Wire Top 10: MLB free agents and predictions

By Chris Rysz, Opinion Editor

December 3, 2019

With the World Series in the rearview mirror, Major League Baseball teams look to the free agent market as they hope to improve their rosters for the upcoming season. For some teams, this winter will be quiet as 2020 will b...

Sports alumni credit college success to lessons from high school

By Rebecca Desiderio, Contributor

November 18, 2019

Blood, sweat and tears come along with the journey of being an athlete. Even though it does manage to take a toll  on individuals, it still inspires athletes to pursue their careers beyond the high school level. Living legen...

Do your job: Field hockey team plays for each other as postseason heats up

By Ciara Morrissey, Sports Editor

November 6, 2019

As the fall sports season comes to a close, the West Essex field hockey team is rolling through the postseason, maintaining their powerhouse status. Currently ranked No. 3 in the state (according to NJ.com) and No. 7 in the country...

Girls volleyball pulls off the unexpected in new division

By Molly Simon, Contributor

November 5, 2019

After last year’s winning season, the West Essex Girls Volleyball team moved up a conference division for the 2019 season. They had all the odds against them facing some of the better teams in the state this year, but...

NBA end of season predictions

By Paul Gustafson, Apprentice Editor

November 5, 2019

Ever since Kawhi Leonard and the Toronto Raptors raised the Larry O'Brien trophy for the first time as Champions in front of millions of loyal fans last June, the entire landscape of the NBA has changed dramatically. Superstar...

NFL: Injuries plague the league

By Curran Rastogi, Contributor

November 5, 2019

The much-anticipated NFL season kicked off in early September to much fanfare and controversy. The NFL preseason had lacked star-power that has been gradually declining since Los Angeles Rams coach Sean McVay decided to bench his...

NCAA players get paid

By Remi Goldstein, Sports Apprentice

November 5, 2019

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed the Fair Pay to Play Act, a bill permitting the payment of college athletes in the state of California on Monday Sept. 30, 2019.  The NCAA find the law concerning, believing it will have negativ...

Girls soccer kicks off another successful season

By Tali Offir, Contributor

November 5, 2019

Although flexing “2019 state champs” on the back of a hoodie would be exciting for the West Essex Girls Soccer team, they remain focused on finishing their regular season with a bang first. Despite the struggles of last season lingeri...

MLB World Series snapshot

October 30, 2019