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MLB Playoff Race Coming to a Close

MLB Playoff Race Coming to a Close

Nick LaRosa, Writer

September 26, 2014


Filed under Sports

As the end of the season nears, four teams are still fighting for a playoff spot. The American League has Seattle and Cleveland, still fighting for 1 of the playoff spots which is held by Kansas City and Oakland. The National League is pretty much over with as Milwaukee is one loss (or win by the Giants)...

Lancers Defeat Holmdel 42-13

Lancers Defeat Holmdel 42-13

Antonio D'Amore, Writer

September 25, 2014


Filed under Sports

It seems like the Lancer football team is hitting their stride. Under new management of Mark Ciccotelli, the St. John Vianney Lancers are a force to be reckoned with in the Shore Conference-A Central Division. The Lancers got off to a hot start by defeating the Matawan Huskies at home 31-10. With junior...

Pictures from SJV vs. Matawan Game 9.15.14

Pictures from SJV vs. Matawan Game 9.15.14

Stephanie Brogna, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 23, 2014


Filed under Photos, School News, Sports

Fall Pep Rally 9.15.14

Fall Pep Rally 9.15.14

Stephanie Brogna, Co-Editor-in-Cheif

September 23, 2014


Filed under Photos, School News, Sports

Saint John Vianney’s Football Team: Bigger and Better than Ever

Saint John Vianney’s Football Team: Bigger and Better than Ever

Sara Fitzgerald, Writer/ Sports Editor

September 17, 2014


Filed under School News, Sports

This year’s football team is new and improved. A new coach and five transfer students have arrived here at SJV. All five players are former Varsity players at their previous school. Unfortunately, only four players are eligible to play in the first games and the fifth will be eligible to play during...

Domestic Violence and the NFL

Domestic Violence and the NFL

Chris Angolia, Editor-In-Chief

September 16, 2014


Filed under Sports

The NFL has experienced arguably its worst week ever when it comes to criminal activity, mostly surrounding the issue of domestic violence. Back in February, video surfaced that showed Baltimore Ravens Pro-Bowl tailback Ray Rice dragging his then fiancé from an elevator in a casino in Atlantic City,...

Yankees Come From Behind Again!

Nick LaRosa, Writer

September 15, 2014


Filed under Sports

The Yankees are currently five and a half games back of the second AL Wild Card spot. Essentially they need to win almost every game to have a chance for the playoffs and to give Derek Jeter one last ride in October. In their last two games the Yankees have come from behind when down 4 runs during...

Varsity Soccer Kicks in Another Win

Austin Schlessinger, Contributing Writer

September 15, 2014


Filed under Sports

Austin Schlessinger and Kyle Tuschman, both first-year varsity soccer players on the Saint John Vianney men's soccer team each scored key goals in Vianney's 2 to 1 victory over division rival Raritan. Schlessinger scored in the opening minutes of the match after cleaning up a shot by senior Alex Politi,...

MLB Trade Deadline News

MLB Trade Deadline News

Nick LaRosa, writer

September 15, 2014


Filed under Sports

July 31st, 2014 is Major League Baseball’s trade deadline. This year it didn’t look like many trades were going to happen, but in fact many did. From a Cy Young award winner being dealt, to rivals trading with each other for the first time in 17 years, this trade deadline had it all. The best part...

Pros and Cons of Vick and Smith

Pros and Cons of Vick and Smith

Nick LaRosa, writer

September 15, 2014


Filed under Sports

  The Quarterback battle is heating up between Michael Vick and Geno Smith for the starting job. Both QB’s have qualities that the others do not, and that will determine who will win the starting job. The odds are leaning towards Geno Smith but Michael Vick is giving him a run for his money. A...

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