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Super Bowl LI Goes Down In History as An Exciting Battle for Victory

Super Bowl LI Goes Down In History as An Exciting Battle for Victory

Megan Neuman, Sports Editor

March 5, 2017

The NFL hosted its 51st Super Bowl, in which the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots fought for the champion title at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. The game was one of the NFL’s most exciting; the New England Patriots made a ruthless comeback and proved, yet again, that Tom Brady could not...

Senior Faculty Sports Night

Senior Faculty Sports Night

Shannon McHale, Co-Editor in Chief

January 9, 2017

On Monday November 21st, Whitman seniors faced off against their teachers in a series of intense and physical games. Volleyball, dodgeball, musical chairs, tug-of-war, basketball, and mission impossible were played throughout the night. Many came to the free event to support both students and staff. The 20...

Will Boys’ Varsity Soccer return to the State Finals?

Will Boys’ Varsity Soccer return to the State Finals?

Joie Tortorice, Sports Writer

November 6, 2016

The boys’ varsity soccer team ended their regular league play with a record of 10-4-0. Despite losing key players from last season, they have shown they are a major threat to opposing teams this year.

Whitman Volleyball Ready for Playoffs

Whitman Volleyball Ready for Playoffs

Nick Miata, Sports Writer

November 6, 2016

With a 6-6 record, the boys’ team has had plenty of highlights this season. Under the coaching of Michael Patto, the team has battled against some of the best teams on the Island and is still in the playoffs hunt with just a few games left to be played.

GVS Moves Past the First Round of Playoffs

GVS Moves Past the First Round of Playoffs

Shannon McHale, Co-Editor in Chief

November 6, 2016

Walt Whitman’s Girls Varsity Soccer team came out on top last Friday against Smithtown East. The Wildcats, ranked 16th, defeated Smithtown (including coach’s daughter), ranked 17th, when lead scorer, Rebecca DeWitt #10, crashed one into Smithtown's goal with only 8 minutes remaining. From there, the Wildcats held their opponents, ending the game 1-0.

A “Heads Up” Against Concussions

A “Heads Up” Against Concussions

Ilana Desmond, Sports Editor

December 1, 2015

With new studies showing up to 3,800,000 concussions per year, it is becoming more and more necessary for athletes to be aware of the growing problem.  High school athletes in particular are at risk for long-term effects that could affect every aspect of their lives. A new study published in the Jour...

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