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Home field advantage: Sports’ most believed phenomenon

By Quinn Delehanty, Sports editior

April 17, 2019

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Everyone loves hearing their own friends in the fan section at a home game. The comfort of knowing whos watching you and that no matter what they will always support you can get teams through tough games. At a home game some peop...

Capra ends last fencing year on top

By Quinn Delehanty, Sports editior

April 17, 2019

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Whether she is hitting the books or the mat, senior Leigha Capra always exceeds expectations. After fencing since she was just a freshman, Capra was awarded 1st Team All-State for women's epee on March 3rd. “When I first ...

2019 West Essex Wrestling Recap

By Frankie Rizzo, Sports Editor

April 17, 2019

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Spring sports tryouts are in full swing

By Josie Berger, Sports editior

March 18, 2019

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Spring sports tryouts are an exciting and nerve wracking time for many athletes. These tryouts, for all of the nine spring sports teams, determine an athlete’s position or standing on the team for the duration of the season,...

Sports around the world

By Josie Berger, Sports editior

March 12, 2019

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Most countries in the world have their own well known sport that is unique to the country. Each of these sports have a different origin and why they are unique to the country. Australia: rugby In Australia, rugby is considere...

Coach Markey and Gashi pin down statewide awards

By Josie Berger, Sports editior

March 8, 2019

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Junior wrestler Bardhyl Gashi placed second place in the entire state in the heavyweight division. Gashi finished this season with a record of 41-3, breaking the single-season win record by a individual wrestler at West Essex. He also...

Llauget steps in as new baseball head coach

By Frankie Rizzo, Sports Editor

February 20, 2019

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West Essex baseball has a new head coach, Michael Llauget. Llaguet will enter his fifth season as a baseball coach at West Essex, this year being his first time running the whole show on his own as the head coach. Llauget has b...

NFL Wrapup: Questionable referee decisions lead to botched championship weekend

By Frankie Rizzo, Sports Editor

January 24, 2019

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Questionable referee decisions lead to botched championship weekend Both games this weekend put the two best teams in each conference against each other, and that was evident as both games needed an overtime period to determ...

NFL Wrapup: Top seeds end any hopes of another underdog story

By Frankie Rizzo, Sports Editor

January 17, 2019

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With a ticket to the conference championship game on the line, it was now or never for the eight remaining teams. Here is what happened this weekend in the NFL: AFC #6 Indianapolis Colts @ #1 Kansas City Chiefs This game was the typi...

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