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Scholar-Athletes Make the Grade

Scholar-Athletes Make the Grade

Julia Pardi, Editor-in-Chief

February 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

Many high school students live a busy life as they try to balance a high GPA and rank, with work, clubs, or sports. All these activities pile up and require a lot of time. Stress levels can increase when an individual is pressured to do well in a sport, often times overriding the necessity to do well...

Sports in the Lives of Athletes at MHS

Sports in the Lives of Athletes at MHS

Morgan Smith, Social Media Editor

February 3, 2017


Filed under Carousel, MHS, Sports

Sports have been a very important part of high school for many athletes that walk the halls at Manchester High School. Sports can be the escape from school, the sanity to one's day, a key source of friendships, an expansion of social standings, and even the way to get out of your own head! Sports t...

Edison Galan Officially Commits to CCSU

Edison Galan Officially Commits to CCSU

Tyler Madden, Staff Writer

February 1, 2017


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Carousel, Local, MHS, Sports

On Wednesday afternoon, MHS’s own Edison Galan was surrounded by his friends, family, coaches and teammates as he officially signed his letter of intent to play football next season at Central Connecticut State University. "Once I got on campus, I felt at home,” said Galan. “The coaching staff wa...

Super Bowl LI: Previews and Predictions

Super Bowl LI: Previews and Predictions

Jason Owen, Sports Editor

February 1, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Global, Sports

Last year the Super Bowl celebrated its 50th anniversary as the Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers. That game featured two teams that were polar opposites, the Broncos a defensive powerhouse and the Panthers an offensive juggernaut. This year's Super Bowl participants look a little more similar on p...

Super Bowl LI: Championship Round Previews and Predictions

Super Bowl LI: Championship Round Previews and Predictions

Jason Owen, Sports Editor

January 17, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Global, Sports

AFC:    Last week the Steelers' win over the Chiefs came down to a failed two-point conversion, and I think this week's matchup will as well, only this time it will be the Steelers on the losing end. Pittsburgh has a great offense that had a considerable amount of trouble scoring in the red zo...

Super Bowl LI: Divisional Round Previews and Predictions

Super Bowl LI: Divisional Round Previews and Predictions

Jason Owen, Sports Editor

January 11, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Global, Sports

AFC:    I’m being a little nice here. New England dominated this matchup with back in week 3 with a dominant 27 point victory despite having rookie third rounder Jacoby Brissett starting at quarterback. Tom Brady will be playing in this one and the 39 year old has yet to show signs of slowing down. Houston’s defense, espec...

Keeping Up with MHS Olympian Michael Hartfield

Keeping Up with MHS Olympian Michael Hartfield

Julia Pardi, Editor-in-Chief

January 11, 2017


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

Manchester is a town that people are proud to be from. Whether they went on to be an accountant, a lawyer, an actor, a stay-at-home mom, or an Olympic athlete, they all have one thing in common: their love for Manchester. Michael Hartfield, a 2008 Manchester High School graduate, competed in the 201...

RECAP: 1/9/16 Boys’ Basketball vs. Bristol Eastern

RECAP: 1/9/16 Boys’ Basketball vs. Bristol Eastern

Tyler Madden, Staff Writer

January 10, 2017


Filed under Carousel, MHS, Sports

The Manchester High School Varsity boys’ basketball team had a quick turnaround playing on Monday night after last Friday’s win over RHAM. The team took on Bristol Eastern and came out with their second win in a row, beating the Lancers 56-28. The reason why this team has so much potential is the depth that...

“It was more than just a game:” 1/6/17 Boys’ Basketball vs. RHAM

“It was more than just a game:” 1/6/17 Boys’ Basketball vs. RHAM

Tyler Madden, Staff Writer

January 9, 2017


Filed under MHS, Sports

RHAM came into town on Friday night to take on a 3-2 Manchester. MHS defeated RHAM 58-41. But the team's mind was on more than just the game at hand. Before the game began, MHS Assistant Athletic Director Joe Quaglia came on the microphone and gave a very touching speech about one of the team's big...

Super Bowl LI: Wild Card Previews and Predictions

Super Bowl LI: Wild Card Previews and Predictions

Jason Owen, Sports Editor

January 3, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Global, Sports

AFC:    With a healthy Derek Carr the Raiders are the obvious winners here. But they don’t have a healthy Derek Carr and last weeks beatdown by the Denver Broncos showed how much they really miss him. The Texans aren’t much better off offensively with Brock Osweiler starting at quarterback, but Lamar Miller will do just...

RECAP: 12/28/16 Boys’ Basketball vs. Newington

RECAP: 12/28/16 Boys’ Basketball vs. Newington

Tyler Madden, Staff Writer

December 29, 2016


Filed under Carousel, MHS, Sports

The Manchester High School Varsity Boys basketball team traveled to take on Newington on Wednesday night, but couldn't come out with the win, losing 65-57. It was back and forth in the first half. Manchester led at the half 26-24 after a last-second shot by PJ Buccheri. MHS wasn’t able to ...

RECAP + VIDEO: 12/27/16 Boys’ Basketball vs. Haddam-Killingworth

RECAP + VIDEO: 12/27/16 Boys’ Basketball vs. Haddam-Killingworth

Tyler Madden, Staff Writer

December 28, 2016


Filed under MHS, Sports

The Manchester High School Boys basketball team hosted Haddam-Killingworth on Tuesday night. MHS came out on top beating H-K, 71-66, in a highly contested game. Each team came into this game ready for a battle and intensity was high on both sides. The game was all tied up, 33-33, at the half. It w...