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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...

Making their mark early: Standout freshman athletes shine

Samantha Forcht and Matthew Meusel

October 11, 2017

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WHS has always been known for having talented freshman athletes, and this fall has been no different. From the hectic environment of a cross country meet to the chaos on the turf field, these three WHS varsity stars live up ...

Bronx Bombers are back

Peter Ghaly, R2 Sports/News Editor

October 11, 2017

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Since the retirement of New York Yankees great Derek Jeter in 2014, the 27-time World Series champions have, quite frankly, been a shell of themselves. The Yankees, who for the better part of the last two decades domina...

Did you check your lineup this week?

Danny Bracco, R3 Sports Editor

September 29, 2017

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What started as a group of baseball nerds tracking stats and following every pitch of every game has now escalated to millions of people constantly stalking their phones on gameday, praying for that one touchdown, home run or...