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Chris Adkins

Chris Adkins, Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Christopher Adkins and I am a senior at Foran High School. I play hockey and lacrosse at Foran, as well as coach for a youth hockey team. I spend my free time hanging out with my friends, and I like to go fishing and golfing with them.

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Family Ties: Matt, Sawyer, and the rest of the Miller family enjoy a night out .

Passing the Torch

Senior Siblings Memories and Advice
Chris Adkins and Joseph DeFreitas | June 7, 2023

          One of the most important connections has always been the older and younger sibling duo. With seniors getting ready to graduate in the spring and many underclassmen siblings only just beginning their high school journeys, many impactful memories and farewells are in store.       ...

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A Charity for the People: Keeping Milford Warm organization poses outside of City Hall with Mayor Ben Blake. November 21, 2023.

A Toasty Winter for Milford

Local Charity Provides Heating Families in Need
Chris Adkins and Joseph DeFreitas | February 8, 2023

          Keeping Milford Warm is a charity organization that aims to provide funding to low-income families in the city of Milford, Connecticut, to help them keep warm during the winter. The charity helps pay for heating in these families' homes to ensure that they are able to stay warm and safe...

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

[Photo] Milford Mariners Skate into the Season with a New Coach

Kasen Lanese and Eli Gomes | November 30, 2022

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

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Your 2022 Play For a Paws Champions: Boys soccer stands with their championship trophy from their charity volleyball game victory, November 17, 2022.

Play For a Paws: Foran’s Charity Volleyball Game

Chris Adkins and Joseph DeFreitas | November 30, 2022

          On November 17, Foran’s fall sports athletes, faculty, and staff participated in a charity volleyball tournament. The tournament is called “Play for a Paws.”            Volleyball head coach and fundraiser chair Mrs. Jessica Hoffer comments, “The charity that we have selected...

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Stars in the kitchen: Culinary student prepares blender before a class time cooking session, October 2022.

National Cookbook Month: A Taste of Fall

Chris Adkins and Joseph DeFreitas | November 1, 2022

          The fall season is National Cookbook Month. Many people have family recipes that have been passed down from generation to generation. Cookbooks have been around forever, and October is just another excuse to dust off those recipes.            Although the written cookbook may...

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Girls Soccer Star: Daniella Boutote makes a play on the ball during a club soccer game, March 7, 2021.

A Glistening Future: A Look at Fall’s Freshman Athletes

Chris Adkins and Joseph DeFreitas | October 10, 2022

          Out with one class and in with the next! The fall season of highschool athletics has always boasted the most popular turnouts in the student sections, and with the turn of the new academic year, Foran has a new and exciting roster of freshman athletes ready to embark on their first high...

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 Winner Winner Chicken Dinner: Foran girls lacrosse after a huge win against rival school Jonathan Law, April 22, 2022.

Spring Sports Recap

Charlie Sampson and Chris Adkins | May 18, 2022

          As students look back into the spring season, Foran’s spring sports teams have earned some big wins. As of May 18, boys lacrosse 11-4; girls lacrosse 15-1; baseball 9-9; softball 8-5; boys tennis 11-8; girls tennis 5-14; girls track 3-9; boys track 6-6; Golf 5-7. Hard work and effort...

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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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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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Retro Bowl Redzone: End game in the red zone of Retro Bowl in the late fourth quarter.

Retro Bowl: Kicking Off Mobile Madness at Foran High

Tyler Vinhais and Chris Adkins | November 17, 2021

     Recently, the mobile game Retro Bowl has exploded in popularity at Foran High School. Students of all grades are playing the mobile game everywhere.      Junior Joe Gaetano states, “I started playing Retro Bowl a couple weeks ago because my friends were playing it. Majority of my friends...

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Foran Football in Action: Cushman looks to dodge two defenders on his way to the endzone. Photo Courtesy: Maria Crocco,  October 18, 2021.

Jack Cushman Leads the Lions as QB1

Chris Adkins and Zach Worzel | October 21, 2021

     Some key parts of a winning football team is having a good offense and defense, with the offense being led by the quarterback. Without a good quarterback, the team would not be able to throw the ball.       When Foran football lost their quarterback, it was time for junior Jack Cushman...

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