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Igor Shesterkin Makes Case for the Hart Trophy

By Caleb Friedman ‘23, Staff Writer and Gavi Kanter ‘23, Staff Writer To the surprise of many, the New York Rangers are at top of the National Hockey League (NHL) with one of the best records in the league. However, their offensive and defensive numbers are middle of the pack. […]

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Calvin Ridley Ruins His Career

By Yhonatan Yehudai ‘25, Staff Writer On October 31, 2021, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Calvin Ridley announced that he was stepping away from football in order to address his mental health. On March 7, 2022, the National Football League (NFL) announced that it was suspending Ridley for at least a […]

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Recapping Hoops for Hesed

By Jared Levy ‘23, Sports Editor On Purim, Heschel raised over 3,000 dollars from Hoops for Hesed and raffles to donate to Jews in Ukraine through the Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. Thanks to great work from Vice President of the Hesed and Tzedek Council Charlie Covit, the Jewish and Student […]

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Haters Gonna Hate: Shiffrin Battles Social Media Criticism

By Ariel Bregman ‘23, Staff Writer As exemplified after a shocking event at the Beijing Olympics, even the most skilled of athletes are subject to social media trolls. Two-time Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin was expected to medal in at least one of her five events. Shiffrin shocked the world […]

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MLB Offseason Review

By William Rose ‘23, Staff Writer On the second day of Color War, as the student body gathered in the Roanna Shorofsky theater for more festivities, Major League Baseball (MLB) reporter Jeff Passan tweeted the glorious news that the MLB and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) had reached […]

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National Football League Revises Overtime Rules

By Zach Lukeman ‘24, Staff Writer and Felix Harrari ‘24, Staff Writer Even after the wildest National Football League (NFL) offseason in recent memory, the event that may have the most lasting effect on the NFL didn’t even involve a player or coach.  This was the revision of the overtime […]

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March Madness Preview

By Ariel Plevan ‘23, Sports Editor March is over, and the best of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) basketball is just around the corner. The NCAA Basketball Tournament will start on March 15, and everything gets more chaotic as the tournament’s tipoff approaches. Here is a breakdown of the key […]

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Heschel Sports Update

By Ariel Plevan ‘23, Sports Editor After the winter season, none of the Heschel Basketball teams were able to make the postseason.Looking ahead, the following sports will be competing in the spring: Ultimate Frisbee, Track and Field, Girls’ Floor Hockey, Girls’ Indoor Soccer, Boys’ Indoor Soccer, Boys’ Tennis, Girls’ Tennis, […]

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MLB and MLBPA Struggle to Agree on a New CBA

By Sammy Fisher ‘25, Staff Writer After an action packed start to Major League Baseball’s (MLB) free agency, all negotiations and signings have hit a standstill. It is time for the MLB and the Major League Baseball Players Alliance (MLBPA) to agree on a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA). This […]