Football Featurette


Kevin Smith

Position: Quarterback and linebacker

Sports idol: Peyton Manning

Pump-up song: 0-100 by Drake

Getting pumped for games: Pregame chant before run on field


Michael Lampert

Position: Safety

Best game: Beating Wheeling 21-3 for our home opener in front of one of the best fan sections in MSL. s/o to Ryan Carman and all the Cougar Crazies.

Favorite team: The Chicago Bears



Michael Mazurek

Position: Wide receiver and quarterback

Sports idol: Michael Lampert

Funniest team memory: “When I trucked Nick Catalano in practice and almost knocked his helmet off.”

Getting pumped up: “I listen to a lot of trap music on full volume.”


Jake Jakubosky

Position: Running back

Getting pumped up for homecoming game:  “I will do my lucky dance. I do it for special games.”

Funniest team memory: Skit night. “We had it in the summer, when we made fun of everyone on the team.”

Best game: “Playing Buffalo Grove and winning the game with one second left.”


Ashley O'connor

Ashley is the a junior and the sports editor. She joined the staff sophomore year as an assistant sports editor. Ashley is also involved in band, lacrosse, JCC, and national honor society. In her free time, Ashley worships Jennifer Lawrence, shops, and eats potatoes.

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