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Athletes forced to heal mentally and physically

Athletes forced to heal mentally and physically

Katelyn Deagro, Staff Writer

April 6, 2015

The last thing an athlete wants to hear is that he or she can’t play because of an injury, especially if it will land them on the bench for the majority of a season. Nick Roehm ’17, a long-time football player, has suffered numerous injuries, ranging from a concussion in eigth grade to torn cartilage...

Gymnast Pamela Onorato, from tearing an ACL to tackling Nationals

“Pam's bar routine was particularly exciting, as she maxed out each handstand, flirting with the edge of finding herself on the wrong side of the bar!” Coach Laurie DeFrancesco from Arena Gymnastics, said.

Kacey Hertan, Business Manager

May 19, 2014

A year after tearing her ACL dismounting from beam, gymnast Pam Onorato ’15 is more than recovered. Onorato recently qualified for and attended the Level 9 Eastern National Championships for gymnastics earlier this month. “The mental stamina it takes to stay focused on your goals during the mont...

Ice endangers pedestrians on campus

Ice endangers pedestrians on campus

Ellie Gavin and Jessica Gross

January 31, 2014

You step onto the sidewalk on a cold January morning, hood up, snow boots on, scarf wrapped around your neck. You really thought today was going to be a snow day, so your morning was already off to a bad start when suddenly, your feet lose traction. You experience the stomach-sinking sensation of sl...

The Injury Unseen

If only concussion injuries were so easily treated... l Photo By Alex Greene '12

September 27, 2010

Claire O'Halloran '13 Web Opinions Editor A dark room, a cluttered desk, and a glowing computer screen filled with instructions. This is where the ImPACT concussion test takes place. The ImPACT test records reaction time, memorization, and any symptoms of a concussion. According to the American A...

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