• Injury Benches Rodgers for Season

    Injury Benches Rodgers for Season

    Sam Lance, Sports Editor

    September 14, 2017

    The already struggling Edwardsville Tiger football team took another big hit: the season ending injury of running back Dionte Rodgers. For Edwardsville’s big Friday night game against East St. Louis, Rodgers was standing on the sideline and out of uniform with a shoulder sling and. Few fans k...

  • Journalism State Winners Write Futures

    Journalism State Winners Write Futures

    Erin Morrisey, Staff Writer

    May 11, 2017

    Those who follow any of the academic accomplishments at EHS in the 2016-17 year are aware of the accolades the students have collected. The Econ Challenge team scored as one of the top ten teams in the state; two students attended the Illinois State Science Expo; Mrs. Thrun’s journalism team won...

    Nine members and the two advisers of the EHS journalism team stand next to the championship trophy at the District 7 School Board Meeting on May 8. From left: Ms. Mudge, Maddi Lammert, Jane Thompson, Jamie Skigen, Mrs. Thrun, Erin Morrisey, Morgan Goebel, Emma Lipe, Sophie Kraus, Jade Weber and Nara Markowitz.

    Photo by Bill Miner

  • Smith Switches Recruiting Sport, Secures Several Offers

    Smith Switches Recruiting Sport, Secures Several Offers

    Morgan Goebel, Co-Editor-in-Chief

    February 9, 2017

    One week after the EHS boys basketball team returned from their first tournament of the 2015 season in Waterloo, then-junior shooting guard Mark Smith verbally committed to the University of Missouri to pitch for their baseball team. According to the Belleville News-Democrat, Smith’s right-handed fastball...

  • Cheer Springs from Sectionals to State

    Cheer Springs from Sectionals to State

    Kerrington Holland, Sports Editor

    February 2, 2017

    Unlike the famous scenes from cheer classics such as “Bring It On” or any other cliché movie set in the stereotypical high school atmosphere, the EHS cheerleading team is all about winning as a loving and well-deserving team. Over this past Saturday (Jan. 28), the cheer team left for Normal Community...

    Photo by Sophie Kraus

  • Health Occupations Club Dresses Up, Raises Funds for HOSA

    Health Occupations Club Dresses Up, Raises Funds for HOSA

    Jade Weber, News Editor

    January 26, 2017

    Princess dresses and tea cups aren’t what someone usually sees in the commons, but last Sunday, royalty arrived at EHS at Health Occupations Club’s Princess Tea Party fundraiser. Club officers and members volunteered to dress up as princes and princesses and danced and took pictures with children...

    Senior Taylor Mateyka signs an autograph for a young fan.

    Photo by Sophie Kraus

Girls Run Head First Into the 2018 Cross Country Season

Jessica Fosse, Staff Writer

Swift feet and ponytails tied high, the EHS girls cross country team has a promising season ahead of them. The cross country team has completed four races so far this...

September 14, 2017

Edwardsville Soccer Season Looks Up Despite First Loss

September 14, 2017

The boys on the Edwardsville Tiger soccer team have been going all season without a loss until this Saturday against Aurora West. Edwardsville...

Edwardsville Football Loses Second Consecutive Game to Missouri Powerhouse CBC. 

September 7, 2017

It was a beautiful night for an Edwardsville football home game and the EHS Sports Complex was buzzing with fans hopeful for a victory. The...

Edwardsville Football Loses Season Opener

August 31, 2017

Edwardsville varsity football faced a tough loss to Naperville North after leading by 42 points on Saturday. Hopes were high to start the...

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Student Life

Introducing EHS’ Most Recent Club: Yacht Club

Sam Lance, Sports Editor

The newest of more than 75 clubs at EHS requires only six meetings a year, constructing card board and duct tape boats, and having a whole lot of fun. The newest club at EHS, Yacht Club, was recently started by junior Regan Windau and already has more than 50 members. But what does the club do? During club meetings students divide into two separate teams. Through...

Creativity Counts for Students at the Edwardsville Art Fair

Joshua Perry, News Editor

You wouldn’t expect a teenage artist to make much money, or any at all. But student artists now have the chance to make some bank with their brushes, and support the community as well. At the annual Edwardsville Art Fair, people from around the area will have the chance to examine and purchase artwork from southern Illinois artists, including EHS students, and partake...

Student Council Shows Support for Hurricane Victims

Ava Fehrmann, Staff Writer

From couch raffles to Chick-Fil-A parties, Student Council has created a wide variety of opportunities for students to help the victims of hurricanes Harvey and Irma. After over a week of collecting donations, Student Council has named a winner of the Hurricane Harvey relief contest within sixth hour classes.  Mrs. Heap and her sixth hour child development class raised...

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Is Climate Change Creating Crazy Storms?

Zoe Robinson, Staff Writer

Less than a month after Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc in Texas and not even two weeks after Hurricane Irma hit Dominica and Florida, Hurricane Maria has made landfall in...

September 21, 2017

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Upcoming October Movies

Devin Johnson, Staff Writer

As a month of killer clowns, Lego ninjas, and American assassins comes to an end, a new era begins. The big screen, though it excited some - month of September - disappointed...

September 21, 2017

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