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I Don’t Get It!: In honor of National Humor Month in April, people express ideas regarding generational differences in humor

I Don’t Get It!: In honor of National Humor Month in April, people express ideas regarding generational differences in humor

Karen Zhang

March 22, 2019


Filed under Cover Story, FEATURE, feature-top, Recent Updates, Top Story

As Kyle Fleckenstein, ComedySportz member and junior, stands on stage during a ComedySportz match, he draws inspiration for his jokes from popular and well-known events occurring in society. For example, Fleckenstein said he plans to reference “memes,” which are virally transmitted cultural symbols or s...

ComedySportz to compete in home matches on March 21 and 22

ComedySportz to compete in home matches on March 21 and 22

Jessica Konrad

March 20, 2019


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates, Top Story

The ComedySportz team will compete in its third and fourth home matches of the season on March 21 and 22. The matches will take place in the Studio Theater. Tickets cost $5 and are available online at ticketracker.com or at the door. In order to prepare for these matches, the team has been participating in regular practice. Piper Dafforn, ComedySportz captain and senior, said practices have gone well so far and said she is pleased with the team’s progress. “I lo...

ComedySportz to compete in first matches of the season

Jessica Konrad

February 20, 2019


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

The ComedySportz team recently kicked off its season at an away match at North Central High School on Jan. 18. The team’s first home match will take place on Feb. 21 in the Studio Theater at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $5 and are available for purchase online at ticketracker.com or at the door. In terms of p...

ComedySportz to compete in first home matches Feb. 21 and 22

ComedySportz to compete in first home matches Feb. 21 and 22

Jessica Konrad

February 15, 2019


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

The ComedySportz team is to compete in its first home matches of the season on Feb. 21 and 22. Both matches will start at 7 p.m. and take place in the Studio Theater. Tickets cost $5 and will be available at the door or online at ticketracker.com ComedySportz sponsor Jim Peterson said he is confident the t...

Go With the Flow: With ComedySportz competition season beginning, members, sponsor reflect on lessons, benefits of comedy

Go With the Flow: With ComedySportz competition season beginning, members, sponsor reflect on lessons, benefits of comedy

Marvin Fan

January 24, 2019


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Online Only, Print, Recent Updates, Uncategorized

Every week, Piper Dafforn, team captain of ComedySportz and senior, and other ComedySportz members can be found practicing improvisation in preparation for upcoming competitions. In these competitions, the team members compete with other high schools using audience suggestions and improvisation ...

ComedySportz trains for SRT Match

ComedySportz trains for SRT Match

Jessica Konrad

December 12, 2018


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

The ComedySportz team is currently preparing for its annual SRT match. The match will take place during second semester and will benefit Riley Children’s Hospital. The match will be intramural, with members divided into two teams. Tickets will be available for purchase at the beginning of second se...

ComedySportz trains for exhibition matches

ComedySportz trains for exhibition matches

Jessica Konrad

November 19, 2018


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

The ComedySportz team practiced with professional ComedySportz players in its recent rehearsals to prepare for the team’s exhibition matches in the spring. The exhibition matches serve as a venue for team members to practice their comedic improv skills on stage before competing in real ComedySportz...

ComedySportz to begin practice

ComedySportz to begin practice

Jessica Konrad

September 12, 2018


Filed under CLUBS, Online Only, Recent Updates

As the ComedySportz team posted its updated team roster on Friday, the team is now preparing to begin practice with the incoming team members. The team will practice every Friday afternoon in room P123. During practice, the team will prepare for matches that will take place in February, March and Ap...

ComedySportz prepares for upcoming matches

ComedySportz prepares for upcoming matches

Jessica Konrad

March 6, 2018


Filed under Online Only, Recent Updates

According to ComedySportz sponsor Jim Peterson, the ComedySportz team is currently preparing for its upcoming matches in the spring by conducting after-school rehearsals and training with professional ComedySportz members on the weekends. In these upcoming matches, the team will compete against othe...

ComedySportz team prepares for season

ComedySportz team prepares for season

Jessica Konrad

October 10, 2017


Filed under CLUBS, NEWS, Online Only, Recent Updates

The ComedySportz team has recently begun to prepare for its upcoming season in the spring. The team meets after school on Fridays to practice improv games and improve their comedic skills. According to Piper Dafforn, ComedySportz member and junior, learning how to play these games is one of the mos...