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Toler: Girls swimming season a ‘coach’s dream’

Gavin Ewen, Sectional Editor

December 6, 2019

Coming into his 13th season as girls swimming head coach, Dave Toler had a hunch his team could be a competitive one in the MSL for a third straight season. With all MSL Conference teams improving this year, Toler, knew that he ...

Season Preview: Girls wrestling gains traction at EGHS

Darina Lubenov, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2019

As a wrestler, Janet Perez has heard plenty of comments about being a girl. “Yes, I’ve definitely heard it before,” Perez, a sophomore, said. “When people see me, I’m pretty small, and they just don’t realize the p...

Work ethic lands Oda a trip to state

Gavin Ewen, Sectional Editor

December 6, 2019

Elk Grove’s girls tennis team has been run on two particular factors this season, according to head coach Lindsey Rapinchuk: work ethic and teamwork. They’re staples of the program, but sophomore Peyton Oda used both to slide i...

Boys golf celebrates solid finish

Gavin Ewen, Sectional Editor

November 1, 2019

As Elk Grove boys golf head coach Brian Bucciarelli finishes another season, he said he feels a sense of accomplishment and excitement for the future. Golfers Noah Morton, Jason Gamez and Dean Carlson all qualified t...

Girls volleyball team reflects on 2019 season

Hailey Gray, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2019

As the girls volleyball season comes to an end, head coach Stephanie Kezios reflected back on the many memories this team brought her. Although an end-of-season win against Rolling Meadows might not always define a team...

Senior golfer Morton lends a hand to underclassmen teammates

Gavin Ewen, Sectional Editor

October 4, 2019

As a senior golf player, Noah Morton has stepped up and coached the underclassmen on the golf course. And that’s not the only place where he’s been a leader. “I want to make my teammates feel like they get better every...

Despite inexperience, newcomers stepping up for boys volleyball

Julian Koonce, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2019

Just around the midpoint in the season, the boys volleyball team has been aiming to finish the season on a high note. According to player Mark Wickstrom, who’s been on the Varsity squad since his freshman year, a need to pl...

EGHS boys swimmers gear up for upcoming conference, sectional tournaments

Gavin Ewen, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2019

With conference and sectionals only a few days away, the Elk Grove swimming and diving team has been hoping to continue its hot stretch into the final half of the season. Head coach Keith Kura is very content to say the leas...

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