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THE STARTING FIVE: March Madness II – the comeback

Carter Landis, Sports Editor

March 14

Filed under All, Sports

So, last year, I predicted the NCAA Tournament, but everything I predicted was wrong. This year, it won’t be that way. I’ll do the same four categories that I analyzed last year, with a little bit of deeper research. The comeback...

Starting Anew: The Uprooting of the PN Track Leaves a Melancholy Feeling Amongst Track Runners

Lexi Gavlas, Spotlight editor

March 14

Filed under All, All, Local, News, Showcase, Sports

On February 24th, 2017 the Portage Northern Track was uprooted following the construction plans of a new stadium in 2019.  Alexa Vanderhoff, Portage Northern Alum and Cross Country & Track Runner at Miami University of O...

PNHS Lady’s Soccer

Matilda Buehler, Staff Writer

March 13

Filed under All, Sports

With spring sports starting this week, the Portage Northern girls’ soccer team is working hard to prepare for the season. Their first practice will be on March 3rd, but conditioning already started in December. The team looks...

Track season starts today!

Keegan Tenney, Staff Writer

March 13

Filed under All, Sports

It’s the start of March, meaning the snow is starting to deplete and the Doghouse will be filled with loads of sweaty teens as the track season is starting! The students are excited as they finally get to do what they love, havin...

STARTING FIVE: CJ McCollum’s rise to prominence

Carter Landis, Sports Editor

February 20

Filed under All, Sports

The focus of the Portland Trail Blazers’ backcourt has been on point guard Damian Lillard for the last five years, and for good reason. Lillard was drafted 6th overall out of Weber State by the Trail Blazers in the 2012 draft...

Big Boogie to the Big Easy: Pelicans make trade for Cousins

Carter Landis, Sports Editor

February 20

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Yahoo insider and soon to be ESPN correspondent Adrian Wojnarowski broke news last night at 11:42 PM that All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins had been traded to the New Orleans Pelicans. The deal is Cousins and former Kings team...

STARTING FIVE: Patriots complete comeback to win Super Bowl 51

Carter Landis, Sports Editor

February 6

Filed under All, Sports

The New England Patriots defeated the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl 51, 34-28, in the first ever Super Bowl that went to overtime. The Patriots overcame a historic 25-point deficit in the to win, scoring 19 unanswered points in...

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