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Winston “Forgets” to Pay for Seafood

Amanda Smith

May 16, 2014


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Jameis Winston, Florida State quarterback and reigning Heisman Trophy winner, was given a civil citation on April 30, 2014 after walking out of a deli in a Tallahassee, Fla.-area Publix the day before with $32 worth of crab legs and crawfish. Leon County Sheriff's Office Maj. Michael Wood said that W...

Rams Make NFL History

Reid Riccordella

May 14, 2014


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The Rams made history when they selected Michael Sam Saturday afternoon with the 249th pick in the 2014 NFL draft, making him the first openly gay football player to be drafted into the NFL. It was unsure if the former Missouri defensive end would get drafted even though he was the SEC defensive ...

Johnny Manziel drafted to the Cleveland Browns: After a long wait, Johnny Football was drafted in the 22nd pick

Kristen Mohr

May 14, 2014


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On Thursday night, Johnny Manziel and fans alike were filled with anxiety watching the NFL draft. The potential number one draft pick had a long three hour wait before finally being contacted by the Browns as the 22nd pick. The Browns had passed on Johnny two times before finally contacting him at 10:41...

West Morris Reaches County Final

Sam McClellan

May 13, 2014


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If there is any knock on the West morris baseball team this year, it is the occasional lack of hitting and run support for their pitchers. This was not the case for the Wolfpack in the county semi-final as the team posted 7 runs, advancing to the county final in a 7-0 win over Morristown. Their first ...

Free Food For Student-Athletes: The NCAA has approved a rule allowing student-athletes unlimited food

Kristen Mohr

May 12, 2014


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In order for athletes to make it to the college level, they have to be a rare breed. There is something special about them that got them to that point- they are bigger, stronger, and faster than others. And due to their rigorous workout and game schedules, their appetites are something else too. As a re...

Rams to Workout Johnny Manziel

Rams to Workout Johnny Manziel

Reid Riccordella

May 2, 2014


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The St. Louis Rams surprised the football world when they announced yesterday they would be working out Texas A&M studs Jake Mathews, Mike Evans and… Johnny Manziel?! The Rams, who hold both the second and thirteen overall picks in this year’s draft, were not projected by any of the experts...

Central Takes on Randolph in First Round of MCT

Amanda Smith

May 2, 2014


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West Morris Central softball team entered the MCT as the sixth-seed and versed 11th-seed, Randolph High School, on their home field. Although both teams played a strong game, Randolph came out on top with a final score of 6-2. Nicole Frank led the Wolfpack on the mound and finished the game with a ...

Spring Sports: First Practices of the Season

Emily Bejin

March 24, 2014


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With the unpredictable weather this year, it has been difficult to start up spring sports’ practices. There is still a significant amount of snow on the fields making outdoor practices impossible. Lacrosse, Baseball, Softball, and Track and Field have been unable to practice outside on school prope...

Seahawks Stun in Super Bowl XLVIII

Seahawks Stun in Super Bowl XLVIII

Reid Riccordella

March 17, 2014


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The Seattle Seahawks demolished the Denver Broncos 43-8 this past Sunday in Super Bowl XLVIII. The story going into this game was how Seattle’s great defense was going to fair against statistically the best offense in NFL history in the Denver Broncos. They did more than contain it; they didn’t...

22nd Winter Olympic Games

Austin DiLullo

March 12, 2014


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The end of January marks the beginning of the 22nd Winter Olympics Games.  Set to begin February 7th, and ending on the 23rd,  the Winter Olympics is being held in the country of Russia, in the city of Sochi. This year, the winter olympics has 88 nations participating in 97 events, spread out amon...

Security Raises Concern at Winter Olympics

Jamie King

March 12, 2014


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The 2014 Winter Olympics will be held in Sochi, Russia. There has been a great deal of concern over whether or not this is a safe location. President Vladimir Putin has intensified security measures and wants to ensure athletes and fans feel safe in the country. Security measures start when guests...

Chargers, Colts, 49ers, Saints Victorious in Wild Card Weekend

Sam McClellan

March 12, 2014


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Wild Card weekend brought quite a bit of excitement to football fans across the nation. The weekend included two game winning field goals and the second largest comeback in the history of the NFL playoffs as the Colts came back from a 21 point halftime deficit to win 45-44 over the Chiefs.   Here is how it happ...

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