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Looking Back On An Unforgettable Year

Zach Piatt Sports Editor Graduation is today, and it still hasn’t hit me that I will never go back to Northrop High School as a student. Seniors were dismissed early on the last day, but I didn’t want to leave. Senior year was the best year of my life. I’ve made so many memories as […]

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Northrop’s Agler Finds Happiness in Cruel World

Zach Piatt Sports Editor August 2, 2014. This date will forever ring in the mind of Northrop’s Alec Agler. Nothing compares to the low he felt on this summer day heading into his sophomore year of high school. “In the beginning it seemed like I had no one, and my anger and depression was really […]

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What a Way to Start the Season

Zach Piatt Sports Editor I woke up last Wednesday to “Bailando” as my alarm at 7 a.m. Butterflies ran through my stomach as I heated up my miniature pancakes in the microwave.  As I waited for my breakfast, I stared at the quote I wrote on my whiteboard the night before. It read “Game Day […]

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Northrop Star Athlete Ready to Travel World

Zach Piatt Sports Editor If you go to Northrop High School, you’ve probably heard the name Skyler Myers. There’s a reason for that. Few students are more involved than Skyler, as she is a star on the volleyball team, captain of the softball team, and a part of many other activities. One of these activities […]

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Madness to End With Boilers on Top

Zach Piatt Sports Editor Before anyone questions the title, yes, I’m talking about the Purdue Boilermakers, the Big Ten regular season champion Purdue Boilermakers, the four seed in the Midwest Purdue Boilermakers. And before anyone goes on a crazy rampage saying I don’t know anything about college basketball and calling me the dumbest person in […]

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Robertson Reaches 1,000 in Final Game

Zach Piatt Sports Editor The Northrop Bruins’ season came to an end in the sectional semi-finals last night after a 47-67 loss to the North Side Legends. Northrop came out flat, scoring five points in the first quarter. They picked it up in the second and went into halftime down 19-26. Jaylen Butz had a […]

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Bruins Gaining Momentum To End Season

Zach Piatt Sports Editor The Northrop Bruins visited Bishop Dwenger last night and spoiled the Saints’ senior night, taking a 65-58 victory. Shots didn’t want to go down in the first quarter for either team, as physical defense seemed to be the key for both teams early on. Dwenger didn’t even make a field goal […]

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Northrop Takes Down Carroll on Senior Night

Zach Piatt Sports Editor The Northrop Bruins hosted Carroll for their senior night last night and came away with a sweet 64-62 victory over the Chargers. In a game with 10 lead changes and 11 ties, the largest lead of the contest was only seven. It was tight all throughout with neither team able to […]

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Bruins Take Care of Cadets

Zach Piatt Sports Editor The Northrop Bruins visited Concordia last night and came away with a much needed 64-52 victory. After three straight losses, Northrop came out flat and Concordia took an early 12-0 lead. It didn’t last long. The Bruins kicked it into gear and went on a 36-10 scoring run the rest of […]

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Falcons to Run Away With First Super Bowl

Zach Piatt Sports Editor Super Bowl LI will feature yet again the NFL’s top-ranked offense and number one defense. Atlanta’s high-powered offense will be too much for New England’s tough D, and the Falcons will hoist the Lombardi Trophy for the first time in franchise history. Tom Brady and the Patriots have been dominant as […]

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