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Softball Team Rejuvenated by New Beginnings

Alexandra Vazquez-Gutierrez, Features Editor April 30, 2024

For the past few years, the Carl Sandburg Softball team has had a steady reputation of success throughout the Chicago suburbs. Early on in the 2024 season, the team welcomed a new coaching staff who brought...

Girls Water Polo Season Kicks Off with Promise

Bailee Pfiffner, Staff Writer March 22, 2024

The girl’s water polo team ended their season last year with a tremendous victory. Going to state for the first time in 22 years leaves them feeling pumped up and ready for another great fight to get...

Cross Country team’s season of victory and growth

Alexandra Vazquez-Gutierrez, Features Editor December 4, 2023

The 2023 Cross Country season raced by just as quickly as its athletes and brought home victories across its events all season long. Most recently, both the boys’ and girls’ teams went to Peoria for...

Girls Volleyball program rallies for success and for each other

Marta Bieda, Staff Writer November 30, 2023

With the beginning of a new school year, a new volleyball season started for the girls volleyball team here at Sandburg. For some, it was the last year playing as a CSVB athlete, and for others, it was...

Growing rise of an empowering “gym culture” within high school communities

Nataniel Zoladek, Sports Editor November 28, 2023

If you were to walk down the hallways and listen to authentic student conversations about after-school activities, it’s quite likely that you’ll hear someone talking about going to The Edge, Lifetime,...

Girls Tennis team makes history at state competition

Iris Delis, Staff Writer November 14, 2023

On Saturday, October 21, 2023, the varsity girls tennis team placed 3rd overall at the IHSA Class 2A State Tournament held at Buffalo Grove High School. Coach Brian Ostrander stated that “it has...

Sandburg’s first girls flag football team: Making history and team unity

Sawsan Khatib, Staff Writer October 20, 2023

In a groundbreaking move, Carl Sandburg High School has started a Girls Flag Football team. This new, memorable addition to the school sports section has not only brought victories and made for unforgettable...

Pickleball is a student favorite in Sandburg P.E. classes - Courtesy of Allie Bragassi

Pickleball’s rise in popularity at Sandburg and beyond

Allie Bragassi, Staff Reporter May 2, 2023

Physical Education is a class that involves learning a variety of sports by separating them into units. A lot of these sports are well-known and seen everywhere: basketball, football, soccer, and the like....

The CSHS baseball crew enjoys a day of practice - Courtesy of Alyssa Salgado

Baseball season begins, team showing promise and heart

Alyssa Salgado, Staff Reporter April 21, 2023

The Baseball season is off to a great start, having fun while beating top schools in the state like Brother Rice and Lemont. Coach Morsovillo is the varsity coach of the boys baseball team. He has...

Sandburgs Powerlifting girls - Courtesy of @IronCSEagles on Twitter

Powerlifting team at Sandburg builds muscle, character, and community

Sophia Dorantes, Staff Reporter April 14, 2023

Sandburg’s Powerlifting team is only in its second official year as a club, but it has managed to have a significant effect on its members. Coached by Mr. Carrier and Mr. Zimmer, this season has truly...

Photo courtesy of CSHS Athletic Boosters

Sandburg hosts annual craft fair to benefit Athletic Boosters

Grace Harty, Staff Reporter November 30, 2022

On November 19th and 20th, Carl Sandburg High School was home once again to one of the largest indoor craft fairs in the Midwest. From 9am-4pm, visitors were able to stop by countless booths filled with...

Powderpuff brings students together during Homecoming Week

Sawsan Khatib, Staff Reporter November 29, 2022

Powderpuff is a once-a-year event for young women to get together, make new friends, have a new experience, and most importantly have some fun. Something new and exciting is just what many Sandburg students...

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