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Boys Lacrosse: Team huddle after Eli Gomes scores a goal. Photo Courtesy: Maria Croktan

Looking Ahead to Spring Sports

Cian Carroll and James D'Angelo | February 2, 2022

     Spring sports are around the corner and student-athletes and coaches throughout Foran are beginning to prepare for the season. As the season closes in, the excitement builds for sports such as baseball, outdoor track and field, lacrosse, tennis and softball.       One student in particular...

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Inspiration On The Basketball Court: Foran Basketball player Joe Gaetano shoots a 3 against Hand settling the score against Hand in the Lions Den.

Klay Thompson: A Return to Ball

Luke Thomas and Joseph DeFreitas | January 31, 2022

     This past Sunday, after a long 941 days, Klay Thompson saw the court for the first time since game six of the 2019 NBA Finals, where he infamously tore his ACL in an effort to wheel the Golden State Warriors back from a 3-1 series deficit. His journey back to the game has been one to behold,...

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Hockey Showdown: A till between the Ranger and the Ducks. December 22, 2019.

Health vs. Hockey

Chris Adkins and Charlie Sampson | January 28, 2022

     The new Omicron variant of Covid-19 has struck, canceling and postponing events worldwide. This variant is even affecting those who are fully vaccinated. Due to this, the National Hockey League (NHL) has decided to remove all NHL players from the 2022 Beijing Olympics. They have also canceled...

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Kobe in the Skies. January 16, 2022.

The Mamba Mentality Lives On

Luke Cruz and Tyler Vinhais | January 26, 2022

     Kobe Bryant passed away two years ago on January 26, 2020, alongside his daughter, Gianna and seven other passengers when their helicopter crashed into a hillside in Calabasas, CA.       Growing up, Bryant looked up to his father, Joe Bryant, who was also an American basketball player...

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An image of John Madden. Photo Courtesy: John Madden’s Facebook account, January 16, 2022.

John Madden’s Impact on Football

Aidan Davis, Staff Writer | January 26, 2022

     Hall of Fame NFL coach and Super Bowl XI winner with the Oakland Raiders in 1976, John Madden, passed away in his home in Pleasanton, CA at the age of 85, on December 28.      In 1967, Madden was hired by Al Davis as the Oakland Raiders’ linebacker's coach. Madden was promoted to head...

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Team Hug: Girls ice hockey scores a goal. Photo courtesy: hamdengirlshockey Instagram, December 18, 2021.

Breaking the Ice with Girls Hockey

Julia Deicicchi and Colleen Ardolino | January 24, 2022

     Hockey season is finally here, and the girls are back on the ice. This sport does not get as much attention as other sports in high school; however, it is equally notable. The team is a co-op, made up of players from Milford, as well as Hamden, East Haven, New Haven, and Prospect.      Senior...

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Foran Football: Ubaldi, Mccabe, and Zarnoch celebrate a special night. Photo Courtesy: Fernando Quieroz November 18, 2021.

Injured Athletes and the Impact on their Futures

Dean Ross and Jason Cruz | January 4, 2022

     Injuries have always had effects on athletes from small injuries to big ones. They will always be a part of sports and even life-changing for some. Many athletes at Foran High School have been faced with injuries and have had many different impacts from them, such as being out for a season or...

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Trey Deitelbaum on second after a standup double. Photo Courtesy: Bob Young.

Deitelbaum Commits to Bryant University

Aidan Davis and Oliver Ardrey | December 22, 2021

     Senior varsity pitcher Trey Deitelbaum announced his commitment to Bryant University on October 17, 2021. Trey has been trying to reach his goal of getting an offer to play baseball in college and Bryant was the second school to give him scholarship.       Deitelbaum’s statistics from...

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Diving into the Season: The Foran pool gets ready for the new swim season. Photo Courtesy: Jose Abréu, December 1, 2021.

Swimming into Action: Boys Swim

Kaleigh Porcu and Jocelyn Gonzalez | December 20, 2021

     As Foran takes a dive into the winter season, boys swimming is back in action. Many swimmers, specifically Foran’s boys (seeing as to how it is a co-op team), have been training hard for the season kick off.      Sophomore Jacob Collette is a swimmer with two years under his belt.  ...

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Fantasy Football: Professional fantasy player Mason Bryant playing fantasy football.

2021 Fantasy Football Season Recap

Jack Beaupre and Jake Israelite | December 20, 2021

     This year of fantasy football has been very surprising. There have been many busts and many booms throughout the year.      Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey, the cocenius number one overall pick, came into the year with his average draft position (ADP) also being first. McCaffrey,...

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Game Changer: Connelly taking the field as a defensive linebacker.

Breaking Boundaries

Female Athletes Changing the Game in Historically Male-Dominated Sports
Haley Flynn and Eliot Poffenberger | December 17, 2021

     In recent years, the number of female athletes competing in traditionally male dominated sports, such as football and wrestling, has increased exponentially. This increase can not be directly attributed to the previous lack of female interest in these sports; it is likely a combination of sparked...

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Get Ready to Rumble: The Foran wrestling team takes to the mats during their practice.

Preparing for Winter Sports

Charlie Sampson and Chris Adkins | December 10, 2021

     With winter sports starting up, a lot of teams are doing the best they can to be ready for game one. Teams have already started practicing, and have a clear schedule because practice is every day. These student athletes are working hard to balance practice and schoolwork.         One...

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