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Abdou Ndiaye playing basketball at illinois state university

Vincent Alban, Photo Editor

January 9, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Hailing from Senegal, former Masters student Abdou Ndiaye is currently continuing his basketball career playing at Illinois State University. Ndiaye is the first of his family to attend college, as well as attend boarding school in America. Basketball propelled Ndiaye to America, where he played for Mast...

Legendary fencing coach Francisco Martin back from retirement

Legendary fencing coach Francisco Martin back from retirement

Kate Sibery, Contributing Writer

December 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Web Exclusive Article

Olympic fencing captain Francisco Martin has always been an integral part of the fencing program at Masters. After an unexpected return to his coaching position, Martin is looking forward to a successful season with the team. Martin first came to Masters in 1984 as a soccer coach and soon realized that t...

Signing of Reuben Foster proves how little NFL teams care about domestic violence

Gabriel Keller, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports

The San Francisco 49ers released linebacker Reuben Foster following a domestic violence arrest. Two days later, Foster was signed by the Washington Redskins. In the same professional sports league that hasn’t given Colin Kaepernick, a player with no criminal offenses, a job in over 19 months due to ...

Red Sox Cruise to 9th World Series Championship

Red Sox Cruise to 9th World Series Championship

Mitch Fink, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018


Filed under Sports, Web Exclusive Article

The Boston Red Sox are one of the most storied sports franchises of all time, yet for much of the 20th and early 21st century, their fans went through years of agonizing pain as they watched the team suffer an 86 year-long championship drought. When the Red Sox finally broke through the so called “...

Serena Williams Slams Sexism against Female Athletes

Serena Williams Slams Sexism against Female Athletes

Gabriel Keller, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Web Exclusive Article

From a banned catsuit to punishment for defending herself, professional tennis player Serena Williams has faced discrimination throughout the US Open tennis tournament, and throughout her career. Her treatment raises serious questions about the treatment of all female athletes, even the ones at Mast...

Down with an Injury, Grier Remaining Positive – How Injury Affects ACR

Down with an Injury, Grier Remaining Positive – How Injury Affects ACR

Logan Schiciano, Contributing Writer

June 5, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

While the track-and-field season officially ended only last week, sophomore Sabian Grier’s season unfortunately concluded quite a while ago. Grier has been sidelined with an injury which has stopped him from running since the end of April. “I have a hip injury,” said Grier, “It’s something...

Mitchell paces herself through last of 12 seasons

Mitchell paces herself through last of 12 seasons

Logan Schiciano, Blogger

May 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, The Panther's Tracks

To play a sport in every season of each of your four years of high school is already an astonishing feat, but to run (whether that be cross-country, winter track, track-and-field) for all 12 seasons is an unbelievable accomplishment. That is just what senior, Elizabeth Mitchell, has done during her t...

Coaches Corner: Kenyetta Iyevbele

Coaches Corner: Kenyetta Iyevbele

Logan Schiciano, Blogger

May 4, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Showcase, Sports, The Panther's Tracks

The Track and Field/Cross Country program has seen a resurgence this year; now that the foundation for the team has been set, the team is rapidly on the rise. A lot of this success has to be credited to the outstanding coaches that the athletic department has assembled this year, many of whom are cur...

Track and Field team awaiting competition after bad weather intervenes

Track and Field team awaiting competition after bad weather intervenes

Logan Schiciano, Blogger

April 16, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Showcase, Sports, The Panther's Tracks

The brutal weather in the last few weeks has felt nothing like the start of spring; it has been bitterly cold, windy and there have been days where it has rained and even snowed for hours on end. These incidents have hurt the Track and Field Team as they have found the condition of the track, on coun...

Eagles, Patriots, set to clash in Minneapolis

Eagles, Patriots, set to clash in Minneapolis

Drew Schott, Features Editor

February 1, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After an NFL season beset by national anthem protests and contract issues with Commissioner Roger Goodell, the matchup is set for Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. On Feb. 5, the New England Patriots will battle the Philadelphia Eagles for the Lombardi Trophy in a rematch...

Boy’s varsity Soccer embark on playoff run

Aden Khurana, Columnist

December 5, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The boys’ varsity soccer team has cruised through this season with an overall regular season record of 13-3. A multitude of injuries forced them to battle this year, and test their abilities mentally and physically. Masters opened their postseason run with a NYSAIS quarter final against rival Hackley....

Racist gesture forgotten in World Series mania

Racist gesture forgotten in World Series mania

Michael Fitzgerald, Editor in Chief

December 5, 2017


Filed under Sports

On Nov. 2, the Houston Astros celebrated their first-ever World Series title.  Seemingly forgotten about during in their celebration, however, was a racist gesture made by first baseman Yulieski Gurriel in Game 3 of the World Series.  After hitting a home run off of Japanese-born Los Angeles Dodgers...

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