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Hope through sports

Evan Wyatt, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019

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Going on four years, the Middle-Eastern nation of Yemen has been engulfed in an absolutely brutal civil war. An Iranian, Hezbollah, and North Korean backed Houti movement has split from the internationally recognized and US Saudi Hadi go...

State champs kick off new competitive season

Claire Van Aken, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019

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The Jacksonville J’ettes kicked off their new year and competitive season on Saturday, January 5, 2019. They attended the Illinois Dance Team Association’s Edwardsville contest and competed two fresh and clean routines. T...

Jacksonville Cheer advances to ICCA State Finals

Claire Van Aken, Staff Writer

December 19, 2018

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Jacksonville put their best foot forward at the New Berlin Cheer Invitational last weekend, December 16, 2018. The team brought home a first place ranking in the medium varsity category and ultimately qualified for the State final o...

Cross Country: Running to the finish line

Camri Anderson, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

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The JHS Cross Country team had its final race Saturday, October, 27; however, the girls' team did not advance to the State competition. The girls’ team finished 5th place out of 12 teams in their Regional race the previous Satu...

JHS Golf: Swinging into the 18th hole

Camri Anderson, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018

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The Jacksonville High Schools’ golf team swung its last club this month, as the season came to an end this weekend. The golf team has made tremendous growth within the last two years by hiring Adam Cisne, as the new golf coa...

Manchester City: Kings of England

Jake Hall, Staff Writer

May 12, 2018

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This year’s Premier League season is coming to an end. Teams are being relegated and some are in a higher position than they’ve ever dreamed of being. This year’s season has come with many surprises and some despairing m...

Gliding through the National Championships

Sarah Miner, Staff Writer

January 12, 2018

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Over the course of the past week, the US Figure Skating National Championships were held in San Jose, California. Nationals are held every year in order to declare the best athletes in the country. Because it is an Olympic year, ...

Boys swim starts with a splash

Claire Leanard, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017

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The boys swim season started just a week or two ago and so far the season is looking bright. The coach, Sam Black, stated that he believes the season will go well due to the mix of veterans and determined new swimmers. They a...

Gators roll over the Wildcats

Avery Dugan, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

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On Saturday, September 23,  the Florida Gators took on a tough Kentucky Wildcat team on the road. The Gators ended up pulling off a miracle in the final seconds to beat the Wildcats 28-27. Throughout the game it looked like the Wil...

JHS soccer kicks off

Jacob Hall, Staff writer

September 20, 2017

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Coming off a record setting season, the Jacksonville High School boys' soccer team has started off the new season well. So far the team is 7-3 in all competitions and is aiming to win it all. Coach Evan Philpott motivates his tea...

Tarik Cohen: Superstar potential

Avery Dugan, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017

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As I laid in bed on September 13, all I could think about was football; the one person that came to my head was Tarik Cohen, running back for the Chicago Bears. When I watched him play last Sunday, September 10, he showed great s...

Swim team struggles as year begins

Claire Leanard, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017

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Imagine needing to take an AP Stats quiz, but you haven’t done the practice. It’s pretty stressful, right? This perfectly explains the girls' swim team right now. The season felt like it was going to be their best season y...

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