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Alex Mielcarz, Editor-in-Chief

Alex Mielcarz, Editor-in-Chief
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This is my third year as a part of 42Fifty. I have served as Sports Editor and Managing Editor prior to this year. 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 also announce for the NFHS Network throughout the football and basketball playoffs.

Opinion: The SPC Playoff experiment of 2021 should stay long after COVID

The boys team practices with masks on.

Praise whatever deity it is that you believe in, because high school sports are back! I’ve been waiting a long time to type those words, and boy am I glad that the day finally came.

Everything you need (and want) to know about the next phase of returning to learning

In this article, we are going to try and clear up any misconceptions and answer FAQ’s submitted by students and parents via our Instagram (@oh42fifty) and other questions we have discovered on social media.

Community reacts to new reopening plan

The exterior of Oswego High School

On Oct. 13, the SD308 school board approved a plan to return to in-person learning starting in January 2021 after the holiday break.

Basketball holds out hope for a season

The boys team practices with masks on.

This is very sad news for Panther fans, as over the past three years Oswego has seen tremendous growth in its basketball programs, both boys and girls.

Pritkzer says no to fall football, players just want to play

Players celebrating after forcing a turnover

Illinois is the only midwest state that is not playing football. Michigan and Minnesota recently overturned their original decisions to not play football in the fall. Indiana and Iowa have been playing football without any change of schedule since their summer contact days. “Let us play” protests were scheduled for Saturday prior to the governor’s announcement.

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