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Upper gym floors to be resurfaced

Kate Froehlich, Executive Editor

October 28, 2009

Filed under Sports, Sports News

The upper gym floors are to be resurfaced November 5 - 9, affecting basketball tryouts and cheerleading practice. Originally supposed to be done this Thursday to Sunday, the resurfacing was changed to allow for the women’s varsity...

Soccer program races for a cure

Erin Hanratty, Online Sports Editor

October 28, 2009

Filed under Sports, Sports News

The morning after homecoming dawned cold and rainy.  While a majority of JC students were still asleep, the members of the men’s and women’s soccer teams were up at 5 am in order to participate in the Komen Race for the Cure. Race...

Forty minutes isn’t enough

Daniel Gallen, Editor in Chief

October 28, 2009

Filed under Sports Editorials

The World Series is the set of games that Major League Baseball makes the least accessible to the general public, starting them at 8:35 p.m.  With games averaging about three to three and a half hours, it sets up the perfect...

Women’s cross country crosses finish line as champions

Daniel Gallen, Editor in Chief; Ian Richardson

October 28, 2009

Filed under Game Recaps

After three days of rain, the clouds finally cleared on October 28 for the women’s cross country team to win the IAAM ‘A’ Conference Championship, for the first time since 2006, in a close 33-36 victory over heavily favored...

Bittersweet ending for volleyball seniors

Caitie Beth Shauk, General Staff

October 23, 2009

Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The members of the boys’ volleyball team spent their Wednesday night making pancakes on the volleyball court. A “pancake” is a term used in volleyball to describe when a player lays his hand on the ground to prevent the...

Patriots sink Saints, 33-14

Daniel Gallen, Editor in Chief

October 23, 2009

Filed under Game Recaps, Sports, Top Stories

In the rain on Friday night, the Patriots kept their championship hopes alive as they defeated the St. Mary’s Saints 33-14. Playing their second consecutive rainy Friday night game, the Patriots (6-2 overall, 5-2 MIAA ‘B’...

Overtime with Daniel Gallen

Daniel Gallen, Editor in Chief

October 23, 2009

Filed under Sports Editorials

Will another team go winless in 2009? The Detroit Lions set the bar high in 2008: 0-16.  No one had ever done it, no one thought it would be possible, and no one thinks it will happen again. Right now there are three candidates...

Pep Rally wraps up Spirit Week

Julia Earnshaw, In-Depth Editor

October 20, 2009

Filed under Sports, Sports News

This year’s Spirit Week ended with the annual Pep Rally to gear up for the Homecoming game that night. Cheerleaders formed a tunnel around the students to welcome them into the gym. The rally began with a brief introduction by s...

Patriots punish Severn

Daniel Gallen, Editor in Chief

October 19, 2009

Filed under Game Recaps, Sports, Top Stories

Coming off two weeks in which he scored six touchdowns, intercepted four passes, and recorded 17 tackles in wins over Cardinal Gibbons and St. Frances, Stephen St. Clair continued his sensational season Friday night in a 48-13...

Hunt’s injury hurts Patriots

Daniel Gallen, Editor in Chief

October 19, 2009

Filed under Sports, Sports News

As junior Brian Hunt surveyed the field, he instinctively ran towards the play, but this time, instead of helping his teammates off the ground as usual, he was the one being helped up. This move ended the season for Hunt before...

Football coach tackles character

Kaitlin Bobbin, Editorials Editor

October 16, 2009

Filed under Sports, Sports News

Eligibility is becoming weekly for football players this year. Presenting a classroom evaluation to each of their teachers on a weekly basis presents a whole new level of standards for these athletes. On the evaluation, teachers indicate w...

School slashes budget

Kate Froehlich, Executive Editor

October 16, 2009

Filed under Sports, Sports News

When the football program wanted new uniforms, coach Keith Rawlings, unable to get the $20,000 to pay for them from the school, organized a “schedule card” drive, selling cards of coupons from local businesses. An outside...

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