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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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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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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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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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Northrop Athletes Speak On Snider Rivalry

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Spartans Advance, Send Bruins Home

Zach Piatt Sports Editor The Homestead Spartans, hosts of this year’s sectionals, defeated the Northrop Bruins in the first round last night by a score of 66-31. Northrop got things going with a field goal on their opening drive. Homestead would respond with a touchdown run by Jiya Wright. The Bruins pulled some trickery out […]

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Saints Defeat Bruins in Overtime Nail Biter

Zach Piatt Sports Editor The Bishop Dwenger Saints hosted the Northrop Bruins last night and came away with a 31-28 overtime win in what turned out to be an unexpectedly close game. The first quarter was all Dwenger. The Saints scored on their first drive with a touchdown pass from Eddie Morris to Amaun Clark. […]

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Bruins Victorious on Senior Night

Zach Piatt Sports Editor The Northrop Bruins showed a lot of heart last night, coming away from their contest with North Side with a 28-21 victory on senior night. It didn’t look too great for Northrop in the first quarter. Garrett Schoenle threw two early interceptions and the Legends jumped out to a 14-7 lead. […]

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