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Feb 13 2018

Eagles and Patriots face off in Super Bowl LII

The Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots will face off at Super Bowl LII on Feb. 4. The two teams played each other in the championship in 2004, which resulted in a 24-21 Patriots victory. “The Patriots are the best dynasty in the league,” freshman Shaurya Bedi said. “They’re the best in any sport.” Senior …

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Feb 13 2018

Dance team no funds

Not fitting into the specific description for a sport or a club, dance team members have expressed the struggles they face with assimilating into the school. Despite their lack of a set niche, the team has made it to the Nationals level, and will be traveling to Orlando  this upcoming February. “This is very exciting …

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Feb 13 2018

Gymnastics hires Borello as new assistant

Varsity cheer head coach Dom Borello is now joining the gymnastics team as assistant coach to varsity team head coach Christie McCormick. Borello has been coaching cheer and gymnastics since 1999 and was able to lead the cheer team to their first conference championship. Director of student activities Joe Swarm said Borello’s past experience will …

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Feb 13 2018

Swim and dive: together but equal

Despite their inherent differences, swim & dive compete and practice together. The combined practices strengthen the bond between the teams. “I really love the communal environment and how the whole team is like one big family,” junior and swimmer Gabriela Stapleton said. On Thursday nights, both teams have a pasta party before competing in meets …

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Jan 24 2018

Boys freshman basketball finds success through togetherness

The freshman boys basketball team defeated the Edison Eagles 55 to 46 on Thursday, Jan. 18 in a team effort filled with ball-movement, unselfishness and enthusiasm that the team has been perfecting throughout the course of the season. Last time the Statesmen faced the Eagles, Marshall was victorious by a larger than 20-point margin. However, …

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Jan 22 2018

Freshman girls basketball team defeats Edison

The girls freshman basketball team defeated Edison High School 58 to eight on Thursday, January 18. The girls were led by Tessa Murphy, who scored nine points for the freshman team that now holds a 10-1 record. The girls were up 20 to four after the first quarter, and they were able to continue to …

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Jan 14 2018

Gymnastic team narrowly loses Senior Night meet

The gymnastics team finished second after falling short to James Madison High School with a score of 134.9, losing by only 0.8 points. The meet, which also happened to be Senior Night, took place on Jan. 11 in the main gymnasium. Centreville, Westfield, Wakefield, and Lee all finished with less than 95 points, Marshall finishing …

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Jan 10 2018

Students reflect on the College Football Playoff National Championship Game

The Alabama Crimson Tide defeated the Georgia Bulldogs 26-23 on Monday, Jan. 8, in overtime for the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship, giving the University of Alabama their fifth national championship win under their coach Nick Saban since 2009. Both teams are part of the the Southeastern Conference, or SEC, and their states border …

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Jan 09 2018

House basketball gives an alternative to school sports

Vienna Youth Incorporated house basketball provides athletes with friendly competition outside of school sports. Despite being a house basketball league, VYI creates an intense environment away from high school sports.   “The league is competitive [and] everyone is very talented,” senior and VYI player Jayan Zachariah said. Zachariah also mentioned how the upcoming playoffs build …

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Dec 19 2017

Track and field team hosts first invitational meet

The winter track and field team hosted Marshall’s first invitational track meet in honor of alumni David Cannon last Saturday, Dec. 2.   Cannon was a two time cross country team state champion in 1971 and 1972 and he still holds the two mile school record. In 2016, Cannon died of pancreatic cancer. “[Cannon] graduated …

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