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Jimmy Butler: From The Streets to the Court

Kabir Bharatiya Staff Writer When we think of NBA players, we think of the fame, money, and media recognition they get. These guys get paid millions of dollars to play a game that they love, and just getting to the NBA itself is extremely difficult. Alot of these men grew up as basketball prodigies, starting basketball at young age. They […]

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The Most Underperforming Teams From The 2020-21 NFL Season

With the Tampa Bay Buccaneers obliterating the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl 55, this unhinged 2020-21 NFL season is officially in the books! This year, teams such as the Cleveland Browns, Miami Dolphins, and Washington Football Team surprised many with their unexpected playoff feats. On the other hand, it’s also important to acknowledge the other teams that didn’t live up to their high expectations. 

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Queen of the Court: Claire Yu

MVP award-winning senior Claire Yu, is an outsider hitter for High School North’s girls volleyball team. During middle school, shortly after Yu watched the volleyball teams at the Olympics dominate on the court, she decided to give it a try of her own. That instant attraction to volleyball has developed into a passion that has thrived for the past six years during her time on North’s girls volleyball team, as well as the club volleyball team she participates in outside of school. 

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MLB Award Races

By: Jack Carter Staff Writer As the MLB season winds down and the playoffs are quickly getting underway, teams are gearing up either for an intense and highly contested postseason or entering a time of deep reflection, wondering what exactly went wrong.  While this period in baseball can look drastically different for each team, there’s one thing teams on either end of the spectrum can get excited about- the award races.  Keep in mind that, as the MLB is broken down into the National and American  Leagues, so are the awards.  Let’s take a look at some of the top candidates for MVP, Cy Young, and Rookie of the Year Awards. MVP This award speaks for itself. The player who […]

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Sydney Vogel Seizes Victory

By: Josh Chait & Ismail Sy A brilliant multi-season athlete—having played soccer, basketball, and lacrosse since her freshman year—senior Sydney Vogel has transcended any reasonable expectations for a high school athlete. Last year, along with key lacrosse players Jillian Pelosi and Maria Tello, Vogel led the lacrosse team to the semifinals of the Mercer County Tournament and helped defeat the […]