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Baseball team earns chance to compete at professional stadium

Baseball team earns chance to compete at professional stadium

Joel Herrera, Editor

March 29, 2018


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The varsity baseball team will soon be part of the “major league experience” by playing two games at professional baseball stadiums. Thanks to Windy City Thunderbolts, the team will host their first ever stadium game against Argo High School on April 10 and have the unique opportunity to face...

Track team looks to run away with championship

Track team looks to run away with championship

Stephanie Mendoza, Staff

March 10, 2018


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The Eisenhower’s boys track team is four meets in to the start of the new season and has already taken second place at the Thornton Invite on Feb. 17. The boys track team is run by head Coach Jeremy Ceja. This year, he mostly focuses on the distance team which consists of the quarter mile, half...

Girls varsity softball back for another season

Girls varsity softball back for another season

Brianna Smith, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


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Returning from a losing  season, the girls varsity softball team is off to a great start, winning their first game 11-0, and looking for a major comeback. The team held tryouts in February, and have eight girls returning from last season; four seniors, three sophomores, and a junior. Since last...

Cardinal Dance Team makes it to nationals after all

Cardinal Dance Team makes it to nationals after all

Maya Dingle-Huntley, Staff

February 23, 2018


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Despite the fog the dance team still makes it to their competition and place fourth in the nation. The Cardinal dance team was supposed to fly to the Dance Team Union Nationals competition in Orlando, Florida on Thursday, February 15, 2018. Due to the weather conditions the team didn’t leave until...

Cardinal Wrestling Season Wrapping Up

Cardinal Wrestling Season Wrapping Up

Branden Shelwood, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018


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The Eisenhower wrestling season is almost over. All wrestlers have been working hard and getting themselves better for the end of the season. Now some cardinals are looking to forward in Regionals and Sectionals. Junior Makhei Glasper and Senior Jason Nako. Heading into the final Conference meet last...

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 6, 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....

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