliff, Sports Editor
February 8
Filed under Columns, Sports, Uncategorized

My heart cries out in emotion as my friend drags me through the cafeteria line so she can grab her lunch. The warm french fries, the freshly baked cookies, and the buffalo chicken wraps call out to my guilty conscience. In an attempt to ease the yearning for our everyday junk food cravings, I offer six...

Indoor track and field excels at championships

Indoor track and field excels at championships

Emily Stancliff, Sports Editor
February 2
Filed under Sport Updates, Sports

After six hours of waiting, screaming nerves, and burning muscles, four black-and-gold clad girls walk out onto the track. None of them look around at the large crowd, but instead keep their heads down, their thoughts completely on the task ahead of them. The gun goes off, and senior Charlotte Haggerty...

Week in Sports: Week of Jan. 23

Week in Sports: Week of Jan. 23

Elizabeth Harmison, News Editor
February 1
Filed under Sport Updates, Sports, Winter Sports

Women’s Basketball — Monday, Friday The women’s basketball team played in two games this week, one on Monday, Jan. 23, against Dunbar High School and one on Friday, Jan. 27, against St. Vincent Pallotti. The team pulled out a 64-41 win against Dunbar High School but lost narrowly, 36-39, again...

Old storage room provides new film room for teams

Old storage room provides new film room for teams

Daniel Robinson, General Staff Member
January 27
Filed under Sports, Sports News

What was once an old storage room full of football equipment and outdated uniforms has now become something each sport team at JC can take advantage of. It now serves as a film room, but will continue to transform into a multi-purpose athletic room. According to Athletic Director Steve Teter, construction on the ...

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