Sochi surprises with unpreparedness; games go on

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Tom Susa, Business Editor
April 10, 2014

The 22nd Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia have been marked by corruption, terrorist threats, and incomplete hotels with no plumbing and brown water, but nevertheless they have put on an exceptional show. “The Olympics only come every four years and I enjoy watching all the extreme and exciting... Read more »

64 teams, one NCAA Championship

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Will Ours, Business Editor
April 10, 2014

March Madness is like no other, a tournament where 64 teams compete for a national championship. A time where the players go all out, the fans support their teams, and people hope their brackets come through. “Bracketology” is a critical part of March Madness. It gives more incentive for the fans... Read more »

Track tramples state record

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Mycah Ausberry, Oracle Editor
April 10, 2014

Spartan runners have never been strangers to success as is evidenced by the record boards that can be seen in the sports lobby. This year, members of the indoor track team ran away with a new title as well as new records. Every year, athletes that qualify travel to Haddonfield, New Jersey in order to... Read more »

New coach, new players lead to new face for Spartan Tennis

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John Warner, Sports Editor
April 10, 2014

This season the Girls Tennis Team is under new management, as ASL teacher Sharon Bailey takes the helm. There was a great deal of uncertainty heading into the season on who was going to coach the Girls Tennis Team in 2014. The same problem plagued the team last year, as they didn’t have a settled coach... Read more »

Spartan wrestler takes the conference

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Eric Henderson, Oracle Online Assistant Editor
April 10, 2014

From half nelsons to arm bars to spadles, wrestling is no joke. Junior Ramos, a senior who’s going into his fourth year of wrestling, recently placed first in the Patriot Conference Championship. Ramos competed in the 138 pound weight class, and ranked as the top wrestler in the conference, which includes... Read more »

Wizards float above .500 for the time being

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Johnny Cronin, Scoop Editor
April 8, 2014

The Washington Wizards are above .500 folks. Yes, the WIZARDS have a winning record. OK, now most of you will not know how to react to that but yes, it is true. The Wizards are doing well this year and are providing a good case to make a splash in the playoffs. Any fan of the hometown team knows that... Read more »

Freshman basketball improves with new coach

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Will Ours, Business Editor
April 8, 2014

Could this year’s freshman basketball team be the best ever? They certainly played like it, going 11-5 in the patriot conference. This year was different for the freshman team. A change at head coach along with a totally new team made up this years freshman team. James Ynson, a physical education teacher,... Read more »

Shin-kicking in the Cotswold games

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Dominic Adase, Sports Editor
April 8, 2014

Almost everyone on the planet has heard of the Olympic Games, but only a few have heard of the Cotswold Olimpick games, and yes, it is spelled Olimpicks. “They copied the Greeks and can’t spell,” said senior Patrick Coffey. The games began in 1612, making them far older than the modern Olympics,... Read more »

SYC ‘house’ attracts Spartans

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Trevor Claveau, Entertainment Editor
April 8, 2014

“Team on 3… 1, 2, 3… TEAM!! Ok see you next week, guys!” says one teammate to another. That’s pretty much how it goes for someone who is a part of a SYC house basketball team. Only one practice a week with games on Saturdays. The fun-filled season starts in the beginning of December and ends... Read more »

Building new programs

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Eric Henderson, Oracle Online Assistant Edirtor
April 8, 2014

The offseason mayhem has SWUNG into action. Many teams have signed new players and made crucial trades to further enhance their chances of gaining the World Series Trophy. The New York Yankees have recently signed the former Red Sox centerfielder Jacoby Ellsbury to a seven-year $153 million, which has... Read more »

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