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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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Siblings in sports: Brandon Marschner playing football (left) and his brother, Jack Marschner (right).

Siblings Playing Fall Sports

Caio Coelho and Braden Butler | November 9, 2023

          In the realm of sports, there’s an aspect that is often overlooked. The connection and rivalry experienced by siblings on the field, where families collide, with intense competition.           Athletes discuss what it's like to have a sibling playing a sport in the same season...

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Top Performers: Gracie Brooks and Gaby Magnuson pose as they are recognized as CT High School Top volleyball performers for the third straight week, October 10, 2023.

Milestones at Foran

Foran Volleyball players hit huge milestones
Jimmy D'Angelo and Eli Gomes | November 7, 2023

           This year is special for the Foran Girls Volleyball team. Two junior volleyball players reached huge season milestones, both taking place during their home game against Cheshire on October 6.             The teams outside hitter Gracie Brooks reached a milestone of 100 kills...

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Game Day: Chianca suits up for his first high school game against Hillhouse September 8, 2023.

Rising Star: Freshman Anthony Chianca Shines Bright Under the Friday Night Lights

Noah Champagne and Colin Monahan | October 4, 2023

          It's not every day a freshman makes the leap into varsity football, let alone be a starter. Every once in a while a young freshman athlete climbs the ranks showing he put in the work and determination to be on the varsity team.           Anthony Chianca started playing football...

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Boy’s Soccer Captains:, 6, Gianna Troaia, 7, Luke Hackett, 8, Tye Haley. September 14, 2023.

Captains Gearing Up For Fall Sports

Isabella Palisi, Staff Writer | October 3, 2023

          With the school year beginning again, fall sports are preparing for a great season. This year, new captains will be leading their teams into success, teamwork, and a sense of community.            Being a captain is a great responsibility given to the athletes that the rest of...

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Foran lining up before playing Suffield in the 2022 State tournament.

Game 2: Boys Soccer

Lions look ahead to the NDWH game
Shea Pangu, Staff Writer | September 15, 2023

           The Foran High School’s boys soccer team is playing Notre Dame West Haven, today, September 15th at 3:30, on their home turf looking to improve their record to 1-1.             Senior captain Gianna Troia and junior captains Luke Hackett and Tye Haley, all played last year...

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Foran football regroups after last week’s game. Photo courtesy of: Tommy Melillo September 8, 2023.

Foran Vs. Guilford SCC Showdown

Lions take on Game 2 tonight
Katelyn Vitaletti and Daniel Hulme | September 14, 2023

            Tonight, Sept. 14, at 7 p.m., Foran’s football team plays its second home football game at the Vito DeVito sports complex against Guilford.             Foran is led by new head coach Garrett Walker who took the reins from Tom Drew, who has taken a position as athletic director...

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 Banquet Dinner: Mallory and Liam pose for a photo with Mr. Berkowitz and their awards, March 27, 2023.

Balancing Athletics and Academics: Scholar Athletes

Mackenzie Posey and David Maslar | May 2, 2023

          Scholar Athlete, one of the most prestigious awards, is given to two high school seniors per school, per season who show exemplary skill in both academics and sports. Mallory Janik and Liam Young were chosen to receive this award for the spring season to acknowledge their passion and dedication...

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Serving it up: Ryan Purviance serving the ball to his Sheehan opponent. April 22, 2023.

Boys Tennis Team Accepts All

          Joseph A. Foran’s Boys Tennis Team led by Coach Alan Stern has 19 players and is the largest it has been in recent years.            Stern starts his sixth season coaching the boys team that is led by senior captain Steven Mingrone and junior Ryan Purviance.          ...

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Pinned: Kelly Aspras gains advantage over a wrestler from Saint Joe’s during a recent match. January 19, 2023.

The Struggle Behind the Game

A Look at the Ups and Downs of Being a Female Athlete
Maddie Babcock, Staff Writer | February 22, 2023

          The most important part of any athletic team is having a community that works together and supports each other, but what happens when that community excludes people based on their gender?            For centuries, women have had to fight for the ability to be their own person,...

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SoFi Stadium: Super Bowl LVI Bengals vs Rams while Evan cheered on for the Bengals, February 13, 2022.

From Then to Now, The Super Bowl: America’s Favorite Competition

Julia DeEll and Lauren Stroffolino | February 13, 2023

          Every football season ends with the biggest game of the year known as the Super Bowl, originally known as the AFL-NFL World Championship Game. Since 1967, this championship game has been a mainstay in American culture and many are eager for this year's outcome.            The...

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Taking the Gold: Foran’s Wrestling Team winning the Staples Dual. January 14, 2023.

Pinning their Way to the Rings

Hayley Pokornowski and Samantha Rodriguez | February 13, 2023

          Joseph A. Foran High School’s Wrestling Team has started their journey to Class M Championship with a record of 27-9.           February 17 and 18 is Class M Championship, which is a big tournament between schools that are the same size. If a wrestler places in the top six they...

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