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Senior guard James Parker grabs his own miss and lays it in to win the game

Varsity boys’ basketball scores game-winning double-header at staff appreciation game

Charlie Davidson and Xavier Delgado
December 6, 2023

The boys’ and girls’ varsity basketball teams dazzled home fans in their rare double-header against DeKalb Barbs last Friday. The boys won a thrilling 44-42 battle and the girls suffered a hard-fought...

The 2023-24 NBA season tipped off in late October, exciting basketball fans around the world.

Early action in the NBA season excites fans

Charlie Davidson, Sports Reporter
November 17, 2023

Featuring highly anticipated debuts and future hall-of-fame showdowns, the NBA has started its 2023-24 season with quite a bang. With an offseason that saw superstars traded, and a potential generational...

In the world of competitive football (American soccer), Lionel Messi still reigns as one of the best players.

Lionel Messi wins the Ballon d’Or, beating the new generation of soccer players

Carlos Sanchez, Sports Reporter
November 10, 2023

Soccer star Lionel Messi won his eighth Ballon d’Or last week, beating out multiple young superstars like Erling Haaland, Kylian Mbappé, and Vinicius Jr. After 19 years of playing among some of the...

Athletes have little to no break when transitioning from one sport to another.

Multi-sport athletes transition to winter season

Alanna Bucher, Sports Reporter
November 3, 2023

As fall season sports have come to an end many winter season sports start up. Metea Valley Athletes have options to participate in at least 3 sports a school year. Many are involved in more than 1 sport...

Girls cross country is running past the competition this postseason

Student athletes thrive in the postseason

After another successful fall sports season for the Mustangs, many teams and athletes were able to represent Metea Valley in the IHSA playoffs. Just a couple of years removed from their state title,...

Fantasy Football and Chicago Bears Recap

Fantasy Football and Chicago Bears Recap

Jake, Charlie, and Xavier talk about their fantasy football teams almost half way through the year and discuss the Chicago Bears' future.

The MV Athletics app logo features the iconic Metea Mustang on a vibrant black and gold backdrop.

MV Athletics: A sports app for all of Metea athletics

Jake Sonetz, Sports Editor
October 11, 2023

Metea Valley finally released an app that provides students and fans with information on their favorite school sports. It is called MV Athletics and has many different links that make sporting events much...

Despite losing, the juniors celebrate and enjoy their time with the team.

Seniors shut down juniors in the flag football powder puff game

Jake Sonetz and Alanna Bucher
October 6, 2023

Powder Puff flag football game is during the homecoming week when the junior girls try to take down the senior girls in a flag football game. This year the seniors won with a score of 16-8, despite the...

Wrestling, despite being physically taxing and mentally arduous, has numerous benefits for those that participate in it.

Wrestlers balance the pros and cons of their sport

Xavier Delgado and Alanna Bucher
September 22, 2023

There are risks and rewards in every sport, but wrestling pushes these risks to another level. As a wrestler in a combat sport, injuries are inevitable and athletes have to consider the fact that they...

Despite being neck-and-neck throughout the match, Meteas soccer team eventually pulled forward with a 2-1 lead against the Waubonsie Warriors.

Varsity soccer team beats Waubonsie Warriors in a thrilling victory

Carlos Sanchez, Sports Reporter
September 14, 2023

The Mustangs’ varsity soccer team played Waubonsie for their 2nd conference game, winning 2-1 against the Warriors in a challenging but exciting game this past Tuesday. Considering the rivalry between...

The cheer team huddles excitedly to discuss what looks to be a promising season.

Cheer team has high hopes for state

Alanna Bucher, Sports Reporter
September 13, 2023

Mrs. Brahney, the coach of the Metea Valley co-ed cheerleading team has led her teams to state for 10 years. The team provides hard work and dedication throughout the season. To get to the cheerleading...

While spectators only see the physical struggle on the field, the mental battlefield of trash talk and taunting is equally relevant in football games.

Trash talking is a staple of high school football

Charlie Davidson, Jake Sonetz, and Xavier Delgado
September 12, 2023

Trash talk is a staple in sports. Many people trash talk because they’re high on adrenaline and emotion, but people also use it as a strategy that can throw people off their game. With access to social...

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