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Soccer: sport that unifies the world

Advith Natarajan, Staff Writer December 6, 2022

Every four years, the world comes together to celebrate the World Cup. 32 countries battle it out on the international stage to etch their name in history. The month-long tournament, which is the most...

Centennial League Realignment Chaos

Jon Grove, Videographer April 5, 2021

Picture a fall Friday night in the Little Apple in 2019. A cool, crisp evening with the soft hum of the Friday night lights powering on across Manhattan. Bishop Stadium is filled with red on one side of...

Manhattan needs nicer tennis facilities

Jonathan Grove, Videographer March 1, 2021

The temperatures are getting warmer, the flowers are beginning to bloom, and the harsh winter conditions are fading. With the spring season officially here, Manhattan High is about to kick off it’s first...

Mahomes will be greatest of all time

Cole Schmitt, Online Editor-in-Chief February 3, 2021

Many debate the topic of who is the GOAT -- greatest of all time -- in terms of National Football League quarterbacks. Names such as Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, John Elway, Peyton Manning, Joe Montana, Drew...

High School sports are essential

Cole Schmitt, Online Editor-and-Chief September 22, 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic has surrounded our world over the last months. Many high schools are having all online, and others are having a form of in-person class whether that be fully back to school or...

Different perspective on ‘extended’ spring break

Taryn Robinson, Staff Writer March 17, 2020

When I first heard of this virus weeks ago, I was babysitting two grade schoolers. They asked me, “Have you heard about the coronavirus?” and I was confused because I was sure it was a name of a beer...

Physicality not definitive of sports

Julianna Poe, Sports Editor September 9, 2019

If you’ve said that golf, dance, cheer or bowling are not sports, this article is for your critical eye.  One may say that if an activity is not physically challenging, then it is just a game.  However,...

Transgender athletes deserving of equal rights

Sophia Comas, Sports Editor May 6, 2019

In light of the new transgender guideline policy passed for the entirety of USD 383, parents and coaches alike took the opportunity provided by the Board of Education to publicly address what they consider...

Popularity of soccer rises in U.S. for better

Cole Schmitt, Social Media Manager April 29, 2019

Soccer in the United States hasn’t been the most watched or liked sport, but with increasing inclines in TV ratings, more cities are gaining teams and with the biggest sporting event in the world coming...

Most diverse final four in a long time

Cole Schmitt, Social Media Manager April 8, 2019

This year’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four Tournament in Minneapolis, Minnesota, was one of the most unique and unexpected ever because none of the great teams who are usually finalists were in the...

Play for Something Bigger Than Yourself

Aloera Ostermann, Staff Writer November 6, 2018

As athletes we often times go to our games and just play. Sometimes we play for something, other times we just go through the motions. But I have no doubt that every time you play for something bigger...

Winning should come as a team

Kamryn Bussmann, Staff Writer November 6, 2018

Dealing with losses is hard on anyone. Whether that’s for an athlete in a game, an adult and their job or a loved one gone. I’ve been fortunate enough to not go through much loss. I have though, gone...

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