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Thanksgiving Football 2019

Thanksgiving Football 2019

Michael Vanko, Sports Editor

November 28, 2019

It's Thanksgiving already? This means that 2019 is almost over. But before the ball drops in Time Square, we have a couple of holidays to get through. This Thursday is a day for family, food and traditions. The day usually begins with the family gathering inside to watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Da...

Fall Sports Finale

Fall Sports Finale

Zach Brennan, Sports Editor

November 22, 2019

Many of the Fall Sports are coming to an end or have ended, let’s take a look at how each team faired. Boys Soccer     Boys Soccer has seen a major improvement in performance from last year. The team has tripled its win total, going from 4 wins in 2018-19 to 12 in 2019-20. The boys were upset in...

The Problem with Zion

The Problem with Zion

Michael Oestreich, Editor In Chief

October 30, 2019

No matter your opinion on Zion Williamson, there is no doubt he’s one of the most hyped athletes of all time. The first round pick of this years draft, some have even heralded him as “the next LeBron James” for his historic season at Duke, even though he has not played a single NBA game as of ...

Central XC Practice Changes

Central XC Practice Changes

Michael Vanko, Sports Editor

October 29, 2019

The boys and girls cross country teams have been using local roads and trails to practice everyday for years. These roads included North and South Four Bridges, Bartley Road and a couple others. This year, however, the teams are not allowed to step foot on the roads.    The coaches have made road safety a priority...

MLB Championship Series Recap and World Series Preview

MLB Championship Series Recap and World Series Preview

Zach Brennan, Sports Editor

October 28, 2019

Since mid-April, 30 professional baseball teams have played 162 games in order to make the playoffs in October. October has arrived and it has not disappointed so far. Let’s view the playoff recap of each team and look ahead to the World Series. American League  New York Yankees If you we...

New Cheerleading Coach Takes the Reigns of the Squad

New Cheerleading Coach Takes the Reigns of the Squad

Zach Brennan, Sports Editor

October 24, 2019

Friday nights in the Valley, football players take the field ready to play, the band is in the bleachers ready to make as much noise as possible for kick-off, fans take their seats ready to watch, and there’s one more group of people that play a huge part for Friday Night Lights. That group the ch...

Deserving to be Paid?

Deserving to be Paid?

Zach Brennan, Sports Editor

October 18, 2019

With the atmosphere of the student section, intense rivalries, and explosiveness the younger athletes possess, college athletics to some are by far more entertaining than professional sports,. Colleges and the NCAA (National College Athletics Association) rake in millions or billions of dollars off thei...

Central Volleyball on the Hunt Again

Central Volleyball on the Hunt Again

Michael Vanko, Sports Editor

October 18, 2019

For the WMC Girls Volleyball team, 2018 was a year that their players will never forget. The girls won another county title, and took their talents to states. Central worked their way all the way to the championship game against Northern Highlands. Teamwork and commitment was the motive for the team, wh...

Kaepernick Strikes Again

Patrick Marchetta, Sports Writer

October 22, 2018

Brave. Disrespectful. Leader. Ignorant. Hero. Traitor. These are just some of the words used to describe former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick since he began kneeling for the playing of the national anthem at the beginning of the 2016 NFL season. Two years later and Kaepernick is still in headline...

Boys Soccer Takes on Spain

Brian Hunt, Broadcast Director

October 27, 2017

It was an exciting Sunday morning for the boys soccer team as they prepared themselves for an amazing expedition to Spain. They were scheduled to play a few soccer games against some spanish clubs and go on a few tours around the cities. The first stop for the team was in Barcelona on July 31. The pla...

Boys Soccer Team Drops Opener

John Hagler and Justin Webster, Broadcast Director and Assistant Section Editor

October 24, 2017

The West Morris Central Boys Soccer team kicked (pun intended) off the Cuckar Era and 2017 season against Mount Olive on September 8th. The team lost a hard fought battle against rival Mount Olive, 1-0. The team played well in the first game under Coach Cuckar, despite missing captain Chris Flores....

The Wolfpack is Back

Justin Morris, Sports Editor

October 24, 2017

Oh baby are the boys back! This Central football team is on a mission and will not have anyone in there way. Last Thursday they beat a very good Mount Olive football team to advance to 3-1 on the season. That's three in a row for the boys after a heartbreaking loss to Par Hills. The team is locking ...

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