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Carlos Sanchez

Carlos Sanchez

Carlos is a junior at Metea and this is his first year on staff as a sports reporter. He enjoys playing soccer and listening to music, specifically jazz or R&B songs. He is also pretty good at thrifting.

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Many soccer fans around the world disagreed with FIFAs choice for the award, claiming that their decision was unfair and that they had rigged the voting process.

FIFA’s ‘The Best’ men’s award decision spark debate among sports fans

Carlos Sanchez, Sports Reporter
February 1, 2024

Soccer sensation Lionel Messi was crowned with The Best FIFA Men’s Player Award, making it his third time winning it and his 56th individual award. Many soccer fans have expressed their emotions over...

The UCL (UEFA Champions League) is one of the top levels of competition in soccer. Around 400 million people tune in to watch, ranking it as the fourth most watched soccer league in the world.

UEFA Champions League Mid-Season Update

Carlos Sanchez, Sports Reporter
December 7, 2023

The UCL (UEFA Champions League) is a soccer league in which some of the best teams from the top-divisions in Europe compete for one of the most prestigious trophies in soccer. The league has eight groups,...

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...

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,...

Julián Jerónimo Sánchez Popayán passed away due to a brain aneurysm on Oct. 17, 2023. He was 14 years old.

Metea community commemorates the life of Julián Jeronimo Sanchez Popayan

Tanay Pant and Carlos Sanchez
October 25, 2023

“He was a good kid, and he always tried his best. He was always fun, and always happy,” freshman Matias Diaz, Julián's cousin, said.  The Mustang community is grieving the loss of freshman Julián...

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...

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