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York hockey: Dukes tamed the Broncos

York hockey: Dukes tamed the Broncos

Sienna Lind, Contributing Reporter

December 17, 2018


Filed under Sports

Even though the victory made Friday night exciting, it wasn’t all about the win. The night was about Toys for Tots and the donations people provided. “Toys for Tots is an organization that helps kids that can’t afford toys or don’t have access to them to get them through other people,” juni...

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...

Under the Monocle: Will Yasdick and the long green season

Under the Monocle: Will Yasdick and the long green season

Michael Moriarty, Photo Editor

November 20, 2018


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It takes a lot for an athlete to be a state runner, but demands more from the individual to be a varsity athlete in more than one sport, along with balancing schoolwork on top of that. Junior Will Yasdick participates on both the varsity cross country team and the varsity water polo team, filling his sc...

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


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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


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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


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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...

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