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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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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...

MCVSD students pursue college sports, some with scholarships

Shannon Bradley

June 17, 2016


Filed under Sports

MCVSD students are known to work hard and play hard, as principal James Gleason said on the first day of the 2013-14 school year. All five of the career academies are nationally ranked in the top 100 high schools in America, according to Niche, a school information site. Some MCVSD students play sp...

Zika virus threatens Olympic Games’ attendance

Zika virus threatens Olympic Games’ attendance

Nick Hession

June 17, 2016


Filed under Sports

This year’s Summer Olympic Games start on Aug. 5 in Rio, Brazil and public concern regarding the Zika Virus is creating backlash for the Olympic Committee. People with an O blood type are the primary carriers of the disease, which causes relatively mild symptoms, according to the Center for Dis...

Monmouth Regional Falcons win opener

September 24, 2013


Filed under Sports

By DANNY SHIN Asst. Sports Editor Fans of the Monmouth Regional Falcons went home happy last week when the Falcons picked up a huge win on the road last Friday over the Point Pleasant Boro Panthers 27-20 in a non-league contest. With the win, the Falcons have now matched their win total from their infamou...

Rebels look to make an impact this season, Weber says

September 20, 2013


Filed under Sports

By MATT LAMB Sports Editor With every new season comes an opportunity for players to rebrand themselves and to make an impact on their teams for the tough journey that lies ahead; junior Brooke Weber of Howell Township said she is looking to do just that for the Howell Rebels girls varsity soccer t...

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