As winter worsens, the baseball season begins in Clearwater

February 27, 2014 • By Matthew Shinkle ‘14  
Filed under Column, Sports, Spring Sports

A new season offers new promise for a team that very badly needs to get back to its winning ways. As snowflakes continue to fall in the chilly Northeast, the Philadelphia Phillies have retreated to the sandy beaches and crisp, clean air of Clearwater, Florida as spring training is officially underway. Get... Read more »

Just one game and you will fall in love

January 1, 2014  
Filed under Column, Opinion, Sports, Winter Sports

Going to a Flyers game is an experience you won’t forget. If you’ve been to one before, you know what I’m talking about. If not, well, you’re missing out. The first thing you notice is all of the fans in parking lot tailgating while waiting for the doors at the Wells Fargo Center to be opened.... Read more »

Football captains lead the team to victory

November 20, 2013 • By Gerald Owens '14  
Filed under Fall Sports, Features

Friday nights at West Deptford High School are a very magical time since West Deptford is a football orientated town. Year after year, they are a very dominant powerhouse in the Colonial Conference and in South Jersey. Not only do the players strive for excellence, but the fans are there every step of... Read more »

Bowling isn’t as easy as it seems

November 9, 2013 • By Art Hill '14  
Filed under Blog, Sports, Winter Sports

Bowling isn’t as easy as it seems. It takes concentration, consistency, and the ability to know how to approach the pins. You have to concentrate on where to start so you know where you want the ball to go. After the first throw, you should adjust your approach for the second throw to hit the rest... Read more »

Seeley is named new head tennis coach

November 9, 2013 • By Art Hill '14  
Filed under Fall Sports, News, Sports

The tennis team recently got a new coach, Michael James Seeley, a math teacher at West Deptford High School. He became the coach in the spring of last year. Seeley wanted to be the coach because he really enjoys playing tennis himself. The reason why he enjoys tennis is because he likes to play with... Read more »

Austin is pleased with her JV Girls’ Lacrosse season

May 25, 2013 • By Alyssa Palumbo '16  
Filed under Features, Sports, Spring Sports

It’s 2:30 in the afternoon and school has just ended.  The girl’s lacrosse team races out of the locker room dressed in bright, colorful pinnies, shorts, and cleats.  As they make their way over to the bright green lacrosse fields, they prepare for the day’s practice. Once at the field the girls... Read more »

Shannon has high hopes for States

May 13, 2013  
Filed under Sports, Video, Winter Sports

Zoe Shannon discusses her diving career and shares her feelings about going to States.  Read More →

Alyssa Palumbo discusses competitive gymnastics

May 13, 2013  
Filed under Podcasts, Sports

Interviewed by Casey Roetz  Read More →

A cry for help not heard in time for Kansas City Chiefs’ player Jovan Belcher

A cry for help not heard in time for Kansas City Chiefs' player Jovan Belcher

January 21, 2013 • By Inese Wingate ’13  
Filed under Commentary, Sports

Have you ever dreamed about becoming famous or becoming wealthy? Well it’s not all it’s cracked up to be. There are many famous or wealthy people who have had turmoil during their success. A lot of them ending up in bankruptcy, committing suicide, or getting involved with dangerous things such as... Read more »

Domestic violence and the NFL collide

Domestic violence and the NFL collide

January 21, 2013 • By Amanda Dolbow ‘14  
Filed under Commentary, Sports

Thirty thousand people take their own lives annually. Many times reasons are withheld, but many times there aren’t. In the case of Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher no reason was offered. Belcher allegedly killed his girlfriend and immediately after met up with his coaches and killed... Read more »

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