Tiger Times

Girls tennis clinches sectional title

Tyler Chrenka, staff writer

October 23, 2020

The EHS girls tennis team ended the season successfully after winning the sectional tournament, which took place at EHS on Oct. 16 and 17. With the effects of COVID-19, however, this win did not seem possible a few months ago....

Boys, girls golf teams have a great season despite restrictions

Lily Heddinghaus, Staff Writer

October 18, 2020

COVID-19 cancelled or postponed most fall sports seasons, but boys and girls golf was an exception.  Both golf teams had relatively normal seasons. They competed in regular season matches and tournaments and achieved succes...

Wrestlers Prepare for Modified Season

Cassi Reaka, Editor-in-Chief

September 18, 2020

Edwardsville wrestling began their season this week with modified practices due to COVID. Because of social distancing requirements, the team is not actually allowed to wrestle at practice as wrestling is classified as a severe ...

Virtual Tours Provide Students College Search Oportunities

Landon Vuagniaux, Sports Editor

September 18, 2020

COVID-19 forced many colleges to shut down last spring. Without colleges being open for tours, many created virtual tours for high school students researching their future schools. The virtual tours are relatively new to the ...

Watts, XC Teammates Win at Granite City

Landon Vuagniaux, Sports Editor

September 12, 2020

The clock read 10:15. With a mile left to go, there was only one thing running through junior Ryan Watts’ head: “...run faster than my[his] old teammate Jack Pifer did last year.” Watts gave it everything to beat Pifer’s...

Field Hockey Teammates Become the Competition

Holly Williams, Staff Writer

September 12, 2020

During a year like no other, the field hockey team is prohibited from playing other teams, so they had to get creative with their season. This season, the only real competition they will face is themselves: instead of playing...

Kenosha Shooting Prompts NBA Players to Fight Social Injustice

Daniel Garrison, Staff Writer

September 5, 2020

NBA teams voted to continue the season after a brief suspension in response to the Jacob Blake shooting in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The movement started with the Milwaukee Bucks, who play less than an hour from Kenosha,  refusi...

Senior Volleyball Players Learn to Volley on a New Court

Lily Heddinghaus, Staff Writer

September 5, 2020

COVID-19 has robbed many student athletes of their traditional senior seasons. EHS’s fall sports, with the exceptions of golf, cross country and girls tennis, have been postponed to the spring. Athletes are left with hole...

Early College Commits Reduce List of Worries Amid Pandemic

Holly Williams, Staff Writer

August 28, 2020

College: one word that for many senior athletes induces one’s fight or flight instinct, but for those seniors who have committed early, this word no longer carries as much anxiety.  Many seniors make their college commitments ...

Pro Sports Return with Mixed Results

Daniel Garrison, Sports Editor

August 28, 2020

The sports world has finally reopened after months of shutdown due to COVID-19. The NBA, NHL, and MLB have finally begun playing again without fans in attendence.  The NBA and NHL have created isolated bubbles in Orlando and Toronto/Edmonton respe...

Boys Tennis Hopes to Return

Jack Pifer, Views Editor

March 20, 2020

With winter training under their belts and the first matches to be played on March 14, the Edwardsville boys tennis team was in a building year. Little did they know their season would be quite the opposite; destroyed. No...

Girls Track Perseveres Through Uncertain Season

Emily Kloostra, Staff Writer

March 20, 2020

After being forced to stop running in the middle of the indoor season, the girls track team is eager to compete in potential outdoor races. “I only got to go to one of the meets,” senior Eloise Allen said, “but indoor...

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