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Houston Astros’ cheating scandal enrages baseball community, sets bad example for fans

 After news broke that the Astros were found guilty of stealing signs during their 2017 and 2019 seasons, the team has been hated by fans from all over the country.
March 23, 2020

As I watched Jose Altuve hit a monstrous walk-off home run to send the Houston Astros to the World Series and beat the New York Yankees during game six of the 2019 ALCS, I was heartbroken. Although it...

Little League team leaves behind a remarkable Staples baseball legacy

Little League team leaves behind a remarkable Staples baseball legacy
January 31, 2020

Clink! My mouth gaped in shock as the ball soared above all of the players’ caps. I felt a surge of inspiration as they fled through the bases and dove to catch the ball, kicking up the red sand. During...

Yankees deny Girardi renewed contract

Yankees deny Girardi renewed contract
October 29, 2017

By Emma Rojas '18 In an email Thursday afternoon, Joe Girardi, 53, the Yankees former manager, announced that the organization will not be renewing his contract. Girardi said, “With a heavy heart,...

Cubs Win is a Victory for Underdogs

Cubs Win is a Victory for Underdogs
December 9, 2016

By: Chris Andrews ’18 I am a loyal fan to my favorite teams in each sport. The seasons when my team is out of the playoffs, I often find myself rooting for the underdog.  For example, when the Chicago...

The lifted drought: Cubs defeat Indians 8-7 during World Series

The lifted drought: Cubs defeat Indians 8-7 during World Series
November 6, 2016

By Alyson Murray '19 On Wednesday night during the World Series playoffs, the Chicago Cubs narrowly defeated the Cleveland Indians with an 8-7 victory in the 10th inning. This victory for the Cubs broke...

What to expect out of the World Series

What to expect out of the World Series
October 24, 2016

By: Andrew Vester '17   So here we are, the World Series right around the corner. This year’s fall classic, with home-field advantage held by the Indians of the American League, is going to...

Analyzing the 2015 World Series

Analyzing the 2015 World Series
October 29, 2015

Jimmy Ray: The Mets young starting pitching is just going to be too much for the Royals to handle. The Mets just need to work on pitching smarter earlier in the count and keeping leadoff batters...

Sports provide hope during tragedy

Sports provide hope during tragedy
December 7, 2014

When you dumb down the concepts of sports, they sound, well – dumb. In baseball you try and hit a ball thrown at you; in basketball you bounce a ball up and down and in football you run into each other. And...

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