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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...

Gronk to decide on retirement

Gronk to decide on retirement

Joseph Brotemarkle, staff writer

February 19, 2019


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

Just days after the 2019 Super Bowl, Patriots star and tight end Rob Gronkowski declared that he is thinking about retiring before the next season, saying that he’s “definitely going to look at [his] future, for sure.” By this he means retiring from football to pursue other hobbies before he becomes...

Giannis Gunning for MVP

Giannis Gunning for MVP

Joseph Brotemarkle, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019


Filed under News, Sport Updates, Sports, Sports Score

Giannis Antetokounmpo, the Milwaukee Bucks’ star forward, is in the lead for the NBA’s most valuable player. He is currently in front of James Harden, LeBron James, Kawhi Leonard, and Steph Curry. Antetokounmpo - also known as the “Greek Freak” - was born in Athens, Greece and got drafted...

NFC Championship Game: Rams win in controversial call over Saints

NFC Championship Game: Rams win in controversial call over Saints

Joseph Brotemarkle, staff writer

January 24, 2019


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

The Los Angeles Rams took on the New Orleans Saints in the NFC championship game on January 20th. The winner of this game would continue to the Super Bowl to compete to be the greatest football team in the world. The New Orleans Saints took the early lead, scoring a touchdown and two field goals in...

The impact of analytics on sports

The impact of analytics on sports

Marc Goldstein, staff writer

January 23, 2019


Filed under 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...

James Harden in conversation for offensive GOAT

James Harden in conversation for offensive GOAT

Joseph Brotemarkle, staff writer

January 13, 2019


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

James Harden, star guard for the Houston Rockets, is now considered by some as the “Greatest of All Time” (GOAT) amongst basketball offensive players. Harden is averaging 34 points and 9 assists per game this season. A big game changer this season was having all-star point guard Chris Paul - which...

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