Revolution

Humanity Hits A Home-Run

Humanity Hits A Home-Run

Caitlyn Stevenson, Editor-In-Chief

May 5, 2014


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Sporting competition usually reaches its height at the collegiate level, but two softball players from Florida Southern College put their competitive instincts aside and helped an injured player on the opposing team obtain the victory. In their final game, Eckerd College needed a win to secure their...

MLB Opening Day 2014

MLB Opening Day 2014

Tommy Capobianco, Staff Writer

April 11, 2014


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The 145th Major League Baseball (MLB) season kicked off on March 22nd with an international series in Sydney, Australia between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks. The 2014 baseball season features many changes such as restrictions on home plate collisions, an overhaul of suspensio...

Freedom Basketball Ends on High Note

Jaylene Vazquez, Anastasia Correia, and Tymesha Shoats

March 24, 2014


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Freedom High School’s basketball team has had its fair share of ups and down this season. Players have battled through adversity and have shown the ability to rise above and go beyond their expectations. Freedom’s basketball team proved to be successful in the way the team united. “We are who...

MLB Childproofs the Game

MLB Childproofs the Game

Tommy Capobianco, Staff Writer

March 5, 2014


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Major League Baseball, or the MLB, recently announced an “experimental rule” regarding collisions between base runners and catchers at home plate. This rule is considered experimental because the league will evaluate its success during the season and decide whether or not it should continue. The...

Sochi Wins Gold

Sochi Wins Gold

Anastasiya Sukhenko, Staff Writer

February 25, 2014


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This year marks the first time Russia has hosted the Winter Olympics.  Russia has tried hard to prove that they deserve to host the 2014 Winter Olympics by using new technology in their opening ceremony. Known as Shortest Path Bridge technology, the cost exceeded $51 billion and holds the title of the...

Team USA Disappoints

Team USA Disappoints

Tommy Capobianco, Staff Writer

February 25, 2014


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The United States of America sent 230 athletes to the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, the largest procession ever sent to that event. Expectations were high for the Americans, especially in the extremely popular worldwide sport of ice hockey. Once again however, both the men’s and women’s...

Michael Sam Sets a Precedent

Michael Sam Sets a Precedent

Qeyana Kennedy, Staff Writer

February 24, 2014


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Michael Sam is a defensive football player who is currently waiting to be drafted to the NFL. While playing for the Tigers at the University of Missouri for four years, Sam accumulated 123 tackles, participated in the 2014 Senior Bowl and scored the winning touchdown in the Cotton Bowl against the Oklahoma...

Captain Clutch Calls it Quits

Captain Clutch Calls it Quits

Tommy Capobianco, Staff Writer

February 24, 2014


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Derek Jeter, captain and shortstop for the New York Yankees, began his storied baseball career with the local Tampa Yankees team affiliate in 1992. He struggled early, failing to get a base hit in his first seven at-bats during that time. Jeter’s inconsistent play in the beginning was of great concern...

Pewter Pirates Get A Makeover

Pewter Pirates Get A Makeover

Caitlyn Stevenson, Editor-In-Chief

February 21, 2014


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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have recently been a team of change. With four new coaches in the last ten years, stability for the NFL football team has been a rare occurrence. The new coach, Lovie Smith, is bringing about a change of his own. For the first time since 1997, the Bucs are changing their field...

Signing Day

Signing Day

Jon Heidenberg, Features Editor

February 11, 2014


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February 5, 2014 was a big day for several Freedom High School seniors. Seven students signed a National Letter of Intent to play sports at different college athletic programs around the country. Many family members and friends attended the ceremony to support each athlete. The first athlete to sign a...

Unionizing College Football

Unionizing College Football

Tommy Capobianco, Staff Writer

February 11, 2014


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The National Collegiate Athletic Association, or NCAA, is the highest governing body of college sports in North America, organizing over 1,200 institutions’ programs throughout the United States and Canada. According to documents released by the NCAA this past year, they reported a total revenue of...

Derrick Coleman Doesn’t Let Adversity Hold Him Back

Derrick Coleman Doesn’t Let Adversity Hold Him Back

Kevin Chow, Staff Writer

February 11, 2014


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Just like every other player on Seattle, Derrick Coleman is a Super Bowl champion. While he is no superstar on the Seahawks yet, his road to the NFL was humble. Born in 1990, the 23-year-old 6 foot 233 lb fullback is the first deaf offensive NFL player. Coleman’s life story was powerfully depicted...

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