• Congratulations to bowler Jill Trubitt for taking first place at the Rich East Invitational.

  • Congratulations CDT on being Grand Champions at this weekend's tournament

  • Congrats to the Speech team for taking 4th at the Thornridge Tree Tournament

  • Excel Edge SAT Prep forms are in counseling office now

Varsity Basketball works hard to get ahead

Varsity Basketball works hard to get ahead

Selena Washington, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


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The boys varsity basketball team are starting off their season with a struggle for wins with a record of 1-4. Last year, the team had a losing record of 21-4, which was “the worst of my career,” says Coach Neil Miguez. This year, there are mostly young players on the team with only five seniors. For...

Football season ends in first round of playoffs

Football season ends in first round of playoffs

Gilbert Mercado, Staff writer

November 9, 2017


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Eisenhower varsity football team ended their overall successful season with a six point loss against Normal West on Saturday, Oct. 28. The Cardinals lost against Normal West 36-30 in the first round of playoffs. Normal West went into the game with a record of 7-2 and a ranking of 80 in the state of...

Girls Swimming relay breaks record

Girls Swimming relay breaks record

Juliana Verduzco, Staff Writer

November 5, 2017


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The girls swimming team dives into this season with no mercy, breaking the 200 freestyle relay in under two minutes. Cora Chavez (Junior), Beatriz Anaya (Senior), Cynthia Diaz (Junior), and Daniela Morales (Freshman) were the relay members who broke this record. “We worked really hard for it,”...

Nako, Cartman put cardinal wrestling back on mat

Nako, Cartman put cardinal wrestling back on mat

Scott Gardner, Staff writer

November 5, 2017


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Monday, Nov. 6 the Cardinal wrestling hit the mats with their first official practice to kick off the 2017-2018 season. Coach Joe Ambrosino has high expectations for his team this year after a disappointing 5-15 season last year. A winning season is definitely within reach with stand out returning...

Richards shuts down Cardinals at homecoming

Richards shuts down Cardinals at homecoming

Gilbert Mercado, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


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Friday Aug. 29, Eisenhower varsity football team lost to their rival Richards high school football team 34-3. Richards offensive was credited with overpowering our Cards defense. This was the first loss of the season for Eisenhower. Coach Moore wasn’t so happy about their loss. “We expected...

Cardinals start season strong

Cardinals start season strong

Amari Glover, Editor

August 30, 2017


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Friday, Aug. 24, at 7 p.m. Eisenhower’s varsity football team kicked off their season with a 34-6 victory against the Rich South. The team was led by quarterback Senior Scott Gardner who threw for 120 yards.  Another break out star of the game was Senior running back Timothy Baity, who rushed for...

Going the distance: English chases down dreams

Going the distance: English chases down dreams

Joel Herrera, Staff Writer

May 10, 2017


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Never in his wildest dreams did he imagine himself breaking high school records or qualifying for state. Joshua English, 16-year-old junior track and cross country runner, was not interested in running before he entered high school. “I actually started running freshmen year,” says English....

When you look better, you play better

When you look better, you play better

Amari Glover, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017


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When you look better, you play better. This years’ team, lead by seniors Antulio Esparza and Aaron Martinez, is off to a good-looking start thanks to a lot of new equipment and a lot of hard work. Coach Ryan Gorney, math teacher, is coming into his second year of being head coach of the varsity...

Terry Englund Relays crowns new champions

Terry Englund Relays crowns new champions

Angelica Madera, Staff Writer

May 4, 2017


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On Thursday, April 20, Eisenhower hosted their 32nd Terry Englund Relay from 5:30 to 9 p.m. 13 schools came to attend the race this year. This year, Providence Catholic from New Lenox won first place for the first time, breaking Shepard’s four-year winning streak. Overall, the Eisenhower track...

Belseth receives volleyball scholarship

Belseth receives volleyball scholarship

John Langlois, Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2017


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Jessica Belseth, senior, recently signed a sports and academic scholarship to St. Xavier University to play on their volleyball team. She is receiving a 90 percent scholarship to pay for her tuition and classes at St. Xavier. Her love for volleyball came at a younger age when her older brother,...

Boys tennis season underway

Boys tennis season underway

Joel Herrera, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017


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The boys varsity tennis team has official begun preparing for their upcoming season. The small team of eight players practices Monday through Friday after school. When extra practice is needed, they come out on Saturday’s bright and early in morning “This year we are low on numbers,” says...

Swim, Dive team takes third at Conference

Swim, Dive team takes third at Conference

Joel Herrera, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017


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The Eisenhower Varsity Swim and Dive team is having the best season on the record books. The small team of only nine swimmers competed at Oak Lawn on Saturday, Feb 4. at the South Suburban Conference meet. The team placed third and will advance to Sectionals. The Cardinals had a rough start by...

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