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Athletes struggle to find balance between challenge and injury

Athletes struggle to find balance between challenge and injury

Claire Devereux, Senior Reporter

March 9, 2017


Filed under Sports & Fitness

“No pain, no gain” can easily be taken too far while exercising or playing sports, placing athletes at high risk for injury and health problems that can go beyond a couple of days and last a lifetime. “I pulled three back muscles as a sophomore during swim season,” senior Bella Kearney sai...

Basketball tryouts bring athletes of varying ability to the court

Basketball tryouts bring athletes of varying ability to the court

Lisabelle Panossian, Web & Social Media Editor

November 9, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Sports & Fitness

Athletes dribbled basketballs up and down the gym floor as they were assessed by coaches during tryouts, some playing for years and some just beginning. Tryouts consist of drills and team-building exercises that will allow coaches to gauge skill level and possible positions for the potential players, a...

Raising the bar on sports nutrition

Raising the bar on sports nutrition

Claire Kosewic, Senior Reporter

November 5, 2015


Filed under A & E, Sports & Fitness

Coaches often say that there’s more to succeeding in sports than the hours spent in practice and competition, but teenage athletes commonly overlook what “being healthy” means or how their lifestyle affects athletic abilities. “Nutrition is not just a sidebar of training and succeeding,” registered dietitia...

Athletes blocking out the pressures of sports

Athletes blocking out the pressures of sports

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

November 5, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Sports & Fitness

In every gym or field I have ever been to, there is always that one parent screaming at the top of his or her lungs at their child, the referee or even the coach. “Put my kid in!” “That’s a foul!” “Finish with your left!” I can recall a time in the fourth grade when I was playing in a ...

Athletes’ decisions off-court affect performance

Athletes’ decisions off-court affect performance

January 25, 2013


Filed under Showcase, Sports & Fitness

Tatianna Guiterrez Senior Reporter “The OC,” a popular teenage television show that ended its run, shows varsity athletes passing out from the alcohol they consumed at parties after celebrating a win. Yet, underage drinking is illegal and can cause health risks as well as decrease athletic per...

Chicks Play Sports offers more for female athletes

December 14, 2010


Filed under Sports & Fitness

Claire Fahy Asst. Sports Editor Girls play sports. Although it’s a simple concept, Lorrie Urbaniak found most sporting goods stores fail to cater to womens’ athletic needs and decided to create a website for girls to find sports equipment tailored to them. Chicks Play Sports (CPS), the onli...

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