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York’s dance program becomes a conversation starter

York’s dance program becomes a conversation starter

Gracie Weinstein, Sports Editor

November 27, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Over fifty dancers jitter with anticipation in the dressing room while 200 audience members pour into York’s black box theatre, waiting for the show to begin. With York’s dance program diving into their second decade of performance, teachers Michelle Jensen and Anna Sapozhnikov prepared for a nigh...

Boys varsity basketball team sets their sights on the playoffs

Boys varsity basketball team sets their sights on the playoffs

Anthony Lapiana, Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Sports

As basketball season begin to rolls around the corner, the boys are ready to make their way back into the playoffs, except this time they want to be the last team in Peoria. Last season the Dukes had an overall record of 17-10 and a conference record of 7-4. They had a state rank of 73rd and a state division rank of 46th. With a record of 17-10, they wer...

After the XC season is done, senior runners take on the 13.1

After the XC season is done, senior runners take on the 13.1

Sarah Pinkowski, Features Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Long after the spikes were taken out of their racing shoes and their uniforms were returned to the school’s basement cages, seniors Claire Libert and Delani Kazmierczak were out on the Prairie Path putting in miles in preparation to run a half marathon. 13.1 miles is no easy feat, but with the dedi...

Girls Varsity Basketball Gearing Up for Successful Season

Girls Varsity Basketball Gearing Up for Successful Season

Mary Kett, Reporter

November 8, 2018


Filed under Sports

With a new set of coaches and a refreshed lineup, Girls varsity basketball has never been more ready to attack their 2018-2019 season. In preparation for their first tournament on November 12,  the girls have been working vigorously for the past two weeks for competition season. Last season, the va...

Road to State: Girls XC takes on state meet 2018

Road to State: Girls XC takes on state meet 2018

Grace Moriarty, Managing editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After three extra weeks of hard work and extra miles, the York Girls Varsity cross country team had a fantastic end to their season at the 3A state meet. The team was represented by top-seven runners senior Sarah May, juniors Emma Kern, Lydia Hickey and Grace Moriarty, and freshmen Katelyn Winton, Ka...

York wrestling program ready to form dynasty alongside new head coach

York wrestling program ready to form dynasty alongside new head coach

Annika Tourlas, A&E Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Starting on November fifth, York wrestlers will be seen practicing alongside their new Head Coach Nicholas Metcalf. Although Metcalf is not new to York or the York wrestling community this will be his first year taking on the head coach position.   Metcalf began his wrestling career in sixth ...

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