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In recent years, the mental health crisis has risen to an all-time high, but people are also slowly beginning to talk about it. People are learning how to ask for help and seek support, but we should be talking more about how athletes struggle with their mental health, too.
Now that students are back in the building, scrambling to make it to class, they may have missed the newest inductee to the “Panthers in the Pros Wall”: Nicki Ogilvie, who graduated from Oswego High School in 2007 and later became a trainer for the Boston Red Sox. She was well known by many teachers and staff members and left an everlasting impact on the school. She shows how hard work and determination can lead to great success. She unfortunately did not respond to a request for an interview, but Darren Howard and Brian Cronin had plenty of praise for the new addition.
After a season shortened by the COVID-19 pandemic, the boys varsity basketball team is ready to show up on the court. The coaches and players are excited to see a full schedule for some of the players’ first full varsity season.
On Oct. 15, Oswego High School’s cross country team made history at the Southwest Prairie Conference; the boys’ team placed as SPC Champions, along with the girls’ team’s very own junior, Audra Soderlind.
With fall sports regular season coming to a close, Oswego High School sports reflected on numerous wins and losses throughout their year. When looking at the JV boys soccer season’s performance this year, you will be pleased to see their win in the Southwest Prairie Conference. Although they have been doing well in Conference in recent years, this season was still exciting and new to the team.

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