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Locked In: From the Dugout to the Batters Box the whole team is locked in. April 26, 2024 Photo courtesy: Maria Crocco

Swinging for Success

Foran Baseball Team’s Season Recap and Star Performances
Noah Champagne and Colin Monahan | May 13, 2024

Baseball is a sport that has long been a favorite American pastime, all the way from tee ball to the Major Leagues. The game of baseball requires players with certain characteristics: they need to be able to work together, be flexible, and be resilient. Foran Baseball Coach Garret Walker reflects,...

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Basketball Hustle: Players rush down the court following the ball, February 1, 2023.

Behind the scenes of Unified Sports

Alexa White and Makayla Crespo | February 9, 2024

95% of public high schools in Connecticut offer a Unified Sports program; there are 47,909 combined participants in almost 20 states in the nation. On February 14, a Unified Sports winter basketball tournament will be held for all members of the club at Foran High School.  Unified Sports started...

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Freshman Takeover: Freshman Jaxon Staples and John Johnson takeover the court, December 21, 2024.

Freshman Phenoms

Freshmen Take Over The Basketball Court
Jimmy D'Angelo and Eli Gomes | January 26, 2024

             Foran basketball is off to a strong start, under the lead of two Freshmen Jaxon Staples and John Johnson. The team beat their cross-town rival early in the season for the first time in 13 games and qualified for the state tournament with a win over the Shelton Gaels on January...

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Lawmen in Foran Territory: Cam Upchurch taking on Jackson Doyle, December 21, 2023.

Battle on the Hardwood

Jonathan Law vs. Foran Basketball Preview
Caio Coelho and Braden Butler | January 24, 2024

           The rivalry between Jonathan Law and Foran has been around since 1973, and it continues today, January 24th at Jonathan Law. December 21, 2023 was the last time that Foran played against Law and the lions ended up victorious with a score of 40-29 Foran. As the rematch approaches, both...

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Scoring :Foran boys basketball game against Lyman Hall, December 14, 2023.

Playing For A Cure

The Coaches vs. Cancer Basketball Game
Alexa White and Laney Chan | January 10, 2024

           According to the National Cancer Institute, two million Americans are diagnosed with cancer each year. The Coaches vs. Cancer program's goal is to unite people to defeat cancer. It is an organization between the American Cancer Society (ACS) and the National Association of Basketball...

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Down the Court: Summer Collins dribbling to the basket. December 11, 2023.

Summer’s Senior Spotlight

Leading the Way on the Basketball Court
Hayley Pokornowski, Staff Writer | January 9, 2024

          Being the only senior on a high school team comes with its ups and downs. At Joseph A. Foran High School girls basketball captain Summer Collins, the sole senior on the team.           During her four years on the team, Collins was able to learn a lot being on the court from teamwork...

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Split Jump: Kayla Johnson doing a split jump in a meet against Daniel Hand, January 10, 2023.

Game-Changer

Unveiling the Talents and Triumphs of Kayla Johnson
Nicholas Salvador and William MacKnight | January 9, 2024

          Kayla Johnson is Sophomore at Foran, and her journey in the world of gymnastics started at a young age. As a toddler, she took her first steps into the gymnastics community at "My Gym" and continued to develop her skills at Cartwheels from the tender age of four. In 2020, facing a transition...

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Foran’s First: Captain and senior Kelly Aspras with her coaches Thomas Rashaad (Left) and David Esposito (Right), January 2023.

No Pain, No Gain

Foran’s Wrestling Team is Back on The Mat
Gavin Fanelli and Matt Adkins | January 5, 2024

          The Foran High School wrestling team is back at it. With almost 50 kids suiting up this year, they are ready to take on the competition.            Head wrestling coach Dave Esposito states, “We have been working hard. We have many returning players, state place wins and young...

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Fighting for a Cause: Wrestling team supporting the Rach’s Hope Walk the Extra Mile Event: October 22, 2023.

Mat Heroes: How Foran Wrestling is Making a Difference Through Fundraising

Noah Champagne and Colin Monahan | January 5, 2024

          Usually when wrestling is brought up, one's first thought is a duel between two skilled individuals battling for the win. However, the wrestlers do more than just grapple. The team participates in fundraisers that give back to charities and communities. From supporting illnesses to injuries,...

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Game Planning: Coach Kirkpatrick drawing up a play for the team during a timeout.

Boys Basketball

A Look Inside the Laboratory
Shane Trevethan and Jagger Rees | January 2, 2024

          The Foran Lions boys basketball team is working hard, setting goals, and visualizing a great season with a common goal in mind: to make it to states.           The boys basketball team has been having tough practices and many players are working really hard towards their goals.   ...

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Monster throw: Kelly Aspras, in the middle of throwing shot put at away track meet.

Celebrating 30 Years of the SCC

Growing Athletes since 1994
Ava Sanz, Staff Writer | November 30, 2023

          Blood, sweat and tears poured into one of the most competitive conferences in Connecticut. The Southern Connecticut Conference has been flourishing since 1994 and continues to grow with more talented athletes approaching the thirtieth anniversary of the SCC.            The SCC...

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Head Coach Peter Jambor & Assistant Coach Abby Blanchard pose for a picture. November 14, 2023.

Miles In Style: An Inside Look At Indoor Track

Mike Rich, Staff Writer | November 27, 2023

           Following the completion of fall sports, some athletes partake in indoor track. The indoor track team features runners, throwers, and jumpers. Events include the 55-meter, 100-meter, 200-meter, 300-meter, 400-meter, 600-meter, 800-meter, mile, two-mile, and relay races with long-jump,...

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