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MLB Spring Training goes full swing in Arizona and Florida

MLB Spring Training goes full swing in Arizona and Florida

Braden Hartman, Copy Editor February 22, 2023

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! As we speak, major league baseball players are making their way to Arizona or Florida for spring training. However, we cannot begin talking about spring training...

T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas ahead of the Golden Knights game against the St. Louis Blues. The arena was built in 2016, and attracted a hockey team to the area just about right away.

NHL Trade Deadline is set to excite or disappoint fans next month

Zach Shapero, News Reporter February 21, 2023

  The National Hockey League’s trade deadline is looming, and it is one of the most chaotic days of the season; on deadline day, teams either go all in for a playoff push by making a ton of acquisitions...

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...

Football coach Sterling Thornton helps call the plays during the varsity game. Thornton also is the special teams coordinator for the freshman and junior varsity levels.

New coaches have immediate impact

Kael Ryan November 15, 2021

  With the pandemic affecting much, certain sports that are typically “fall” sports were scheduled in the spring of 2021. We have welcomed five new coaches for fall sports this year, in the first...

Maddie Pink lines up to hit the ball on hole number 5 vs Stillman Valley. They lost a nail bitter to Stillman 221-211.

Hard work pays off for Maddie Pink

Carter Ryan , News Reporter November 15, 2021

  Sports can be an important part of life for high school students, even if the team that students intend to be on isn’t the team the student ends up joining.   After being cut from the tennis...

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