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Sport/Activities Plan Ahead Month

Christian Segovia, Sports and Activities Editor

October 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

MLB Playoffs Baseball fans, hopefully you are watching the MLB playoffs to see if your team is going to make the World Series. Games will be played to the best of 7, meaning teams still have chances to come back, or just completely take over the series and win. The Houston Astros look to have a repeat a...

NBA Preview

Christian Segovia and Nicholas Lutalo

October 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

Teams to Watch Multiple factors play into why a team is fun to watch. Rookies, star players, trades, and free agency signings can make a team more enjoyable to watch. Many teams now fit into these standards, making this season one of the most anticipated seasons the league has seen in awhile. The ...

Meet Our New Football Coach: Richard “Tre” Taylor

Christian Segovia, Garett Lopes, and Tommy Breslin

October 19, 2018


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Q; Could you tell us a little bit about yourself like your football career and your coaching career? A: Year 23 of coaching at West Springfield, Robert E. Lee, South County, South Lakes, Woodson, and Fairfax. I've been a head coach for 11 years and is coaching his 12th year currently. Grew up in Fairfax...

PSG is Great But There Are Concerns

December 31, 2017


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Paris Saint Germain(PSG) made big moves this past summer by buying Neymar for 222 million dollars from Barcelona, Dani Alves for free by signing him to a contract, and getting Mbappe on loan from Monaco while also having the option to buy him. As PSG spent big money in the summer, fans couldn't wait ...

Not Looking Good For The Redskins

Christian Segovia

March 22, 2017


Filed under Sports

The NFL Free Agency started on Mar. 7, where teams can talk to free agents about joining their teams. While Mar. 9 is when the contracts are to be released when the player joins the team. As the offseason goes on and about for NFL teams, the Washington Redskins don't seem to have things going to plan. T...

NBA Trades

Christian Segovia

March 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

The NBA trade deadline was on Feb. 23, when NBA teams can no longer trade their players until the season is over. There were a couple important, strategic moves for teams. Let's talk about three trades that I thought were big on Feb. 23 or happened earlier that week. DeMarcus Cousins to New Orleans Pelicans (Feb.19) ...

Faces of Gymnastics

Courtney Herzog, Sports Editor

February 14, 2017


Filed under Sports

Yvett Ventura- A Sophomore How long have you been doing gymnastics? Actually, not that long. I have been tumbling for a really long time and that was where I got the idea of starting gymnastics. What made you start doing gymnastics? When I was really young I watched the Olympics and I really wanted t...

The Court Report: National Football League or No Fun League?

Courtney Herzog, Sports Editor

February 14, 2017


Filed under Professional Sports, Sports

Recently, the National Football League (NFL) has become increasingly more strict than in past years about several trifling matters. With the NFL season coming to an end, it is time to reflect on some of this season's most controversial topics: the celebration fines, the rigid uniform policy and the excessive...

Varsity Field Hockey Undefeated for the First Time in History

Varsity Field Hockey Undefeated for the First Time in History

Courtney Herzog, Sports Editor

January 31, 2017


Filed under Sports

The FHS varsity field hockey team has had an undefeated season for the first time in the school's history. The field hockey team went on a 16-0 winning streak this season. Some of their biggest wins include the game against Battlefield with a win of 9-0 and a game against Yorktown with a win of 7-0.  ...

Marching Rebels: Work Hard, Play Hard

Courtney Herzog, Sports Editor

January 31, 2017


Filed under Sports

The marching band at FHS is valued very highly within the student body, and students enjoy watching them perform at football games. Teddy Nguyen, a sophomore boy not in band, says, "I really enjoy watching and hearing the marching band play during football games." The marching band practices many hours over t...

Faces of Field Hockey

Faces of Field Hockey

Courtney Herzog, Sports Editor

January 31, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports

At FHS, the field hockey team has won the Liberty Cup for the past seven years. This year the field hockey players plan to win the cup once again and make it the "Gateway to Eight." This season will be the last season of the Liberty Cup, so the desire to win the cup is higher than ever. Of course, the...

NFL Fines Players Who Wear 9/11 Cleats

Courtney Herzog, Sports Editor

September 14, 2016


Filed under Sports

The NFL will fine any players who wore 9/11 cleats as a tribute those who have died. Avery Williamson, the Tennessee Titan linebacker, was going to wear 9/11 tribute cleats during the game on Sept. 11. However the NFL informed him that if he wore the cleats, he would be fined. According to The Tennessean, Williamson said, "My plan was to wear these 9/1...

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