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The Class of 2023 runs through their entry sign in the beginning of the powderpuff football game Nov. 22.

Juniors Blitz the Senior Class in Inaugural Powderpuff Game

Juliette Nichols, Sports Reporter December 1, 2022

WOODBURY -- The cold November air did not deter the upperclassmen girls as the Class of 2024 defeated the Class of 2023 on Nov. 22 on the Nonnewaug turf.  Pulling off the upset, the juniors won by a two-point...

Eight seniors will graduate from the Nonnewaug field hockey team, leaving a gap in the roster that the Chiefs will have to fill next fall.

Tiny But Mighty: Field Hockey Team Anticipates Low Numbers for Next Season

Anna Crocker, Sports Reporter November 28, 2022

WOODBURY — With fall sports finished, many athletes at Nonnewaug look forward to next season. However, for the Chiefs field hockey team, next year's season could be different. This past season, the...

Volleyball seniors posing for a picture in the NHS gym on their senior night after their win against Wamogo.

Magic of Senior Night Leads to Emotional Games

Allysa Calabrese, Sports Reporter November 28, 2022

WOODBURY -- Senior night is a memorable night for student-athletes. For most, it will be their last time ever stepping foot on their playing grounds. Some athletes end up playing college at the next level,...

The Tribe Table Podcast: Fall Athletes of the Month (Episode 1)

The Tribe Table Podcast November 25, 2022

Check out the debut episode of the Tribe Table Podcast, hosted by Nonnewaug library media specialist Deb Flaherty. This episode spotlights the Chief Advocate's athletes of the month from September and...

Bryce Harper sends the Phillies to the World Series with his go-ahead two-run home run in the eighth inning of the NLCS Game 5.

Astros Beat Phillies in 6 Games to Win World Series

Ben Stewart, Sports Editor November 22, 2022

WOODBURY -- The World Series finally came to an end Nov. 5 when the Houston Astros defeated the Philadelphia Phillies in Game 6. The Astros won their second World Series in franchise history after being...

Nonnewaug senior prepares for their powderpuff matchup against the juniors at practice Nov. 18.

Inaugural Powderpuff Football Game Finds Itself on Nonnewaug Turf

Samantha Conti, Editor-in-Chief November 22, 2022

WOODBURY -- Nonnewaug welcomes powderpuff football to its home turf on Nov. 22. The game will consist of the senior class vs. the junior class and will begin at 4 p.m.  This year marks the first time...

The UConn womens basketball practice gym, where Nonnewaug alumni JD Gengenbach and Jarrett Michaels play on the practice squad.

Nonnewaug Alumni Make Way to UConn Women’s Basketball Practice Team

Fiona Gengenbach, Sports Reporter November 21, 2022

WOODBURY -- The UConn women's basketball program is one of the most famous Division I programs in America. The Huskies conduct intense practices, and that's reflected by their success. The women's...

Nets guard Kyrie Irvings comments earlier this month on social media were met with a five-game suspension.

Paolino’s Picks: To What Extent Should Professional Athletes Speak Out?

Richie Paolino, Sports Reporter November 18, 2022

WOODBURY -- Muhammad Ali, Kyrie Irving, Naomi Osaka, Carl Lewis. All of these people are professional athletes who have sent messages on social issues through their respective platforms of sports. Every...

Freshman Jake Cenatiempo had a great rookie season, becoming a BL All-Star. He finished fifth in the league.

The Few, The Proud, The Fast: A Cross Country Recap

Juliette Nichols, Sports Reporter November 17, 2022

WOODBURY -- Small numbers won’t stop any of these runners. The 2022 Nonnewaug cross country teams wrapped up their seasons at Wickham Park in Manchester on Oct. 29 with the state championships. Despite...

Rico Brogna, left, coaches the Northwest United JV football team.

Brogna’s Back: Former MLB Player Returns to NWU Sideline

Samantha Conti, Editor-in-Chief November 10, 2022

WOODBURY -- Rico Brogna’s sports background speaks for itself -- the former Watertown football and baseball star has recently joined the Northwest United Football program. Back in his glory days the...

The Northwest United football team was one of five Nonnewaug teams that wore pink Oct. 27 on homecoming sports day. Fundraising efforts, including the Athletes Council bake sale, helped raise more than $1,800 for the Cancer Couch Foundation.

A Sea of Pink in the Bleachers Helps Save Lives

Juliette Nichols, Sports Reporter November 7, 2022

WOODBURY -- Nonnewaug High School was a sea of pink reaching from all ends of the athletic fields to the gym Oct. 27. Following the Spirit Week pep rally, students and athletes alike were preparing for...

Phoenix Suns forward Josh Jackson and General Manager Ryan McDonough celebrate the winning of the first pick in 2018 NBA Draft.

Paolino’s Picks: What Can the NBA Do to Prevent Tanking?

Richie Paolino, Sports Reporter November 3, 2022

WOODBURY -- Tanking in the NBA has been a growing problem as of late; teams with not enough talent to compete in the playoffs take their chance and place their ticket into the NBA Draft Lottery to try...

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