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Students sign national letters of intent

Students sign national letters of intent

Kate Caranante, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019


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Sitting in front of family and friends in the media center, five seniors signed their national letters of intent on National Signing Day Wednesday, Feb. 6.  “Football is a game that carves itself deep inside of your soul,” head coach Robert Weiner said. “So, there’s a reason why when we g...

Varsity basketball defeats Sickles

Varsity basketball defeats Sickles

Gracen Rivera, Photographer

January 31, 2019


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Girls soccer beats Strawberry Crest

Hartley Hill, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019


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The girls soccer team defeated Strawberry Crest High School 6-0 at home Jan. 15. They also celebrated senior night for the graduating players.  “We were really excited since it was senior night,” sophomore Quinn Ryan said. “We just wanted our seniors to play good and get the goals, so we ...

Varsity basketball plays Wharton

Varsity basketball plays Wharton

Brenna Anderson, Photographer

January 16, 2019


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Colleges should not pay football players

Colleges should not pay football players

Kate Caranante, Staff Writer

January 9, 2019


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Just three weeks into the college football season, Ohio State’s All-American defensive end Nick Bosa was ruled out due to a core muscle injury and given no time table for his return. Instead of continuing to be part of the team, he decided to leave school and focus on rehabilitation to be ready for...

Student athletes sign letters of intent

Student athletes sign letters of intent

Kate Caranante, Staff Writer

December 31, 2018


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Four senior varsity football players and one junior college transfer announced which colleges they will be continuing their academic and athletic careers Dec. 20 inside the field house surrounded by their friends and family.   After viewing the players’ highlight tapes, head coach Robert Weiner gave a speech about each student indi...

Winter sports prepare for season

Winter sports prepare for season

Carol Kornworcel, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


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Girls Basketball: This year’s girls basketball team has already started warming up. Senior Alexys Mathangani has been playing since her freshman year and said she now has a lot more pressure to be a leader and make a difference on the court.  “One challenge is playing to our potential,” Mathangani said. “I hope we can work together to go really far this season.”...

Fall Sports Recap

Fall Sports Recap

Kate Caranante and Hartley Hill

December 7, 2018


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Football:  The varsity football team finished the season with a 11-2 record, won the district championship and made it to the regional final.   “The biggest accomplishment is always just to play to the best of your abilities, and I felt like we did that often, and I feel like we did that overall,” head coach Robert Weiner said. “I was really proud of our players’ season on the field and off the field.”  ...

17 students sign letters of intent

17 students sign letters of intent

Kate Caranante, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


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Following an introduction by their coaches, each of the 17 seniors signed their letters of intent to continue their athletic careers at their respective universities Nov. 14.  “It’s a great feeling to know all the hard work has paid off,” Logan Morrissey, who will be attending th...

Student receives U.S. Army All-American Bowl jersey

Student receives U.S. Army All-American Bowl jersey

Kate Caranante, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018


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Four-star senior offensive lineman William Putnam was presented his U.S. Army All-American Bowl jersey Thursday, Nov. 8 in the presence of his family, coaches and teammates.    The All-American Selection Committee, comprised of 247Sports and All-American Games, evaluates thousands of the nation’s top prospects on an annual basis fro...

Varsity football falls short to Lakeland in Regional Finals

Varsity football falls short to Lakeland in Regional Finals

Kate Caranante, Staff Writer

November 25, 2018


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Before the clock could hit zero, or the sportsmanlike post-game handshakes at midfield could be completed, tears were already filling in the eyes of the varsity football players. With these tears streaming down their faces, teammates embraced one another, heads buried in shoulders, as their run in the...

Varsity football defeats Viera

Varsity football defeats Viera

November 18, 2018


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