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This summer’s Women’s World Cup

Hunter Rosenberg, Staff Writer June 2, 2023

This summer, soccer fans around the world are looking forward to the women's World Cup taking place in Australia and New Zealand. This will be the first time in women's World Cup history that the tournament...

NHL/NBA season recap

Mac Lewis, Sports Editor June 2, 2023

The 2022-2023 NBA season has seen an unprecedented amount of player movement throughout the season. With superstars being traded at high rates, the NBA is seeing a lot of new faces in new places. This...

Madison softball and lacrosse teams in full swing

Megan Mills, Entertainment Editor June 2, 2023

With the spring season in progress, athletics are in full swing at Madison. The thriving athletic department supports- among other sports- impressive softball and lacrosse teams that over the years, have...

Madison frisbee sees surprising success

Rachel Brown, In-Depth Editor June 2, 2023

The MadHouse and Madluv frisbee teams have been powerhouses for years. Working hard twice a week to strengthen their players and team chemistry has played an important piece of their success. The two teams...

Madison students commit for sports

Hunter Rosenberg, Staff Writer March 28, 2023

Out of all high school athletes, less than 2% continue on to play a college sport. Out of all the people who decide to go to college, less than 7% play a varsity sport, according to Athletic Scholarship...

Football leagues compete with NFL

Adam Dembicki, Staff Writer March 28, 2023

Professional sports offer entertainment, discussions, and career opportunities for some. One professional league that excels in generating constant discussions and news is the National Football League...

Row, row, row your boat: a deep dive into Madison Crew

Zara Javeri & Alexandra Wong, Staff Writers March 28, 2023

When the bell rings at 2:55 marking the end of the school day for most students, the day is far from over for those on Madison’s crew team. Following seven hours of school work, the athletes pile into...

March Madness tips off

Orion Luera, Sports Editor March 16, 2023

It is that time of year again where colleges around the country compete for a chance at NCAA supremacy. 64 teams will yet again compete in the annual March Madness bracket. This tournament has been around...

Damar Hamlin suffers life-threatening injury

Orion Luera, Sports Editor February 16, 2023

In Week 17 of the NFL season, The Buffalo Bills faced the Cincinnati Bengals away at Paycor Stadium. The Bengals were leading the Bills 7-3 with around 6 minutes left in the first quarter, but after what...

Lionel Messi lifts the World Cup after a dominant performance against France in the final.

Messi ends the GOAT debate

Eamon Carew, Editor-in-Chief February 16, 2023

Gonzalo Montiel’s winning penalty kick in the World Cup Final on Dec. 18, 2022 was the cause of death for France’s campaign. It was also the killshot, to many, of the greatest of all time debate. The...

Floyd Mayweather delivers a blow to Conor McGregor in a boxing versus MMA matchup.

Boxing versus MMA: pound-for-pound

Teddy Lewis, Sports Editor February 16, 2023

Combat sports, first organized by the Greeks and Romans around the sixth century BC, are one of the only sports from that time still existent today. Today's sports of boxing and wrestling can both be attributed...

Bryce Berger (23) dribbles the ball in clutch time.

VYI basketball tips off

Katrina Swan, Features Editor February 16, 2023

Vienna Youth Inc (VYI) is an organization whose goal is to provide recreation for all youth who wish to play, creating opportunities for local school age youth to be a part of a tight-knit community. Over...

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