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NCAA Basketball Preview: Sleeper teams to watch

Danny Bracco, R3 Sports Editor

December 1, 2017

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Missouri: With a recruiting class for the ages, including the phenom duo of brothers Michael and Jontay Porter who committed to Mizzou recently after decommitting to Washington, Missouri is primed for a bounce-back season to g...

Bowling team prepares to strike again

Bridget Hyland, R1 Editor-in-Chief

November 17, 2017

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Being that every meet is an away meet for the WHS varsity bowling team, many of us get no closer to the team’s action than hearing the results on the morning announcements. But that doesn’t mean they aren’t important. I...

Winter Sports Preview, Part 1

Madison Pena and Jessica Shih

November 17, 2017

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Boys Ice Hockey: After losing several key players due to injury and transfers last season, boys ice hockey returned on Nov. 6 with a core group of seniors and a renewed sense of spirit. Senior captain Matt Rittendale remains confiden...

NBA Preview: Rising rookies

Joe Lotano, R1 Sports Editor

November 17, 2017

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    Another source of intrigue surrounding the 2017-18 NBA season was the immense talent of the incoming rookie class. From flat-out ballers to Big Ballers, this rookie class has the tools to be one of the best in history. ...

NBA Preview: Moving day

Joe Lotano, R1 Sports Editor

November 17, 2017

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    Insanity. The perfect, single word to describe this past NBA offseason. The pressure to build a championship team was higher than ever after the Golden State Warriors’ superteam won its second title in its three-year saga...

NBA Preview: NBA predictions

Joe Lotano, R1 Sports Editor

November 17, 2017

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End of year predictions for 2017-18 NBA season     Eastern Conference:        Western Conference: 1. Boston Celtics            1. Golden State Warriors 2. Cleveland Cavaliers        2. Houston R...

NBA Preview: Warriors versus …

Joe Lotano, R1 Sports Editor

November 17, 2017

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    The West is as strong as ever this year with familiar faces like the San Antonio Spurs and Houston Rockets. New faces like the Minnesota Timberwolves have also emerged as hopeful challengers to the top spot. But let’s ...

‘Dobo’ duo dominates

Samantha Forcht, R3 Op-Ed Editor

October 20, 2017

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If you haven’t heard the name “Dobosiewicz” recently, then you must not be up to date with all things WHS athletics Brother and sister duo Jack and Faith Dobosiewicz have been dominating WHS soccer this season. Ja...

LBD keeps on rolling

Emily Finn and Jordan Sacher

October 20, 2017

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After losing to Oak Knoll in penalty kicks to end their season last year, the Westfield varsity girls soccer team is back and better than ever this fall. The Lady Blue Devils have had an impressive season, with huge wins against...

Volleyball captains are diggin’ it

Sara Isser and Nathalie Tucker

October 20, 2017

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With the first seed in the county championship, the WHS girls varsity volleyball team is tearing it up on the court, and there are two girls in particular leading the way. Senior Co-Captains Stephanie Borr and Sydney Swingle are...

Alliegro rushes ahead

Caitlin Hogge and Bridget Hyland

October 13, 2017

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Sophomore Tim Alliegro gets ready for a handoff. It’s a Friday night in Ridge; the lights are bright. Both sides are chanting, trying to give their team the edge. WHS students scream, encouraging their team to stay undefeate...

Football players gauge CTE risk

Joe Lotano, R1 Sports Editor

October 13, 2017

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       On July 25, The New York Times published an article detailing a study conducted by Dr. Ann McKee, a neuropathologist at Boston University. McKee studied the brains of 111 deceased NFL players, ranging in age from 23...