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The NFL and NBA season comes to an end after a wild season.

Seasons of surprises: NBA and NHL seasons close

Christian Spears and Shawn Retta June 16, 2023

Many buzzer-beating, overtime-winning, gut-wrenching buckets and goals made games from the NBA and NHL seasons worth watching all over again. From ballers like Jimmy Butler and Nikola Jokić to skaters...

The popularity of the peculiar sport, water polo, floods the summer plans of many.

Peculiar Pastimes: Water Polo

Angelina Freel-Dipalma June 16, 2023

With summer right around the corner, the wave of water sports has flooded American communities. However, year after year, one activity in particular is often overlooked: water polo. The English sport,...

The NCAA passed a new policy that will
create a positive impact for student athletes.

Name, image and likeness: Athletes profit off themselves

Joey Raynor June 16, 2023

The NCAA passed a new policy that can make a positive change for student athletes. For years NCAA and broadcasting programs have made millions off of college sports and their athletes, some of these athletes...

Major League Baseball (MLB) changed rules for the 2023 season
including bigger bases, a pitch clock, limited pickoff attempts, and
banning shifts. The rules have already improved the game for both
fans and players.

Baseball hits a homerun with the World Baseball Classic and new rules

Lily Howard May 25, 2023

Baseball entered March like a lion with the World Baseball Classic, an exciting opening day, and rule changes that could slash game run times. The World Baseball Classic brought an unexpected rivalry...

The excitement of college sports will help make some of CHS students final decisions.

Sports at universities make or break senior college decisions

Charlie Raynor May 25, 2023

Finding the perfect-fit college is no easy task for high school seniors, with a multitude of factors that need to be taken into consideration. Some prefer being in a city, while others want a sprawling,...

CHS students debate the possibility of continuing sports in college.

To play or not to play? Sports in college raise dilemma

Logan Clarke and Ronit Khromchenko May 25, 2023

Sports in high school are a daunting commitment for students: not only do they have to juggle their rigorous coursework, clubs and various extracurricular activities, sports are physically demanding. For...

Senior Grace Wartmann will continue to figure skate while studying Criminology at the University of Maryland in the fall of 2023.

Wartmann crosses over figure skating to college

Cayla Carlson and Ruth Crawford May 25, 2023

Although not the average high school sport, figure skating is more relevant than some might think. For CHS senior Grace Wartmann of Eatontown, figure skating is what she chooses to dedicate her time to...

CHS students engage in the peculiar pastime of Gaga.

Peculiar Pastimes: Gaga

Thomas Tilton and Yaritza Reyes Contrera May 25, 2023

Gaga isn’t just a household name known for going overboard on dresses, but is also emerging as a fun, up-and- coming athletic pastime. Gaga ball—gaga for short—is an exciting and competitive activity...

March Madness creates excitement at CHS over the NCAA trophy.

March Madness’ unexpected outcomes: CHS has opinions

Shawn Retta and Christian Spears May 25, 2023

March Madness is the biggest event of the year for college basketball and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The 68 team tournament known for its buzzer beaters and bracket-breaking upsets...

Junior Kaitlin Brice will play Division I field hockey for George-town University beginning in the Fall of 2024.

CHS Beast Kaitlin Brice becomes a Georgetown Hoya

Dara Fisher and Emma Makin March 31, 2023

Field hockey player and CHS junior Kaitlin Brice of Wall Township committed to Georgetown University for field hockey on Dec. 28, 2022. Brice describes how her dream of committing to a Division I university...

Despite not being commonly played in the United States, Cricket is the second most popular sport in the world with its intricate rules and audience of 2.6 billion people globally.

Peculiar Pastimes: Cricket

Joey Raynor and Brody Salowe March 31, 2023

Many Americans have heard of the sport cricket, but few understand its true popularity, perplexing rules and amazing history. According to sports writer extraordinaire Charlie Proctor, “cricket is...

The importance of sport safety and injury prevention is learned in High Schools after a recent accident.

High schools learn the importance of preparedness after Hamlin injury

Luke Bigley and Charlie Raynor March 31, 2023

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), nearly half of all sports injuries in children are preventable. The impact of a high school sports injury can range from taking an athlete out of commission...

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