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Reid leads on the field

Reid leads on the field

Annabel Park, Bryce Frederick, and Will Behm
October 17
Filed under Sports

Toughness, explosiveness, and persistence. These three words describe sophomore junior varsity defensive end and offensive tackle Jeffery Reid, according to sophomore teammates Jack Shimanek and Jack Reilly. Starting playing at five years old and motivation from his father, Reid has evolved into...

Senior’s swaggers scores

Senior’s swaggers scores

Quinn Mcabe, Staff Writer
October 17
Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports

Top 3 Pump-up Songs “Fade”- Alan Walker “Infinite Daps”- Baauer and RL Grime “Bliss”- SMIIRK The change in scenery from The St. Paul’s School to here has brought only success for senior varsity soccer player Jordan Brown. “Originally I thought it was going to take a little time to adju...

Freshman propels team

Freshman propels team

Hyunsung Ko and Grace Gary
October 17
Filed under Sports

For freshman Becca Puente, motivation has been the key to her success. “She gives us 110% each and every day,” junior varsity field hockey head coach Brittany Jackson said. “Becca constantly looks for feedback and always wants to improve her game.” Puente has shown her love for field hockey...

Gritty golfer impresses

Gritty golfer impresses

Matt Ellis, Associate Editor
October 17
Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports

Top 3 Pump-up Songs "The Climb"-Miley Cyrus "Sorry"-Beyonce "Closer" -Chainsmokers ft. Halsey Senior and girls golf captain Sam Lannon’s dedication and mental strength have allowed her to jump to the number one ranked position on the team. “Golf is mentally one of the most challen...

Lions Notebook: Teams Look to Finish Regular Seasons Strong

Patrick Fitzgerald, Sports Editor
October 10
Filed under Sports

The allied soccer team played Franklin to a 4-4 draw in their most recent game Oct.4. Their record now stands at 1-0-1. In their next match, they host Milford Mill Oct.10. The varsity badminton team has run their streak of consecutive victories to seven after their 10-1 defeat of Lansdowne to remain...

NCAA decision raises questions

NCAA decision raises questions

Daniel Krugman, Sports Editor
September 29
Filed under Sports, Sports Column

A collegiate athlete is playing for the national championship but can’t use the bathroom inside the stadium. Later, they are denied food from the vendor. Both are completely legal. When the North Carolina state government passed the House Bill 2, which prohibits counties and cities to pass laws...

Quarterback vies for national athlete of the week

Quarterback vies for national athlete of the week

Sophie Bates, Editor in chief
September 21
Filed under Sports

Junior Ty Woodard is in the running to win the National Athlete of the Week award for the week of Sept 19. The survey is conducted by Varsity Views and as of Sept 20, Woodard is taking the lead among the five other athletes from across the country. These athletes, all football players, come from schools...

On the mound: athletes spark conversation

On the mound: athletes spark conversation

Patrick Fitzgerald, Sports Editor
September 21
Filed under Sports, Sports Column

Colin Kaepernick. Love him or hate him, you’re talking about him and what he’s doing, and that’s exactly what he wants you to do. When Kaepernick sat during the playing of the national anthem before his San Francisco 49ers’ preseason game Aug. 26, it was not the first time he had done it,...