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Drenning shows good spirits while in her cast. Photo provided by Maddie Shea.

What’s Going On In Spring Sports?

Written by Ali Eliott and Maddie Shea May 17, 2023

Woodgrove spring sports are off with a bang. Every season has its highs and lows, laughs and tears. Here are some Woodgrove athletes to tell you how their season is going. The Girls Varsity Lacrosse...

Ngonga leaps through the air. Photo provided by Studio Photography.

Wendell Ngonga: Triple Jump State Champ

Written by Maddie Shea, Lilly Soska, and Mason Vacca May 15, 2023

Wendell Ngonga, a senior at Woodgrove High School, has had an excellent performance on the track this spring season. As a track athlete and winner of the 2023 state championship title in the triple jump,...

Running for Green or Glory?

Running for Green or Glory?

Written by Sarah Putorti and Teagan Russell May 15, 2023

Hooves strike the earth with an urgent ferocity as crowds of finely dressed people with fabulous hats jump in their seats. Years of determined effort have been invested into just a quick sprint across...

What Happens If You Get Injured After You’re Committed?

Written by Ali Eliott and Teagan Russell March 23, 2023

  You get the call, your years of blood, sweat, and tears have finally paid off. You’ve been invited to play your sport at the college of your dreams. But you still have one more high school season...

Adu in his stance while being guarded by Dr. Shipp.

Senior vs. Staff Basketball Game

Written by Devin Adu-Osei and Maddie Shea March 23, 2023

A tradition kept since the early years of Woodgrove High School, the annual Student vs. Staff basketball game was held on January 19th. The game was won by the staff, which continued a common trend...

MLB Opening Day schedule

MLB Opening Day

Written by Isaac Kent March 10, 2023

With the spring season, Major League Baseball (MLB) opening day is right around the corner, and fans have many things to look forward to with new rules and a stacked opening day schedule.  Prior to...

Telluride is a popular Rocky Mountain ski resort in Southwest Colorado that is expected to receive a fair share of the snow this season.

La Niña and West Coast Skiing

Written by Evan Kaiser, Staff Writer February 1, 2023

Ski season is in full swing as we transition into the new year. Most skiers will agree that a successful trip to the slopes includes fresh powder, blue skies, and a great social atmosphere. Fortunately,...

Cristiano Ronaldo dribbling the ball as a member of the Portugal National Team.

The Most Surprising Signing in Soccer History

Written by Sam Douglas, Online Editor January 20, 2023

     One of the most surprising moves in soccer history came on December 30th, 2022, with the news that soccer legend Cristiano Ronaldo was signing with Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr FC. This came...

Basketball star Brittney Griner.

Basketball Star and Russian Prisoner Freed

Written by William Den Herder, Editor In Chief January 20, 2023

         On December 8, 2022, the world was informed that former WNBA star and Russian prisoner Brittney Griner would be released and sent home in exchange for Russian arms dealer and U.S. prisoner,...

Bleed Orange or Red?

Written by Maddie Shea November 22, 2022

On October 15, 2022 the epic showdown between the Vols and Tide went down. The sold out Neyland Stadium erupted as the Big Orange brought home the nail biting victory. Many famous faces including Peyton...

NBA All-Star Russell Westbrook’s Decline in Recent Years

Written by Devin Adu-Osei November 22, 2022

2016 NBA’s Most Valuable Player.  2012 Olympic Gold medalist.  Nine-time NBA All-Star and two-time NBA All-Star MVP.  All-time leader in triple doubles and a member of the NBA 75th Anniversary...

The AFC Rivalry

Written by Luke Jenkins November 16, 2022

On October 16th, 2022, the matchup of the century was held between the top two teams in the AFC, the Buffalo Bills and the Kansas City Chiefs. Last year’s game in the divisional round came down to...

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