The Patriot

  • Quarter 1 will end on Oct. 31.

  • The annual Thanksgiving Food Drive will end on Friday, Nov. 2.

  • Monday, Oct. 29 is a D-Day early dismissal.

Powder Puff upset shocks school

Gaby Joseph, Copy Editor Ryan Lina, General Staff

October 15, 2009

Filed under Sports

The juniors upset the seniors with a 6-0 victory during the Powder Puff Game on October 13. The only points came during an interception returned for a touchdown by junior Melissa Cox. Controversy arose when Cox emerged in the...

Deroba brings new direction to JC field hockey

Mollyann Pais, General Staff

October 8, 2009

Filed under Sports

Uprooting and moving to “the sticks” hadn’t been on biology teacher and field hockey coach Megan Deroba’s To-Do list until her husband came home with the news. Due to the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) of the army...

JC athletes dream of being recruited for college

Rachel Kokoska, Sports Editor

October 5, 2009

Filed under Sports

The lights blind him as he runs onto the field with the rest of the 100 or so other players.  The crowd roars.  He looks up into the stadium filled with hundreds of thousands of football fans.  The night he has been waiting...

Boys’ and girls’ track teams finish strong

Katelynn Colgain, Editor

June 3, 2009

Filed under Sports

The middle of May is the most important time of year for the outdoor track team.  The heat, the pressure, and the competition of all the high schools in the MIAA/IAAM Conference come out to challenge each other.  Students run...

Senior Buontempo makes pro cheerleading squad

Katelynn Colgain, Sports Editor

May 21, 2009

Filed under Sports

For senior Serena Buontempo, the fact that she has only been to "one Ravens' game in her whole life" is about to change dramatically.  Buontempo recently tried out for, and is now a proud member of the Ravens' cheerleading squad. Buontempo...

MLB teams change while in critic’s unrelenting spotlight

Daniel Gallen, Managing Editor

May 21, 2009

Filed under Sports

The 2009 Major League Baseball season is shaping up to be one full of intrigue, drama, and suspense.  With teams moving to new stadiums, marquee players getting injured, and the cloud of performance enhancing drugs hanging over...

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