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Super Bowl LVII

On February 12, 2023, the Philadelphia Eagles will be taking center stage against the Kansas City Chiefs for the biggest football game of the year. Not only is this Super Bowl a return of two number-one seeds who are fairly recent Super Bowl winners and very competitive teams, but this is also a matchup with some history. Brothers Jason and Travis Kelce play for the Eagles and the Chiefs, respectively, marking the first time that…

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Birdogs Hunt To The Final Four

The Birdogs of FHNE were off to a hot start at the beginning of the season. They beat rivals such as EGR and FHC twice. With a strong start of 9-1-1, FHNE was looking bright and full of potential. As a reward, the Birdogs were also gifted new alternate uniforms for this season. The baby blue with the white pants is a risky combination, but it proved to be successful. Senior captain Drew Donakowski suffered…

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Elliott Mcalpine: Driven to Succeed

Elliott Mcalpine, a current junior at Eastern, has been swimming competitively since age 7. Throughout her decade of competing, she currently holds the school record in the 200 IM (individual medley), the 200 free, the 50 free, the 500 free, the 200 freestyle relay, the 200 medley relay, and the 100 IM at her club, the Rapids Area YMCA Rays. Elliott has competed at the MHSAA Division 1 State Championship Meet for the past three…

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The NFL Playoffs Simplified: Week 1

The NFL playoffs are one of the most exciting times for fans and players alike. The league’s best compete yearly in a 14-team tournament, with the one seed receiving a bye in the first round. The stakes are high, with the intensity rates rising during this time of year. This year’s teams include the Philadelphia Eagles, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks, Dallas Cowboys, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New York Giants, Minnesota Vikings, Kansas City Chiefs, Buffalo…

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Wrestling Can Inspire Us All

Wrestling: the underdog of sports. I walked into the gym unsure of what was to come; was I going to be intrigued? Was I going to feel the rush of excitement like when watching a football game? I felt all of that and more.  There never was a dull moment from steadfast techniques to pin their opponents to chanting bystanders in the crowd. The sport of wrestling will have fans’ blood boiling and ready to…

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FHE Cheer: A Spotlight on Roo Telman

Did you know that the biggest cheer pyramid consisted of 60 people? Challenging but thrilling, cheerleading has been around since the 1860s. There are two types of cheerleading: competitive and sideline cheer. Competitive cheer consists of multiple teams performing a two-and-a-half-minute routine that’s judged by the difficulty and execution of the jumps, tumbles, and stunts. For sideline cheer, the main focus is to engage the stands by keeping the spirit high during various sporting events.…

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Sneaking Past the Knights: FHE Defeats Kenowa Hills

After suffering their first loss of the season last Friday, FHE was eager to redeem themselves against Kenowa Hills last night. Especially after being dubbed the 13th D2 team in the state by Goosepoop, a popular sports ranking and statistics page on social media, the pressure was on to perform. The game started off rocky, with Mac Denbraber (‘23) getting violently shoved in the first play of the game. Following another shoving foul on Kenowa…

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Hitting The Slopes!

The Forest Hills Northern-Eastern (FHNE) Ski Team is very excited about the upcoming racing season. Ski racing is a sport in which people race down a snowy hill on skis at high speeds. To add some complexity to the sport, gates are added to the course. Gates are plastic poles that racers have to go around while trying to remain speeding down the hill. There are two different types of racing: Slalom and Giant Slalom…

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Slam-Dunking the Competition: Hawks Defeat Potter’s House

Following victories in the Cornerstone Holiday Tournament and the River Valley Tournament, the 6-0 Boys Varsity Basketball team took on Potter’s House on Tuesday night for their first game back from the holiday break.  The game started off with a tense start – any time FHE attempted to pull ahead, Potter’s House quickly clapped back with successful shots of their own, often tying the score or pulling ahead. This caused some foul play, with the…

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It’s Bowl Season, Baby!

The regular college football season has officially ended and the bowl matchups have been assigned! Before Selection Sunday could occur, however, the conference champions had to be crowned. The Michigan Wolverines emerged the Big 10 champions for the second year in a row following an undefeated season and a final 43-22 win against Purdue. The Georgia Bulldogs, another undefeated juggernaut, beat Louisiana State University (LSU) 50-30 to become the SEC champions. Clemson crushed North Carolina…

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