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Sophia Brown (23) swims butterfly in a swim meet last season.

Winter sports season begins

Zara Javeri, Staff Writer January 10, 2023

With the fall season coming to a close, Madison athletes are turning their focus to winter sports. Girls basketball set a high standard as last year's state champs. Having won three straight state titles,...

Snyder, who bought the Washington team in 1997, has been embroiled in controversy in recent months.

Snyder explores selling Commanders

Orion Luera, Sports Editor January 10, 2023

The Washington Commanders have had an up and down season so far as their record currently stands at 7-5 after Week 12. After seeing little success in the beginning of the season, the Commanders managed...

Kevin Chadwick Jr. (23) and Marcus Young (23) storm onto the field along with the rest of Madisons varsity football team to take on their rivals the Stonebridge Bulldogs

Varsity football heads to state championship

Molly Carrigan, Lifestyle Editor January 10, 2023

The Madison Football community is undeniably a crucial part of school comradery and a focal point of Madison athletics. Headed by coach Justin Counts, the Warhawks have proved themselves this year by turning...

Magnus Carlsen faces off against Hans Niemann.

Chess grandmaster accused of cheating

Teddy Lewis, Staff Writer January 10, 2023

It’s not common for the game of chess to make it into national news because of the respect and simplistic nature of the game, but two Grandmasters have found themselves in a position worthy of worldwide...

2022 World Cup takes place in Qatar

Hunter Rosenberg, Staff Writer January 6, 2023

There has been a lot of concern from soccer fans around the world about the 2022 World Cup being held in Qatar. Qatar is a small country located in Western Asia on the Arabian Peninsula with a population...

Varsity football heads to states

Molly Carrigan, Lifestyle Editor December 10, 2022

The Madison Football community is undeniably a crucial part of school comradery and a focal point of Madison athletics. Headed by coach Justin Counts, the Warhawks have proved themselves this year...

Booming mics: the effect of podcasting on the sports media landscape

Booming mics: the effect of podcasting on the sports media landscape

Eamon Carew, Opinion Editor November 1, 2022

All devoted sports fans have strong and, oftentimes, wrong opinions. From endlessly tweeting some form of “This is our year” (ahem, Maple Leafs and Cowboys fans) to overhyping players on their favorite...

The incredible legacy of Serena Williams

The incredible legacy of Serena Williams

Hunter Rosenberg, Staff Writer November 1, 2022

Born Sept. 26, 1981 in Saginaw, Michigan, Serena Williams is a tennis legend. Williams grew up with one full sister, who she has faced many times in the professional tennis world, and several half-siblings...

Fall sports continue into postseason

Fall sports continue into postseason

Mallory Vaudo, Editor-in-Chief November 1, 2022

As the weather gets colder and the stadium lights turn on earlier, fall sports at Madison are in full swing. The football team got off to a rough start at the beginning of their season. Yet after going...

Deshaun Watson handed controversial suspension

Deshaun Watson handed controversial suspension

Teddy Lewis, Staff Writer November 1, 2022

Deshaun Watson, once a top five quarterback in the NFL, finds himself in a predicament as the 2022 season begins. Watson was traded to the Cleveland Browns in early 2022 from the Houston Texans following...

NFL Rookies: Boom or Bust

NFL Rookies: Boom or Bust

Orion Luera, Sports Editor November 1, 2022

As the 2022-23 NFL season gets underway, rookies will either shine or fail. These are my top 5 rookies most likely to boom or bust. Achieve this season: Standing at 6’7” and 265 pounds, Aiden...

The team tests the shooter mechanism design.

Madison Warbots code against competition

Mallory Vaudo, Editor-in-Chief March 29, 2022

The Warbots, Madison’s robotics team, are currently gearing up for another year of competition. The team begins their practices in January, ultimately leading towards multiple competitions where they...

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