Category Archives: Sports

TAKE A HIT

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Credit: Alexey Salnikov

Taking a hit from your opponent and being unfazed by it  can be a challenge because this sport can be painful. In slapping competitions the rounds are by elimination. Two opponents keep serving slaps  until one Knocks Out or your opponent surrenders the match. The winner keeps going on to the following round and repeats […]

Thirst Quencher? Think Again

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Young athletes drink sports beverages on fields and courts across America. Athletes can replenish minerals lost when they sweat and rehydrate themselves. When is a sports drink the right choice? A vast majority of non athletes buy and consume Gatorade Thirst Quencher. If you’re not an athlete, sports drinks have too much sugar and it’s […]

The NBA Playoffs Are Here!

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The NBA playoffs are finally here! First games begin this weekend!

The NBA playoffs are finally here. In the Eastern Conference, the Milwaukee Bucks and the Toronto Raptors have clinched the division. The Philadelphia 76ers, the Boston Celtics, the Indiana Pacers, the Brooklyn Nets, the Orlando Magic, and the Detroit Pistons have clinched a playoff position. In the Western Conference, the Golden State Warriors clinched the […]

Edison’s Tennis Team Starts Off A New Season

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The tennis court in Cunningham park where the team practices
Photo credit- Michelle Chew

The Edison tennis team starts off a new season for the spring term at the beginning of March with coach, Mr. Riddell. The team has students from 9th to 12th grade and over 10 students. Students in the team learn how to play tennis correctly and practice to improve on it. The team participate in […]

RIVAL FACE-OFF

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A game to preserve a winning streak or break the losing one. New York teams faced each other on January 25th, 2019 at the Barclays center. The Barclay center is the home of the Brooklyn Nets and another chance for the Knicks to potentially end their losing streak.The Brooklyn Nets have won multiple games in […]

Hustle Edison! We’re On Top

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Edison’s wrestling boys varsity and Coach Castillo celebrate their victory and have a record of 6-1 this season.

Francis Lewis, NY—Riley Perera, an Inventor, shifted his body on the mat to face his opponent as the match began. Edison’s boys wrestling varsity team pin and win their way to playoffs for the first time in 3 years. The Inventors defeated the Patriots with a score of 46-40, rising to second place in Region […]

Spotting a Sport on Netflix

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Nowadays, everything that we have and that we do is all digital. From streaming videos and keeping medical records, everything is essentially online. Hardly do we record things on paper anymore. One of the most revolutionizing advancements in the technological world was the beginning of streaming episodes and videos. Because of this, us human beings […]

The Super Bowl May Have Empty Seats This Year

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While most Americans are desperately waiting for the nation’s most favorite sporting event, officials are concerned about travel and security. The big game is being held in Atlanta this year and the shortage of TSA employees could have a major impact on travel during the Super Bowl weekend. America is experiencing it’s longest government shutdown. […]

Women Empowerment in Sports

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Caption: Edison's girls soccer team playing in a final match.
Credit: Esdras Louis

Sports have been popular for both men and women. Women are now more visible in sports than at any point in history and are a huge contributor in the field of sports. Sports have the potential to empower women and young girls. Women in sport oppose the misconception that they are weak or incapable. Every […]

Wrestling Break Alert

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Gavindra Bhagwandeen on November 17,2018 at a tournament. 
Photographer: Grace Mc Nally

Breaks through the school year are looked forward to by the student body but these breaks harm the performance of some student-athletes. While many of us enjoy and are relieved when we have breaks others are impacted and not always in the best ways. One group of student-athletes that get impacted by the break are […]