Wednesday, January 19, 2022

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Authors Articles by Jack DeGroote '22, Associate Editor

Jack DeGroote '22, Associate Editor

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Jesuit Dallas, Chicago Rowing Foundation, Dallas United, White Rock: attention, GO! The blast of the megaphone calls the rowers to pry the oar towards their chests. For the next 1000 meters, everyone in the field will be in agonizing pain. Such is the sport of rowing.On November 20th, both the Jesuit Crew Freshman and Varsity rowing teams competed in...
It is the best rivalry in college football. It doesn’t get any chippier, heartfelt, or passionate than the Army-Navy game. In fact, at one point, it is rumored that the game wasn’t played for several years because a general and an admiral got into a fight after a game. Over 100 years later, nothing has changed. It is raw...
  At the beginning of the school year, Coach Troy Howell, a rower with over 30 years of experience, was selected to Coach Jesuit's Crew team. There are few with more than 30 years of experience in anything, and even fewer with such experience in the rowing world. I sat down with Coach Howell to discuss not only his past...
Racing shells barrel down the racecourse, one after another, propelled by crews of dedicated oarsmen. The fall head race for a crew team entails far more than a "beat the crew next to you" racing experience. It is a race against the clock, an all-out internal brawl with one collective objective: pass the crew ahead of you or be...
A naturally Covid-19 safe, socially distant sport, the Jesuit competitive shooting team has been one of the lucky teams able to continue to compete. In competitive shooting, the competitors are not required to wear masks because of the fact that they are always distant. For that reason, the team was able to begin practice in the late spring of...
Over Christmas break, the crew team did not take any time away from training, although most of their training and practice had to be done on their own. Faced yet again with the challenge of separation, the team came up with a training plan to challenge rowers of all skill levels. The challenge was to complete 250,000 meters of...
The Freshman Retreat is a pivotal point of personal growth and team building for Jesuit’s newest students, the class of 2022. The new students were divided into groups of seven or eight with an upperclassman trained to lead the boys in spiritual, and team building, activities throughout the day.    One of the main focuses for the retreat is building faith....
Cross Country is debateably the hardest sport both mentally and physically. Runners have to prepare themselves mentally for the inevitable cramps, aches, and pains that come with racing in the UIL 6A division. The Jesuit Cross Country team participated in two races, thus beginning their season. The runners competed in the Thursday Night Lights Competition, held on the Jesuit track in...

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