Category Archives: Sports

Our Gymnasium Status: Common Misconceptions

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Staff and students returned from Thanksgiving break to a ¨broken¨ gym. But to this day, the reopening date has yet to be determined. While coming close to four months of no acces to the gym, many rumors and misconceptions have been spread throughout Edison regarding the cause, its progress, and the big question of ¨When […]

Stress of Student Athletes: Failing Classes

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Ulaan Hyder awaits his match at Eagle Academy Photo Credit Grace Mc Nally

For many student athletes your sport can consume your whole life. “I’ll study in the morning” turns into “That project’s way too much work” and quickly you’ve failed off the team. Issues of student athletes failing have always been a problem. Jocks have been stereotyped as idiots who pass classes just because they are on […]

Wrestling Team Placed 2nd in Queens Borough Championships

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Our Edison wrestling team placed 2nd in the Queens borough championships on Saturday February 8, 2020! Benjamin Cardozo placed first place in the championship. They had 12 kids competing with 235 points, while Edison only had 9 kids with 161 points. This year was the first time they had scored this high in a championship. […]

Differences between Division A and B for Sports at Edison

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  Division A and B for your school sports are very different. Don’t be fooled into thinking you are going to do very well in division A when you did amazing in Division B.  Before you decide to be on one of the teams at school, or even if you are on the team, check whether […]

The Stress of Student Athletes: A Season-Altering Injury

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Photo Credit: Grace McNally

Alisha Cruz of the Edison Lady Inventors suffered a concussion from a soccer game half way through the season, and her fight to get back in before the end of the season was a journey. According to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2 out of 10 of student athletes playing contact sports suffer concussions, […]

Edison Baseball

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Edison’s Baseball team recently ended their season with eleven wins and five losses. At the beginning of May, I was able to attend the first Edison vs. Hillcrest game. From multiple sporting events that I have attended this was an intense and captivating game. This game gave a good representation of the potential and competitiveness […]

Edison Invents Great Speed On the Track

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Thomas Edison's Outdoor Track Team is preparing to compete against other high schools in Queens in the Queens Boys Borough Championships at Springfield Gardens HS Field.
Credit: Rayan Brijlall

Track and field began all the back to the Ancient Greece times, where the Olympic games were held. Some famous track players are Carl Lewis and Usain Bolt. Bolt was known for his great speed and quickness during the sprinting events in the Olympics games. Whenever someone says the word superstars, the first thing that […]

Edison’s tennis team finishes off the spring season

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The Edison tennis team started the Spring season in March. Now it’s time to finish this season. They have played their last spring season game scheduled on 5/7/19. They are set to play against Jamaica High School in the Jamaica High School field at 4:00 P.M. Seven people from the Edison team participated in the […]

Inventors, Are You Ready for the 2019 Season?

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This spring arrived with rain showers and preseason for Edison’s boys and girls soccer teams. The Inventors and aspiring players have to train for hours, but can you do it without rain or heat interfering? Sofive, Soccerroof, and Pier 40 are soccer centers available for teams in New York. Sofive is an indoor soccer facility […]

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 […]