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Marshall University Football: 43 Years after the Crash

Marshall University Football: 43 Years after the Crash

Chris Angolia, Sports Editor

November 20, 2013


Filed under Current News, Sports

At 7:36pm on November 14, 1970 Southern Airways Flight 932 carrying 71 members of the Marshall University football program crashed into a hillside just outside of Tri-State airport in Ceredo, West Virginia. The crash claimed the lives of all 75 people on board the flight, including 37 members of the...

SJV Volleyball Prepares for Run at State Title

SJV Volleyball Prepares for Run at State Title

Chris Angolia, Sports Editor

November 6, 2013


Filed under Sports

With states coming up just this Wednesday, the SJV Girls Volleyball team has been waiting all season for their chance at a state title. The road to a state championship begins on Wednesday November 6, 2013 at 4:30 against St. Dominic at Home, in the first round of the NJISSA Non-Public State Playoffs. With...

Pictures from Homecoming Game

Pictures from Homecoming Game

Stephanie Brogna, Photographer/ Writer

November 4, 2013


Filed under Photos, Sports

Peyton Manning Returns

Tino D'Amore, Writer

October 31, 2013


Filed under Sports

As the 2013 NFL season rolls on, fans of all ages eagerly await to see Denver Broncos’ quarterback Peyton Manning battle the team that he once led to a Super Bowl victory, the Indianapolis Colts. Manning has been on an absolute tear this season, setting records left and right through the first six...

Pictures from the Homecoming Pep Rally

Pictures from the Homecoming Pep Rally

Stephanie Brogna, Writer/ Photographer

October 29, 2013


Filed under Photos, Sports

Controversy Continues over Redskins Nickname

Controversy Continues over Redskins Nickname

Chris Angolia, Sports Editor

October 28, 2013


Filed under Sports

Recently there has been much controversy surrounding Washington D.C.'s football team their name, “Redskins.” Many questioned whether the title “Redskins” discriminates against the Native American’s in our country today and the ones who have been in this country for centuries. While many...

Pictures from SJV- RBC Football Game 9/27/13

Pictures from SJV- RBC Football Game 9/27/13

Stephanie Brogna, Writer/Photographer

October 18, 2013


Filed under Photos, Sports

NFL Raises Awareness for Breast Cancer

NFL Raises Awareness for Breast Cancer

Jamie Galyas, Writer

October 11, 2013


Filed under Sports

Every October organizations such as the American Cancer Society team up with the National Football League to raise awareness. The NFL kindly advertises “A Crucial Catch,” a campaign for breast cancer. Once the month of October starts, the league transforms everything to pink. Players will be seen...

Air Force Navy Game Nearly Canceled in Wake of Government Shutdown

Air Force Navy Game Nearly Canceled in Wake of Government Shutdown

Chris Angolia, Sports Editor

October 11, 2013


Filed under Sports

The recent Government shutdown this past week has not only impacted the political world, but the sports world as well, particularly the Air Force vs. Navy game for the Commander-in-Chief’s trophy held every year in college football. This year things were a little different leading up to the game....

The End of an Era in the Bronx

The End of an Era in the Bronx

Chris Angolia, Sports Editor

October 4, 2013


Filed under Sports

It has been a great run for Mariano Rivera and Andy Petitte in the Bronx and it came to an end this week in the Bronx when the Yankees 2013 season concluded with not only sadness but disappointment as well. After tearing his ACL during the 2012 season fielding fly-balls during batting practice, no...

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