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Neenah Lacrosse Looks to Regain Conference Glory

Neenah Lacrosse Looks to Regain Conference Glory

Grant Matheny and Collin Parker

March 15, 2018


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Looking to regain athletic sovereignty, the Neenah Rockets hope to add to their fishing and wrestling titles with a victorious lacrosse season. Last year, Neenah trotted through the Bay Valley conference to the tune of a 10-0 record. But, this year will be no cake walk. The infrastructure of last ...

Packers Look to Use Free Agency to Revamp Broken Defense

Packers Look to Use Free Agency to Revamp Broken Defense

Collin Parker, Sports Writer

March 10, 2018


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After rounding out the season ranked 26th in points allowed and 18th in opposing rush yards per game, it is clear the Packers defensive front needs to shuffle things around. But with a history of perennial draft let-downs, they are looking toward free agency for defensive firepower. Jets Defensive E...

Column: Bryant Adds to Impressive Trophy Case

Column:  Bryant Adds to Impressive Trophy Case

Grant Matheny, Sports Columnist

March 6, 2018


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 Five time NBA champion, 18 time all-star, 2008 NBA league MVP, and now the recipient of an Academy Award. After Kobe Bryant retired it was thought, that like most former stars, Bryant would never been seen in the public eye again. It turns out that Bryant has different plans for how he will spend the...

Neenah Rockets Lose to Kimberly . . . Again

Neenah Rockets Lose to Kimberly . . . Again

Collin Parker, Staff Writer

March 4, 2018


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The Kimberly Papermakers delivered the season closing win in a 63-55 victory over the Neenah Rockets.   Amid their largest lead of the game, all five starters walloped the floor in unison. While the Papermakers section of the grandstands saw this gesture as a display of confidence, the Neenah fa...

Regular Season Rundown: Recap of the Neenah Rockets 2017-’18 Basketball Season

Regular Season Rundown:  Recap of the Neenah Rockets 2017-’18 Basketball Season

Grant Matheny and Collin Parker, Staff Writers

March 2, 2018


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The blueprints for the Neenah Rocket’s 2017-'18 basketball season were not as vivid as in years past. The foundation and persona of Neenah basketball had been lost to graduation, as last years top scorers, Joe Jung, Peyton Mericle, and Jordan Mascal were no longer on the roster. So, head coach Lee Rab...

Snowboarding: Reflection of the Winter Olympics

Snowboarding:  Reflection of the Winter Olympics

Grant Matheny, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018


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Once every two years the Olympics are held, and once every two years the world is brought together to celebrate passion, competition and  hard work. No other sporting event brings the world together to figuratively join arms and to forget about differences. These American snowboarders displayed passio...

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...

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