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S.H.S. athletes participate in Top Times Meet

S.H.S. athletes participate in Top Times Meet

Mason Emin, News Reporter April 14, 2023

The Illinois Top Times Championships was held on Saturday, March 25 at the Shirk Center at Illinois Wesleyan University. The Illinois Top Times Meet consists of the top 12 athletes for each event. There...

Freshmen Alivia Gibson, Anessa Johnson, Abigail Ryan, and Sage Ryan after their record-breaking 4x2 relay. The girls broke the record during a F/S meet hosted by Newman High School.

2023 track season starts strong

Ellie Ryan, Copy Editor April 5, 2023

 Sterling High School’s track and field team rounded out their 2023 indoor season Saturday, March 25. Both the boys’ and girls’ S.H.S. track teams had an indoor season to be proud of.    For...

Why do we root for the upset?

Why do we root for the upset?

Zach Shapero, News Reporter April 3, 2023

  The NCAA’s March Madness tournament is most particularly known for the number of crazy upsets that occur over the course of the three-week long tournament. Upsets are a major factor as to why Americans...

John Paul Schilling competes in Illinois v. Iowa All-Star Game

John Paul Schilling competes in Illinois v. Iowa All-Star Game

James Morris, News Reporter March 31, 2023

  On March 20, 2023, Sterling senior John Paul Schilling participated in the Pepsi Illinois vs. Iowa All-Star game. Schilling was selected to join the Illinois team earlier this month. Prior to this,...

S.H.Ss Homer Musgrove Fieldhouse on the day of the 2022 Martin Luther King Classic. The gym received upgrades over the last three years to restore it to its former glory.

The Martin Luther King Classic entertains once again

Zachary Shapero, News Reporter January 24, 2023

  The Sterling High School Martin Luther King Classic took place on Monday January 16. Six teams competed in a series of games spanning the entire day.   The M.L.K. Classic is a tournament hosted...

Senior Antonio Tablante and another prospect pose on the Dallas field. The bowl was an invite-only event for high school football players who are looking to play in college.

Tablante attends the All-American Bowl

Nico Battaglia, News Reporter December 19, 2022

  S.H.S. senior Antonio Tablante, a potential division one football player from Sterling High School, recently received an invitation to the 2022 All-American Blue Grey football game. The invitation...

Top 10 Golden Warrior sports moments of 2022

Top 10 Golden Warrior sports moments of 2022

Braden Hartman, Copy Editor December 16, 2022

  Today, I am going to be counting down my top ten picks of some of the best plays and moments from the world of Sterling High School sports across the past year. With all of the great moments that happened...

Baseball and softball continue to work behind the scenes

Braden Hartman, Copy Editor November 18, 2022

  As January becomes closer, the baseball and softball teams have begun to bloom. With the preseason getting closer to rolling in, the before season grind is becoming more and more evident.   Both...

Junior Miles Nawrocki signs for a play in game against Lakes Community High School. The Golden Warriors won 40-7 in week one.

Injured S.H.S. athletes undergo grueling recovery process

Olivia Niedermann, Design Editor November 17, 2022

  Participating in a sport at S.H.S. offers new friendships, leadership positions, and opportunities to attain skills one can use in their post-high school life. Although many great values arise from...

Sterling Basketball faces off against Quincy in a Western Big 6 Conference matchup.

Scoreboard addition continues to impress

Braden Hartman, Copy Editor October 21, 2022

  With the four-sided video scoreboard closing in on its one-year anniversary of being installed, the vision now moves to the future and brings new features and ideas to enhance the Sterling High School...

State-bound athletes wrap up winter sports season

State-bound athletes wrap up winter sports season

Kael Ryan, News Reporter March 10, 2022

  With our winter sports season wrapping up, it is time to recognize our athletes who went to state in these sports. Wrestling brought senior Drew Kested and junior Thomas Tate to the state meet. The...

Seniors Carter Ryan and Tyree Kelly jog out onto the field and prepare to take on Galesburg. The seniors in fall sports welcomed a sense of normalcy for their seasons this year.

Seniors lead the way for fall sports

Jozlyn Johnson, News Reporter November 17, 2021

  People always think of the end goal. Where they are going to be in the future, what job will they have, what experiences they will encounter. Growing up has been an experience itself. As we grow older...

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