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Benching Better Bodies: Max Fallon-Silva benching at the gym as Braden Butler spots him.

Building Better Minds and Bodies

The Scientific Benefits of Hitting the Gym
Gavin Fanelli, Staff Writer | September 23, 2022

          Over the years the media, doctors, and schools express how exercise is good for the body.             There has been lots of research to support the benefits of exercising, especially for teenagers. These benefits include a healthier body, a healthier mindset and more.  ...

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Trey Deitelbaum and Coach Walker: Deitelbaum next to Coach Walker in a home game against East Haven where Foran won 12-2, May 9, 2022.

Senior Athletes Leaving their Mark in Sports

Evan Kerzner and Austin Lermayer | June 3, 2022

           Sports have always been a major part of high school. Fans love to come watch their school compete in a good environment, while student athletes work to win and earn a future in sports, whether it be college scholarships or sports-related majors/jobs.             Seniors have...

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Girls Tennis Senior Captains: Seniors Veda Lakkmraju and Olivia Connelly after leading and cheering their team on, May 11, 2022.

Senior Spring Captains: Finishing Off the Season

Rumeysa Bayram and Cameron Lefebvre | May 19, 2022

          As spring sports come to an end, so do the captains' careers at Foran. This is their last season playing for a sports team in high school, and they’re prepared to finish off the season strong.           Foran consists of five spring sports: lacrosse (boys and girls), softball,...

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 Winner Winner Chicken Dinner: Foran girls lacrosse after a huge win against rival school Jonathan Law, April 22, 2022.

Spring Sports Recap

Charlie Sampson and Chris Adkins | May 18, 2022

          As students look back into the spring season, Foran’s spring sports teams have earned some big wins. As of May 18, boys lacrosse 11-4; girls lacrosse 15-1; baseball 9-9; softball 8-5; boys tennis 11-8; girls tennis 5-14; girls track 3-9; boys track 6-6; Golf 5-7. Hard work and effort...

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Richard A. Herman Memorial Tennis Courts: Deven Dai playing on Foran home courts, May 10, 2022.

Stern’s Run to the State Championship

Mati Gorges and Zach Worzel | May 13, 2022

          The boys tennis team is off to a very good season so far, coached by science teacher, and 2022 Teacher of the Year, Mr. Alan Stern. Stern has a passion for tennis and teaching science. He has been teaching at Foran for eight years, and coaching for four. His drive for teaching translates...

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Coming to a close: Senior night marks the end of the season. (Left to Right) Seniors Bridget Kiernan, Olivia Connelly, and Veda Lakkamraju pose together, May 11, 2022.

Striving for Greatness: Girls’ Tennis Works Towards Goals

Katherine Harrison, Overall Manager | May 12, 2022

          Rain and shine, the Girls’ Tennis team has been practicing since late March, but their work transcends their official time on the courts. Although they’ve had a bit of a rocky season with a record of 3-11, they are steadily working towards wins in the latter part of their season. Led...

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Boys Lacrosse: The team poses after a win against Branford, April 11, 2022.

Hopped on the Field to Play LAX

A Look into the 2022 Lacrosse Season
Julia Deicicchi and Colleen Ardolino | May 11, 2022

           The lacrosse season is coming to a close, so it is time to reflect on it. Both the girls and boys teams have done exceptionally well thus far, and are expected to continue that trend in states. Lacrosse is a sport loved by many here at Foran, and both the coaches’ and athletes’ dedication...

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NBA Stadium: The Golden State Warriors playing in their home arena, the Chase Center. Photo courtesy Yusuf Abdelsalam, Feb 27, 2022

NBA Season Recap: What Foran Fans Feel as Playoffs Roll Around Corner

Yusuf Abdelsalam, Staff Writer | May 9, 2022

    Another year, another season, the NBA playoffs are starting again as the regular season has ended. As such, many fans feel perhaps disappointed or excited with the teams that have made it to the playoffs or the ones that have not.     The best regular season record was the Phoenix Suns, so...

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Foran Boys Lacrosse Managers in Action: Reese Jasminski, Sam Lavallee, and Riley Grunow doing stats at the boys game. Photo courtesy: Marina Giammattei, April 11, 2022.

An Inside Look on Team Managers

Luci Cappello and Lauren Stroffolino | April 12, 2022

     For most sports teams here at Foran, there are one to three students who are able to help out with a specific team. These are the sports managers and with each team, there’s different roles that these managers take responsibility for.       Many sports teams and coaches enjoy having...

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The Augusta National Golf Club, the home of the Masters. Photo Courtesy: Golf.com

Teeing off April 7: The Masters

Kyle Zarnoch, Sports Editor | April 6, 2022

     Located in Augusta, Georgia there lay one of the most pristine golf courses in the world, Augusta National Golf Club.       The 72 holes of fresh grass and amazing scenery was designed by English designer Alister MacKenzie, however the idea for the course came from retired competitive...

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Shazier Flashback: Ryan Shazier making an interception in front of his memorable events.

Ryan Shazier: Battling the Obstacles of Life

Tyler Vinhais and Luke Cruz | February 15, 2022

     Ryan Shazier has suffered many obstacles in his life, including partial paralysis at age 28. As a child, he was diagnosed with Alopecia, an autoimmune disease causing hair loss. Despite this, Shazier made it his dream to compete in the NFL since age five, competing in pee-wee leagues. Instead...

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The Rams preview their stadium to the public as they get ready to host the Super Bowl. Photo Courtesy: Los Angeles Rams February 9, 2022.

Super Bowl LVI

The Tradition Continues
Kyle Zarnoch, Sports Editor | February 11, 2022

     For 55 years, families, friends and people of all relations have met and gathered to watch the Super Bowl. This year's matchup between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Los Angeles Rams is on February 13 at SoFi Stadium. Fans can find the game being televised on NBC at 6:30 PM E.S.T.     ...

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