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Alex Mielcarz, Sports Editor

Alex Mielcarz, Sports Editor
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This is my first year on 42Fifty, and my sophomore year here at OHS. I’ve always been interested in sports writing and sports broadcasting. This year has provided me with opportunities to explore both of those fields, as I have written pieces for the Sports section of 42Fifty, and I have become involved with broadcasts of OHS home events. I do the sophomore football games as a solo on-air personality, and then I do the color commentary for the varsity game as Jeff Blanton does the play-by-play. I will also be a part of basketball broadcasts in a similar fashion. I also play baseball for both the high school and a travel program outside of the high school.

Party likes it’s 2010: Girls basketball wins sectional championship

OHS girls basketball players face off against Joliet West

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.

Proposal 23: What it means for Panther Football

Football player during a play

Proposal 23 was voted into fruition in December 2018 by the schools that are apart of the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) and will go into effect in the 2021 football season.

The mindset: How humility and values have lifted Austin Millard to the top of his game

Austin Millard

Oswego High School has hosted swim royalty the past four years, harboring recent graduate and three-time state champion Georgia White. With her departure last year, the swim program is left to wonder who will take over the swimming crown. Enter Austin Millard. Millard, a sophomore, is already fielding collegiate offers, including...

Dylan Engler and Connor McCance dominate in final game of CAC

OHS boys varsity basketball team on the sidelines

On Saturday, Jan. 26, Oswego High School hosted the ninth annual Communities Against Cancer event. Aside from tons of basketball, there were plenty of raffles and fundraisers taking place to help raise money for Pediatric Cancer research. With this bigger purpose hanging above both Oswego (14-7) and Yorkville (6-15), the varsity boys hit the floor.

Niesman provides spark off bench in 60-55 loss to Neuqua

Oswego Boys Basketball Team

Oswego sleep walked through its game against Neuqua Valley on Tuesday night. The Wildcats, led by sophomore John Poulakidas, came out and dominated in almost every aspect of the game, out rebounding the Panthers and notching four more assists.   The crowd was never into the game, as the Panthers only lead was held early in the first quarter. The...

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