College Football Playoff in the Books

Photo courtesy of Forbes: Clemson celebrating its national championship victory over Alabama.

On Monday night, January 9th, 2017, the third edition of the annual College Football Playoff National Championship game was completed between the Clemson University Tigers and the University of Alabama Crimson Tide in epic fashion. Continue reading “College Football Playoff in the Books”

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Featured Athlete: Tommy Spero

Photo by Sandra Wong Geroux: Tommy Spero ’17 is the starting goalie on the Varsity Hockey team.

Tommy Spero ‘17, the goalie for the Mamaroneck Varsity “A” Ice Hockey team is no stranger to the spotlight. Last year, Spero led the team to its first ice hockey state championship in school history. When asked how it felt to win states last year, Spero shared, “It felt incredible. To do it with the team we had was just amazing; to do it for “Chappie,” his first one ever for hockey. It was just an incredible moment and I am looking forward to doing it again this year.” The miraculous achievement was built upon years of dedication and preparation. Continue reading “Featured Athlete: Tommy Spero”

Mamaroneck Girls’ Basketball Honors Fallen Mount Vernon Teen

Photo courtesy of Lohud: Ella Simko ‘19 presents Nadine McKenzie, mother of Shamoya, with flowers and cards prior to the Mamaroneck Girls’ JV game against Mount Vernon.

Most high school basketball games are filled with a lot of intensity. However, Mamaroneck’s game against Mount Vernon on January 6th felt different, and that was due to the death of Mount Vernon Girls’ JV player, Shamoya McKenzie. Continue reading “Mamaroneck Girls’ Basketball Honors Fallen Mount Vernon Teen”

An Ode to Craig Sager: The Man in an All Suede Suit

Photo courtesy of Huffington Post: Sager left his mark on sports journalism.

What does it mean to be full of life? Does it mean you have the capacity to act individually, as if no one is watching? Does it mean you are not afraid to be judged by other people’s standards? The truth is, no matter what your evaluation of the phrase is, if you knew who Craig Sager was, you could easily say he lived every moment to its maximum potential, with no regard to how other people would respond. That is what endeared Craig to so many people. That is what made Mr. Sager so unique. Continue reading “An Ode to Craig Sager: The Man in an All Suede Suit”

Tips for Tackling Midterms

It’s that time of year again. The holidays are over, and now we have to face the rapidly approaching midterms. Ask yourself:  Are you stressed out? Last year did you find yourself struggling last minute, cramming for the test the night before? If you answered “yes” to either of these questions, you might want to read the following tips. Hopefully they will lead you to success…   Continue reading “Tips for Tackling Midterms”