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NBA Playoffs First Round

NBA Playoffs First Round

Story by: Francesco Beltrano

April 19, 2019

The first round of the NBA playoffs started on April 13, and came with no upsets. This year’s playoff also came without its star player LeBron James, for the first time since 2005. The favorite to win the Championship this year is the reigning champ, the Golden State Warriors. Eastern Conference...

The Virginia Cavaliers are victorious

The Virginia Cavaliers are victorious

Story by: Francesco Beltrano

April 11, 2019

The NCAA Men's Basketball National Championship was on April 9. The matchup was between the Virginia Cavaliers and the Texas Tech Red Raiders. It took place at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, MI. The Cavaliers were victorious over the Red Raiders 85-77 in an overtime win. Both teams had to battle...

Rob Gronkowski retires at 29

Rob Gronkowski retires at 29

Story by: Paige Jankowski

April 5, 2019

The New England Patriots’ tight end, Rob Gronkowski, announced his retirement from the NFL after nine years on March 24 via an Instagram post. “It all started at 20 years old on stage at the NFL draft when my dream came true, and now here I am about to turn 30 in a few months with a decision I feel is the...

March Madness begins, Duke gets challenged by UCF

March Madness begins, Duke gets challenged by UCF

Story by: Francesco Beltrano

April 4, 2019

The highly anticipated March Madness basketball tournament began the weekend of March 21-24. The NCAA l tournament is a playoff system of 64 basketball teams and four regions. The college teams participating earned their spot on the bracket of 64 by showing promise in their regular season games. Games...

The Honda Classic swings into town

The Honda Classic swings into town

Story by: Francesco Beltrano

April 3, 2019

The Honda Classic, an annual golf tournament that brings the top PGA golfers to Palm Beach Gardens, took over the PGA National Championship Golf Course from Feb. 25 to March 3. Golfer Keith Mitchell took home the tournament’s top prize.   Golfers from all over the world come to compete in the Honda...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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