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NFL Conference Championship Games: Were the Saints robbed because of a missed call?

NFL Conference Championship Games: Were the Saints robbed because of a missed call?

Story by: Francesco Beltrano

January 26, 2019


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On Jan. 20, the final four NFL teams played in the two NFL Conference Championships. The conference championship games are the final two games in the playoffs that decide who will go to the Super Bowl. The final four teams were the Kansas City Chiefs, the New England Patriots, the New Orleans Saints...

Urban Meyer announces retirement

Urban Meyer announces retirement

Story by: Katie Kleinman

December 12, 2018


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Urban Meyer, head coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes, announced his retirement Dec. 4 at a press conference at Fawcett Center. Meyer is a former college football player, a three-time national champion and a future College Football Hall of Famer. In most cases, when a legendary coach announces his retirement,...

College football playoffs are set

College football playoffs are set

Story by: Francesco Beltrano

December 12, 2018


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Four college teams will be fighting for the national championship title in Jan.: #1 Alabama Crimson Tide, #2 Clemson Tigers, #3 Notre Dame Fighting Irish and #4 Oklahoma Sooners. Undefeated Alabama looks very promising with a stellar offense and a strong defense. Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, the Heisman...

UPDATE, Dec. 10- Heisman Races comes to a close

UPDATE, Dec. 10- Heisman Races comes to a close

Story by: Francesco Beltrano

December 10, 2018


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UPDATE: The Heisman Trophy was awarded to Kyler Murray of the University of Oklahoma on Dec. 8 at the Heisman ceremony in New York City. Murray won with 2,167 votes, followed by Tua Tagovalioa of the University of Alabama won with 1,871 votes, and Dwayne Haskins of Ohio State with 783 votes. The Heisman...

National Signing Day at Jupiter High

National Signing Day at Jupiter High

Story by: Olivia Servideo

December 6, 2018


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Four of Jupiter High’s student athletes took a step closer to their academic and athletic future on Nov. 14 as they officially signed their National Letters of Intent in Jupiter High School’s atrium. “Miami just felt like home to me, and they made me feel like I wanted to be there,” senior...

Back to the courts

Back to the courts

Story by: Katie Kleinman

December 4, 2018


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Basketball season is back, and Jupiter High's teams are ready for another successful year. Nov. 26 marked the first game for the girls’ team, and if it’s anything like their previous season, the girls will be headed to the playoffs. The boys began their regular season Nov. 27 and are poised for another...

Senior Kendall Baer commits to Georgia Gwinnett College

Senior Kendall Baer commits to Georgia Gwinnett College

Story by: Katie Kleinman

November 15, 2018


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Kendall Baer, senior captain of the Jupiter High softball team, committed to Georgia Gwinnett College to play softball at the next level. Baer has been on varsity for four years, was captain her junior year and will continue as captain her senior year. Baer contemplated attending other schools, in...

Nike signs first-ever athlete with Cerebral Palsy

Nike signs first-ever athlete with Cerebral Palsy

Story by: Emily Fritz

November 8, 2018


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Justin Gallegos, a runner attending the University of Oregon, became the first professional athlete with Cerebral Palsy to sign with Nike. Cerebral Palsy is a condition marked by impaired muscle coordination typically caused by damage to the brain at or before birth. On Oct. 6, Gallegos was joined...

College football: the week of upsets

College football: the week of upsets

Story by: Francesco Beltrano

October 19, 2018


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The AP Top 25 poll looked very different after a week of shakeups in college football. Teams like Oklahoma, Louisiana State and Auburn got upset on Oct. 6, while the top four powerhouse teams stayed the same. Other teams have finally gotten into the top 25 AP poll. Undefeated teams include #1 Alabama,...

NCAA football is back in business

NCAA football is back in business

Story by: Olivia Servideo

October 9, 2018


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Sept. 1 marked the beginning of another college football season, much to the delight of fans. “The thing I like most about college football is the atmosphere,” senior Mikey Robinson said. Assistant Principal Joe Lang agreed. “I love college because it’s about kids playing for the love of...

UFC 229 Lightweight Championship takes an unexpected turn after fight breaks out following main event

UFC 229 Lightweight Championship takes an unexpected turn after fight breaks out following main event

Story by: Sydney Peters

October 8, 2018


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Ultimate Fighting Championship contenders Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor Mcgregor battled it out in the cage at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Oct. 6 for the Lightweight Championship Belt. Mcgregor submitted to a choke hold by Nurmagomedov in the fourth round, giving Nurmagomedov the Lightweight Champion...

Serena Williams loses U.S. Open Women’s Final amid cheating accusation

Serena Williams loses U.S. Open Women’s Final amid cheating accusation

Story by: Paige Jankowski

September 9, 2018


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On Sept. 8, professional tennis player, Serena Williams, received a code violation for being illegally coached by Patrick Mouratoglou from her player box during the first set of the U.S Open Women’s Final. She gained two additional violations for racquet abuse and verbal abuse. “I’m honest,...

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