The Gleaner

Diving: Not a sport to be ignored

November 1, 2015


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Cubs Fans on Cloud Nine

Jack Doyle, Reporter

October 17, 2015


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For years now, Chicago Cubs fans have been suffering. It’s been 106 years since they’ve won a World Series title, by far the longest streak in baseball. They’ve been known as the lovable losers of the major leagues long before any of us at Wahlert were born. Sure, they’ve had their chances,...

Eagles eye return to playoff

Eagles eye return to playoff

Ben Meyer, Sports Editor

October 12, 2015


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The Eagles flew into the 2015 season with momentum from last season’s playoff appearance, the first since 2010.' This postseason appearance injected a new enthusiasm into the program, now in its third year under Head Coach Travis Zajac. This season, the Eagles hope to capitalize on that momentum and...

Rallying to the top

Maddie McCarron, Reporter

October 8, 2015


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Digging, setting and hitting isn’t all that easy, especially when you’re playing against some of the best teams in the country. That is what the varsity Eagles volleyball team did at the Asics Challenge Oct. 2nd and 3rd, in Chicago.   Krystal Tranel, ‘18 said, “It’s a very ...

Ike McDermott: road to recovery

Ike McDermott: road to recovery

Jack Doyle, Reporter

October 7, 2015


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For Ike McDermott, ‘16, there is no place in the world he’d rather be than on a dirt bike. “When I’m riding, I have no worries.I feel free, and I’m not thinking about anything but what’s ahead,” said McDermott. McDermott has been riding dirt bikes since the age of 5, and remembe...

It’s more than just running

Maeve Breslin, Reporter

October 5, 2015


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       Everybody knows that you run during cross country, but the reality is, it’s more complicated than that. Cross country is more than just running. It’s a physical test, a mental game, and a bonding experience with fellow runners.        Many members of the teams enjoy running, but struggl...

Matt Hoffman continues to fly at Northern Illinois

Matt Hoffman continues to fly at Northern Illinois

Alex Robbins, Reporter

October 5, 2015


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Matt Hoffmann, ‘14, is currently a sophomore at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois, where he plays baseball for the Huskies. During his time at Wahlert, Matt played two years of football, four years of basketball, and four years of baseball. Hoffmann sees the time commitment as the major diffe...

Eagles fall sports teams flying high

October 1, 2015


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Men’s Golf The men’s golf team flies returns five of their top six scorers from a team that finished 11th at state last season. This includes seniors Ben Schmidt, Alec Weber, Carter Amundson, Bo Burgmeier, Cordell Pemsl, and Rian Weber. “My veteran players make a huge impact," Coach Tim Erh...

Eagles Fall Short in Season Opener

August 30, 2015


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With rain pouring down, the Wahlert Catholic Golden Eagles’ football team rushed onto the field under the Friday night lights of Dalzell Field for their first game of the 2015 season. With the Eagles hoping to make it back to the playoffs for the second consecutive season after qualifying for the first...

Eagles golf flying high

Ben Meyer

August 27, 2015


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The Wahlert Catholic Golden Eagles fly into the 2015 golf season under new leadership, but with a familiar team. The Eagles return five seniors from last season including their top five scorers in Ben Schmidt, who averaged a score of 80.73 for 18 holes last season, Alec Weber, who averaged 83.55 strokes...

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