Sports

Read about the latest sports updates.

We cover MHS sports teams and national sports.

Diego Maradona: Legend of Argentina

By Tom Athron ’21

Diego Maradona, one of the greatest soccer players in history and a legend of his home country, Argentina, passed away on November 25 to heart failure.

23 Dec. 2020

Sarah Fuller Makes History

By Declan Wahlers ’21

Sarah Fuller, the goalkeeper for the Vanderbilt women’s soccer team, made history on November 28 as the first woman to ever play in a Power Five college football game.

23 Dec. 2020

Winter Indoor Sports Banned, Athletes Suffer

By Ethan Feng ’21

The temporary ban on indoor winter sports is another blow in an already emotionally challenging year for NJ athletes.

23 Dec. 2020

NFL’s Recent Struggles with COVID-19

By Max Osias ’24

Week 12 of this year’s NFL season saw both the Baltimore Ravens and Denver Broncos violating COVID-19 protocols, temporarily sidelining many of their players.

23 Dec. 2020

COVID-19 Brings Major League Changes to Major League Soccer

By Tom Athron ’21

For the first time in history, MLS playoff qualification will be determined by a team’s average points per game, or PPG.

28 Nov. 2020

COVID-19 and Soccer in England and Montgomery

By Zeb Jerdonek ’24

Soccer leagues, both well-known and local, have continued to play in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic.

17 Nov. 2020

How National and Local Football Teams are Dealing with COVID-19

By Max Osias ’24

Both the NFL and the MHS football team have battled the difficulties of COVID-19 precautions, with varying levels of success.

17 Nov. 2020

The Biggest Surprises and Disappointments of the NBA Bubble

By Ashton Basak ’23

Despite miraculous, back-to-back comebacks, very few picked the 5-seed Miami Heat to make it to the NBA Finals.

13 Oct. 2020

Stepping On the Gas: Pierre Gasly is F1’s Driver of the Year

By Tom Athron ’21

In the last few years, and especially in the current F1 season, Pierre Gasly has lit a blazing trail of comebacks and success.

17 Nov. 2020

Lewis Hamilton’s Battle for Racial Equality

By Tom Athron ’21

After winning the Tuscan Grand Prix in Italy, Lewis Hamilton shared a message of racial justice by wearing a special shirt.

13 Oct. 2020

How Sports Leagues are Dealing with COVID-19

By Prineet Parhar ’23

COVID-19 has impacted our everyday lives, but with the right systems and strictly-adhered-to guidelines, sports can still be a constant in our lives.

13 Oct. 2020

The Return of Big Ten Football and the Possible Impacts on Students

By Declan Wahlers ’21

The fall is a season best known for the return to school, Halloween, and the start of the football season. However, the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has made much of this year very challenging and has uprooted many autumnal traditions that many of us hold so close.

4 Oct. 2020

The Washington Football Team: A Long-Overdue Step Forward

By Skylar Grey ’23

While any name change is one step forward, fully embracing native culture and history would signify a true comprehension of their team identity and place a deeper value upon the franchise and its core supporters.

4 Oct. 2020

Potatolympics

By Isabella Weigand ’22

It’s the Potatolympics! Successive rounds, in addition to the detailed introduction of the event, can all be found on Isabella’s blog, “Spudtacular Spreads.”

Tokyo? Toky-NO

By Akshay Duggal ’21

The 2020 Olympics are canceled – what are the fates of other professional sporting events?

2020 NFL Draft

By Prineet Parhar ’23

Football fans are excited about the fresh talent from the NFL draft picks!


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