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Coach Bounces Into Parker

Zach Joseph, Brief Writer

October 5, 2017

Filed under News, Sports

The girls’ tennis team has recently procured some new additions to the team—and they’re not freshmen.. Coaches Jackie Dawkins and John Hall Bryant have joined the team, with Hall Bryant assuming the role of Varsity Coach--after se...

Fall Sports Are Underway

Fall Sports Are Underway

October 5, 2017

Keys to the House

Keys to the House

October 5, 2017

Tar Heels Land Junior Olympian

Eric Ingall, Sports Editor

June 10, 2017

Filed under Sports

It is not every day that a Parker student commits to a college for a sport, and it is even more rare that a student commits to a Division 1 program. But that’s exactly what graduating senior Charlie Roth has done. After eight y...

Closing Time

Eric Ingall, Sports Editor

May 17, 2017

Filed under Sports

The Athletics Department started off the Spring season by putting on a Students vs. Staff event in the Big Gym, featuring basketball and volleyball games, on March 30. Students were coached by Leigh Logan and me, while the Staff c...

Parker Kicks It to the PepsiCo Showcase

Nicole Feitler, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017

Filed under Sports

On April 8, 13, and 15, Parker’s varsity girls’ soccer team competed in Chicago’s invite-only PepsiCo Showcase, the largest high school varsity soccer tournament in the United States.  In the first game of the tournament...

Winter Sports Wrap-Up

Eric Ingall, Sports Editor

March 17, 2017

Filed under Sports

Under a new Head Coach, Kevin Snider, who brought almost an entirely new staff with him, the boys’ basketball team finished the season with a record of 12-12, beating Holy Trinity in the Regional quarterfinal before losing t...

New Season, New Athletics

Stephen Brainerd, Staff Writer

March 17, 2017

Filed under Sports

A large part of any school’s culture is its athletics. Not only do the student-athletes enjoy being a part of a team in the sport they like, but spectators and even people who aren’t involved take great pride in their team...

Colonels Lose on Last Second Shot…Again

Eric Ingall, Sports Editor

February 11, 2017

Filed under Sports

On Friday, January 27, many Parker students ended the first week of the new semester with the second boys’ varsity basketball game at DePaul’s McGrath-Phillips Arena. For the seniors in the stands and on the court, it was sentiment...

Consistent Coaching

Oliver Marks, Staff Writer

December 21, 2016

Filed under Sports

Athletics have long been an integral part of the Parker tradition. Just a few steps inside the school's entrance on Clark Street, Parker's hallway is adorned with a glass case proudly displaying golden trophies and engraved pl...

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