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Boys basketball has high hopes for another shot at the conference title

Boys basketball has high hopes for another shot at the conference title

Jayna Bardahl, Print Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 17, 2017


Filed under frnt.pge, Sports

After concluding tryouts last Tuesday, the DGS boys varsity basketball team has jumped right into practice in order to prepare for their fast approaching first game on Monday, Nov. 20 at Plainfield East. Last season, the Mustangs lost 10 seniors, forcing them to almost completely rebuild for this up...

Five questions with Makaila Scheiblen

Five questions with Makaila Scheiblen

Calvin Herion, Online Sports Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under frnt.pge, Sports

Just 5 days ago, Makaila Scheiblen and Nicholas Stacey signed letters of intent for University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Lewis University, respectively.  Borrowing a page from the field of sports news, here are five questions with Makaila Scheiblen: Where did you sign, and for what sport? “...

Randi McKay: From the ballpark to Green Bay

Randi McKay: From the ballpark to Green Bay

Mia Pinto, Freelance Writer

October 26, 2017


Filed under Sports

From being a freshman, sophomore and now junior on the Varsity softball team, Randi McKay is excited to see what her future at a Division I school, University of Wisconsin Green Bay, has to offer. “I started softball when I was in first grade and now have been on varsity for all three years of...

Sisters succeed on the varsity volleyball team

Sisters succeed on the varsity volleyball team

Rylee Vogt, Freelance Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

For sisters Lucy and Rose Dumford, volleyball is a big part of the family. Together, they live the reality of being sisters on the same volleyball team. Junior Lucy Dumford and sophomore Rose Dumford both made the varsity volleyball team as sophomores, making this their first year playing a DGS sport t...

Arquilla looks to rein in the World Cup

Arquilla looks to rein in the World Cup

Autumn Bryant, Freelance Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under Athletic Profiles, Sports

After winning two national titles and falling one point short of the Triple Crown, senior Lauren Arquilla is preparing for the International Saddle Seat World Cup selection trials.   Arquilla recently competed in Indianapolis and St. Louis, where she won two national titles and was reserve for t...

Stephen Pipilas’ run to state

Stephen Pipilas’ run to state

James David, Freelance Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under Sports

Captain of the boys’ Varsity cross country team, senior Stephen Pipilas looks to top off his career with a state qualifying time for the three mile and become one of the best runners in DGS history.   Pipilas has been running on varsity since freshman year, and he has his eye on two spec...

Boys’ cross country team may run straight into history books

Boys’ cross country team may run straight into history books

Jackson Kamedulski, Freelance Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under Sports

The boys’ cross country team was ranked ninth in the state as of Oct. 3 and is looking to go far in the state series this year, following a disappointing end to last year’s sectional race. With a more experienced team than before, they ultimately hope to earn a trophy in the state competition for th...

Crosstown football teams battle it out: DGS vs DGN

Crosstown football teams battle it out: DGS vs DGN

Rhaya Truman, Print Features Editor

October 19, 2017


Filed under Sports Columns

On October 13, DGS took on crosstown rival Downers Grove North at their home stadium at 7:30 pm. The energy of the game was high from the beginning. There were students from every school you could think of--all coming to see who would win this year’s crosstown game.  But this was not just an ...

Freshmen top the girls varsity tennis lineup

Freshmen top the girls varsity tennis lineup

Katie Anthony, Print News Editor

October 16, 2017


Filed under Sports

In their first season at DGS, freshmen Gerda Jucys and Jillian Urgello have claimed the top two singles spots on the girls varsity tennis team. Jucys currently plays number one singles for the girls varsity tennis team here at DGS, and Urgello joins her at the top, playing number two singles for ...

Chicago is a rodeo but these Bulls aren’t kicking yet

Chicago is a rodeo but these Bulls aren’t kicking yet

Sherwin Thomas, Copy Editor

October 13, 2017


Filed under Sports Columns

Six rings. Eight years. Those were the glory days of Chicago basketball. Regardless of age, if you are a Chicago Bulls fan, you still long for a return to those mythical days of the 1990s when Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen and head coach Phil Jackson led the franchise to become one of the great...

DGS battles crosstown rival on Oct. 13

DGS battles crosstown rival on Oct. 13

Matthew Hollendonner, Business Manager

October 12, 2017


Filed under Sports

This week DGS football, with a record of 4-3, faces off against rival DGN with a losing record of 3-4.  These two teams will go head to head in an important divisional game on Oct. 13 with a breast cancer awareness theme. Last week DGS scampered away in a blowout win against Leyden High School wi...

DGS vs. HSHS Varsity football game

DGS vs. HSHS Varsity football game

Sydney Hall, Online News Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under Galleries, Sports