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The Revival of Sports

How 2021 will be able to bring sports back to what we envision it as.
January 7, 2021

As 2020 comes to a close, many describe this past year as a “complete failure”. The cancellation of March Madness, the postponement of the NBA Championship, MLB World Series, and other major events...

Another accolade added to Messi’s collection

Leo Messi in the game v. Valladolid, in which he scored his record-breaking goal. Image from CBS Sports
Soccer superstar Lionel Messi has set yet another record for his sport.
January 7, 2021

Lionel Messi, FC Barcelona’s goal-scoring phenomenon, has surpassed Brazilian soccer legend Pele for the most goals scored on one club. On Tuesday, Dec. 22, Messi netted his unprecedented 644th goal...

The Last Sport Alive: College Football

What seems like a fantasy, jam-packed stadiums for sporting events do not seem possible until next season, if coronavirus can be tackled.
How the second wave of coronavirus has led to the cancellation of several sporting events, leaving College Football as one of the last sports left.
December 1, 2020

At this point, nothing has been a surprise to sports fans across the country, as a second coronavirus wave is on the horizon, the future of college football is in jeopardy. Whether it is the cancellation...

More than just a game

As the Fall season ramps up to what we now call “normal”, the Boys’ soccer team expects nothing less than success, a valuable goal to set for oneself.
How the KHS Boys’ Soccer team sticks together on and off the field during unprecedented times.
October 28, 2020

As fall sports begin, many of these extracurricular activities become overshadowed by the packed stands of a “Friday night lights” football game. The overwhelming majority of students become interested...

COVID-19 Testing in Pro Sports

Packed stadiums is a sight that is far from being seen as the increase of cases slows the process for many major sports leagues.
The results of the biggest hurdle that sports has ever faced.
July 22, 2020

As a result of COVID-19, the active pandemic that has done its fair share of damage to people around the world, professional sports organizations are faced with the extremely difficult task of properly...

How coronavirus is affecting the MLB

Major League Baseball logo, one of the many leagues at crossroads due to this pandemic.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to grow exponentially, the MLB seems to be taking the 'hardest hit' from this event, which could in turn lead to the first cancellation in over 25 years.
April 16, 2020

As the number of cases of COVID-19 around the globe has skyrocketed, officials of many major sports leagues, including Major League Baseball, have postponed league plays indefinitely.  The latest news...

The Death of Sports?

Some examples of the sporting events cancelled due to the coronavirus.
As the COVID-19 pandemic worsens, the leaders of sports leagues and public officials across the globe temporarily suspend many popular sporting events.
April 13, 2020

The sports world as we know it has been crushed by the recent COVID-19 pandemic. As many sports outlets have nothing for viewers, they have turned to the past, the coronavirus-free times, and decided to...

To Play or Not to Play

Visual image of reaction when 2 helmets collide in football.
November 15, 2019

  Throughout history, sports have advanced technologically, and studies have revealed their true danger. One injury in particular seems to be growing more prevalent and feared by the year. This...

A new type of champion, for better or worse

ESPN’s Fantasy Football logo, a platform that has gained 11 million users in a single week
Fantasy football has become almost as popular as professional football, and for many students, has become a distraction both in and out of school.
October 20, 2019

When people think of a champion, what often comes to mind is the endless amount of medals and trophies laid upon the winner as they stand tall atop the podium. What has become increasingly common is a...

Yankees’ war with umpires

Boone yelling at umpire Joe West
October 13, 2019

Three ejections were issued to the New York Yankees in a game against the Cleveland Indians on Aug. 17. The Yankees' skipper, which is baseball’s version of a head coach, Aaron Boone received the...

Falling back into fall sports

Kinnelon student section dresses with a USA theme for the Kinnelon vs Wallkill Valley matchup. Picture credit: KHS athletics Twitter.
October 10, 2019

    The colorful leaves slowly falling from the trees, the cold bitter air bringing sweatshirts back into season.  Fall has arrived, bringing all of the jam-packed football games, night-time soccer...

Boone Ejected in Yankees Win

Aaron Boone, Manager of the New York Yankees, argues balls and strikes at home-plate ump, Brennan Miller.
August 3, 2019

New York Yankees manager, Aaron Boone, was recently ejected from the baseball game on July 18 against the Tampa Bay Rays. Brennan Miller, the home-plate umpire, ejected Boone for arguing balls and strikes. Miller,...

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