Senior Trip no time to relax for two West Deptford Track standouts

May 26, 2014

Filed under Features, Sports, Spring Sports

Almost 1,000 miles away from home, Kevin Cianfarini and Dale Johnson continue to practice.  Athletics have always meant a lot to the students at West Deptford High School, from the football field to the track and beyond, but tw...

Fantasy sports continues to grow in popularity

By Matthew Shinkle '14

May 26, 2014

Filed under Features, Sports

The newest way to stay connected with sports involves controlling them. Fantasy sports, the most recent addition to the sports experience, have been growing in popularity since the early 1980s. Across nearly all sports, fantas...

Eagles Track and Field team is leading the charge in the Colonial Conference

By Matt Shinkle '14

May 26, 2014

Filed under Column, Opinion, Sports, Spring Sports

The West Deptford Eagles Track and Field team, as expected and predicted in the beginning of the season, is leading the charge in the Colonial Conference to become the soon-to-be champions. With a currently undefeated record,...

Stretching makes you stronger for the future

By Matt Shinkle '14

May 26, 2014

Filed under Column, Opinion, Sports

In a world where everyone wants to be the best, one thing can set you apart. Everyone wants to be the next Peyton Manning, the next LeBron James, or the next Justin Verlander, but there is one sure fire way to ensure that y...

Phillies season is better than expected

By Matthew Shinkle '14

May 26, 2014

Filed under Column, Opinion, Spring Sports

Our Philadelphia Phillies, ladies and gentlemen, are piecing together better than expected. A 15-15 record has them playing .500 ball. However, there are still many improvements that need to be made. Offensively, I personally...

Getting cut from baseball was a blessing

By Matthew Shinkle '14

May 26, 2014

Filed under Column, Opinion, Sports, Spring Sports

Going into high school, I wanted desperately to continue playing my favorite sport. I showed up for four weeks of practices, hitting drills and conditioned myself for even longer to get ready for baseball. In the end, I didn’t...

As winter worsens, the baseball season begins in Clearwater

By Matthew Shinkle ‘14

February 27, 2014

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 cris...

Just one game and you will fall in love

By Brandon Adams '14

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...

Football captains lead the team to victory

By Gerald Owens '14

November 20, 2013

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...

Bowling isn’t as easy as it seems

By Art Hill '14

November 9, 2013

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,...

Seeley is named new head tennis coach

By Art Hill '14

November 9, 2013

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...

Austin is pleased with her JV Girls’ Lacrosse season

By Alyssa Palumbo '16

May 25, 2013

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...

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