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UConn mens basketball wins for the sixth time

UConn men’s basketball wins for the sixth time

Chloe Tome, Staff Reporter May 20, 2024

On April 8th, UConn men’s basketball won its 6th NCAA tournament championship title in a national title game against Purdue, with a final score of 75-60. This is the second consecutive win for the Huskies...

Hockey player dies on the ice after horrific incident

Hockey player dies on the ice after horrific incident

Chloe Tome, Staff Reporter November 29, 2023

On October 28th, pro ice hockey player Adam Johnson’s neck was sliced by an opposing player's skate during a Challenge Cup match in England, leaving a life-threatening cut that ended up killing him....

Nakken and Ng break the glass ceiling

Nakken and Ng break the glass ceiling

Chloe Tome, Staff Reporter November 9, 2023

In a predominantly male work field, it is incredibly difficult for women to find jobs in sports management. However, Alyssa Nakken and Kim Ng, along with other monumental women, broke the glass ceiling...

Marathoner Kelvin Kiptum breaks world record

Marathoner Kelvin Kiptum breaks world record

Chloe Tome, Staff Reporter October 27, 2023

In the annual Chicago marathon, Kenyan distance runner Kelvin Kiptum broke the men's marathon world record on October 8th 2023, with a shocking time of 2:00:35.  Kelvin Kiptum is a 23-year-old distance...

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New proof of the complicated relationship between NBA athletes and their fans

Matt Kilmer, Senior Reporter May 13, 2022

Last night, during the Dallas Mavericks game four victory against the one seeded Phoenix Suns in the second round of the 2022 playoffs, a much more important topic arose than a victory or defeat: the mother...

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Dwayne Haskins dies in traffic accident

Thomas Barry, Senior Reporter April 25, 2022

Tragically last Saturday morning as young NFL quarterback, and Ohio State football star Dwayne Haskins passed away at the age of 24 during a traffic incident on a highway outside of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  911...

Gambling in sports has a dark history

Gambling in sports has a dark history

Matt Kilmer, Senior Reporter December 16, 2021

May 31, 2002.  Game 6.  Lakers.  Kings.  Western Conference Finals.  The Lakers are seeking their third title in a row, becoming the third franchise in NBA history to complete the feat.  The Kings,...

Kantner challenges China and becomes an American citizen

Kantner challenges China and becomes an American citizen

Cameron Jacobs, School News Editor December 16, 2021

The NBA is the most viewed sports league in China. With over 500 million fans and a market worth nearly $6 billion, it is one of the most profitable countries for the league in terms of viewership. However,...

Roberto Clemente, a Latino hero of the MLB

Roberto Clemente, a Latino hero of the MLB

Thomas Barry, Senior Reporter October 1, 2021

On August 18th, 1934 the world welcomed a new life to the world who would very soon end up to be a MLB icon. This is the story of Roberto Clemente, a Latinx hero.  Luisa Walker and Don Melchor Clemente...

An American game has Latin roots

An American game has Latin roots

Matt Kilmer, Senior Reporter October 1, 2021

Baseball is often referred to as America’s pastime.  It is labeled as a staple of American culture.  It is these ignorant statements that keep us from understanding that baseball is a sport of Latin...

Sydney McLaughlin rules the track

Sydney McLaughlin rules the track

Jayda Costa, Senior Reporter September 27, 2021

The 2020 Olympics were definitely games to remember. While some athletes took a necessary break to focus on mental health, others achieved greatness and broke many Olympic records. One such superstar is...

We should have her back

We should have her back

Shravani Daptardar, Sports Editor September 27, 2021

After a crazy year with the pandemic in 2020, the olympics were finally held from July 23rd - Aug 8 2021.  Simone Biles, the four time olympic gold champion, withdrew from the olympics after feeling...

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