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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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