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Doyle Dribbling Up the Court: Doyle takes the ball up, while being guarded against Jonathan Law players, December 23, 2022.

Faith “Buckets”

How Faith Doyle is Making Her Mark on Foran Girls Basketball
Julia Deicicchi and Colleen Ardolino | February 6, 2023

          At the ripe age of six, Faith Doyle stepped onto the basketball court, and began the sport she loves. Doyle is a sophomore at Foran, and while she has only been a high school student for two years, she has made quite the name for herself. As the child of two college basketball players,...

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Triumph on the Track: Senior Isaiah Moore in athlete of the week shirt, December 12, 2022.

Every Seven Days

Foran Booster Club’s “Athlete of the Week” Continues
Jackson Doyle and Matthew Nolan | February 6, 2023

          Whether it's on a track, court, field, or in a pool, Foran highlights a special athlete each week. Athlete of the Week is an honor given out by the Booster club to an athlete that outperformed that week. They are shown and rewarded on the Friday news, sent out by Principal Max Berkowitz.   ...

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Senior Captains: Seniors Ginger Schmidt and Riley Grunow pose for a photo at one of their meets, January 2023.

Stick It

JAF Gym's Hard Work and Success This Season
Chloe Nittoly and Hannah Salsbury | January 31, 2023

          As the winter sports’ season began, the girls gymnastics team, officially known as JAF Gym, looked forward to starting fresh and is now working hard to end on a high note.           The season began with a victory over Mercy on January 7 at home with a score of Foran’s 122.35...

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Foran’s Successful History: Foran’s illustrious trophy case by the gym, January 27, 2023.

The History of Foran Athletics

Cian Carroll and James D'Angelo | January 31, 2023

          In 1973, Foran was established, along with the athletic department that now offers 13 sports to its students. Cross country, football, girls swimming, boys soccer, and volleyball were all added in the fall of 1973. In the winter, Foran offered basketball, wrestling, gymnastics, and boys...

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Photo 1: Say Cheese: Unified athletes taking a group picture together, October 20, 2022.

Pride Of Unification

Hayley Pokornowski and Samantha Rodriguez | January 25, 2023

          Unified Sports was created in 1998 and was founded by the Connecticut Special Olympics that created a partnership with Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference. Unified Sports was finally adopted into schools in 2008, and was created to promote equality and inclusion.      ...

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Twins Take the Tournament: Jack and Jamie D’Avignon at the fundraiser volleyball tournament this year, November 18, 2022.

Siblings in Sports: Twin Edition

Julia Deicicchi and Colleen Ardolino | January 24, 2023

          Twins may not have telepathy, but they often do have a lot in common, such as their love for a sport. A few fraternal twins at Foran play the same sport, but on their respective teams. These twins include seniors Jack and Jamie D’Avignon, seniors Nico and Skyler Agresti, and sophomores...

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Helping Those in Need: Damar Hamlin running The Chasing M’s Foundation and providing less fortunate children in his community with toys. Photo courtesy: GoFundMe.

Hamlin’s Health

The Impact of Damar Hamlin’s Injury
Connor Nieman and Cal Wrigley | January 13, 2023

   On January 2, 2023, in the first quarter of a Monday Night Football matchup between the Buffalo Bills and the Cincinnati Bengals, Bills safety Damar Hamlin collapsed on the field after standing back up from a tackle. He was immediately treated by medical professionals, while players from the Bills...

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Your 2022 Boys Basketball Captains: The 2022 boys basketball captains pose for a picture after their first practice on December 7, 2022.

Winter Sports: First Half Recap

Mid-Season Action
Chris Adkins and Joseph DeFreitas | January 10, 2023

              With winter sports being officially in swing over the last month and a half, teams across Foran have begun to reach mid-season form. With teams fighting to qualify for states, and athletes striving to reach new personal records, the last few weeks have been full of action.    Boys...

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Practice Is Key To Success: Pichardo practicing hitting with her team. November 21, 2022.

A League of Her Own

Olivia Pichardo Making History at Brown University
Isabella Palisi and Haley Stroffolino | January 9, 2023

          Olivia Pichardo is making history at Brown University by becoming the first woman to play varsity baseball at a division one level.           Pichardo, age 18, is from Queens, N.Y. She has played baseball since she was five, and is now the only female playing at the college level...

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Foran Girls Soccer All SCC Players: Girls Soccer Players who made all SCC pose for a girls only photo, October 2022.

All SCCs: The Process

How Student Athletes are Selected to Represent the Southern Connecticut Conference
Maia Matula, Staff Writer | December 8, 2022

          Achieving the All SCC title is an honor, but how can one receive it? Southern Connecticut Conference (SCC)  is one of 11 conferences in the state of Connecticut. The SCC consists of 23 member schools in the southern region of Connecticut.           “The SCC is one of the larger...

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Getting Prepared: Senior captain Chris Adkins takes the ice for their first captains practice, November 15, 2022.

Milford Mariners Skate into the Season with a New Coach

Kasen Lanese and Eli Gomes | November 30, 2022

          The Milford Mariners hockey team is set to kick off their season on December 14 with a new leader. Head coach Shaun Malay is hoping to guide the Mariners to a successful season in his first year in the role. Last year, the Mariners ended the season with a 1-15-5 record, and Malay is looking...

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The Great Killington: Pictured is the Ramshead area in Killington, VT, February 16, 2020.

Hitting the Slopes Safely: Student Guide to Safety on the Mountain

Noah Champagne and Isabella Lau | November 30, 2022

          With the weather becoming colder and the weeks speeding by, ski season is right around the corner. Skiing and snowboarding is an enjoyable sport admired by many in the community at Foran. The 2022-2023 Ski Club season includes 72 participants who are ready to hit the slopes.     ...

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