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One Up, One Down

Paige Shayne, Brief Writer

December 7, 2017

Filed under Briefs, Sports

Students decked out in orange, blue, and white waved signs and posters, chanting and cheering on their school’s basketball team on Friday, December 2, at the DePaul Athletic Center. Fans crowded together to watch Parker take...

I Used to be an NFL Fan but Now I’m a Fantasy Team Owner

Oliver Marks, Copy Editor

November 21, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Sports

I spend the majority of every Sunday in the fall watching football on TV. More specifically, I watch NFL Redzone, which is a channel that broadcasts games where either team is close to the end zone or is likely to score points on the ne...

New Season, New Coaches

New Season, New Coaches

November 21, 2017

Dealing With the Loss of Star Players

Leila Sheridan, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017

Filed under News, Sports

“We will just have to play team basketball this season,” boys varsity basketball captain Zach Lansburgh said. This season, the boys, lead by captains Landsburgh, Senior Ryan Skok, Senior Alex Chapman, and Senior Jack Mcnabo...

Fall Sports In Review

Ian Shayne, Political Brief Writer

November 19, 2017

Filed under Sports

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Pre-Season Ballers

Paige Shayne, Brief Writer

October 31, 2017

Filed under Briefs, News, Sports

For all basketball players in the high school, Monday and Wednesday evenings--at least for an hour and a half--now means shooting hoops instead of doing homework, practicing lay-ups instead of studying. According to an email from Uppe...

Soccer Wins Sectionals

Lauren Hughes, Brief Writer

October 29, 2017

Filed under News, Sports

The boys’ varsity soccer team once again made it deep into Class 1A postseason play, finally losing in Supersectionals with a score of 2-1 in Lisle, Illinois at Benedictine University on Tuesday evening. Losing 1-0, junior...

Join the Club

Join the Club

October 29, 2017

Parker Takes a Shot at Sectionals

Lauren Hughes, Brief Writer

October 11, 2017

Filed under Briefs, News, Sports

On Tuesday, October 3, Parker’s golf team competed at Regionals at Maple Meadow Golf Course in Addison, Illinois, placing third out of four teams with a final score of 345, the sum of their top four individuals rounds. ...

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...

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