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Super Bowl Hype: Young Eagles Look to Upend Tom Brady and Patriots

Super Bowl Hype:  Young Eagles Look to Upend Tom Brady and Patriots

Grant Matheny, Sports Columnist

January 31, 2018


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With the Super Bowl quickly approaching, anticipation is building around the world. The Super Bowl sits on a throne alone; more than 111 million people watched the big game last season. This insane number makes the Super Bowl the most watched sporting event ever in the USA. Many people will be tuning...

Sports Column: Exploring the World of Turf

Sports Column: Exploring the World of Turf

Ben Makowski, Student of Journalism

December 26, 2017


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NHS, a collector of clubs and superior sports, has always been a dominant force possessing awards and titles wherever it competes. Lacrosse and football are two of these sports that while competing leave everything on the field. Who knew that coveted quality, which every team values so highly, could be...

Photo Essay: Phase 2²

Photo Essay: Phase 2²

Frank Slavinsky, Photographer

November 20, 2017


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Starting the season strong, the Special Olympics Basketball Team defeated the staff team in the annual exhibition match up. During the first half, the Rockets maintained a comfortable lead, but by the end of the second half, however, the staff team managed to tie the game 44-44. With mere seconds...

Reflection on the Season: 2017 Neenah Fall Sports Review

Reflection on the Season: 2017 Neenah Fall Sports Review

Paige Novachek, Student of Journalism

November 19, 2017


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Autumn brings change and fall sports to NHS; with winter approaching it is time to bundle up and reflect on the 2017 Neenah fall sports season. Volleying off the wrap up is the Neenah girls' tennis team. Senior Kiki Risgaard received the first spot on the podium when she competed in the Division 1 state...

Photo Essay: Girls’ Volleyball Spikes Appleton North

Photo Essay: Girls’ Volleyball Spikes Appleton North

Frank Slavinsky, Staff Reporter and Photographer

October 4, 2017


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The Neenah Varsity Girls' Volleyball team leveled Appleton North in its match on Tuesday. While Appleton won a close first set, Neenah dominated the next three, and in doing so, won the match. Senior middle hitter Sidney Hegg said, "I was pleased how our team battled and progressed against a tough...

Friday Night Highlights: Rockets Lose at Kimberly

Friday Night Highlights: Rockets Lose at Kimberly

Frank Slavinsky, Sports Reporter

September 25, 2017


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Kimberly narrowly beat Neenah at Papermaker Stadium this past Friday. While the game was hard fought, Kimberly scored 15 to the Rockets 8 points.  While Neenah led 8-7 for the majority of the game, Kimberly was able to score a final touchdown and two-point conversion minutes before the end of the fourth...

Photo Gallery: Neenah Varsity Football at Kimberly

Frank Slavinsky, Sports Photographer

September 25, 2017


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Let Me Be Frank: Guide To Tennis

Let Me Be Frank:  Guide To Tennis

Frank Slavinsky, Sports Columnist and Photographer

September 22, 2017


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Unlike most high school sporting events, tennis is as civilized as a UN assembly meeting. You will find no referees hollering to each other, nor will you hear any shouting from anyone, surprisingly. The only noise you will hear is the light chatter of spectators, tennis shoes squeaking against the cou...

Column: Talking Badminton

Frank Slavinsky, Sports Photographer

May 12, 2017


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Anyone who has ever started a club knows one thing: it can be exhausting. More than exhausting actually, it can be dispiriting. Low turn out because of potential members having conflicts or general non-interest can be the death of a start-up club. While some clubs drop off the map, the founder of the...

Photo Essay: Special Olympics Track

Frank Slavinsky, Sports Photographer

May 9, 2017


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The NHS Special Olympics Track Team plans to tear up the competition this weekend at Appleton North High School. From the time I spent photographing -- and running with -- the team, I can say that I expect nothing less than the best of these Olympians. They have put the time, work and energy needed...

Varsity Softball Team Travels to South Carolina for Spring Training

Varsity Softball Team Travels to South Carolina for Spring Training

Montanna Cavegn, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017


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Wide smiles stretched across many teen-agers’ faces as they turned off their Friday morning alarms and snuggled under their blankets for a full night’s sleep. The varsity softball players began spring break (March 24) on different schedules. The team of 17 girls started its first day of spring break in a ...

NHS Powerlifting Team Headed to National Championships

NHS Powerlifting Team Headed to National Championships

April 6, 2017


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During spring break, the NHS Powerlifting team lifted at HS National Powerlifting Championships in Scranton, Penn. After a 16 hour bus ride, the team arrived on Wednesday morning. The results quickly rolled in with phenomenal results. The NHS Powerlifting entered two teams in the competition. Varsity...

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