Alex Mielcarz, Sports Editor
Golf is a funny sport. Usually in a tournament of this magnitude, a few things happen to help the eventual victor win: tragedy and crucial mistakes by one or more players, great golf by the winner, and a bit of luck from outside forces. All three were in effect on Sunday in Augusta.
Sports are emotional. Whether it’s the thrill and exhilaration felt in victory, or the disappointment felt in defeat, the range of feelings is wide. This past Sunday, April 7, the emotions were for a totally different reason, when the Oswego High School softball program officially retired coach Amanda Stanton’s number in a heartfelt memorial ceremony on the...
Last year, the varsity softball head coach Amanda Stanton was struck and killed in a hit and run accident. Since her tragic death, the softball program has looked for ways to honor to their late coach on the field, but now they discovered ways to honor her memory off the field.
Just over a week ago, the Oswego Panthers girls basketball (24-7) team lost their starting point guard, sophomore McKenna Engler, to a devastating knee injury in a regional semi-final win. Now, three games later, the Lady Panthers are headed back to Super Sectionals for the first time since 2010.