It’s Pure Madness—2019’s Expectations of March Madness

Gigi Duncan '20

February 16, 2019

College basketball has proved to be one of the country’s most-watched and excitable sporting events of the year, with millions of people tuning into all the upsets, triumphs and heartaches that occur during this tournament. W...

A Very Overhyped Super Bowl

John Lee ‘20

February 16, 2019

Experience versus firepower. Everyone was on the edge of their seats this past week eager to witness with their own eyes what may have been one of the most highly anticipated Super Bowl matchups of all time. The New England Pa...

Domestic Violence in the NFL

John Lee ‘20

January 19, 2019

10 months ago in February, star running back Kareem Hunt of the Kansas City Chiefs was involved in an altercation with a woman in Cleveland. Later police revealed that the woman’s name was Abigail Ottinger. Ottinger claimed with...

Will the Red Sox be Able to “Do Damage” Against the Dodgers and Win the World Series?

Cameron Mays ‘21

December 8, 2018

The pinnacle of the 2018 MLB season has arrived at last. While all teams started at the bottom of the mountain on game one, only two have been able to make it to the top, and only one will stay there. Many teams looked like t...

Starting the NBA Season with Spit and Punches

Lily Chen ‘21

December 8, 2018

Saturday, October 20th: with only four minutes and thirteen seconds remaining in an intense game between the Houston Rockets and the Los Angeles Lakers, Rajon Rondo, point guard for the Lakers, spit in Chris Paul’s face. Pa...

Fantasy Football Week 8 Tops

John Lee ‘20

December 8, 2018

Wide Receiver Stefon Diggs Averaging only 33 yards for the past two games, Stefon Diggs came back to life against the New Orleans Saints with a 10-119-1 statline, meaning he had 10 receptions for 119 yards and a touchdown. ...

In the World of Curling, a Scandal Unfurling

Jimmy Gao ‘20

April 9, 2018

Days before the 2018 Olympic Games, Russian bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeeva proudly donned a sweatshirt emblazoned with the words, “I Don’t Do Doping” — as if she was inviting Olympic officials to test her. Unfortunately, whe...

College Basketball At its Lowest: the NCAA Scandal

Gigi Duncan '20

April 9, 2018

Cheat: to act dishonestly or unfairly in order to gain an advantage, especially in a game or an examination. Cheating, whether it be in the smallest form of copying test answers to the biggest with a sports game, should not be pe...

The Winter Olym-picks

Meredith Lou ‘20

April 9, 2018

Following the closing ceremony of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, spectators are now able to reflect on the many highlights it brought. With over 92 competing nations and 2,925 total athletes, the largest in the Winter Games...

Ridge Athlete Interview with Nastassja Kuznetsova

Daphne Tang ‘19

February 27, 2018

Nastassja Kuznetsova is the co-squad captain of girls saber on the Ridge High School fencing team. On January 27, 2018, she led the girl sabers to third place at the District 2 Championships in New Jersey. Nastassja also comp...

The Ball Family- The Kardashians of Basketball

Lily Chen ’21

February 27, 2018

As of January 2018: the first thing that pops up under a quick Google search of “Ball” is a profile of Lavar Ball. It seems like everyday, one of the Ball family members is making headlines. Throughout the past year, the m...

NFL Divisional Round Plays That Left Football Fans Stunned

John Tondora ‘20

February 27, 2018

If there is one certainty about all sports across the globe, it is that the NFL Playoffs establish stars and cement legacies. This past week of the NFL Divisional Round served to perpetuate this idea, as, in the words of Jacks...

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