The Purple Quill

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Sam Hargett showing off his vertical while getting ready to yam the ball to the ground

Panthers are volleyball’s finest

September 13, 2018

The Elder Panthers have won the state title! That is a line that Coach Sean Tierney ‘93 has hear...

Beginners guide to prom szn

Beginners guide to prom szn

March 13, 2018

With prom season quickly approaching, there is a lot of buzz in the air. Hearts could be broken, relationships could be strengthened, y...

Mercy prepares for their final year.

Mercy tradition lives on

October 12, 2017

If you live on the Westside of Cincinnati, you probably are related to or know someone who went to Mother...

The Rundown: April and May

May 14, 2017

Here it is, the final Rundown of the 2017 Purple Quill campaign. Myself and Zach Fries give our takes...

The Rundown: March

March 15, 2017

March is here and that means Madness! With the tournament right around the corner, Zach Fries provides...

A birds eye view of the P.A.C. Home of the Baseball, Tennis, and Track and Field teams (photo taken from Pinterest)

Spring sports tryouts

March 7, 2017

Spring is in full swing here at Elder and with that coaches are holding tryouts for baseball, volleyball,...

The Quill gives a preview of the spring sports (Photo edited by Adam Keller)

Spring sports begin this month

March 7, 2017

The first official games, matches, and meets of the spring sports season begin in March. Many of the...

Dabbelt leaves his mark on Elder athletics

Dabbelt leaves his mark on Elder athletics

October 12, 2016

In 1962, Dave Dabbelt came to Elder as a freshman.  Throughout his time at Elder, he was a wrestler. ...

Girls weigh in on appreciation of female sports

Girls weigh in on appreciation of female sports

October 7, 2015

This past summer, the U.S. Women's Soccer National Team won the Women's World Cup. During the team's...

Your dancing guide to Prom

Your dancing guide to Prom

March 3, 2015

Ladies and gentleman the time is finally upon us. Get your dancing shoes out and get ready to boogie....

The bigger the better?

March 3, 2015

 Everyone knows the electric feeling of a home basketball crowd. The passion, the intensity, and the ...

2014 State Champions

Volleyball “set” for repeat run

September 10, 2014

Elder Volleyball, last year’s state champions, are looking to repeat with a redone team.  Last season...

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