Girls Basketball Ready to Continue Success

Jack Barker, Sports Editor

December 5, 2019

The girls basketball team is ready for another season of high expectations and have already landed a top five ranking in the state. These girls are no strangers to success, winning the conference the last 10 years with a runner-up...

EHS Swimmer Captures State Medal

Emily Kloostra, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

After three years, another girls swimmer has won a state medal. Senior Josie Bushell finished 12th in the 100-yard freestyle at the Nov. 23 IHSA State Finals. While this was her fourth time at state, it was her first time swimming...

Bowling Prepares for Season of Improvement

Jack Pifer, Views Editor

December 5, 2019

With over 25 competitions on the schedule this winter, the Edwardsville bowling team will be busy over the next few months. The boys’ team, coached by Craig Ohlau, practices four days a week for two hours at SIUE’s Cougar...

Boys Soccer Settles Season with Third Place at State

Ryan Stewart, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2019

After a quick start and a second-half long-haul defense, the EHS Tigers took home third place in their Class 3A state tournament against the St. Patrick Shamrocks on Saturday, Nov. 9. “The game was special to see how much...

Football Dominates the First Round

Jack Barker, Sports Editor

November 7, 2019

As a new month began, the Tiger’s season didn’t end. On Nov. 1, the varsity football team took the field for a ninth straight playoff berth. They not only took the field, they took it over, putting up 37 points by halftime...

Cross Country Advances to State

Hannah Thompson, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

The EHS boys cross country team members did not perform as well as they expected at their sectional race on Saturday Nov. 2, but they will have an opportunity to earn their desired results at the state meet  Saturday Nov. 9 in...

Boys Soccer Moves on to State

Jack Pifer, Views Editor

November 7, 2019

The EHS Tigers are having their most successful season since winning the state championship in 2013. After winning the sectional game on Tuesday Nov. 5 with a score of 3-2, the boys will advance to the state tournament. One...

Girls Swim Caps off Successful Season

Hannah Thompson, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

Last year, the EHS girls swim team claimed its fifth consecutive sectional championship.  The team is expecting similar results this season. “The team is putting more effort into practice, and we are scoring about the same...

Special Olympics Creates Opportunities for Athletes

Cassi Reaka, Life Editor

October 31, 2019

Sports are a large part of American culture and help to teach valuable life lessons such as sportsmanship through competition. Special Olympics provides opportunities for students who may not get to compete otherwise. Junior...

Why We Should Stop Dwelling on the Cardinals’ Postseason Run

Jack Barker, Sports Editor

October 23, 2019

The Cardinals did not have a horrible season, and I’m tired of hearing that they did. Look, a team that was nearing the bottom half of the division at the all-star break ended up in the NLCS, when it really seemed that it...

Tigers Close Out the Season With Win at Home

Jack Pifer, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

Friday Oct. 18 was an emotional game for the many seniors on the EHS football team. For the senior boys their very last home game was a victory over O’Fallon. Going into the fourth quarter tied with just under 10 minutes...

EHS Routs West Ahead of Homecoming

Jack Barker, Sports Editor

October 18, 2019

As the student section slowly piled in decked out in their school spirit gear, there was a fun energy around the game on Oct. 11 against Belleville West. Why you might ask? It was the homecoming game. While the  game began...

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