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Tom Brady’s Legacy

Tom Brady’s Legacy

Tyler Lentocha, staff writer

January 26, 2018


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Midyear Stories 2017-2018, NFL, Sports

Debatably the best Quarterback and coach duo of all time. Tom Brady has the most wins of any player in history and has 488 touchdowns. Brady and  Belichick continue to dominate the NFL by consistently winning game after game. The Patriots are now heading to their 8th Super Bowl in less than 2 weeks...

MHS Ski Club Still Going Strong

MHS Ski Club Still Going Strong

Dylan Kennedy, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018


Filed under Local, MHS, Midyear Stories 2017-2018, Sports

Ski club has been going on for years here at Manchester High School (MHS). I think that it is a really good club to have here at MHS because not everyone here is into winter sports. So with ski club you go every Wednesday right after school to Ski Sundown in New Hartford. You are there until about 8:00 ...

NBA All-Star Game Has a New Look

NBA All-Star Game Has a New Look

Tristan Beatty, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018


Filed under Midyear Stories 2017-2018, Sports

The NBA’s All-Star game/weekend occurs about halfway through the season in February of each year, but this year they’re putting a twist on the classic Eastern Conference vs Western Conference matchup. Like every year the all stars get chosen by A fan, player, and media voting system with the fa...

The Most Important Part of a Team: The Fans

January 26, 2018


Filed under MHS, Midyear Stories 2017-2018, Sports

Recently there has been increased fan interest in boys basketball and the team has been playing extremely well. Is there any correlation? If you ask me, I would say yes. Look at the Seattle Seahawks, home of the 12th man. Seattle has been dubbed as the hardest place to play in the NFL because of a lo...

Just As SI Predicted: George Springer And The Astros Win The World Series

Just As SI Predicted: George Springer And The Astros Win The World Series

Dylan Kennedy, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under Global, News, Sports, UConn

In 2014, Sports Illustrated predicted that the Houston Astros would win the 2017 World Series. The also decided to put Connecticut’s George Springer on the front cover. This is crazy is because they were right. The Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2017 World Series. The series ...

NFL Profile: Dallas Cowboys OT Tyron Smith

NFL Profile: Dallas Cowboys OT Tyron Smith

Kely Maloney, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under Features, Global, NFL, Profiles, Sports, Uncategorized

Without a doubt Tyron Smith is one of the NFL’s best offensive linemen. A four-time Pro Bowler and two-time All Pro Smith allowed only two sacks in 2016 and has only given up two so far in 2017. Given that last year he was blocking for a rookie quarterback only giving up two sacks is very impressive...

Behind the MHS Murals

Behind the MHS Murals

Grace Goldberg-Doyle, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, MHS

Everyone has seen the beautiful and vibrant mural hanging on the wall near the MHS auditorium. It's hard to miss, with its array of bright colors spilling out of a plain grey robot’s head. Students who stop and look at the painting may wonder about the inspiration behind this work of art. We went to the source and ...

MHS Music Students in Boston

MHS Music Students in Boston

Noor Majid, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under MHS

On November 30, three coach busses chock-full of bustling MHS music students departed from the Bailey Auditorium parking lot and set forth for Boston. They were en route for the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s open rehearsal, which included soloist Leonidas Kavakos, a world-renowned violinist.  The Boston S...

Music, Football, and Politics: Kaepernick in the Midst

Music, Football, and Politics: Kaepernick in the Midst

Noor Majid, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Sports, Tea Time

“Is it the end of an era? Is it the end of America?” croons Elizabeth Grant, better known under her stage name, Lana Del Rey, in her sultry and languid song, “When the World Was at War, We Kept Dancing.” New York-born Del Rey is no stranger to controversial, and sometimes downright uncomf...

Kate Hedlund, Joey Pearl Running In New England Championship Saturday

Kate Hedlund, Joey Pearl Running In New England Championship Saturday

Kely Maloney, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Local, Local, MHS, News, Sports

Last Friday, Manchester High sophomore Kate Hedlund finished fourth and senior Joey Pearl finished sixth in the CIAC cross country State Open at Wickham Park. This leads to an appearance for both at the New England Championship in Belfast, Maine this Saturday for a chance at National Championships...

Repeat: Class of 2019 Wins Top Float At Homecoming Parade

Grace Goldberg-Doyle, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Features, Local, MHS, News

  The Class of 2019 kept its winning streak alive with a third victory in a row at the 2017 Homecoming Parade Thursday. Once again the dancing was amazing during the junior class’ production, with Saige Rago again choreographing the whole routine and the rest of the class executing it perfectly...

Amazing Alumni ’08: Olympian Michael Hartfield

Amazing Alumni ’08: Olympian Michael Hartfield

Pierre Asamoah, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Global, Global, MHS, News, Sports

Michael Hartfield graduated from Manchester High in 2008. While he was there, he competed in both indoor and outdoor Track and Field, and became one of the best long jumpers in New England in both. As a senior, he was Class LL and New England outdoor champion in the Long Jump, and Class LL and St...