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Alex Mielcarz, Managing Editor

Alex Mielcarz, Managing Editor
This is my second year as a part of 42Fifty. I am the play by play announcer for underclassmen sports here at OHS, and the color commentator for the varsity football and both varsity basketball teams. I am also an announcer for the NFHS Network.

Team effort carries Panthers to 15th consecutive Crosstown win

Panthers defense lines up on the line of scrimmage to defend an Oswego East punt.

Oswego High School (7-0, 3-0) took on its rival from down Wolf’s Crossing, Oswego East (4-3, 0-3), in the 15th annual Crosstown Game. The Panthers came in looking to stay undefeated in both the season and the all-time series against the Wolves. Oswego played a complete game on both sides of the football, winning 14-3.

Hours after Coach Pickerill’s passing, Panthers dominate Cougars with flashback football

Just hours removed from the saddening news, the Panthers (3-0) took to the gridiron to take on Plainfield South (1-2), where the Panthers would defeat the visiting Cougars 34-6.

Pradel and Panther offense shine in week 1 romping of Plainfield Central

The Oswego Panthers varsity team opened up its football season on Friday when it played and defeated Plainfield Central 42-3. The offensive attack was lead by junior first year starting quarterback Cole Pradel, who threw for 167 yards and two touchdowns in just two quarters of play. Senior running back Charles Laird also was a major contributor to the offense, cashing in three touchdowns.

Tiger’s win was historic, but it shouldn’t have happened

Tiger Woods celebrating with his arms up

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.

Coach Amanda Stanton shines through one last time

Softball players standing in a line with white roses

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...

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