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West Morris Central Atheltes College Destinations

West Morris Central Atheltes College Destinations

Zach Brennan, Sports Editor

May 15, 2020

West Morris Central will once again be sending a large number of student-athletes to the collegiate level where they will continue their athletic careers. This 2020 class will have a whopping 34 students continue on to play sports at their respective schools. The Paw congratulates all athletes that have ma...

Marbles Make Comeback Amid Sport Shutdown

Image Credit: Jelle's Marble Runs, 2019

Michael Oestreich

April 21, 2020

With major sport leagues being cancelled worldwide in the wake of COVID-19, many avid fans have had to find interesting ways to kill time in quarantine.   For many, the solution was a forgotten part of youth: Marble Racing.   For those of you who did not have a childhood, Marble Racing is a simple sport. Mar...

March Sadness: Sports Coming to a Standstill

(FILES) In this file photo taken on March 04, 2020 Picture taken on March 4, 2020 shows cleaners wearing a protective suit, as they sanitise the seats of the San Paolo stadium in Naples. - Hiring is surging and wages are rising in the United States as the year begins, but the coronavirus is poised to infect the economy and hamper President Donald Trump's re-election bid.
Wall Street has tumbled in recent days as the outbreak spread and undermined the view that the US economy is inoculated against the danger.
The White House has tried to downplay the impact, and Trump on march 6, 2020 even made the extraordinary claim that US businesses are benefitting from people staying in the country while predicting stocks would bounce back. (Photo by CIRO FUSCO / ANSA / AFP) / - Italy OUT

Zach Brennan, Sports Editor

April 7, 2020

March 11 and 12, 2020, were some of the most upsetting days for sports fans in the history of sports thanks to something that can only be seen with a powerful microscope: COVID-19, a.k.a the Coronavirus. It started with the Italian top-flight soccer league suspending play until early April, which went...

Should the NHL Return After Coronavirus?

Should the NHL Return After Coronavirus?

Michael Vanko, Sports Editor

April 6, 2020

Picture it:  The NHL Playoff race was heating up. Teams were beginning to give it their all to get to the postseason. With less than 15 games remaining it was going to be a playoff race better than the last. But then, tragedy struck. How could this happen though? We were so close to getting the ...

XFL Kicks Off

XFL Kicks Off

Zach Brennan, Sports Editor

February 27, 2020

It had been 19 years since there was a play in the XFL (eXtreme Football League) due to the league folding after its first season in 2001. The league was founded by Vince McMahon, who is known by many for owning World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and the big shot character he plays in the WWE Universe. T...

Is Eli Manning A Hall of Famer?

via Newsday.com

Michael Vanko

February 18, 2020

It’s the golden question every sports fan and analysts want answered: Does Eli Manning deserve to be in the Hall of Fame?  This is probably the first time the Hall of Fame voters are going to have to debate Eli’s case when the time comes. You can make the case for both sides of the argument, b...

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...

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