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Indoor ski resort may open in Fairfax County

Indoor ski resort may open in Fairfax County

Leana Travis, editor-in-chief

April 9, 2019


Filed under Features, News, Sports, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

The American affiliate of Dutch Skiing company SnowWorld is considering working with Fairfax County to build their first Indoor Ski Resort in NortForceh America, according to a report by a subcommittee of the Fairfax County Sports Tourism Task. The Resort could potentially include a 100-room hotel with...

What it means to be a Seahawk athlete

What it means to be a Seahawk athlete

Izzy Abbondanza, staff writer

April 9, 2019


Filed under Features, Sport Updates, Sports, Student Life, Top Stories

Being a Seahawk athlete is much more than the “Friday night lights” or wearing the uniform to gain status around the school. Being a Seahawk athlete requires hard work and dedication in both the sport and in school. South Lakes has about 20 sports in total, so there are many athletes in the school....

MLB Season Preview

Marc Goldstein, staff writer

March 28, 2019


Filed under Features, Opinion, Sport Updates, Sports, Student Life, Top Stories

Since winter is officially over, it’s now time for baseball season to get underway. All 30 teams have work to do, from the powerhouses to the basement dwellers. MLB is celebrating their 150th year of existence and this could be one of the best yet. The best part about opening day, though, is that every...

Le’Veon Bell says hello to the New York Jets

Le’Veon Bell says hello to the New York Jets

Izzy Abbondanza, staff writer

March 27, 2019


Filed under News, Sport Updates, Sports, Top Stories, Trends

After a year-long break from football after deciding that the Steelers weren’t paying him enough, Le’Veon Bell decided to come back to the NFL with the New York Jets. While he was gone, he was missing out on being paid about $14 million, which is what he would have made during the past 2018 season....

Michael B. Jordan partakes in the harness trend

Michael B. Jordan partakes in the harness trend

Sean Caceres, staff writer

March 13, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Sports, Student Life, Trends

Celebrities are profoundly known for each of their sets of skills including acting, cooking, singing, producing, and directing. Celebrities they are also known for their different senses of fashion. High fashion goes back to 1858 when Charles Frederick Worth was the first designer to have his label...

March Madness is just around the corner

March Madness is just around the corner

Joseph Brotemarkle, staff writer

March 8, 2019


Filed under News, Sport Updates, Sports, Student Life, Top Stories

March Madness is the most exciting time in college basketball, as the 64 best college teams compete in the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament for the title of best college basketball team in the country. In the tournament, the best teams play against the worst to make sure that that best teams play in...

New varsity team captain Michael Bush discusses upcoming soccer season

New varsity team captain Michael Bush discusses upcoming soccer season

Sean Caceres, staff writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under Features, Sport Updates, Sports, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

The soccer season is right around the corner, and the varsity soccer team is practicing and recruiting new players for the upcoming season. They recently held tryouts on March 18th, 19th, and 21st. During the tryouts, Coach Marty and Coach Vasudevan had constant drills and scrimmages in play. There were...

The best of the best: LeBron or Jordan?

The best of the best: LeBron or Jordan?

Joseph Brotemarkle

February 26, 2019


Filed under Features, Sports, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

Analytics has revealed that former pros and fans have been arguing over who the greatest basketball player of all time is - LeBron James or Michael Jordan. This argument has been around for a couple of years, but has been heating up in recent years because of all of the championships James is racking...

Patriots secure overtime win against Chiefs

Patriots secure overtime win against Chiefs

Sean Caceres, staff writer

February 19, 2019


Filed under News, Sport Updates, Sports, Student Life, Top Stories

Kansas City and the New England had a very intense and suspenseful game. In the first half the Patriots were successful in gaining yardage by running the ball continuously with minimal passes and finally allowing running back Sony Michel to score. 7-0 in the second quarter and on the verge of scoring...

How analytics comes in to play with sports

How analytics comes in to play with sports

Marc Goldstein, staff writer

February 19, 2019


Filed under Features, Sport Updates, Sports, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

While most sports come down to the best players and teams, analytics and stats have enhanced football, basketball, and baseball. This “revolution” has been rising for a long time, but became really popular in 2015 when teams started to win with the use of analytics. Many executives have used stats...

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