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Advice From a Northrop Senior

Amanda Newby Opinions Editor   To be fair, I started writing this piece when I had an 8 page paper due in 12 days that I hadn’t started yet, so maybe I’m not the person to listen to. But, if you are going to be a high school senior at some point and you enjoy […]

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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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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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Packers, Steelers to Meet in XLV Rematch

Zach Piatt Sports Editor Green Bay Packers – Atlanta Falcons Tie game, 35 seconds remaining, Packers’ ball. Talk about an intense two-minute drill. Aaron Rodgers, once again, willed Green Bay to a win. It looked as though the Pack were going to have to battle it out in overtime with the Cowboys until Rodgers fired […]

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Falcons, Patriots, Steelers, Packers to Advance to League Championships

Zach Piatt Sports Editor Seattle Seahawks – Atlanta Falcons Seattle beat up on Detroit behind a surprising 161 yards on the ground from Thomas Rawls. The defense did its thing and the offense put up enough points to give the Seahawks a win. They’ll need to come up with a few more points this week […]

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Texans, Lions, Steelers, Packers to Win Wild Card Games

Zach Piatt Sports Editor Oakland Raiders – Houston Texans After going 12-4 in the regular season and proving week after week they are one of the best teams in the NFL, the Oakland Raiders managed to score a Wild Card spot in the AFC. Derek Carr played out of his mind this year and is […]

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Best Moments of Cubs’ Historic Season

Zach Piatt Sports Editor The Chicago Cubs’ 2016 season was historic, it was exciting, it was emotional, it was memorable. But most of all, it happened. This Cubs team full of young talent came in the favorites and did not disappoint. After sporting the best record in baseball in the regular season, the North Siders […]

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Cubs to Break Curse, End Years of Suffering

Zach Piatt Sports Editor 108 years of waiting for Chicago Cubs fans. 78 years for the Indians fans of Cleveland. The wait will soon be over for one. I believe Back to the Future was just one year off. The “Lovable Losers” will be no more after five more games, and the Cubs will be […]

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DH Provides More Excitement For Baseball Fans

Zach Piatt Sports Editor If you’ve ever seen Nolan Ryan pitch, or have heard of his performance, you know he’s one of the most dominant pitchers of all time.  He is baseball’s leader in strikeouts with a total of 5,714 Ks. Ryan, winner of 324 games, had a fantastic career on the mound.  His performance […]

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No Rings, No Titles, Greatness? Part 2

Zach Piatt Sports Editor The wait is now over. The top ten active athletes to never win a championship are here. If you haven’t read my previous article including spots 11-20 on this topic, I would advise you to do so. If you’ve already seen it or are content with only knowing the top ten, […]

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