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Junior Jordan Johnson commits to Under Armour All-American game

Grant Stegman, Design Editor
September 17, 2018

4-Star Junior receiver Jordan Johnson has received an invite to participate in the 2019 Under Armour All-American game. The 6’2, 195 lb wideout has 438 yards and 5 touchdowns so far in his junior season. “I’m excited,” Johnson said. “It’s another opportunity to compete but on a bigger stage, in front of a bigger crowd, and with some other top players in the country”. Johnson has...

Football team raises awareness for Cerebral Palsy

Max Conway, Staff Writer
September 12, 2018

He overcame the odds despite doctors giving him a 50% chance to live. He’s as active as ever even though he was told he wouldn’t be able to walk. His parents never believed they would gain support for his condition. Yet, 300 people came to the charity basketball game in his honor. CJ Williams, born with cerebral palsy, is now the symbol of inspiration for the Living with Cerebral Palsy (CP)...

Slideshow of varsity swimming versus MICDS

September 12, 2018

Swimmers dedicate charity event to coach, team member’s father

Jay Dolan, Editor-in-Chief
September 10, 2018

As his muscles start to cramp and his lungs scream for more air, senior captain Max Conway thinks how easy it would be to give up.  Fifteen minutes of continuous swimming and the finish line is nowhere in sight. But then he remembers the loss of his friend’s father to colon cancer and his coach’s struggle with breast cancer.  He then picks up his pace and gets into his rhythm. Swim Across...

Friday night lights at SLUH

Grant Stegman, Design Editor
September 5, 2018

The football team will be playing cross-town rival SLUH on Friday night. This  is the first MCC conference game of the year. The team is looking to win its first MCC game in 5 years. “I look forward to be getting one last shot verus them,” senior Nate Martens said. “We are hungry and looking for more and more.” The team has a chance to go 3-0 for the first time since the 2009-2010 season,...

Captain of football team looks to graduate early

Tim Chiapel, Staff Writer
May 11, 2018

Two sport, starting varsity athlete, junior Nate Martens has decided to graduate from De Smet early to pursue his career in football. Martens is a starting varsity quarterback and a starting first baseman with hopes of moving his football career forward. “I want to go to college and be able to play spring football,” Martens said. “And kind of just get a head start at college football...

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