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Who Will Take Home the Heisman Trophy?

Who Will Take Home the Heisman Trophy?

Paul Coburn, Writer

December 8, 2016


Filed under Sports

Every college football season has various awards, and perhaps the most coveted award is the Heisman Trophy. The Heisman Trophy is awarded to the best overall player throughout the season and has helped their team the most. Each year, there are multiple candidates who people vote on to win the award....

Is There Still Unfinished Business?

Is There Still Unfinished Business?

Abby Anderko, Editor-in-Chief

December 5, 2016


Filed under School News, Sports

The week of Nov. 21 began one of the most anticipated times of the school year: the opening of the girl’s basketball season. In the three day span before the Thanksgiving holiday, teams began their preparation for what they hope to be the beginning of a long, winning season, hopefully ending with the...

Lancer Winter Athletics

Lancer Winter Athletics

Ashlyn Cooper, Writer

December 1, 2016


Filed under School News, Sports

Currently, the SJV athletics are transitioning from fall to winter sports, and our athletes are eager to prove themselves. The basketball, wrestling, swimming, ice hockey, bowling, cheer, dance, and gymnastics teams are preparing for their seasons that will begin in the coming weeks. Girl’s Bas...

More Than A Protest

More Than A Protest

Paul Coburn, Writer

October 11, 2016


Filed under Current News, Sports, Trending Now

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has made himself known after refusing to stand for the national anthem in an attempt to bring attention to the mistreatment of African Americans in the United States. What was expected to be a harmless protest has quickly turned into a nation-wide contr...

President Obama 2016 NCAA Bracket

President Obama 2016 NCAA Bracket

Marcque Ellington, Writer

March 21, 2016


Filed under Sports

On March 15, 2016, President Obama made his final NCAA Tournament bracket as president. In his bracket, he chose Kansas, North Carolina, Michigan State, and Texas A&M to reach the Final Four this year. Out of those four teams, he chose Kansas to become the National Champion in late March over pop...

Safety Zone: Wood vs. Aluminum

Safety Zone: Wood vs. Aluminum

Nick Simone, Sports Writer

March 15, 2016


Filed under Sports

       The stories keep appearing on the news, another baseball player, no matter what level they're at, has been hit in the head by a baseball from a line drive off the bat from the batter. Obviously the batter had no intention of this, but the trajectory of the ball was so perfect that it strikes ...

Summer Olympics: What Should Viewers Expect?

Summer Olympics: What Should Viewers Expect?

Stephanie Brogna, Editor-in-Chief/ Photographer

March 15, 2016


Filed under Current News, Pop Culture, Sports

Summer is quickly approaching and the Olympics in Rio will be underway shortly. Before you sit down in front of your TV screen to watch all of the athletes, action, and entertainment, here is everything you need to know about the games. There will be a team of all refugees.   One of the bigg...

Goode joins the 1000 Point Club

Goode joins the 1000 Point Club

Marcque Ellington, Writer

March 1, 2016


Filed under School News, Sports

On Feb. 23, the Saint John Vianney Boys Basketball Team added a new member to the 1000 point club. Old Bridge native Grant Goode, scored 19 points in the team’s win over Barringer High School 62-55. This became another memorable night for the team and for the senior forward as well. Goode became the sixth pl...

Senior Leaves Huge Mark

Senior Leaves Huge Mark

Marcque Ellington, Writer

February 23, 2016


Filed under School News, Sports

Freehold native Zach Howarth is a three-year starter for St. John Vianney’s Boys’ Varsity Basketball team. Howarth helped the Lancers defeat rival Red Bank Catholic on Feb. 13, 63-49. Although this was a big win for the Lancers, it was an even more memorable one for Howarth. During this game, ...

A Coach’s Tale

A Coach’s Tale

Abby Anderko, Writer

February 22, 2016


Filed under School News, Sports

Going into the playoff season in girls’ basketball, the SJV Lady Lancers are in full swing ending their regular season with an 84-43 win over the Red Bank Catholic Caseys. Heading this prestigious program is coach Dawn Karpell. Going into her 10th year here at SJV, she and her team are planning on...

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