The Crown

Stroking Into Success

Lauren Payton (12) uses her butterfly stroke to finish her race with power.
May 20, 2019

When people hear the words student-athlete, most that sports that come to mind are basketball, football, track, etc. The one that is quite overlooked, but shouldn’t be disregarded, is swimming. Swimming...

A Hurricane Takes Over the Course

A Hurricane Takes Over the Course
May 16, 2019

It is the first tee, the golf course is quiet and motionless. All eyes are focused on the tee box. With one swift motion, the club sends the ball whirling through the air in the aimed direction. With...

Bokowy Battles

Cade Bokowy (12) wrestles in a tough match against Prairie Ridge.
May 16, 2019

Throughout the Chicago land region, one team has become an intimidating force in the world of Wrestling. In this tight-knit community, the Hurricanes broke through barriers and records to bring recognition...

Ben’s Baseball Background

Ben Strang prepares for his at bat before the game.
May 16, 2019

Ben Strang (12) has played baseball all four years of high school as well as many years prior. Strang has played pitcher and middle infielder on the varsity baseball team for the past two seasons. This...

Keepin’ it Reel

Keepin' it Reel
May 16, 2019

Fishing is a sport that requires two things: patience and luck. As much is it is patients and luck, it also requires a lot of skill. Colin Raclawski (12) is the head of the bass fishing team and this year...

Hustling Through High School

Amber smiling while warming up for the game with her teammates.
May 16, 2019

The Lady Canes’ basketball program has grown and flourished over the years.  One constant for the last four years on the Varsity Girls Basketball team has been Senior Amber Reynolds.  While her passion...

The Best In The Field – Robert Sbarouis


Robert Sbarbonuis kicks the ball away from the goal.
May 16, 2019

Robert Sbarounis (12) has been playing soccer and since he can remember. Soccer always came more naturally for him and has been his favorite sport. Sbarbouis has played for Marian’s soccer team all four...

Causing a Racket

 Dean Limosnero and the rest of the varsity won first place at the Hampshire H.S. Varsity Invite on March 21, 2019.
May 16, 2019

The scuffle sounds on the court, the popping of a new canister of tennis balls, and the precision and focus that goes into the game of tennis. One doesn’t have to be a tennis aficionado to spot the talent...

Team “Mom”

February 15, 2019

During the sports season, it is the athletes and coaches that are in the spotlight.  However, a smooth sailing season would not be possible without the student managers to help pick up the extra duties...

Five Miles A Day: An Inside Look At Ryan Jones’s Cross Country Career

Ryan Jones (11) pushes hard as he reaches the finish line in his cross-country meet
December 13, 2018

The definition of an athlete is not only what they can do to excel in their sport, but also their leadership on and off the track. Ryan Jones (11) takes the definition of athlete to another level. Jones’...

Game, Set, Match: Ian Brzeski Dominates the Court

Game, Set, Match: Ian Brzeski Dominates the Court
May 17, 2018

Now that the winter is over, there is a lot to look forward to. The freezing snow is gone and the bright sun has returned. The trees are finally growing their leaves back, and the spring sports season...

Two Sports, One Season

Two Sports, One Season
May 17, 2018

Clumps of mud and grass stick to his cleats as he runs down the sideline of the freshly- painted field, wind blowing in his face, and the goal in sight. He kicks the ball high into the air and scores....

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