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Injuries prompt stricter safety standards in athletics

Injuries prompt stricter safety standards in athletics

Allie Beekman

September 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

One year ago, after breaking her ankle in two places during a softball game, senior Marisa Harczuk of Tinton Falls had just been cleared to start playing field hockey after three months without physical activity. From early May to early August, Harczuk underwent surgery and physical therapy to get bac...

Rewards of sports outweigh possible dangers, athletes say

Rewards of sports outweigh possible dangers, athletes say

Luke Sassa

March 5, 2018


Filed under Sports

Like many things in life, for athletes who play dangerous sports, it all comes down to risk versus reward. For some athletes, the pros that sports provided were simply worth any risk they may carry. Sophomore football player RJ Franzen of Allentown said his enjoyment of his sport outweighs the pos...

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...

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