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Nation Endures Brutal Sunday Night Contest

Nation Endures Brutal Sunday Night Contest

Zach Meister, Sports Editor
January 6, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Seattle Seahawks and Arizona Cardinals squared off in what was expected to be an exciting battle between two of the NFL’s elite teams. However, the primetime battle turned into a boring defensive game that was near intolerable to watch. The result turned out to be a shocking tie as neither team ...

College Basketball Returns With Its Fair Share of Familiarity and New Faces

College Basketball Returns With Its Fair Share of Familiarity and New Faces

Nick Leloia, News Editor
January 6, 2017
Filed under Sports

On November 11, college basketball finally returned to our televisions, with the Veteran’s Day slate of games concluding with Armed Forces Classic which pitted Arizona against Michigan State, and then Indiana against Kansas. Arizona and Indiana both came away with wins, which vaulted them up the Associ...

West Morris Football Starts Season 5-0

West Morris Football Starts Season 5-0

Zach Meister, Sports Editor
January 5, 2017
Filed under Sports

  After an off season filled with lifting, conditioning, and double sessions, the WMC football team was finally ready to face Par Hills in the season opener. The Wolfpack finished the first half tied in the hot and rainy away game, but senior running back and linebacker Jake Congdon soon ha...

Penn State Comes From Behind to Knock off Ohio State

Penn State Comes From Behind to Knock off Ohio State

Nick Leloia, News Editor
January 5, 2017
Filed under Sports

On October 22, the second ranked Ohio State Buckeyes went to State College, Pennsylvania to face the then unranked Penn State Nittany Lions. It was the annual “whiteout” game in Beaver Stadium, in which all 107 thousand fans go to the game clad in white to create one of the most difficult environme...

West Morris Central Fights to Keep Undefeated Record

West Morris Central Fights to Keep Undefeated Record

Holly Reidinger, Managing Editor
January 5, 2017
Filed under Sports

A devastating loss for the West Morris Central football team, as their battle against Sparta ended in a 35-28 loss on Saturday, October 22nd. Although this is their first loss all season, newjerseyhills.com stated that the Wolfpack was the first team this season to hold Sparta, with a 6-0 record,  ...

West Morris Girl’s Cross Country Team Advances to the Group 3 Championships

West Morris Girl’s Cross Country Team Advances to the Group 3 Championships

Grace Alai
January 5, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

After an aggressive run at Sectionals at Garrett Mountain, the varsity girls cross country team came in fourth place out of 17 teams and advanced to the Group 3 Championships!  Their race was on Saturday, November 12 at Holmdel Park.   “We definitely did not expect to make it to this meet...I thou...

Edwin Encarnacion Hits Walk-off Homerun to Beat Orioles

Edwin Encarnacion Hits Walk-off Homerun to Beat Orioles

Jake Werth, Assistant Sports Editor
January 4, 2017
Filed under Sports

Blue Jays DH, Edwin Encarnacion, hit a walk off three run home run to end a thriller, and start the 2016 playoffs with a bang. The regular season was a showcase of power for both teams. The Orioles had the most team home runs in the American League and the Blue Jays ranked third according to esp...

NFL Score Tracker

George Zutell
January 4, 2017
Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

NFL Week 1                                          Steelers 38 Redskins 16   Rams 0 49ers 28   Buccaneers 31 Falcons 24   Browns 10 Eagles 29   Vikings 25 Titans 16   Raiders 35 Saints 34...

WMC Athletes: Where are they now?

WMC Athletes: Where are they now?

Erin Rubright, Staff Writer
January 4, 2017
Filed under Features, Sports

Since this year’s graduating class was freshman, there have been a handful of WMC athletes who have gone on to play at the collegiate level and achieved major success. On average, only about 6% of male athletes and 8% of females will go onto play a sport in college. There are some cases that differ...

Heisman Race Enters Final Stretch

Heisman Race Enters Final Stretch

Zach Meister, Sports Editor
January 4, 2017
Filed under Sports

Lamar Jackson has been the clear favorite for the Heisman trophy for the majority of the college football season, but after Louisville’s disappointing performances against Houston and in state rival Kentucky, the race has opened up a little. Jackson still boasts a statline that is dominant compared to th...

Central Boys Varsity Soccer Beats Roxbury in an Overtime Thriller

Central Boys Varsity Soccer Beats Roxbury in an Overtime Thriller

Alyssa Spady, Editor-in-Chief
January 4, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

The heat may have been unbearable but the Wolfpack managed to press on beating the Roxbury Gaels 2-1. During the first half of the game the two teams found themselves in a stalemate, trading blows, trying to take a quick lead against the other. It wasn’t until the start of the second that ...

Football’s Concussion Dilemma

Tyler Sansone, Editor In- Chief
December 21, 2016
Filed under Sports

Football, an American staple in sports, is riddled with head trauma and concussion related injury. According to apps.frontline.org, there were 199 players who suffered from a concussion in the last NFL season. As mentioned on infoplease.com, on estimate, there are 1,696 players in the NFL. With 199 players suffering from concussion last season, that accounts for...

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