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Girls swim team poses after their last SCC swim meet. Photo courtesy of Emily Eschweiler, October 31, 2020

Swim Team Pulls Through Despite Modified Season

Jason Cruz, Staff Writer | November 22, 2020

     This year, many changes were made in school as well as sports. Members of the girls swim team were disappointed with the news that they might not participate in their sport, doing what they love most.       Fortunately enough, some sports were able to continue but had to make sacrifices...

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Foran High School´s Vito DeVito Field.  Where the 2020 Thanksgiving game would have been held. Photo Courtesy: Lindsey Larese.

Feelin’ Some Type of Way About Thanksgiving 2020

Lindsey Larese and Maddie DeBiase | November 19, 2020

     The annual match between Jonathan Law and Foran High School’s football teams on Thanksgiving Day has been canceled this year due to Covid-19. Every year on Thanksgiving, a game is held at either Foran or Law’s home field, depending on the year, and the two rival football teams go head-to-head...

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Full Court: Basketball court at Wilcox Park. Photo Courtesy: James Dalby, November 15, 2020.

King of the Court: A Guide to the 2020 NBA Draft

James Dalby, Staff Writer | November 17, 2020

     The NBA Draft is right around the corner, meaning the next generation of talent is coming to the NBA. Teams will be looking for their next superstar, and players' dreams will come true on November 18. Here is what you need to know before watching the 2020 draft.       Going into it, Anthony...

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A Brilliant Ball Handler: Senior Lauren Heenan dribbles the ball down the court for Foran on offense. Photo courtesy: Lauren Heenan, Nov. 11, 2020

How Covid-19 is Affecting the WNBA

Connor Nieman, Staff Writer | November 16, 2020

     The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) has been providing people in the United States and around the world with sports entertainment for years, but this year things are a little different due to the global Covid-19 pandemic.      The WNBA was approved by the NBA Board of Governors...

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The wrestling team poses after placing second this past year at the Class M state Championship.
February 22, 2020, Foran Wrestling Team at Guilford High School being runner up in the Class M State Championship. Photo Courtesy: Coach David Esposito.

Wrestling Team Taking On A Challenging Season

Luca Marinelli and Nathan Wolfe | November 16, 2020

     With many unanswered questions about the wrestling season, the team is putting in countless hours of hard work to get a season and to make the best out of it.        They are looking to have another winning season returning as Class M State Champions, led by Head Coach David Esposito,...

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Vito DeVito field: Foran High School football field. Photo courtesy: Lauren Ardolino, November 6, 2020.

Covid-19 Affects Freshmen Fall Sports Season

A recap on how freshmen had to adjust to the protocols due to the virus during their fall season
Tori Matula and Lauren Ardolino | November 13, 2020

     Covid-19 is an ongoing pandemic that has affected many students, especially freshmen during their fall sports season. These freshmen had a different experience compared to upperclassmen due to the virus. They had to adjust to many safety regulations, producing an abnormal season.      Being...

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Senior Captains Isabel Morales(left) and Anna Byers(right) poses for a picture after a practice. Photo courtesy: Ella Morales, September 19, 2020.

A Look into 2020’s Kicker Captains

Kailey Howell, Staff Writer | November 11, 2020

     Girls and boys soccer captains this year have kicked off the season to a great start. The captains are needed to spread positivity and be the best leaders they can be for the 2020 season.       This year boys and girls soccer captains, senior Isabel Morales, Anna Byers, Luca Marinelli,...

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Scottish Club Celtic Home Shirt with an example of a mask that is worn on the bench during games. 
Photo Courtesy : Kevan Cogan. October 16 2020.

Covid-19 Consequences: Soccer Adapts To Pandemic Changes

Ben Cogan, Staff Writer | October 27, 2020

     Covid-19 created many issues for soccer teams globally in the upcoming season. Teams have had to adjust to new guidelines and new ways of working behind the scenes.      Soccer clubs around the world took a major hit when the pandemic confronted the sport. Many clubs depend on the owners...

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Players show a photo of the Covid-19 cases in Connecticut with the caption on the poster “Let Us Play” on September 9. Photo courtesy of Shawn McFarland/The Hartford Courant.

Benched for the Season

The CIAC officially cancels the 2020 football season for the fall
Seraiah LaPorte and Aliya Prosser | October 16, 2020

     As a result of the coronavirus, on September 16 the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) informed the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) that 11-on-11 tackle football should not be continued this fall.       Friday nights are filled with exciting game play...

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The new turf field in the works for the next school year.
Photo courtesy of: Mary Grace Weissauer

Fake Grass; Real Field. New coming to Foran Athletics

Learn to Love the Turf
Mary Grace Weissauer and Emily Jankura | October 15, 2020

     The new turf field brings excitement for all sports, especially the soccer teams. After years of struggling with the field’s poor drainage, Milford decided it was time to fix up the field.       In a time of uncertainty for many sports right now, a new field is exactly what players needed...

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Cheerleaders at their socially-distanced practice on September 25, 2020. Photo courtesy of Amanda Quieroz.

How COVID-19 Changed High School Sport Seasons

Kensye Cocchia, Editor | October 7, 2020

Coronavirus has unfortunately impacted Americans' lives since March 2020. Many high schools across the country experienced disappointment after a cancelled spring sports season, and now the fall sports season has been significantly impacted in Connecticut (CT). Football in CT was cancelled for the...

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Miami dolphins got a great pick in the draft, picking up Alabama’s very own Tua Tagovailola.

Tackling the 2020 NFL Draft

Nik Cruciani, Staff Writer | May 7, 2020

       The NFL Draft is a highly anticipated event in the world of sports, usually celebrated in sports bars and living rooms full of excited fans. The smell of buffalo wings, tortilla chips, salsa, and overworn jerseys.  The sound of excitement or disappointment. However, in these strange times,...

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