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the Gauntlet

the official student-produced news site for Saint Stephen's Episcopal School

the Gauntlet

Chase Brown, Sydney Brown, Dylan Davis and Peyton Vining reunite with their former coach after practice.

Brown twins, Davis, Vining reunite at U of Illinois

Jackson Clark, Staff Writer September 20, 2022

Many longtime Falcons may remember Saint Stephen’s football’s heated, intense, and memorable back-to-back state championship wins in 2016 and 2017. From those golden years, you'll probably remember...

Junior Luke Donley throws a pitch. Photo Credit: Bella Rosa

What’s happening in Spring Sports as of right now?

Nikole Cosentino, Social Media Director April 25, 2022

With the end of the school year coming up, the Falcon’s spring sport seasons are nearing their end. Want to know what’s new in Falcon sports? Here is an update from Coach Paoletti on our 2022 spring...

SSES tennis hype video

SSES tennis hype video

Michael Konkol, Aquiles Gonzalez, and Luke Donley April 19, 2022

Click here to watch the video!

The 2022 champions Kansas Jayhawks warming up in the 2016 D1 championship.

College basketball does not disappoint fans and bracket participants

Jacob Gekht, Staff Writer April 5, 2022

This year’s March Madness once again proves that college basketball’s D1 tournament is exciting, unpredictable, and most definitely one of the greatest sports competitions available to watch. With...

Basketball going through a hoop

The Gauntlet’s ‘March Madness Bracket Contest’ is live

Jacob Gekht, Staff Writer March 14, 2022

Click the link to join the competition. Contestants must enter by Thursday, March 17th.

The winner of this year’s Super Bowl will receive  the Lombardi Trophy.

This year’s Super Bowl is worth watching

Jacob Gekht, Staff Writer February 11, 2022

On February twelfth, the Super Bowl will be played in sunny Los Angeles, California. With this being the 56th Super Bowl, many may think that it will be relatively similar to ones before; a kind of “meh”...

Lady Falcons after winning the SSAC Championship game.

Lady Falcons dominate in the SSAC Championship

Nikole Cosentino, Social Media Director January 25, 2022

The Lady Falcons basketball team strikes again in a clean sweep, going 2-0 in their tournament at The Big House in Tavares, Florida. After crushing Patel High School 44-29 in their first game on Friday,...

Do superstitions really work?  Art work by Eva Stirou

Do superstitions really work? We asked a few Falcons

Michael Konkol, Staff Writer January 21, 2022

Picture this.  Serena Williams sits in front of her locker before her final U.S. Open match at Flushing Meadows. She slides on her socks, which are crusty, stinky, and stiff.  That’s because she...

Girls varsity soccer team after they the SACC championship

Varsity girls soccer rise to #8 in Class 2A

Luke Donley, Staff Writer January 19, 2022

The Saint Stephen’s girls varsity soccer team has had an outstanding season so far. The lady Falcons currently boast a record of 11-3-1 (the best in school history for the ladies!), and they have moved...

Falcon Spotlight: Jamie Springstead

Nikole Cosentino, Social Media Director January 18, 2022

You may have heard the rumors floating around campus that Jamie Springstead was about to break the record for the All-Time Leading Scorer in Saint Stephen’s basketball history. Well, I’m here to confirm...

Athlete Spotlight: Alyson Folkens

Athlete Spotlight: Alyson Folkens

Sophia Berry, Editor November 2, 2021

A varsity player since 7th grade, Alyson Folkens upholds the pillar of leadership on and off the court as team captain of the volleyball team. Folkens started her volleyball career at just eight years...

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