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The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

Best of SNO

The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

Best of SNO

Many of head baseball coach Bryan Resnicks videos have received millions of views, being a platform to connect with people from different states. “I put out a video about how to hit a home run, and I just started seeing it getting shared and shared and shared and just snowballed,” Resnick said. “I’m really most proud of just being able to build something that people enjoy.”

Home Plate Humor: Baseball Coach Resnick Mixes Comedy and Content Creation

By Mia Jong and Sonia Wang June 3, 2024

Head baseball coach and PE teacher Bryan Resnick created his YouTube channel Domingo Ayala in 2009 as a casual hobby with friends in the dugout. Now, with over 223,000 subscribers and a total of 42 million...

Junior Mia Milicevic practices her forehand at tennis practice with the WJ girls tennis team. “Sometimes I don’t like [tennis] because you’re alone but most of the time, I do like it for that reason because it really is just you out there. I do experience being part of a team at WJ but in tournaments and when I’m playing outside of school, I like that rush when I win a point because I did it all by myself, Milicevic said. (Courtesy Mia Milicevic)

Milicevic aces her way to the top

By Elli Karistinou, Walter Johnson High School June 3, 2024

Junior Mia Milicevic played many sports as a kid, including soccer and swimming; however, one of her childhood hobbies has followed her as she has grown up in the last eight years. Tennis has been a constant...

(Courtesy Madeleine Simmons)

Simmons cements legacy with four state titles

By Elizabeth Finn, Walter Johnson High School May 31, 2024

Junior Madeleine Simmons acquired her love for the sport of swimming at a very young age. From watching her two older siblings and the swim team at her summer pool practice, she always knew she was destined...

Mardakhaev performs skateboarding tricks at the Millbrae Skate Park.

Breaking the stereotype: Skateboarding builds community and shapes identities

By Joelle Huysmans, Burlingame High School - CA May 29, 2024

The term “skater kid” often conjures images of a rebellious teenage boy clad in baggy jeans, skateboard tucked under one arm. Part of this stereotype holds some truth: many skateboarders wear similar...

More than an amputee

By Khadija Sissoko, Ocean Lakes High School May 29, 2024

When freshman Bennett Von St. Paul was born, he had a deformed foot and a slightly shorter left leg than his right. The doctors were unable to create a prosthetic device around his deformed foot, so they...

Panthers dog pile after winning the state championship against Cherokee Bluff. This is the second state championship in school history, the first being in 2021.

Destiny foretold

By Crista Alarcon, Starr's Mill High School May 24, 2024

Anyone who knows Panther baseball for the past five years knows that this year’s state championship is no surprise. It was foretold that the Panthers would come out on top.  This senior class propelled...

The A’s announced that they will move to Sacramento after this MLB season.

Oakland strikes out on new A’s stadium

By Paolo Caracciolo '24, ARCHBISHOP RIORDAN HIGH SCHOOL May 24, 2024

On April 4, the Oakland Athletics Major League Baseball team announced that they would relocate to Sacramento for the 2025 through 2027 baseball seasons. The announcement has been met with mostly negative...

A Hunger to CompEAT

By Hannah Halterman, Francis Howell Central High School May 24, 2024

As the official blows his whistle to signal five minutes until the cross country race begins, runner Laney Parmeley rips open a packet of Skittles while Reese McDevitt drinks honey from a small bottle....

As part of the Lafayette community, local youth soccer club Rockwood United SC took part in the annual Homecoming Parade. The club was created by former LHS soccer coaches, Saverio Traversa and Craig Wideman, to provide better quality soccer coaching. We want to make sure that [soccer] is taught right, because when learned correctly its the best sport in the world, Wideman said.

Former Lafayette coaches create club for better quality soccer

By Rishit Sohaney, Lafayette High School May 23, 2024

According to the St. Louis Youth Soccer Association, there are over 1,000 soccer clubs in the greater St. Louis metropolitan area. Rockwood United SC is one of these teams. Rockwood United SC was created...

Noora von Bulow (’27) competes in the Mediterranean Equestrian Tour in Spain in March. Von Bulow had the highest speed but knocked the last fence down, resulting in a 14th place finish.

Noora von Bulow recaps competitive horse riding journey

By Mayuko Kawase, The American School in London May 23, 2024

Noora von Bulow (’27) started horse riding at the age of 4, trained competitively at the age of 8, was on the national team at 12, and now represents the U18 Great Britain team internationally.  ...

Graphic courtesy of Taylor Ross

The Forest Scout’s 2024 Male Athlete of the Year: Tommie Aberle

By Caroline Gerber, Lake Forest High School May 23, 2024

Senior Tommie Aberle is an accomplished multi-sport athlete; his skills, raw talent, and athletic versatility are undeniable. Aberle’s accomplishments in basketball include earning three-time All-Conference...

At a powerlifting competition in April, Abe Lobsenz ’25 broke three state records for his weight class. 102.5kg for bench, 155 kg for squat, and 195kg for deadlift.

Powerlifters pursue national records, co-found club

By Ayaan Olasewere ’25, Staples High School May 22, 2024

While powerlifting, weightlifting and lifting have some similarities, powerlifting’s aim is different. At its base, powerlifting is the effort to maximize absolute strength in the three main lifts of...

Athletic Artistry: Freshman Soho Lee Soars to Greatness Through Cheer and Figure Skating

By Camille Clement and Madeline Chung May 22, 2024

On campus, freshman Soho Lee spreads school spirit when flying into the air with her Pep Squad stunt group. Outside of school, Lee reaches even greater heights spinning gracefully across the ice as an...

Sports led Rob King to live in and love Pittsburgh

By Joey Duty, Shaler Area High School May 22, 2024

When it comes to sports broadcasts, Rob King has become the ultimate Swiss Army Knife. Commentating, hosting, and producing are all jobs in which King has worked on the long winding road to his current...

SBHS senior Casey Carlson shows what being a captain is all about while she discusses the Lady Bulldogs plan to defeat the Mustangs with her coach, Marc Vargas.

Coachless but not Hopeless

By Ayla Kayan, Ariela Brody, and Eric Porter May 21, 2024

SBHS former girls soccer coach Kylie Cerra remembers when she decided to quit coaching. It was halfway through the 2022-2023 girls soccer season and she was looking forward to having her free time...

Perez took down the competition to win his spot in the Pan American Games (photo via Jaden Perez)

Junior Jaden Perez to represent Puerto Rico in Pan American Games

By Ben Boschen, Delaware Valley Regional High School May 21, 2024

Junior Jaden Perez took first in the Panam Trials at 60kg, or 152 pounds. He will now be representing Puerto Rico in the Pan American Games in the Dominican Republic at the end of June. Perez found...

Senior Asa Rosenberg (third from right) poses with the coach and members of the California State University at Bakersfield diving team. One of the main reasons Rosenberg was attracted to the CSUB diving program was the culture of the team, which differed from his experience diving at UT.  When I got there I was like, Oh wow, these people are really connected and almost like a family, Rosenberg said. Thats something I really liked. Photo courtesy of Rosenberg.

Vaulting over the hurdles

By Lanie Sepehri, McCallum High School May 21, 2024

Senior Asa Rosenberg is used to sticking the landing. Ten years as a gymnast taught him that much. But now, there’s no solid ground to catch him. There’s just the free fall from three meters up and...

Courtesy of John and Hannah Halverson

Edina twins win state championships

By Lauren Chang, Edina High School May 21, 2024

Shortly after learning to walk, twin seniors John and Hannah Halverson put on their first pairs of ice skates. 15 years later, the Halversons helped lead the Edina Boys' and Girls' Varsity Hockey teams...

NIL Jackpot: A Double-Edged Sword

By Cole Feldman, Greenhill School May 21, 2024

In recent years, college sports have been revolutionized, for better or for worse, by the decision to pay student-athletes for the use of their name, image and likeness.  The system of paying college...

Senior Lavery Greenfield has been powerlifting for two years. She recently competed at the high school powerlifting nationals. “I like meeting new and young people that want to do powerlifting because its new and being someone that kind of gets to blaze the trail is exciting,” Greenfield said. “Its never really been a youth sport or a sport for women before so it’s cool to be one of the firsts.”

Lavery Greenfield: Lifting up young female powerlifters

By Bella Schreiber, Wayland High School May 21, 2024

When it comes to sports, powerlifting isn’t the first one most people think of. For a teenage girl, it’s even less likely. But for five foot seven inches Lavery Greenfield, powerlifting is something...

Coppell junior Matthew Maldima broke Coppell High School’s 100-meter and 200-meter run record on April 12 at the 2024 5-6A/6-6A Area Championships, setting a new school record of 10.29 and 20.89. Maldima currently holds the second-best wind-legal time in the nation and advanced to state in the 4x100, 100-meter and 200-meter races.

Spikes on, new records set

By Wendy Le, Coppell High School May 17, 2024

In the empty silence before each track meet, Coppell High School junior Matthew Maldima stares blankly into the ground and envisions how his races might turn out. Or rather, him winning.  Followed...

Riley Robertson ’24 won his first Muay Thai match on April 13.

Riley riles up fans in Muay Thai ring

By Xochitl Churchill '24, ARCHBISHOP RIORDAN HIGH SCHOOL May 15, 2024

Riley Robertson ’24 stepped into the ring with determination, chin tucked and red-gloved fists up. He and his opponent quickly touched gloves in recognition, then the match started.  His opponent,...

Doyleene Hampton watches a gymnastics routine as seen in a photo from the 1977 WHS yearbook. Hampton started womens sports at WHS. (1977 Wizard)

One woman’s love for sports, equality transformed the world of WHS women’s athletics

By Adyson Roles and Haleigh Haddon May 15, 2024

Over the years, sports here at WHS have increased in popularity, including boys basketball recently competing for the state championship and a sophomore girls diver breaking the school record and placing...

Tennis head coach Bill Shine talks with senior Octave Moha after the Knights’ match against Pinewood School on April 19.

Tennis Coach Bill Shine Retires After Illustrious Career

By Asher Darling, Menlo School May 14, 2024

As Bill Shine’s dedicated 29-year head coaching career at Menlo comes to an end, the varsity boys tennis team is still yet to lose a league match during his tenure. In fact, the last coach to defeat...

Chasing the Big League dream: Bryan Rincon’s journey to professional baseball

By Brady McGuire, Shaler Area High School May 13, 2024

If you have been following baseball recently, you may have noticed a familiar Shaler Area alumnus making a name for himself in the Minor League Baseball ranks. Infielder Bryan Rincon, a member of the Philadelphia...

Sophomore Corinne Hampton, with her eyes closed, rolls her bocce ball during the third round of the Niche Sports bocce ball game.

Finding their niche through niche sports

By Maya Tackett, McCallum High School May 10, 2024

Starting the Hobby Horsing Club after discussing hobby horsing in class one day, sophomores CC Loughlin and Liam Milner didn’t think the club would go anywhere. “I kinda went down a rabbit hole...

Jig Journey

By Ella Bender, Ladue Horton Watkins High School May 10, 2024

Freshman Tori Fox stands tall atop the competition stage in Indianapolis, staring out at the sea of people below her. Her effort in her appearance is evident, with a vibrant headband pushing back her carefully...

Senior set to swim in Canadian Olympic Trials

By Aien Du and William Liang May 10, 2024

When Alex Miao slammed into the wall after taking his final stroke of the 200-meter freestyle during his NCSA meet, the only thing he could hear was the cheers and shouts coming from the bleachers at the...

Coppell junior powerlifter Jakie Fuerte powerlifts 245 pounds in the Coppell High School Field House weight room. Fuerte won the 114-pound state title at the THSWPA state powerlifting meet in Frisco on March 15.

Fuerte stands for strong

By Manasa Borra, Coppell High School May 10, 2024

Donning a black trash bag and drenched in sweat, Coppell High School junior Jaqueline Fuerte, affectionately known as Jakie, steps up to be weighed in for her regional powerlifting competition.  Fuerte’s...

Seated atop the Learning Commons, a Latin senior uses DraftKings to place sports bets.

Sports Betting at Latin: Tingle in the Fingers, Tangle in the Law

By Rohin Shah, Latin School of Chicago May 9, 2024

Note: Student names in this article have been omitted to protect anonymity. Casting furtive looks around the Learning Commons, numerous Latin upperclassmen, in interviews with The Forum, discussed...

The flyers of the stunt team pose as they are lifted off the ground by their strong bases.

Flying high: Wakefield stunt team preps for conference

By Yusha Ahsan and Kayla Allen May 9, 2024

With the end of the season right around the corner, Wakefield stunt team works hard with one another to prepare for their upcoming conference championship. The team has a strong dynamic that enables them...

Juniors Avery Doblin and Tommy Fritzsche help during the fundraiser for Special Olympics program on April 6.

Community support helps Special Olympics athletes get closer to victory at upcoming state meet

By Carolina Mangum, NEW TRIER HIGH SCHOOL May 9, 2024

Editor’s note: Ellie Jarmel is a reporter on staff at the New Trier News and took the featured photo for this article. Her sister is interviewed in the article. Ellie did not contribute to the writing,...

Cale Eldredge and Landon Jones face off at the start of their race.

Faster Than Fast: Track Team Shatters School Records

By Megan Geisler, Wentzville Liberty High School May 8, 2024

Medals won. Records broken. The varsity track and field team is competing in a season that will go down in school history. They surpassed everyone's expectations and will go down as one of the fastest...

WINNING RIBBONS: Sophomore Emily Sturzl shows off her ribbons after a competition, winning second place in one of her events and fourth in two others. Sturzl plans to continue show jumping with her horse Sir through the current season. 

Sturzl strides to success at English riding competition

By Sophia Sanchez, James Bowie High School May 8, 2024

Reigns in hand, the wind blowing past her face, sophomore Emily Sturzl and her horse Sir leap over the nearest rail, eyes already set on the next. Sturzl was introduced to horse riding from a very early...

 Nikita Petruk finds new opportunities here at Baldwin High School.

Petruk’s tennis path crosses borders

By Kevin Hutchinson, Baldwin High School - PA May 8, 2024

Before the Russian invasion of his native country, Baldwin tennis standout Nikita Petruk was living a pretty normal teenage life in Ukraine. “Back in Ukraine, I would have tennis practice after school....

Hannah Halterman holds the baton in her hand, as she focuses in and prepares for her first race of the meet.

Ice baths: Are they worth it?

By Colin Nichols, Francis Howell Central High School May 8, 2024

Recovery. Many athletes and those who are physically active have all heard of this word. But in a world where sports and athletic activities are increasingly becoming more popular and widespread, misinformation...

A referee sprints down the sideline, while officiating a soccer game.

Student-athletes continue to face the consequences of COVID-19

By Leo Grandmaison, Archie Williams High School May 7, 2024

Although most Tamalpais Union High School District students returned from quarantine in April 2021, student-athletes are continuing to face the repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic three years later....

Dominic Roberto makes history in Ohio

By Sasha Zahler, Solon High School May 7, 2024

There are many ways to leave a legacy in your high school career-- valedictorian, star performer, activist. Senior, Dominic Roberto has not only left a legacy but has also made history in the state of...

Freshmen Ava Allen and Chloe Lien Step up to the Plate

By Caroline Clack, Menlo School May 7, 2024

Though baseball has a long history at Menlo, softball, the female alternative to baseball, has not been offered since 2013. It is for this reason that few female students have taken part in America’s...

The Wakefield sports medicine team poses for a photo after being awarded the Safe Sports School Award. The award recognizes the hard work the students have put into the program.

Sports medicine team receives the Safe Sports School Award

By Nara Hamburger, Wakefield High School - NC May 7, 2024

Students at Wakefield High School are given the special opportunity to obtain first-hand athletic medical experience both on and off the field. This year, Wakefield received the Safe Sports School Award...

Horses off to the races at Churchill Downs (Photo courtesy of staff writer Ethan Donlon)

150th Kentucky Derby: Behind The Scenes

By Jack Henry and Jackson Graeter May 6, 2024

It’s the 150th Kentucky Derby, and Louisville will host over 250,000 visitors to watch the fastest two minutes in sports. Celebrities from across the country come to Louisville for the weekend to...

Santana Bolden drives past his defender with a quick first step.

Genetic Chemistry

By Fletcher Anderson, Clayton High School May 3, 2024

Upon walking into the basketball courts in the Center of Clayton, there’s about a 90% chance of seeing two familiar faces: Santana and Sabastian Bolden. As the 2024 Clayton basketball season comes...

Maryah Cohen works on  junior Logan Burke’s arm after intense baseball practice.

New athletic trainer gives Archie Williams hope for athletic department

By Kyra Featherstone, Archie Williams High School May 3, 2024

Archie Williams spring sports are in full swing which brings intense competition and unfortunate injuries to campus. Former Archie Williams athletic trainer Henry Heller resigned in early February, leaving...

 Southview eighth grader, Noemi Gavilan, runs to celebrate with teammates. Special Olympics is unique because it presents opportunities for people of all ages and abilities to compete in athletics.

AHS takes on Special Olympics

By Lydia Gerety, Ankeny High School May 3, 2024

On April 24, 712 athletes came to Ankeny High School (AHS) to participate in the Special Olympics, along with more than 300 staff members and 90 Special Olympics volunteers. Special Olympics has a mission...

Devyn Caples (24) qualifies for the U.S. Olympic Team Trials 2024 for swimming.

Devyn Caples (’24) makes Olympic Trials

By Gigi Zhang, Amador Valley High School May 1, 2024

Devyn Caples (‘24) is a D1 student-athlete who recently qualified for the Olympic trials in the 400 IM event. Currently, he is a member of the Crow Canyon Sharks and plans to train with the team for...

Bass fishing reels in competitive spirit with nature this season

By William Karr, NEW TRIER HIGH SCHOOL May 1, 2024

Fighting. That is how freshman Max Fata describes some afternoons when on the Skokie Lagoons reeling in bass. Yet, the brawling fish motivate him to want to catch them more. “You have to use...

Tyrone Senior Breaks 27 Year Old Hurdle Record

By Nicole Ramsey, Tyrone Area High School May 1, 2024

Senior Bree Paul has been aiming for one of the oldest records track and field records at Tyrone since her junior year. The girl's 300 hurdle record has stood since 1997, and Paul began the season intending...

Determination, Persistence, and Some Record Breaking


One might fear the fire that is life’s challenges, and some modestly prevail to bring out their inner fire. For Dallastown graduate Natalie Cottrell, her inner fire forced her to prove herself right...

A pickleball ball lays still on the sport court on Archers back field. As a part of their fitness curriculum, 10th graders have a pickleball unit, where they practice drills and participate in round-robin style play. 

What’s the dill: Exploring the popularity of pickleball

By Oona Seppala, Archer School for Girls April 26, 2024

It’s a Saturday summer afternoon in 1965, and two friends, Joe Pritchard and Bill Bell, returned home from golfing with nothing to do. They marched their way over to their property’s badminton court...

Players on the Canton Girls Varsity Basketball team sit and listen to citizens comments at the April 16 Board of Education meeting

Canton Girls Basketball Coach Kayla Bridges let go after winningest season in ten years; P-CEP students and families voice their opinions

By Lucas Gentilia, Salem High School - MI April 25, 2024

In the 2019-20 season, Canton Varsity Girls Basketball earned just a 1-20 record. The team was 11-52 from 2017-2020 until Kayla Bridges, a Canton graduate and Wayne State Girls Basketball Alumni, stepped...

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