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UCF: Orlando’s Hometown Team?

UCF: Orlando’s Hometown Team?

Lily Israel, Managing Editor

December 14, 2017


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

If you ask someone in Orlando which college football team they root for, most would expect to hear either “UF” or “FSU.” Even though we live more than two hours away from each of these schools, it is still the default answer. Now I have no problem with loyal Gator and Seminole alumna supporting...

Form follows function: The effects differing body types have on student athletes

MATTHEW HALPIN, STAFF WRITER

December 8, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Uncategorized

   In the sports world, the majority of athletes fit the stereotypical body type. Basketball players are tall, football players are big and soccer players are somewhere in between. However, there’s always the short Muggsy Bogues of basketball or the Darren Sproles of the NFL who defy these stereotypes...

Running for a dynasty: Trinity Prep cross country finishes top three at state meet

Running for a dynasty: Trinity Prep cross country finishes top three at state meet

MICHAEL HULL, SPORTS EDITOR

December 7, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The goal of any sports program is simple: to be the best and stay at the top for as long as possible. The Michael Jordan-led Chicago Bulls of the 90s won six titles in eight seasons, the Pittsburgh Steelers of the 70s and 80s won four titles in six years and the UCLA Bruins men’s basketball team of...

The need to kneel

The need to kneel

Drew Miller and Lily Israel

November 2, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

Professional sporting events are the most overt displays of patriotism in our country. The American flag is stretched out to fill the field, and the whole stadium stands in unison to sing the national anthem. This three-minute ritual sometimes ends with military aircrafts flying over the stadium, yet th...

Dazed and Confused

Dazed and Confused

November 1, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

  When people think of concussions, the first thing that comes to mind is football, mainly the NFL and college football. What they don’t often think of is all of the other sports that also have a high number of concussions. Recent findings show more and more athletes who suffer head injuries are at...

Saints basketball program heating up

Saints basketball program heating up

MICHAEL HULL, SPORTS EDITOR

October 31, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

It is hard to have much success in athletics of any level if the team’s leader is constantly changing. Every year, the team will be presented with a new set of plays, new goals for the program and, most importantly, a new face trying to lead them. No matter how talented the team is, it will struggle...

MS Girl Tackles Stereotypes

MS Girl Tackles Stereotypes

Matthew Halpin, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

  With five seconds to go, the Saints are down by four. The quarterback takes the snap and launches the ball deep downfield to a wide open receiver. It’s caught in the endzone for a touchdown. The receiver turns and smiles, as she’s mobbed by her teammates.   Eighth grader Grace Wheeler plays on th...

Saints’ swimmers strive for success

Saints’ swimmers strive for success

MICHAEL HULL, SPORTS EDITOR

October 5, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

  “Success isn't owned. It's leased, and rent is due every day.” This quotation from Houston Texans all-star defender J.J. Watt describes every athlete’s drive for greatness. For some, all the work and dedication that goes into a sport is too much to bear. For others, it fuels them to go far...

A step forward for John Michael Night

A step forward for John Michael Night

Drew Miller, Fact Checker

October 5, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

   Many associate December with final exams and Christmas break; however, those in the Trinity community will never forget this time. The month of December 2015 changed Trinity forever, as beloved senior and lacrosse star John Michael Night suffered a debilitating stroke. The Trinity world was turned up...

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