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Week in Sports: Week of Nov. 28

Week in Sports: Week of Nov. 28

Emily Stancliff, Sports Editor
December 8, 2016
Filed under Sport Updates, Sports, Winter Sports

Women's Basketball - Tuesday, Thursday In the season opener on Tuesday, Nov. 29, the women’s basketball team faced Coppin Academy at home. They sent the game into overtime but lost with a final score of 71-63. The team came back on Friday, Dec. 2 with another home game, facing St. Paul’s School ... Read more »

Fresh faces flock to varsity fields

Fresh faces flock to varsity fields

Azanae Barrow, Entertainment Editor
November 30, 2016
Filed under Sports

Standing in front of athletes trying out for varsity, freshman Katie Hormes prepares for the first day of soccer tryouts. “I was worried because I knew there were only a couple of spots left [on varsity] and I really had to prove myself,” Hormes said. Even though Hormes was stressed, she landed ... Read more »

Fall sports struggle to maintain success

Fall sports struggle to maintain success

November 28, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Wrapping up the season, players and coaches reflect on the ups and downs of their seasons.

Here’s the Game Plan: Tempers are flaring

Here’s the Game Plan: Tempers are flaring

Emily Stancliff, Sports Editor
November 23, 2016
Filed under Columns, Sports

Having grown up in the craziness of youth sports, I have had quite a bit of experience dealing with heated arguments. During a heated game, it is easy to get mouthy with the referees who make those “questionable” calls. In the end, though, refs are in charge of the game, and whatever they say goe... Read more »

Senior soccer player looks to the next level

Senior soccer player looks to the next level

Daniel Robinson, Sports Editor
November 21, 2016
Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Sports

Sprinting back on defense, senior varsity men’s soccer midfielder Andrew Kappel runs down an opposing striker. Within a yard of his opponent, Kappel goes to ground and slide tackles the ball out of bounds. His knee is stinging, and he looks down to see blood running over his kneecap. He pulls his ... Read more »

Sticking to tradition

Sticking to tradition

Grant Sharretts, Online Chief
November 17, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

With a strong tradition of teamwork and communication, the varsity field hockey team has thrived and achieved success through two coaches over the last three seasons, repeating for the third time as IAAM B Conference Champions with a 1-0 win over No. 1 seeded Maryvale on Nov. 6. Head coach Alice Puckett,... Read more »

Together on and off the field

Together on and off the field

Ianna Pirozzi, In-Focus Editor
November 15, 2016
Filed under Sports

With intense concentration, senior varsity soccer player Franco Caltabiano powers a corner kick into the goal, scoring in a game against Archbishop Curley High School. His teammates swarm around him, ready to jump around and celebrate. A year later, his teammates crowd around him again, this time be... Read more »

Silver is the new gold

Silver is the new gold

Christina Giovanazi, Community Editor
November 11, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories

Sophomore Alexander Kirkland sprints down the straightaway as the crowd blurs on either side of him. It’s the final stretch of the season’s final meet. The pressure is high as he tries to pass as many runners as he can. He crosses the finish line and looks to the official timer. The red numbers... Read more »

Cubs reach first world series in 71 years

Cubs reach first world series in 71 years

Emily Stancliff, Sports Editor
November 9, 2016
Filed under Sports

They were the winning team up until that dreaded October day. They were the first team to win back-to-back World Series titles and capture an astounding four pennants in just 10 short years. Everything seemed to be perfect for the Chicago Cubs, but then the goat came. On Oct. 6, 1945, the Cubs e... Read more »

Field hockey shuts out St. Paul’s in quarterfinals

Field hockey shuts out St. Paul’s in quarterfinals

Grant Sharretts, Online Chief
November 1, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Sports News

  Varsity field hockey took down St. Paul’s in the first round of their playoffs 2-0. “Today we played completely as a team and we felt the most comfortable than we have ever been,” senior center back defenseman Claire Pika said. Pika credits the team coming out of the gate hard... Read more »

Here’s the Game Plan: Tricks of the Trade

Here’s the Game Plan: Tricks of the Trade

Emily Stancliff, Sports Editor
October 28, 2016
Filed under Columns, Sports

What is the worst part about being injured? Sitting on the sidelines? Dealing with those horrible itchy casts? Or having to deal with the throbbing of the affected appendage? In my experience, it is the culmination of pains, both mental and physical that tortures me throughout the school day. Howeve... Read more »

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