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Nerd Nook: Battlefield 1

Nerd Nook: Battlefield 1

Piers O'Harrow, Reporter
November 17, 2016
Filed under Nerd Nook, OPINION, opinion, Uncategorized

Price: $59.99 ESRB Rating: M Pegi Rating: 18 Genre: Shooter Multiplayer: Online Co-op: Non Single Player: Available Platforms: Xbox One, PS4, PC Publisher: Electronics Arts Developer: EA DICE Release date: October 21, 2016   Rating: 9.9/10   Features: Br...

Runner with a Cause

Runner with a Cause

Claire Noack and Innes Hicsasmaz
November 6, 2015
Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, SPORTS

Loud. Sweaty. Weirdly tan. A crazy grandpa. These are the words that first come to mind when the cross country team thinks of Tom Mittman. Now, after a decades-long career as a coach of the girls’ cross country team, Mittman faces his biggest challenge yet: cancer. “People talk about fight...

Innes and Lucy Take on the US Open

Innes and Lucy Take on the US Open

Lucy Wagner and Innes Hicsasmaz
September 2, 2015
Filed under opinion, SPORTS, Tennis

Earlier this week, Google’s homepage showcased its cartoon letters playing tennis, which can only mean one thing: the U.S. Open is officially in full swing. The final Grand Slam of 2015, this year’s tournament is full of possibilities and expectations. All eyes are on Serena Williams as she hopes...

Girls Tennis Hangs On To No.1

Girls Tennis Hangs On To No.1

Sam Bloom and Caroline Brown
May 7, 2015
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, SPORTS, Tennis

In the artificial light of the NDAC indoor courts, the girls' tennis team continued to flex its muscle with a quick defeat of Dubuque Hempstead (8-1). The match was originally scheduled to play at the City High tennis courts, but due to rain was moved to the four courts at NDAC with the top four players...

Joe Hoff: Kiss His Ace

Joe Hoff: Kiss His Ace

Innes Hicsasmaz, Sports Editor
April 16, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, SPORTS, Tennis, VIDEO

Towering at 6’3,” sophomore Joe Hoff ambles to the baseline, his head bobbing to the movement of his lanky limbs. As he fiddles with a tennis ball in his pocket, he doesn’t seem like a leading athlete. But as he starts to fire ball after ball across the net, it’s obvious why Hoff is considered...

Girls’ Soccer Gears Up for Upcoming Season

Girls’ Soccer Gears Up for Upcoming Season

Innes Hicsasmaz, Sports Editor
April 2, 2015
Filed under Scoreboard, Showcase, Soccer, SPORTS, SPORTS, Sports Event Preview

For the girls’ soccer team, the 2015 season is an opportunity for redemption- last year’s journey to State ended abruptly as City fell to West High in the first round of Regionals. They ended the season with a fairly even conference record of 6-7. “We did decent,” center-back Lizzy Ward ‘16...

Little Hawks Look to Repeat Last Year’s Success

Little Hawks Look to Repeat Last Year’s Success

Stella Lindaman, Sports Reporter
March 23, 2015
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, SPORTS, Sports Event Preview, Track

Standing at the starting line, Sydney DePrenger ‘18 waits for Sara Blowers ‘15 to hand off the baton for their first 4X400m race of the year. “I’m always a nervous wreck before a race, but when I get to the start line and have the baton in my hand it all goes away… I just run,” DePrenger...

Rec League Roundup: Playoff Week 1

Rec League Roundup: Playoff Week 1

Rec League Staff
March 12, 2015
Filed under Rec League, Showcase

Can’t Score Won’t Score - 34   I.C. Balls - 21   Possibly the least anticipated rec league game ever, Can’t Score Won’t Score proved they can win a game of sorts in this match up with the girls. In a shootout (miss shots) Can’t Score made their way into the playoffs with this do...

Rec League Roundup: Week 7

Rec League Roundup: Week 7

Rec League Staff
March 5, 2015
Filed under Rec League, SPORTS

      W$D - 86 (3-3) IC Balls - 44 (0-6)   I.C. Balls loses yet another game to end the regular season without a win. W$D secures a .500 season with a high scoring output against the senior girl’s team. The lady’s of rec league have a chance to prove their worth in a tournament play in game agai...

Rec League Roundup: Week 5

Rec League Roundup: Week 5

Rec League Staff
February 17, 2015
Filed under Rec League, Showcase, SPORTS, SPORTS

    Fiddler On The Hoop - 64 (2-2) I.C. Balls - 48 (0-5) Fiddler cruised to their second victory in a row, pulling to .500 on the season. A huge scoring output (20+ points) from Fiddler’s Griffin “Margante” Shrader kept everyone’s favorite 20th-century musi...

Tribbey Talks: City Vs. West Varsity Basketball

Tribbey Talks: City Vs. West Varsity Basketball

Scott Tribbey
February 14, 2015
Filed under Basketball, OPINION, Showcase, SPORTS, SPORTS

Emotions ran high in the West High gymnasium tonight. The City High boys basketball team took on the undefeated Trojans for the second time this season. Although the crosstown rivalry has always brought excitement to the students and fans, I did not know what to expect coming into the gym tonight. There...

Dunkin’ With Duncan: Super Bowl Special

Dunkin’ With Duncan: Super Bowl Special

Duncan Forbes, Reporter
January 30, 2015
Filed under Dunkin' with Duncan, opinion, SPORTS, SPORTS

Here we are, the biggest game in the world, it’s the Super Bowl. For the second year in a row the Seattle Seahawks are in the Super Bowl and will be playing the New England Patriots who will be looking for their fourth Super Bowl win with arguably the best QB in the League, Tom Brady at the helm. Brady...

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