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Rejuvenated Cheerleading Team Looks to Boost School Spirit

Izzy DiNunzio, Community and Multimedia Editor March 17, 2023

WOODBURY -- The Nonnewaug cheerleading program has faced adversity this year, but the Chiefs are not going anywhere. After starting the season with just five or six members, the program has grown to...

Both the boys and girls track teams are looking forward to another winning season.

Outdoor Track Teams Look For A Continued Winning Streak for the 2023 Season

Juliette Nichols, Staff Writer March 17, 2023

WOODBURY -- As the temperature gets warmer and the days start to get longer, Nonnewaug’s track and field athletes have one thing in mind: it’s almost track season.  Both the Nonnewaug girls and...

Jack Wendel takes down an opponent during a 182-pound match this season. Wendel won his second straight Class S state championship.

Wendel’s Winning: Wrestler’s Hard Work Leads to Second State Title

Kaylee Jackson, Sports Reporter March 16, 2023

WOODBURY – When you play a sport seriously, it can take over your entire life, especially when you start young. Jack Wendel has been wrestling since the age of 5 and is now a senior at Nonnewaug High...

The creation of spring league football leads to fans getting a new experience while helping players get a new opportunity.

Spring League Football Kicks Off– But Does Anyone Care?

Richie Paolino, Sports Reporter March 13, 2023

WOODBURY -- Super Bowl LVII has long since crowned a champion, and the NFL has moved into its off-season stage. For previous years, the conclusion of the season meant no live football games until the NFL...

Nonnewaug girls basketball coach Rebecca Pope, left, presents Madison Dannenhoffer with the Berkshire Leagues sportsmanship award in February. Pope just completed her first year as the Chiefs head coach.

Pope’s Coaching Inspired by Experience with Auriemma

Samantha Conti , Editor-in-Chief March 13, 2023

WOODBURY -- It was 2013 when Geno Auriemma tied the NCAA record, racking up his eighth national championship with UConn. Freshman Breanna Stewart, at just the start of her unforgettable, prestigious career,...

Ice hockey can be a dangerous sport between contact and sharp skates, and proper equipment is needed to keep players safe.

Binette: Consequences for Insufficient Safety Equipment in Sports

Lexi Binette, Junior Chief Advocate March 9, 2023

On the significant date of Jan. 6, 2021, high school hockey player Teddy Balkind died. In a game for St. Luke's School in Greenwich, a player from the opposing team lifted his leg in stride. At the time,...

Left photo, Woodbury Middle School girls basketball head coach Mike Hadoulis, left, and assistant coach Adam Brutting sit on the bench during a game this season. Right photo, Hadoulis and Brutting talk to the Warriors during a timeout.

Hadoulis, Brutting Form Coaching ‘Dynamic Duo’ for WMS Girls Hoops

Audrey Doran, Junior Chief Advocate March 7, 2023

WOODBURY -- Former Nonnewaug High School girls basketball coach Adam Brutting and Woodbury Middle School culinary teacher Michael Hadoulis teamed up this winter as the dynamic duo to coach the Woodbury...

Pre-Kaged calls its product the ultimate pre-workout to provide the best focus, pump, and stamina in the gym.

Swanson: Is Pre-Workout a Problem?

Christian Swanson, Sports Reporter February 27, 2023

WOODBURY -- Some people stay hydrated to improve their endurance when exercising, while others choose to drink coffee to boost their energy. Some people use pre-workout supplements as an alternate source...

Only a smattering of students attended the Nonnewaug-Thomaston boys basketball game earlier this season.

Greene: The Tribe Needs You in the Student Section

Andrew Greene, Sports Reporter February 23, 2023

WOODBURY -- When you envision a high school athletic event, you envision packed stands, cheering crowds of students, and energy at every play. But in the past few years -- and especially this year -- Nonnewaug...

A referee makes a call during the Nonnewaug boys basketball game against Shepaug on Feb. 10 as Dylan Chung (10) and his teammates react.

Stewart: It’s Easy to Complain About Refs, But We Shouldn’t

Ben Stewart, Sports Editor February 22, 2023

WOODBURY -- The line hasn't changed. “We lost because of the refs.”  And while that sentiment will always be true at times, there isn't much evidence to support the claim that officials are...

The newly renovated NHS track site offers an appealing venue for future Berkshire League track events.

Bellagamba: Nonnewaug Should Host the BL Track Championships

Julianna Bellagamba, Sports Reporter February 16, 2023

WOODBURY -- Track and field championships are the highlight of any athlete's career, providing a platform to showcase their skills, determination, and hard work. The Berkshire League, one of the smallest...

The Miami Marlins LoanDepot Park is often sparsely filled with fans due to the teams poor record.

Paolino: Why Tanking is Tanking Sports

Richie Paolino, Sports Reporter February 14, 2023

Most of the time, diehard fans all over the world will scream and holler at their favorite team in hope of one day winning a championship -- most of the time. There's always a few teams in each respective...

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