Jennifer Cruz, Pau Mang, Libni Trostel and Sanda Win are all children of immigrants. While all of these students were either born in the U.S. or remember little of their native country, they all can reflect on the cultural differences of their upbringing.
Junior Dillon Duff lead the way with 24 points, helping the Boys Varsity Basketball improve to 6-0 with the road win against New Haven 71-61.
Panther Hockey was victorious over the Bishop Dwenger Saints 3-1. Sophomores Austin Reasoner and Trevor McKinnon recorded goals for the win.
Boys Varsity Basketball remain undefeated, beating the Dekalb Barons in a low scoring battle 56-44. Junior Isaac Farnsworth lead the team with 14 points. Varsity Wrestling lost on the road to Homestead 45-25. The Panthers will battle in the SAC duals meet this Saturday at Bishop Dwenger.
Reese Kuhns and Travis Smothermon reflect on the costs and benefits students and families face in changing school hours. Kuhns argues students are worse off, while Smothermon promotes the later schedule.
Girls Basketball won their second straight SAC victory of 20+ points, defeating the North Side Legends 52-28. Boys Varsity Basketball won back to back home games, defeating the North Side Legends Friday 88-43 and Merrillville Pirates 65-56, improving to a record of 4-0. Varsity Wrestling recorded another victory, beating the New Haven Bulldogs 43-32.
Panther Hockey battled into overtime against the Carroll Chargers, but lost on a time-expiring goal. The final score was 4-3.
Students have been given the opportunity to choose new clubs for the second semester. Chloe Smithley spent past club time observing and describing each club choice. Choices include academics, athletics, art, movies, cartoons, card games and other hobbies.
Girls Varsity Basketball defeated East Noble 62-56 with junior Payton Gorman recording 20 points and senior Da’Leshia Davis recording 21.
Panther Hockey lost to Brebeuf Prep School by a score of 5-1, with senior Sean Stutzman scoring the lone goal.
Girls Varsity Basketball dominated for 4 quarters, beating the Wayne Generals 64-27. The Boys Varsity Basketball team got a SAC victory over Wayne High School by a score of 76-63. Varsity Wrestling went 4-1 on the weekend at Northridge; defeating South Bend Adams (57-18), Warsaw (40-29), West Noble (60-24) and Concord (52-15). Their lone loss was to Northridge 52-15.
Joshua Hedley’s first album “Mr. Jukebox” is a stunning testament to the days of singers like Johnny Cash and Hank Williams. The album captures something that modern country music strives for but cannot achieve: true, unadulterated Americana.