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Tua Tagovailoa Suffers Controversial Head Injury

By Ariel Plevan ‘23, Sports Editor  Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa entered concussion protocol and was removed from his game against the Buffalo Bills on September 25, after suffering what appeared to be a head injury.  The injury occurred near the end of the second quarter during a play in […]

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WNBA Star Wrongfully Detained in Russia

Sammy Fisher ‘25, Staff Writer  In February, Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) star Brittney Griner was detained for allegedly trying to take hashish oil back to Russia. On May 3, the news broke that the U.S. government is now classifying her detention as “wrongful.” Not only is this situation scary […]

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Mets No-Hitter Highlights One of Many Great Moments in 2022

By Gavi Kanter ‘23, Staff Writer Heschel’s Mets fans drum up support for their team in light of the Mets’ recent record-setting. On April 29, six Mets pitchers etched themselves into Mets history books by throwing the second no-hitter in franchise history. Started by standout pitcher Tylor “Big Drip” Megill, […]

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NFL Draft Review: NY Jets and Giants

By Alex Potter ‘23, Contributing Writer Two weeks ago, both the Jets and Giants left their respective draft rooms feeling confident that they secured multiple prospects who would help alter the poor narratives surrounding their clubs, ultimately paving the way for a new golden era of New York football. Across […]

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Heschel Sports: Year In Review

By Ariel Plevan ‘23, Sports Editor  After a year of masks, pods, and online school, Heschel High School bounced back – especially its sports teams. In the 2020-2021 school year, very few Heschel sports teams played games, as the spring season only featured a few. This season, however, featured teams […]

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Yankees Start Strong in 2022

By Caleb Friedman ‘23, Heschel Beat Editor The Yankees fans at Heschel are thrilled with their team’s start to the season. After a disappointing loss to the Boston Red Sox in last season’s wild card game, the New York Yankees have come charging out of the gate this season. They […]

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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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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. […]