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Lacrosse gets back to winning

Lacrosse gets back to winning

Jason Merkel, Staff Writer
May 10, 2017
Filed under Sports

The lacrosse team started the season rough, losing their first five games. After breaking this streak of losses, their record has been 5-3, for an overall record of 5-8. They still have games to play out and, as of May 3, still have a chance at a winning record for the season. The team’s hard work ...

Coaches Classic flies to end

Coaches Classic flies to end

Jacob Wittenbaum, Staff Writer
May 9, 2017
Filed under Sports

As the intense competition comes to an end, the Sycamore boy’s varsity tennis team came out on top against Mason, who finished as the runner-up. “Although we did not play, the match was so fun to watch. That was some of the best I have seen those two play all season,” said Jack Loon, 12. As the we...

Varsity Gold tennis wins Coaches’ Classic

Varsity Gold tennis wins Coaches’ Classic

Alex Karev, Op-ed Chief
May 8, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

It was a cold and wet weekend for the boys tennis team as they faced competition from schools all throughout the Greater Miami Conference (GMC) in the Coaches’ Classic Tournament. Out of five possible individual finals, SHS players were in four of them; first, second, and third singles and second...

Playing through pain

Playing through pain

Sydney Evans, Print Editor-in-Chief
May 3, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

On April 8, hours before she had been planning to participate in Relay For Life for the first time, junior and Varsity softball player Jessica Fehr caught the entire team off guard when she had to be taken to the emergency room. Fehr had been on third base when her teammate hit the ball off to the ...

Boys lacrosse starts rough, but keeps positive outlook

Boys lacrosse starts rough, but keeps positive outlook

Jason Merkel, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Sports

This season has started off a little bumpy for the boys lacrosse program. Their first four games have ended in losses, but that may be mostly from the excellency of the programs being played rather than any possible shortcomings in our own program. The team has played against some top-ranked teams,...

Varsity B tennis team flies to coaches classic

Varsity B tennis team flies to coaches classic

Jacob Wittenbaum, Staff Writer
April 27, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Throughout the tennis season both Varsity A and B teams play extremely intense matches that can determine the future of the season. At this stage in the season, the better teams in southern Ohio compete against each other. “Coaches classic is one of my favorite events we get to compete in. It is...

Aves volleyball sets its season

Aves volleyball sets its season

Mark Huffer, Staff Writer
April 27, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

The SHS boys team has sprung into a new season this spring. The varsity team has had a total of five games so far, starting on April 5 against Milford. “We love support from fellow Aviators and would love to see fans in the stands during our upcoming games,” said Jason Logan, 12. Their cur...

Boys tennis season grinds into gear

Boys tennis season grinds into gear

Alex Karev, Op/Ed Chief
April 12, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

The boys Varsity Gold tennis team was busy with a handful of matches. They played on Tues., Apr. 4, Thurs., Apr. 6, and Sat., Apr. 8. The team played Middletown, Hamilton, and Toledo St. Johns. They swept Middletown and Hamilton. “Winning these matches early on in the season definitely gives ...

Madness marches on

Madness marches on

Mark Huffer, Staff Writer
April 3, 2017
Filed under Sports

The NCAAB tournament approaches the final game as the UNC Tarheels, Oregon Ducks, Gonzaga Bulldogs, and the USC Gamecocks proceed to the final four. UNC and Gonzaga are the only two rank one teams left. Kansas and Villanova, the 2016 Champion, were the other two teams looking to do the best in th...

Opening Day fascinates Reds fans

Opening Day fascinates Reds fans

William Coleman, Sports Chief
April 3, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

  Christmas in April. Cincinnati Reds fans and Cincinnatians alike storm downtown on the first Monday of the month to celebrate the upcoming baseball season.   Aside from the traditional Findlay Market Opening Day parade and the first game of year itself, stadium patrons get to ‘open thei...

Tennis bounces into action

Tennis bounces into action

Jacob Wittenbaum, Staff Writer
March 30, 2017
Filed under Sports

Although the Sycamore boys’ tennis team has won three consecutive state titles, they are ranked fifth in the state. Sycamore is ranked behind University school, New Albany, Mason, and Upper Arlington. University school is ranked first, New Albany second, Mason third, and Upper Arlington fourth....

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