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475 Days

475 Days

Lauren Teixeira, Ludlow High School

June 1, 2017


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I’ve been waiting for today for 475 days, Alexandra Silva thought to herself as her orthopedist told her she was cleared to play soccer. It was July 14, 2016, and Alexandra, known as Alex to friends and family, had finally won the battle against her troublesome ACL and meniscus tears that had loomed...

A little glove in your heart

A little glove in your heart

Dallas Hollen, Bellwood-Antis High School

May 22, 2017


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Just like the construction worker who bonds with his tools or the surgeon that feels connected to his scalpel, ball players bond with the tool of their job. “Mitts share memories with you. Whether you caught a clutch fly ball or won a championship, it grows memories. You see it age and become old...

Boys tennis team serving up high expectations

Boys tennis team serving up high expectations

Jared Dean, Stillwater Area High School

May 11, 2017


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The boys tennis team has their goal of making the state tournament set again this year with a lineup unlike the lineups they have seen in previous years. The boys tennis season is starting up and they will have their work cut out for them this year. The section 4AA conference is packed with talent...

1992 baseball team reunites

1992 baseball team reunites

Noah Siderhurst, Harrisonburg High School

May 3, 2017


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The 1992 HHS baseball team was one of the most successful teams in HHS baseball history. After becoming district champions, tournament champions and then the regional runner-up, the team lost in the state championship finals by one run in extra innings. One of two starting pitchers for the team was...

The LAX Community: A Glimpse into Safety Measures

The LAX Community: A Glimpse into Safety Measures

Matthew Correa, Patchogue-Medford High School

May 2, 2017


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Lacrosse is the fastest growing sport in America, and millions of players strap on their helmets and grab their sticks to participate in organized lacrosse every year. However, the game has changed greatly as it has grown. The sport (along with all other sports) has become much safer over the years,...

Fourpeat #4Tatum

Fourpeat #4Tatum

Erin Sheffield & Codi Bradstreet, Canyon High School

April 26, 2017


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As the crowd cheers, the girls basketball team follows their painted bus. They grin and wave at the throngs of students gathered for the sendoff, but instead of wearing the expected purple, the team wears black. Instead of playing for themselves, they play for the girl on their shirts, which bear the...

From torn to winning at the horn, junior forward Peter DiCerbo continues to clinch big wins in final seconds

From torn to winning at the horn, junior forward Peter DiCerbo continues to clinch big wins in final seconds

Madison Hart, Lake Zurich High School

April 25, 2017


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The first game-winning shot that junior forward Peter DiCerbo made this season advanced his team in the winner’s bracket during the first tournament of the year. The second was a full court layup that earned a victory over Richwood, and most recently, DiCerbo managed to edge the boys basketball team...

The bench holds the power

The bench holds the power

Jesslyn Zart, Wasilla High School

April 12, 2017


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The Wasilla High basketball has twelve players, but only five of those players are guaranteed court time. The rest sit on the bench. Who are they? The bench helps the starting five during a game when the starters may be hurt or being fatigued. Most of the energy in a game comes from the bench cheering...

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