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The World Cup in football (soccer) is a tournament of 32 mens national teams that is organized by the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA).

World Cup unites students

Storey Ahl ’25, Staff Writer January 13, 2023

On any random day from Nov. 21 to Dec. 18, it was likely that you would find spirited students expressing their excitement at school over the 2022 World Cup. Students could often be found watching World...

On a normal day the TVs around the schools display the same things. These things go generally unnoticed by students as they remain unchanged and aren’t very important to students.

World Cup inspires increased television usage.

Aidan Sprouls ’23, Web Opinions Editor December 22, 2022

If you happen to glance up at one of the televisions hanging on the walls throughout the building, you would likely see the screen filled with a few things: the schedule for the day, a few of the top news...

Fans gaze at a gigantic World Cup sculpture as it is carried to be a part of the USA vs Wales pre-game introduction

U.S makes inspiring impression in World Cup despite round of 16 exit

Tristan Gonzalez ’24, Staff Writer December 9, 2022

Despite falling in a heartbreaking loss to Netherlands on Dec. 3, the U.S Men’s soccer team’s performance at the World Cup was not only something to be proud of, but also exemplified soccer’s progression...

The United States criticizes Qatar, the host nation of the World Cup, for its human rights violations, despite its own domestic shortcomings. Qatar denies the allegations.

Qatar unfit to hold World Cup, United States unfit to tell them

Talia Moskowitz '24, Web Managing Editor December 8, 2022

In Qatar, an Islamic State the size of Connecticut, one of the largest sporting events in the world is currently taking place.  The United States, spreading its glorious wings of Western democracy,...

Each Connections class made a world cup bracket, hoping to win a World Cup themed party.

Student body gears up for World Cup

Tristan Gonzalez ’24, Staff Writer December 1, 2022

Every four years a competition comes around that is commonly referred to as the number one sporting spectacle ever invented. As 32 teams compete for the most highly-coveted prize in all of sports, the...

FIFA world cup update shoots and scores

FIFA world cup update shoots and scores

June 8, 2018

By Reece Keusch '19   On June 14, Russia and Saudi Arabia kick off the biggest sporting event on earth at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. People all over the globe are excited for the World Cup,...

United States shocked by T&T, eliminated from FIFA World Cup

United States shocked by T&T, eliminated from FIFA World Cup

October 11, 2017

By Jonathan Kaner '18 The United States Men’s National Soccer team failed to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia after a 2-1 defeat to last-place Trinidad and Tobago on Monday, Oct. 10. “It...

Predictions EuroCup 2016

Predictions EuroCup 2016

Andrew Vester, Staff Writer June 7, 2016

With the start of UEFA Euro fast approaching on June 10, here’s what to expect in Europe’s biggest soccer competition. The 24 teams have been divided up into six groups, with the top two teams from...

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From Westport to Rio: World Cup fever runs rampant

Cooper Boardman, Sports Editor August 25, 2014

Hailed as one of the single greatest sporting events in the entire world, the World Cup headed to Brazil this past summer.  Of  32 teams, Germany emerged victorious, but the passion and love for the...

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