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Rivera-Watts and Riege off to state

Posted by on November 7, 2014 with 0 Comments

UTHS held their traditional “Walk Through the Halls” this morning, Friday, November 7, 2014, at the beginning of second hour to honor our participants at the IHSA State Cross Country Meet, Deijah Rivera-Watts and Kyle Riege.  The state meet will be held this Saturday at Detweiler Park in Peoria.  The girls race will be at […]

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Volleyball players defeat staff, support ALS

Posted by on August 28, 2014 with 0 Comments

  by Yesenia Pena-Trevino This past Thursday, August 21, the freshmen, junior varsity, and varsity volleyball team gave a preview of what this season has in store. It was a night full of excitement, anticipation, and even iced water as the girls completed the ALS challenge in addition to playing some great games. The excitement […]

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Athlete Feature: Eric Solis

Posted by on April 3, 2014 with 0 Comments

Senior Eric Solis has been a member of the successful boys’ swimming team here at United Township High School and is the succinct subject of our Athlete Feature. Which events do you compete in? 50 Freestyle, 100 Butterfly, 200 Medley Relay, and 200 Freestyle Relay What is your best event?  What is your best time […]

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Athlete Feature: Tori Stark

Posted by on March 10, 2014 with 0 Comments

  The latest athlete feature is UT varsity bowler Tori Stark, who is in her senior year here at UT. How long have you been bowling? I have been bowling for for four years. Why did you start bowling? It sounded really interesting and fun my freshman year. What is your best single game score? […]

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Tennis season?

Posted by on March 7, 2014 with 0 Comments
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Swimmers prepare for sectionals with interesting styles

Posted by on February 21, 2014 with 0 Comments

By Friday, sophomore Zach Ogden was only left with a pink mohawk and senior Coleman Briggs was down to a blue dot.  Throughout the week the hairstyles had changed dramatically for  the members of the UTHS boys’ swimming team as they prepared to head into the sectional tournament at Rock Island on Saturday. Senior Chase […]

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Athlete Feature: Jessica Amyette

Posted by on December 2, 2013 with 0 Comments

by Haley Michelle Davidson The athlete who gets the spotlight in this Athlete’s Feat is Jessica Amyette. Although only a sophomore on the girls’ swim team, Jessica was the only member of her team to take the trip to state, where she placed 30th.  Jessica says she was disappointed with her results, but with two […]

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Amyette swims to state

Posted by on November 22, 2013 with 0 Comments
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Tennis coaches, players team up for Zambia

Posted by on October 4, 2013 with 0 Comments

by Ryan Cahalan United Township assistant tennis coach Mr. Dwayne Brothers is a man who would do anything to help out someone in need. He formed “The Love-Hope Project” in 2012 with a few others and they have been traveling to extremely poor villages in Zambia to help the children and families who live there. Mr. […]

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Athlete Feature: Avery Pearl

Posted by on August 22, 2013 with 0 Comments

The subject of this week’s Athlete Feature is senior Avery Pearl.  Avery is a fixture on the UTHS football team, and has also played basketball in the past.  He took the time to answer a few questions for UTHS News: 1.  How long have you been competing in football? Nine years. 2.  What originally got […]

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