The Standard: Third Time’s a Charm


By Charlie Walsh ‘23

Mark Donahue, President of Brother Rice High School, brings more than just football to the table.

Since his years of being an offensive lineman are over, Mr. Donahue needed an activity to stay in shape. He decided to begin cycling and quickly fell in love with it. Through cycling, he met many new people and found himself competing in a triathlon.

He finished the triathlon and competed in two half marathons and two Ironmans since then. Mr. Donahue loves the challenge and fitness aspect of it, but mostly enjoys meeting new people. He is set to compete in his third […]

The Standard: Third Time’s a Charm2022-11-11T15:38:09-06:00

The Standard: We’re Not Done Yet


By Charlie Walsh ‘23

It’s always a great day when you have the opportunity to race at Detweiller Park.

On Saturday, the cross country team finished 12th place out of 41 teams at Detweiller Park in Peoria Ill. Personally, I think we could have done better as a team, but this is definitely a step in the right direction.

The meet day was different than usual. The team went out for a steak dinner on Friday night and stayed in a hotel. Although this is a fun team bonding exercise, sometimes getting thrown out of your routine before competing can result in a poor […]

The Standard: We’re Not Done Yet2022-10-13T19:05:13-05:00


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