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Off the court, but connected online: York Girls Badminton Team spends quarantine communicating through social media

Off the court, but connected online: York Girls Badminton Team spends quarantine communicating through social media

Lucy Valeski, A&E Editor

April 9, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic put an abrupt, indefinite pause on York Athletic Department’s spring sports seasons in early March. Many teams had just begun their seasons and were preparing for their first game. York’s badminton team was one of the interrupted sports. However, Coach Gena Fite took advantage ...

Chicago sports March Madness round of 8 results and Final Four preview

Chicago sports March Madness round of 8 results and Final Four preview

Joey Leonardo and Jake Hansmann

April 9, 2020

Final Four Preview:   1) Cubs win 2016 World Series vs 5) Patrick Kane’s OT goal to win 2010 Stanley Cup   It says a lot about your team when you’re making a deep playoff run, there is not a single person alive who can remember the last time you won a World Series. 108 yea...

Chicago sports madness: 16 results and preview of next round

Chicago sports madness: 16 results and preview of next round

Joey Leonardo and Jake Hansmann

April 7, 2020

Last Monday, April 6, your voice was heard as York students took to the polls on the this_is_york Instagram page to vote for their favorite Chicago sports moments in recent history. After 24 hours of voting, we collected the results and put them, along with the moments themselves, in the video below. A...

Best Chicago sports moments March Madness bracket

Best Chicago sports moments March Madness bracket

Joey Leonardo and Jake Hansmann

April 6, 2020

In honor of the NCAA men’s basketball championship that would’ve taken place tonight, we’ve taken it upon ourselves at This Is York to fill that void we’re all experiencing by throwing together a “March Madness” event of our own. This week, you, the students, will use your power to vote on ...

No days off: Spring sport athletes continue training despite the suspension of their seasons

No days off: Spring sport athletes continue training despite the suspension of their seasons

Hannah Brody, Graphics Editor

March 21, 2020

During the month of March, students witnessed the rapid growth of a virus, formally called COVID-19, across our country, waiting to see how it would impact them. The week of March 9 consisted of many announcements, beginning with the notification of an e-learning plan in case COVID-19 prompted schoo...

Girl’s track and field tackles fierce competition at York Invite #3

Girl’s track and field tackles fierce competition at York Invite #3

Grace Moriarty, Editor-in-chief web

March 10, 2020

"Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it." This was the phrase running through the minds of the girls competing in the York Invite #3 on Saturday, March 7. The sprints coach, new to the program this year, Max Potter shared this quote with the team the prior Monday for the team's 'motivation Monday'...

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