Category: Sports

Posted on: February 4, 2024 Posted by: Jermaine Logan Comments: 0

Sports bring the MV community together

Photos by Jermaine Logan By Jermaine Logan, Staff writer A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend both the men’s and women’s basketball games at Moraine Valley Community College. Despite not being able to stay for the entire duration, the experience turned out to be an eye-opener. In addition to enjoying the games, I took the initiative to conduct a survey of about 20 odd students present, revealing…

Posted on: May 15, 2023 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

MV baseball team turns season around in final weeks

Photo By Aidan McGuire Cyclones pitcher/catcher Gilberto Hernandez goes up to bat in front of Skyhawks catcher Drew Woolley. By Aidan McGuire, News Editor Moraine’s baseball team has proven to be a team of resilience this season. Despite a rocky start, which included a losing streak of 12 games, the Cyclones managed to secure a spot in the playoffs and be in the top 12 teams. However, they didn’t keep…

Posted on: May 8, 2023 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

Moraine baseball sits on cusp of playoffs after doubleheader wins

Photo by mvcyclones.com The second-year team members gather with their gifts for a team photo during Sophomore Day, during which they won back-to-back games. By Aidan McGuire, News Editor Despite a rough season, going 14-29 overall, Moraine’s baseball team managed to win back-to-back Tuesday and advance to the playoffs. They played a doubleheader against the Sauk Valley Skyhawks. The two wins allowed the Cyclones to advance to place 12, which…

Posted on: April 23, 2023 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

Final Mock Draft: 2-minute warning on frenzied off-season; Bears have much more to do

Graphic by James Landgraf Bears Fans have been talking about the offseason dating back to the middle of the season. And this week, we encounter the day which NFL fans have zoned in on: Draft Day. After several mock drafts and trying to connect the dots, Bears fans will finally get to meet the 2023 rookie class.  General Manager Ryan Poles has labeled three qualities when trying to approach the…

Posted on: April 16, 2023 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

Men’s basketball coach Chappetto passes position to Huppe

Photo courtesy of John Chappetto Outgoing MV men’s basketball head coach John Chappetto enjoys his time with assistant coaches Kyle Huppe and Aaron Green. Huppe was just named Chappetto’s replacement. By Mohammed Jbara, Freelance Contributor, and Nick Stulga, Editor-in-Chief A new coach will be drawing up plays for Moraine’s basketball team next season. Kyle Huppe is set to replace head coach John Chappetto, who stepped down after this season so…

Posted on: April 9, 2023 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

Column: Cutting blank check for Ohtani will catapult Cubs into new era

Graphic by Emily Stephens The World Baseball Classic gave us a championship game that will be remembered through generations. As Japan went on to beat the United States 3-2 for their third ever WBC crown, one thing stood out to me: how good Japanese pitcher Shohei Ohtani would look in Chicago Blue. Regarded as the consensus best player in Major League Baseball, Ohtani signed a one-year deal worth $30 million…

Posted on: February 26, 2023 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

With big finish, MV men’s basketball wins conference championship

Photo by Aidan McGuire Sophomore forward Taijon Barry goes for a shot in Tuesday’s game against Morton College. By Aidan McGuire, News Editor After a thrilling week, the MV men’s basketball team beat rival Prairie State 95-75 on Thursday to win the conference championship. With Prairie State as their only conference loss, the Cyclones were looking for redemption. But the stakes were even higher, as the Pioneers were also vying…