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A new chapter in the wrestling program

A new chapter in the wrestling program

Jacob Young, Social Media Editor
May 5, 2017

The search is over. Athletic director Kevin Roberts introduced Dr. Aedryan Cox today as the new wrestling coach to all the underclassmen wrestlers.   “I have pure excitement towards my new job, and move forward here,” Cox said. “Teaching and wrestling is where my passions lie and this is really what I want to be doing.” Cox has a doctorate from Lindenwood University, and has been head football athletic...

The new Mr. Irrelevant should stay irrelevant

The new Mr. Irrelevant should stay irrelevant

Dalton Hahn, Staff Writer
May 4, 2017

The last pick in the NFL draft is commonly referred as the “Mr. Irrelevant” pick. Usually this pick will go to a player who will probably not start on an NFL roster, but overcame an obstacle or defied the odds as a college player. This years “Mr. Irrelevant” pick was Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly, and he was drafted by the Denver Broncos. Chad Kelly has been known to have had some off...

Sophomore to attend Under Armor All-American Football Camp

Sophomore to attend Under Armor All-American Football Camp

Dalton Hahn, Staff Writer
March 31, 2017

Sophomore quarterback Nate Martens was invited to attend the Under Armour All-American Football Camp at Glenbrook North High School Chicago April 23. “I’m excited to be invited to the camp,” Martens said. “I think it will help me improve as a player.” Martens finished the year with 17 touchdowns and 1969 yards for the season. He will be the first Spartan to attend the camp since Andy ...

Athletic department to begin search for new wrestling coach

Athletic department to begin search for new wrestling coach

Jacob Young, Social Media Editor
March 29, 2017

The Athletic Department will begin the process of searching for a new wrestling coach within the next week after head coach Colby Robinson stepped down to take over as the first head wrestling coach for the new program at Oklahoma Wesleyan University. “We are sad about Rob leaving because he is a great part of this school, but happy because he is going back home to be a college coach,” athletic...

Brains over brawn

Brains over brawn

Brendan Johnson, Editor-in-Chief
March 26, 2017

Senior Jacob Stange bit his tongue, using every fiber of his being to keep his mouth shut. When he could not take it anymore, he stood up and started teaching his middle school teacher a thing or two. All because she could not pronounce “Tenochtitlan.” “In hindsight, that was really stupid,” Stange said, “but the fact that I was willing to go into it speaks a lot to what I’m all about.” And...

It is not time to dethrone The King

It is not time to dethrone The King

Seth Harris, Staff Writer
March 24, 2017

The NBA has a lot of valuable players that work extremely hard and push to their limits to be great in the league. Instead, some players work a lot harder than others, and it shows in the games played. When they outwork others and lead their team in a number of ways, you will most likely be considered a most valuable player. The regular season ends April 12 and the MVP award is based on the player's...

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