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New year, new team: Dukes ready to pin and win

New year, new team: Dukes ready to pin and win

Anthony Lapiana, Reporter

January 25, 2019

As the new year begins, the Dukes' wrestling season begins its long 4-5 month trench. Last year the Dukes had zero wrestlers head down to state. Overall, the Dukes have had only three wrestlers win state since (1955, 1965, and 1976). This year it seems as if the Dukes have better intentions on takin...

Girl’s Varsity Basketball: A positive mindset goes a long way

Girl’s Varsity Basketball: A positive mindset goes a long way

Mary Kett, Reporter

January 25, 2019

Midway through a sports season, it is easy for athletes to become unmotivated and lose sight of why they put themselves through the physical and mental challenges of being in a sport. As student athletes in the winter season, the slump of returning to school after break mixed with athletics can be dif...

Boys basketball takes second in MLK weekend tournament

Boys basketball takes second in MLK weekend tournament

Joe Leonardo, Sports Editor

January 24, 2019

Over the weekend Wheaton Warrenville South hosted their annual Martin Luther King Jr. day basketball tournament which consisted of 16 teams from around the state. Heading into the tournament, the Dukes held a 17-2 record and were atop the West Suburban Silver conference. While they fell just two points...

Special Olympics Basketball’s near-perfect season comes to an end

Special Olympics Basketball’s near-perfect season comes to an end

Paige Szipszky and Hannah Brody

January 23, 2019

After emerging victorious from a rematch against Downers Grove North on Jan. 11, the only team that had tarnished their nearly perfect 8-1 record, York’s Special Olympics team ended their season after a single heartbreaking, decision-making game at the district tournament in Cicero on Jan. 14. Despite t...

What Paul Goldschmidt means for the NL Central

What Paul Goldschmidt means for the NL Central

Jake Hansmann, Contributing Reporter

January 16, 2019

On Dec. 6, 2018 the Arizona Diamondbacks shipped Paul Goldschmidt to the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for three of their top prospects and a pick in the upcoming 2019 amateur draft. Both sides should be pleased with their haul after this trade. The Diamondbacks received several top prospects that are ...

UTM: Antonio Gutierrez’s life dedicated to the mat

UTM: Antonio Gutierrez’s life dedicated to the mat

Annika Tourlas, A&E Editor

January 3, 2019

As senior Antonio Gutierrez enters his seventh year as a member of the wrestling community he prepares to leave his heart on the mat for his fourth and final season as a York Duke varsity starter. Wrestling isn’t just a sport to him, it's a lifestyle, which takes dedication, heart, intelligence, and...

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