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Sept. Female Athlete of the Month: Lauren Mucci

November 20, 2019 6:16pm | Alicia Graham

Senior Lauren Mucci has dedicated fourteen years of her life to dance and has been successful from the start. Mucci has won several awards for her dancing and even was a member of the state champion Pirate Poms last year. “Lauren is an extremely talented […]

Sept. Male Athlete of the Month: Carter Chiaventone

November 20, 2019 6:15pm | Sammy Straith

Christiano Ronaldo once said, “Maybe they hate me because I’m too good.” This can surely be said for athlete of the month senior Carter Chiaventone when he steps onto the soccer field. Chiaventone uses this kind confidence on and off the field. Chiaventone has been […]

Oct. Male Athlete of the Month: Keegan Nagle

November 20, 2019 6:08pm | Alexandria Merkerson

This month’s male AOTM is cross country runner senior Keegan Nagle. Nagle has participated in track and cross country every year since freshman year. He runs to stay in shape and doesn’t miss a beat. He practices with the team every day after school and […]

Oct. Female Athlete of the Month: Hannah Duggan

November 20, 2019 6:07pm | Saffron Walter

Ready “fore” some golf? Hannah Duggan is. The freshman has already made her mark as a female golfer. Duggan said how she had been taught by her father to play at a young age. “I started when I was about 10 . . . I […]

Nov. Male Athlete of the Month: Jake Ovanic

November 20, 2019 5:55pm | Sammy Straith

“Oh captain, my captain.” Senior Jake Ovanic has been playing football for 8 years and has been on the varsity team since his sophomore year. He is also a varsity member on both the swim team and the track team. This year Ovanic was chosen […]

Nov. Female Athlete of the Month: Jenna Nink

November 20, 2019 5:54pm | Rhianna Brown

Competition makes each game more exciting than before. The rush of adrenaline, crowds cheering the team on and getting the winning point are all events that senior Jenna Nink experiences as a student-athlete. “On bus rides or in the locker room my teammates and I […]

Serving Up at State

November 20, 2019 5:53pm | Ariel Schultz

The tennis players have had an amazing season with an ending record of 11-0. They have done so well, in fact, that a handful made it all the way to state. The state qualifiers for this season are freshman Sarah Meyers in singles, and sophomore […]

Volley For Vets

November 20, 2019 5:51pm | Saffron Walter

Support for the veterans of the armed forces continues with the annual Volley for Vets volleyball game.. According to coach Beth Gealow, the fundraiser wasn’t always for veterans. “When Coach Crum started coaching, we decided to switch the fundraiser from raising money for cancer to […]

Tennis Titans

December 4, 2018 4:21pm | Lexi Sommer

The four prodigies of Ottawa High School seniors Ellie Gallagher and Natalie Tabor; junior Regan O’Fallon; and freshman Ella Marvel-have done it again. The four girls qualified for state and were among the 64 schools in the 1A division that made it. Marvel and Tabor […]

Female Athlete of the Month: Katie Kraft

November 2, 2018 4:38pm | Ellie Gallagher

Not everyone is born a runner, but for some it just come natural. Senior Katie Kraft began her long distance cross country career only has a freshman. Kraft is now on her fourth year of competitive running, and is one of the team’s greatest strengths, […]