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NPAA vs. School Teams: A Whole Different Ball Game

Ian Guilday, '19, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


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NPAA vs. School Teams: A Whole Different Ball Game It is the height of basketball season, which means from all over the Wallingford-Swarthmore area are competing in a sport near and dear to so many hearts. Many kids in this area compete in the Nether-Swarthmore League, otherwise known as NPAA, whil...

Penn State Football End Season with a Bowl Win

Conor McCambridge, '19, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


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Although not necessarily the bowl they would have liked to win, the 35-28 win over 12th ranked Washington in the Fiesta Bowl was a nice way to wrap up a promising season for the Nittany Lions. After being ranked in the top 5 all season (topping out at number 2), heartbreaking back-to-back losses against riv...

The Year of Injury in the NFL

Ryan Krouse, '19, Editor

March 6, 2018


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Football is a rough sport, this is common knowledge. Players are going to get injured and that is just a cost that comes along with playing the game. It is extremely unfortunate when these injuries occur to a particular team’s top player but that is sometimes how it goes. This past NFL season in particular...

Wentz Continues to Shine as Eagles Look to Playoffs

Ian Guilday, '19, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


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With half of the NFL season already behind us, Eagles fans are rejoicing in the Eagles 10-1 start going into week 13. Not only is it the current best record in the League, but the last time the Eagles had this fantastic of a start, they went to the Super Bowl. Their red hot winning streak can be attributed...

Teachers Extend Turkey Bowl Winning Streak

Ryan Krouse, '19, Editor

March 6, 2018


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The annual teacher vs. student Turkey Bowl was played on November 21st as the students looked to take down the teachers in a heated, but very one- sided rivalry. The teachers had been riding a win streak lasting almost twenty years and were certainly not looking for it to come to an end any time soon....

Zack Hussein Spotlight

Ian Guilday, '19, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


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With the Strath Haven football season in full swing, it seemed like the right time to highlight one of the team’s top talents. Zack Hussein, also known as “Big Huss”, has accumulated 636 yards as well as 10 touchdowns, and isn’t just the lead rusher for Strath Haven, but one of the best backs...

Haven Field Hockey

Abby Malarkey, Caroline Zidek, ‘19, Staff Writers

October 12, 2017


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This year of Strath Haven Field Hockey is off to a great start; with it’s large number of 40 girls, it is bound to be a great season! The girls have recently taken part in a central league tournament, held at Avon Grove, and came out undefeated. This success that the varsity team had was just the kick...

Fantasy Football from the Perspective of Someone Who Doesn’t Really Know How Football Works

Chris Schmucki, '18, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017


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Quarterback! Wide receiver! Running back! Touchdown! Interception! Kickoff! Field goal! Fumble! Sack! Down! These words pretty much amalgamate my vocabulary in football. For the past two years, I have been taking part in Fantasy Football leagues without really knowing much about the sport. I distinctly...

Philly Sports on the Rise

Ian Guilday, '19, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017


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For the last few years, Philadelphia sports teams have been considered the laughing stocks of national sports teams. However, with the start of the NFL season, and the arrival of the NBA season on the horizon, the outlooks are more hopeful than in seasons past. For example, not having been in the playoffs...

CTE and Brain Damage in the NFL

Connor McCambridge, '19, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017


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As the frequency of studies examining brain injury in recent years has increased, it has become clear that football is unquestionably a risky sport to partake in. Even with rule changes in the NFL attempting to protect players from injury, there are still countless concussions each year, many of which...

Haven Golf

Ryan Krouse, '19, Editor

October 12, 2017


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The golf team has a very talented group that will likely contend for the Central League title in 2017. Leading the team are the senior captains Ben Newlon and Lauren Butscher who are both returning district qualifiers. Sophomores Kevin Smith and David Merz were also district qualifiers as freshmen last...

Haven Cross Country

Ian Guilday, '19, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017


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The boys cross country team is looking to have a successful season under second year coach,Glenn Venturini. There are some exciting changes to the team including new assistant coach Steve Balmer, and an increase of runners from last year’s squad. Thirteen of the fifty-eight runners on the team are...

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