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.
On Wednesday, Sept. 10, the Oswego varsity boys soccer team (3-3-1 overall, 2-0 in conference) took down the Oswego East Wolves (1-3 overall, 1-1 in conference) 4-1 in the annual Crosstown soccer game.
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.
Seniors Hayden Castle and Austin Swanson had huge games for Oswego (11-6) during its match up against Oswego East (9-12) on April 23 in 25-19, 27-25 victories.
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.