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Hockey brings a dad & son together

Hockey brings a dad & son together

Maeve Breslin, reporter

March 10, 2016


Filed under Sports

Jimmy McDermott, ‘18, has been playing hockey ever since he can remember. His dad took him skating for the first time when he was only 18 months old, and he started playing organized hockey when he was 3. He fell in love with the sport instantly and is now planning to take his hockey career to the...

Eagles’ bench making an impact

Eagles’ bench making an impact

Ben Meyer, Sports Editor

March 7, 2016


Filed under Sports

With the men’s basketball team clinching its third straight state tournament appearance and a shot at history with the school’s first 3-peat, most of the attention is focused on the starting five. Fans on the outside, however, may not realize the importance of the team’s bench players. From che...

Boys’ basketball clinch third straight state tournament appearance with win over Waverly-Shell Rock

Boys’ basketball clinch third straight state tournament appearance with win over Waverly-Shell Rock

Ben Meyer, Sports Editor

March 1, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Sports

The Eagles know they have a huge target on their backs with two consecutive state championships. And with a shot for their third consecutive state tournament appearance and 3-peat on the line Tuesday night, they knew Waverly-Shell Rock would come ready to play. “We always know we are going to get everyone’s...

Freshman basketball ends season in style

Freshman basketball ends season in style

Jack Doyle, Reporter

March 1, 2016


Filed under Sports

The freshman basketball season ended with a bang. After all of their regular season games were finished, the team suited up for one final game… against each other. The Blue team, coached by assistant coach Matt Kass, took on the White team, coached by head Coach Andrew Reese. The game included the st...

Super Bowl 50

Sam Salgado, Reporter

January 19, 2016


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

By Sam Salgado  Of the Gleaner The Super Bowl is just right around the corner, but who are the two Super Bowl contenders? Well, for now, that shall remain a mystery until February. Teams first must win enough games in the regular season to make it to the playoffs. It all starts with the Wildcard teams ...

Wahlert bowling looking to roll their way to success

Alex Robbins, Author

December 7, 2015


Filed under Sports

Last year, the bowling team did not see any players go to the state tournament, but they have high hopes heading into this season.  Many of the players are looking forward to a much improved team with a lot of talent. “The bowling program this year is going to be very competitive and ha...

Rotating quaterbacks

Rotating quaterbacks

Will Hutchinson, Reporter

December 7, 2015


Filed under Sports

By Will Hutchinson Of the Gleaner   Football is one of the most physically demanding sports. For the Golden Eagles, this 2015 football season was one to remember with many ups and downs. The ups included qualifying for the playoffs. The downs included multiple injuries. One of the ...

Sophomore basketball

Sophomore basketball

Chris Ripley, Reporter

December 7, 2015


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

By Chris Ripley Of the Gleaner Basketball season is right around the corner, and the sophomore class is eager to get going. This year, there are 14 sophomores on the basketball team, including Owen Funke, who will not be participating this year due to a severe back injury. “Even though I can...

Swimming out the season

Annie Hermann, Reporter

November 23, 2015


Filed under Sports

Although the swimming and diving season has come to an end, the girls found plenty to relish about the season. Eight freshman, seven swimmers and one diver joined the team this year, making it a very young team. But this didn’t give them a disadvantage. Five swimmers, three of them being fre...

State Cross Country!

State Cross Country!

Olivia Blosch

November 4, 2015


Filed under Sports

While children ran from door to door getting candy on Halloween, the girls cross country team and Andrew Donovan, ‘16, ran in the State Cross Country meet in Fort Dodge. The meet was held at Lakeside Golf Course where the women's team placed third out of 15 teams in the 3A division. Running at ...

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