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

Siblings in Sports: Twin Edition

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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Concert Life: Confetti and smoke fill the stage during a Dan + Shay concert, September 11, 2021.

Concert 101

Tips and Tricks for Attending a Concert
December 6, 2022

           To many, concerts are a core memory that they will never forget. From seeing a favorite artist to tagging along with family, there is a high likelihood that concert attendees will have a great experience. With that being said, concerts can be expensive and sometimes complicated; here's...

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Smiling for Ice Cream: Senior Skylar Troiano smiling. September 2022.

[Photo] The Importance of a Smile

November 30, 2022

Smiling for Ice Cream: Senior Skylar Troiano smiling. September 2022.

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Boys Basketball: Boys huddle after a win as the student section cheers, February 15, 2022.

Get’cha Head in the Game

How Boys Basketball Prepares for the Season
November 15, 2022

          As the weather gets colder, the leaves fall off the trees, and winter sports start preparing for their upcoming season. Basketball is a loved sport by many, and the competitiveness of the sport is something that interests both players and fans. Boys basketball is more than ready to begin...

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Styles shares the mic with the crowd: Fans sing along during Night 10 at MSG, September 2022.

Harry Styles is ‘Living in a Daydream’ After Performing for 15 Consecutive Nights at Madison Square Garden

November 1, 2022

          Singer, songwriter, and actor Harry Styles has just finished his residency at Madison Square Garden, where he performed 15 sold out shows. After the release of his third album Harry’s House in May, Styles decided to extend Love on Tour, his tour that began in September 2021. Since then,...

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Celebration: Captain Joe Gaetano celebrating after a touchdown, September 9, 2022.

Touchdown! Friday Night Football is Back

October 10, 2022

          Football is back in action, and players and students could not be more excited. Football brings in large crowds and this year’s student section is bigger than ever. The Foran community is more than ready for fall nights watching a game on the bleachers in the cold crisp air.    ...

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Boys Lacrosse: The team poses after a win against Branford, April 11, 2022.

Hopped on the Field to Play LAX

A Look into the 2022 Lacrosse Season
May 11, 2022

           The lacrosse season is coming to a close, so it is time to reflect on it. Both the girls and boys teams have done exceptionally well thus far, and are expected to continue that trend in states. Lacrosse is a sport loved by many here at Foran, and both the coaches’ and athletes’ dedication...

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A Golden Touch: Blue eyes with a gold eyeshadow and mascara to enhance it.

Eyes: The Window to the Soul

What you can tell about a person from their eyes
April 11, 2022

     Eyes come in all different shapes and colors, and for many people it is their favorite feature of themselves. Oftentimes, it is the first thing people notice about a person, because eyes can stand out no matter the color.      While eyes are pretty to look at in general, they can also convey...

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Zuckerman in Action: Zuckerman wraps an athletes ankle before a game.

Hallie’s Healing Hands

March 3, 2022

     The whistle blows, the game stops, Hallie immediately runs onto the court to help the injured player. Hallie Zuckerman, the certified athletic trainer at Foran, is found at every single game and practice.       Her job is an important one, and, unfortunately, not all schools have athletic...

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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

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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Christmas trees at the Sundae House location.

O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree

Of All the Trees, There's Not Enough
December 7, 2021

     Here comes the holiday season, but it is not so jolly for Christmas tree distributors.       There is an alarming tree shortage across the United States, affecting the holiday season. Climate change, deforestation, and wildfires are the cause of this shortage. With this, many are concerned...

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Riley Grunow, Kyra Umbreit, and Ginger Schmidt posing for a photo at a meet. Photo Courtesy: Shea Carrol, January 2021.

Leaping into the Season

How the Gymnastics Team Prepares
November 30, 2021

     Winter is approaching, and the gymnastics team is ready to round-off back handspring themselves into the season. Formally known as the Foran Gymnastics team, the team has renamed themselves JAF Gym, and they are ready to show off their skills at this year's meets.       Gymnastics is often...

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The Gaetano Brothers: David and Joe together after a game.

Siblings in Sports

Leaving Personal Relationships Off the Field
October 28, 2021

     Being on the same team as a sibling has a unique dynamic.There is a relationship between them, whether positive or negative, that makes being on the same team an experience unlike others.      There are several families on the same Foran sports teams, including Brayden, Liam, and Riley...

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