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The Key to Team Spirit in Sports

Andrew Fisher Staff Writer When you’re in a sport, having a strong bond with your teammates is helpful. Even if your sport is an individual sport, such as swimming. Swimmer Kyla Morris, junior, believes that knowing and befriending your teammates helps to make your sport more enjoyable. “Having that bond gives you a reason to […]

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Swimmers ‘Ripping’ Through Conditioning, Water

Andrew Fisher and Coleman Mosley Staff Writers Dry Land Conditioning. Sounds weird, but it’s totally essential for the nearly 30 members of the boys and girls swim team. The swim team started practice at the Helen P. Brown Natatorium with the girls season official start on Monday, Oct. 26 and the boys Nov. 9.  Coach Ben […]

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Practice Essential to Achieve Success, Perfection

Zach Piatt Sports Editor “We talkin’ ’bout practice.” These were the words of former NBA superstar, Allen Iverson in his famous “Practice” interview. That’s exactly what we’re talking about here. Practice. “Practice is very useful,” says sophomore baseball player Ben Yoss. “Although it can be a grind, it’s important for success in games.” Teams who […]

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Underrated Sports Deserve Bruin Love

Zach Piatt Sports Editor Football and basketball are two of the most popular of all high school sports.  The student section is always overflowing at these games.  These turnouts are great, but how many students do you see cheering on their classmates at soccer or volleyball matches? The fact of the matter is some sports […]

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Boys swim to first victory of season in Angola

By Ian Brubaker Staff Writer The boys swim team was victorious at the Angola swim meet on Dec. 12 at the Angola YMCA. The boys won by 18 points. This was the first meet that the Northrop boys have won this season. The girls swim team lost to Angola by 12 points. Many swimmers recorded personal […]

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Swimmers dive into new season

By Ian Brubaker Staff writer Girls swim practice started last week and boys swim practices start today after school. Swim is a winter sport and lasts until the spring. Everyone on the boys swim team is eager and exited to get in the water. The swim team has 17 days of preparation until their first […]

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