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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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Lefty Agler Finds Happiness

Zach Piatt Sports Editor August 2, 2014. This date will forever ring in the mind of 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 bad,” […]

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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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Bakle, Starnes, Books, Keating to Continue Athletic Careers

Zach Piatt Sports Editor Four Northrop seniors signed their letter of intent to continue their athletic career yesterday afternoon on National Signing Day. Robbie Bakle will play soccer at Ohio Northern. Dustin Starnes will run cross country and track at IUPUI. Joey Books will continue his football career at Marian. Ben Keating will play baseball […]

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Northrop Athletes Speak On Snider Rivalry

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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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Southpaw Schoenle to Hurl For Cincinnati

Zach Piatt Sports Editor Northrop Bruin senior southpaw Garrett Schoenle ended his summer committing to play baseball at the University of Cincinnati on August 6, 2016. “It’s exciting to think I’ll be playing D1 baseball, especially at a great school like Cincinnati,” says Schoenle. “I’m exciting for what my college career holds.” Garrett has pitched […]

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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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