Schmid: giving her all on and off the field

            In a place like WW-P, achieving a healthy balance between academics, extracurriculars, and social life is difficult, but for senior Emily Schmid, it seems effortlessly natural.  Scouted to George Washington University for soccer her sophomore year, she’s worked hard for what she has and isn’t letting the senioritis kick …

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First time player Kellan Cupid contributes to undermanned football team

    Kellan Cupid is nothing short of an anomaly.  Despite being a full-fledged actor and a member of the school’s dance team, Cupid decided to join North’s football team—in his last year of high school.   “I’ve always wanted to do football, but senior year was my first opportunity to do it,” Cupid said. …

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Rameen Masood: “Ramz to the rescue”

Field hockey is a team sport.  In any team sport, communication is key, and no one knows this better than senior captain Rameen Masood. Previously a soccer player, Masood made the switch to field hockey in eighth grade after being introduced to it by a friend, and never looked back.  Four years later, she has …

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Sid Kumar, North’s gentle giant, heads for Division One

Being known as big and intimidating may not amount to the best reputation, but when you’re a high school baseball player getting Division One offers to play at colleges like Penn State and Wagner, all that really matters is baseball. Senior Sid Kumar started playing baseball when he was three years old, and hasn’t stopped …

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Despite injuries, Alex Hendry stars for girls’ lacrosse team

The quintessential lacrosse captain is agile, quick on her feet, and highly adaptable—senior Alex Hendry has done all that and more…in a giant leg brace. Of course, she didn’t start out like this. In her first memory of lacrosse, Hendry said she recalls “absolutely sucking.” She played soccer with the daughter of a local lacrosse …

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Yuzki Oey: concentration on the course, compassion off it

Back in eighth grade, senior distance runner Yuzki Oey decided that she wanted to be a sprinter. She joined the track team, and then, following her mother’s advice, she joined the cross country team to further improve her running speed. Recalling this, Oey laughed: “There I realized that I just was not good at sprinting.” …

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Well-rounded Olsson never stops having fun

Greg Olsson is one of those natural-born leaders—the kind of individual who, without really knowing why, will step up and say the unpopular things because he knows that doing so will eventually lead his teammates down the right path and bring as much success to the team as possible. “Greg is not only a goal …

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