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Girls Varsity Cross Country Earns Another Well-Deserved Win

Girls Varsity Cross Country Earns Another Well-Deserved Win

Riley Murphy

October 3, 2017

n Oct. 3, girls varsity cross country had a meet at Deicke Park against Crystal Lake South and McHenry. Together, they shuffled their feet against the harsh gravel of the trail in order to bring home a victory for their team. Just like most team sports, teamwork is a very important factor when wanting t...

Leading the pack

Leading the pack

Ryan Mills

October 15, 2014

t is cold, but not too cold. Dew resides on the tips of each blade of grass. The orange, red, and yellow tints in the sky start to become more distinct as the new day sets forth. It is a Saturday morning around 5 a.m. Most high school students are in bed sound asleep, but Kelly Meehleib is out do...

The track to recovery

The track to recovery

Rachel Brands

April 16, 2014

Most people can't fathom why anyone would want to run for fun. Other people, like Rebecca Cords, can't imagine having a different hobby. Rebecca's track career started in elementary school, when she excelled at running the mile during gym class and because of it, her fifth grade gym teacher recommended she join the track team next year. "It was the ...

Making the most of life

Making the most of life

Kyle Sommerfield

November 7, 2013

English teacher Kay Meyer isn’t content with being a spectator. That’s why she responded so fervently when her nephew asked her about her recent activity, deciding to plan an adventure for every month.  That decision has resulted in her running a night race in Michigan, placing first in a race in North Carolina, and fighting through storms in a ...

The girl who always sings

The girl who always sings

Yazmin Dominguez

January 27, 2012

  A "trance" that is what she calls it. A combination of dancing, singing, and daydreaming. She experiences it everyday, it is how she expresses herself. Alexis McFarlin is a senior at Huntley High School and for four years she has gone through the daily routine every student goes throug...

Born To Run

Born To Run

Sophie Murk

October 21, 2011

  While lounging on the South Carolina Beach, Sara and Bill Parks enjoyed their first family vacation with their 1-year-old daughter, Beth. The sun beat down on their faces, and the humidity tempted them to dip their feet into the cool ocean. On the wet, sandy ground, Beth sat, unable to walk,...

Running for Brooks- Grace Borhart

Tamara Funke

September 19, 2011

By: Grace Borhart The room fell silent as the answering machine played senior Keith Eikre’s uncle Keith Paul’s tenor, and the words that Eikre had been dreading for the last two years echoed across the room.             “He’s gone.  Brooks passed away today.” Paul’s voice cracked...

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