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Championship Sunday : Preview, Picks and Polls

Championship Sunday : Preview, Picks and Polls

Michael Vanko, Sports Editor

January 16, 2020

Well, another 2-2 week for my picks in the divisional round, making me 7-4 overall for NFL picks. But, we have two more games to pick, and hopefully I can go 2-0 this week. It's been a really entertaining postseason up to his point. I have watched every game and the final four teams are ready to put on ...

Boys Basketball Battles in Regular-Season Tournament

Boys Basketball Battles in Regular-Season Tournament

Zach Brennan, Sports Editor

January 10, 2020

After losing in the first round of the J.P. Flynn Memorial Tournament last year, the boys' team went on and won the entire tournament this year. The boys have flown out of the gate to a 5-0 start and have a win-margin of 20.8 points. Senior big man Ryan Hillier kicked the tournament off with a mon...

2020 NBA MVP Predictions – January

2020 NBA MVP Predictions – January

Michael Oestreich

January 8, 2020

Even though the long NBA season has just begun, many have begun to speculate on how this season will conclude. Who will win the championship? Which draft prospect will be selected number 1 overall? And of course, the big question on everyone's mind, who will win the coveted NBA Most Valuable Player Award?...

Divisional Round : Preview & Picks

Divisional Round : Preview & Picks

Michael Vanko, Sports Editor

January 6, 2020

I don’t know about you, but I enjoyed watching all four wild card matchups this weekend. Every single game had a positive energy to it. All games were close games until the end. Unfortunately with my picks I went 2-2. For NFL picks this year so far, I’m 5-2. Here, we’re looking at the four gam...

Wild Card Weekend : Preview & Picks

Wild Card Weekend : Preview & Picks

Michael Vanko, Sports Editor

January 3, 2020

January football is arguably the best football we see all year. The 12 teams have made the playoff picture come into focus, and eight will be in action this weekend. It’s what sports fans call “Wild Card Weekend”. It has a good ring to it, and the name fits, because the wild card teams this year c...

NHL Coaching Carousel

NHL Coaching Carousel

Zach Brennan, Sports Editor

January 2, 2020

This season in the NHL has been filled with scandals and bizarre stories being released about multiple head coaches, something that is unusual for the NHL. Five teams have made the decision to move on from their head coach during the season as of now. Huge stories and scandals have come about either...

College Bowl Mania : Predictions

College Bowl Mania : Predictions

Michael Vanko, Sports Editor

December 20, 2019

Christmas, Hanukkah, it's all here! But for some college football fans, Santa is delivering early gifts beginning December 20th. I thought it would be fun to see how many games i can predict correctly, so why not share it with the internet?  The bowl period lasts from the 20th all the way up to the Nation...

Top 10 Sports Moments of the Decade

Top 10 Sports Moments of the Decade

Michael Vanko, Sports Editor

December 19, 2019

The decade is coming to a close, and it has left us with unforgettable moments in sports. Here, I do a countdown of what I think were the top moments in the decade. I was unbiased in choosing which events made the list, and where they placed. This basically means I didn’t favor one team over another.  ...

New England Patriots : End of an Era?

New England Patriots : End of an Era?

Michael Vanko, Sports Editor

December 13, 2019

We all knew this day would come, but we didn’t know exactly when it would. The year 2000 marked the beginning of the “Brady/Belichick” era, but the winning began in 2001. Since their Super Bowl title that year, New England has gone on to win 86 regular season games, 16 division titles, 10 conferen...

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 ...

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