2018 Winter Olympics

Gabriella Rusek, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


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The Summer Olympics used to include figure skating and ice hockey before people wanted to add more snow and ice games. The Winter Olympics was then created in 1921 being held only three months after the summer games by the same country. In 1992 it was officially changed to the winter games being held ...

Sports Inequalities

Catie Unger, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


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There is a tremendous gender inequality in sports. Women sports players have been fighting for equality for years, but not much has come out of it. They are paid significantly less and broadcasted less than men, but why? According to Newsweek, the national women’s soccer team makes $99,000 each, gi...

Cheerleading Olympics

Channing Prins, Staff Writer

January 5, 2018


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The days of waving pom-pom’s and smiling are over, cheerleading is much more than that today. Most people see the cheerleaders on the sidelines and assume that all they do is smile and make up cheers. What they don’t see is the hours of hard work and practice cheerleaders really do. There is a major...

2017 Sports Highlights

Conor Borthwick, Staff Writer

January 5, 2018


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As we head into 2018, it is always fun to look back at the previous year’s biggest moments. Although many may consider 2017 a year filled with struggles and disappointments, the sports world showed quite the opposite. One of the greatest things about sports is its ability to help us forget about the...

Sticking to Sports

Matt Traverso, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


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In this day and age, it’s almost impossible to stay out of politics. In some way, it will affect people, whether they want it to or not. A major case of this is professional athletes or sports writers speaking for or against the current state of our political climate. Of course, the most relevant topics...

How the Game has Changed

Justis Nieves, Sports Page Editor

June 12, 2017


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In the NBA today so much has changed in the past few years. Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, Allen Iverson have all retired, traditional back-the-basket big men are a rarity now, players are making more money than ever before, and NBA jerseys will feature sponsors on them in the near future. So much has change...

Then. Now. FOREVER.

Then. Now. FOREVER.

Kyle LeDuc, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017


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  World Wrestling Entertainment has been around for a long time and many iconic superstars have come and gone to keep the fans entertained. Some of those superstars are Hulk Hogan, John Cena, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Stone Cold Steve Austin, and Randy Orton. All these superstars influence...

A Change in Tradition

A Change in Tradition

Kyle Rooney, School Page Editor

March 22, 2017


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Since 1980 it has been an honorable tradition for every National Football team that wins the Super Bowl to meet the President at the White house. This long tradition has been passed down to the New England Patriots after making an improbable 25 point comeback to win Super Bowl 51. Although there has...

Record Breaking

Haidyn Emmerich, Environmental Page Editor

March 2, 2017


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Warwick Valley High School’s Varsity Swim team has been smashing records across the board. Recently, Lee Emmerich, a senior, fellow wildcat,  and also a family member, broke the school record for the 200 Individual Medley. This event includes swimming all four of the strokes in one race, which are ...

Perspective of an Injured Athlete

Perspective of an Injured Athlete

Sarah Lennon, Staff Writer

December 7, 2016


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Passion and desire is what drives an individual to be great. Athletes not only have this passion and desire but the emotional connection to the sport they love as well. Although emotion might be an important aspect of pursuing the sport you love, the biggest obstacle most athletes face is physical....

The Crew Team

The Crew Team

Annie Demetroules, School Page Editor

October 14, 2016


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What is Crew? Crew, in its simplest terms, is rowing. Rowing is defined as the sport of racing in long, narrow boats that are moved by using oars. Competitions, more formally known as Regattas, are 1500 meters long for high school students (just about a mile in length) which takes just about six minutes ...

ID People Changing The Game

ID People Changing The Game

Daniella Micallef, Co-Editor of the Entertainment Page

May 5, 2016


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The Special Olympics is an organization for adults and children with intellectual disabilities. As stated from the Special Olympics website, “Intellectual disability (ID) is a term used to describe a person with certain limitations in cognitive functioning and other skills, including communication and s...

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