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Riegler’s field of dreams

Riegler’s field of dreams

Rachel Davis, Freelance Writer

September 20, 2017


Filed under Sports

Playing since the age of six, senior Brett Riegler has only had one dream: playing college baseball. “The main goal is playing division one, kind of everything I do is for that,” Riegler said. For Riegler, playing baseball in college has run in his family for years. With both older brothers attending colleges specifica...

Registration is open for athletic summer camps

Registration is open for athletic summer camps

Addyson Wesolowski, Online Opinions Editor

June 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

As the school year comes to a close, the DGS athletic department is opening their registration for summer sports camps. Downers Grove South offers 40 camps ranging over 17 different sports. All sport camps take place in the month of June and prices range anywhere from $50-$200 dollars. Camps are not l...

Three Strong, Gymnastics Team Places Third at Sectionals

Three Strong, Gymnastics Team Places Third at Sectionals

Rylan Dreyer, Student Business Manager

May 31, 2017


Filed under Sports

On May 4, 2017, the boys varsity gymnastics team placed third at the Lyons Township sectional meet in La Grange. This varsity team that placed third consists of senior Brock Herion, freshman Beau Herion and sophomore Jacob Klamer. Though only three performers strong, this trio won the West Suburban Gold...

How sitting on the bench became a home run

How sitting on the bench became a home run

Sarah Major, Print Features Editor

May 30, 2017


Filed under Sports Columns

For my entire baseball/softball career (I played baseball until I was 13 and have played softball since), I’ve never sat on the bench for more than an inning at a time. In my first two years of high school ball, I started all but three games. In travel ball, I’m the only catcher on my team so I ge...

Girls soccer advances to regional championship

Girls soccer advances to regional championship

Addyson Wesolowski, Online Opinions Editor

May 19, 2017


Filed under Sports

On Tuesday, May 16 the varsity girls soccer team came out victorious against Whitney Young High School in their first IHSA Regional game. Starting slow, the girls entered the second half tied at zero when junior Jennifer Masello scored the winning goal. “When I kicked the ball it took a lucky boun...

Give Track the respect it deserves

Give Track the respect it deserves

Blake Freko, Online Sports Editor

May 3, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

When reading newspapers or listening to announcements, sports such as basketball, football and baseball often receive the majority of attention in high school athletics. However, one sport that doesn’t get much attention is track and field which, in my opinion, is a shame.   I have ran ...

Lawrence Hiquiana commits to Gustavus Adolphus College

Lawrence Hiquiana commits to Gustavus Adolphus College

Megan Albers, Print Sports Editor

May 2, 2017


Filed under Athletic Profiles, Sports

When did you first start playing tennis and why did you join? I started playing tennis when I was about seven, but got serious when I was 10. I started to play because my dad would always take me to McCollum [Park] with him, so I basically grew up around the sport. Do you play in a tennis leag...

Cubs need to get back to baseball

Cubs need to get back to baseball

Blake Freko, Online Sports Editor

April 25, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

The Chicago Cubs won their first World Series in the past 108 years during the 2016 season and plunged the whole city of Chicago and Cubs fans around the world into utter joy. Events such as parades, banner raisings, and ring ceremonies are bound to come with winning a championship.   Whil...

Wrigley Field renovations

Wrigley Field renovations

Megan Albers, Print Sports Editor

April 24, 2017


Filed under Sports

Wrigley field has served as the beloved Chicago Cubs’ home baseball park since 1916. As one of the oldest ballparks in the league, Wrigley has kept its classic feel while adding in modern touches. There have been some major changes made in the past two years during the off-seasons. In 2015, the large ...

Brothers on and off the court: the Tischler family buisness

Brothers on and off the court: the Tischler family buisness

Lauren Smith, Head Copy Editor

April 7, 2017


Filed under Athletic Profiles, Sports

Every athlete can attest to the atmosphere of both camaraderie and competition that develops when playing a team sport. The team dynamic can drive teammates to become the best of friends as often as it can create the best of rivals. For brothers Shawn and Jack Tischler, both aspects seem to have been ampli...