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Millard West stayed close with the Patriots up until halftime. Meyersick had the catch that gave the Wildcats motivation to play their best throughout the rest of the game. “It was an eye opening game and we have identified things we can improve on,” Meyersick said. “The defense did well with the return of some of our injured players, and the offense got some more juices flowing.”

South takes Q Street

September 24, 2020

The Millard West boys varsity team starts the race out strong. The Wildcats’ were able to start this race strong which allowed them to stay up front the entire race. “The start is one of the most crucial parts of the race, and could be argued the most important part,” Marshall said. “A good start is needed in order to get a good placement because being out in the front of the pack allows for better pacing, and it is easier to pass people ahead of you when you aren't in a large group.”

The strong run continues

September 21, 2020

Junior Ava Rongisch and senior Madi Warren look up at each other while wearing a mask. They stood on the softball field getting ready to play.

Mask up and play on

September 18, 2020

The defense played lights out during the game, with five turnovers on the night.

Bouncing back strong

September 15, 2020

Senior safety Kaden Williams returns a punt from the 43 yard line. Millard West was taking on Millard North and won 21-14.

Battle of Q Street

September 11, 2020

The same Big Ten cutout was surrounded by Big Ten parents just a few weeks ago in Rosemont, Illinois. The parents demanded to speak with commissioner Warren, and many of these parents are the same ones involved in the current, and young lawsuit.

A B1G decision

September 11, 2020

Junior Sam Kirchner(left) and sophomore Joey Hartnett(right) are coming up the final stretch of the course. They ran with each other throughout the race, pushing each other to go faster and stay up front. “I think we had a nice pack,” Kirchner said. “Our top 5 were within  7.99 seconds of each other, and our goal was 15 seconds. I am very happy with that.”

Covid conference meet

September 4, 2020

LeBron James dons a special “black mamba” jersey for the Los Angeles Lakers in game four against the Portland Trailblazers. The Lakers chose to wear these jerseys on 8/24, celebrated as Kobe Bryant’s Mamba Day. “We just try to go out there and play our best,” James said. “It’s always nice to do things like this to honor someone like Kobe.” The jersey also featured a “2” patch, honoring the late Gianna Bryant’s number.

Playoffs in the Bubble

August 31, 2020

On Tuesday August 11, Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports broke the news that the Big 10 was to cancel the fall sports season and they would attempt to play the season in the spring.

Trouble without Big 10

August 28, 2020

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