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Karl attends Women’s Leadership Conference

Karl attends Women’s Leadership Conference

Arielle Cohen

March 7, 2017


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Abigail Karl, a junior from Monmouth Beach, represented CHS at the Women's Leadership Conference on Sunday, Feb. 26. The conference was held at Monmouth University and was sponsored by Morgan Stanley. The conference consisted of a luncheon with a panel of female leaders, such as the assistant vi...

Team bonding is an important part of sports

Team bonding is an important part of sports

Emmanuella Macri

February 9, 2017


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Members of sports teams are encouraged to work together during sports events, but some teams also stress the importance of team bonding outside of practices and games. Junior Megan Stanislowski of Wall plays on the Wall High School varsity volleyball team and considers her teammates some of her closes...

Junior Marie Schobel breaks record for 100 meters

Junior Marie Schobel breaks record for 100 meters

Arielle Cohen

January 1, 2017


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Marie Schobel of Sea Girt, NJ broke the previous Manasquan High School record for backstroke on Tuesday, December 6. With a time of 58.33 seconds, she beat Caroline Petrone’s 2013 record of 59.04, according to NJ.com. Schobel has been swimming for “as long as [she] can remember,” starting when...

Female athletes still feel subtle sting of discrimination at all levels

Female athletes still feel subtle sting of discrimination at all levels

Meredith Prud’homme and Emmanuella Macri

December 22, 2016


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It took women over 2,000 years to be allowed into the Olympic games according to Infoplease.com. Since then, female athletes are slowly becoming more accepted, but not everything is equal between the two sexes, even now. One of the biggest differences between women and men is the lack of recognition women...

CHS sports are a family affair

CHS sports are a family affair

Mia Gallo

December 22, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Family history and upbringings play a part in what sports students choose to pursue throughout high school and beyond. While there may not be families of the caliber of the Mannings at CHS, athleticism is definitely passed down from generation to generation in some CHS families. Some students develop...

Advanced technology has revolutionized the sports world

Advanced technology has revolutionized the sports world

Mia Gallo

November 10, 2016


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If a modern sports fan at the Super Bowl happened to miss the winning touchdown of the game, he or she would only have to wait a couple of seconds for the instant replay. But any time before 1985, this fan would have missed the pivotal moment in the biggest football game of the year. According to T...

Quitting Sports Can Be Helpful for Some

Quitting Sports Can Be Helpful for Some

Emmanuella Macri and Meredith Prud'homme

November 8, 2016


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Some athletes say being a “quitter” isn’t always a bad thing when it comes to sports. Junior Victoria Ferraro of Manasquan, a former basketball player, said she made the right decision when she stopped playing. The stress of the sport was the reason she chose to end her basketball career. ...

Athletes wear protective gear to avoid injury

Athletes wear protective gear to avoid injury

Erica Sammarco

November 8, 2016


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In a survey of 89 CHS athletes on Oct. 19, 45 percent wear either glasses, contacts, braces or retainers in their games. Some athletes, like year-round runner and sophomore Colleen Megerle of Colts Neck, have to deal with both braces and glasses in sports. “I got contacts recently which are a lot o...

Lifeguarding is a popular summer sport

Lifeguarding is a popular summer sport

Emme Leong

September 16, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Summer jobs are in high demand for teenagers who are looking to earn some spending money. But it’s difficult to find the compromise between soaking up the sun and getting a decent job. For many CHS students, a lifeguarding job provides that balance. A September survey showed that nearly 6 perc...

Athletes beat the varsity blues

Athletes beat the varsity blues

Shannon Bradley

September 16, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Many CHS students return to their home high schools to play sports. Some students began doing this as early as freshman year and began playing varsity their starting year. Senior Kat Holtz of Hazlet did not expect to start varsity as a freshman but did. She accomplished this after beating out a senio...

Preseason sports prove to be worth lost summer fun

Preseason sports prove to be worth lost summer fun

Emma Wilenta

September 16, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The last few weeks of summer can be a dreaded time for students. Daunting thoughts of the upcoming school year, school supply shopping and cramming summer reading can consume the last few weeks of summertime. But for some, the tail-end of summer before a new school year are occupied with other co...

Miller leads his pack on the Wall track team and beyond

Shannon Bradley

June 17, 2016


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Junior Matt Miller of Wall Township is dedicated to his track team, both on and off the field. Miller has been running on the fall and winter track and cross country teams for a total of 11 seasons. Thomas Bocchino, Miller’s track coach spoke highly of Miller. Bocchino said,”It’s been g...

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