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45-0? I Think So

45-0? I Think So

Chris Angolia, Writer

September 27, 2013


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Floyd Mayweather brought his A-game on September 14th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas when he took on Saul “Canelo” Alvarez for the Junior Middleweight Championship of the world in the fight made famous as “The One.” Mayweather improved to 45-0 on his amazing career with the win on Saturday...

A Sport, or Just Another Game?

A Sport, or Just Another Game?

Kristin DiPede, Writer

May 28, 2013


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To some, softball  may be just another sport; a girl version of baseball some may think. However, softball is just as competitive as any other sport. There is a genuine history behind the sport of softball, one that few would  expect. It all came about in November of 1887 in Chicago, Illinois at...

The Puck Hits the Ice

The Puck Hits the Ice

January 21, 2013


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The long awaited fantasy of ending the NHL lockout has finally become a reality for “Puck-heads” around the world. The season will now feature 48 regular season games plus the playoffs, and will return on January 19, 2013. In a normal NHL season there are 82 regular season games played by a single...

Roll Tide Roll

Roll Tide Roll

Joe Petro and Brandon Furrer

January 11, 2013


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The stage was set, Alabama vs. Notre Dame, a classic rivalry. These two teams are some of the most successful in college football history. Notre Dame was undefeated yet were still considered to be the underdogs, mainly because Alabama had a substantially more difficult schedule, considering the SEC fields...

Key Games that Will Decide the NFL Playoff Race

Key Games that Will Decide the NFL Playoff Race

December 18, 2012


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Week 14: Dallas Cowboys @ Cincinnati Bengals – With a Giants Loss, the Cowboys can tie for the NFC East lead with a win on the road vs. a tough Bengals team. The Bengals are looking to keep up with the Steelers and Colts in the Wild Card hunt.  If Dallas can get the run game going and have some ...

Questionable Rule Loses game for Lions

Questionable Rule Loses game for Lions

Joe Petro, Sports Editor

December 17, 2012


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In the Thanksgiving game between the Detroit Lions and Houston Texans, the Texans came out on top in overtime. However, whether the game should have gone into overtime has been a debated topic. Texans running back Justin Forsett had an 81 yard touchdown run in the 3rd quarter; however, he appeared t...

The Ride of a Lifetime

The Ride of a Lifetime

Austin Straub

December 17, 2012


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On September 1,2012 the University of Notre Dame played their first football game of the season and started it off with a bang by defeating Navy by more than 20 points. The Fighting Irish, as they are often referred to, started the season with a new head coach, Brian Kelly, and a new quarterback, Everett...

NFL Talks HGH

NFL Talks HGH

Chris Green

December 17, 2012


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According to ESPN, the House Committee On Oversight and Government Reform will assemble for a hearing next week regarding the testing of HGH (Human Growth Hormones), also known as steroids, in professional football. The NFL Players Association mentioned the insufficiency of HGH testing and sought to...

Down and Out

Chris Green, Staff Reporter

October 22, 2012


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Coleman Richards, a two year varsity player for the St. John Vianney soccer team, suffered a broken shin during the game against Manasquan on September 12. In the first half with just 10 minutes left, the defender on St. John Vianney played the ball back to Coleman. As Coleman tried to kick the ball...

Key Loss for Lancers

Andrew Lewnes, Headline Editor

October 21, 2012


Filed under Sports

On September 21 during the St. John Vianney vs. Red Bank Catholic game, the Lancers suffered a heartbreaking loss; but they lost more than just the game. While star player Ishmael Hyman was trying to block he was blindsided and knocked to the turf. Hyman, the team’s wide receiver, had the will...

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