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The Glen Rock Softball team slides on home as 2019 NJIC League Champions

The Glen Rock Softball team slides on home as 2019 NJIC League Champions

by Michael Taromina, Staff Writer

June 11, 2019


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Features, News, Showcase, Sports, Sports - The Panther Den

The Glen Rock High School Softball Team took home the NJIC Championship title for the second consecutive year in row. It took a determined and devoted head coach, Kelly Dowell, and a motivated and serious senior captain, Ellen Feuss, to drive the team to victory. After co-winning the league champio...

Track star breaks school record

Track star breaks school record

by Ryan Hornish, Copy Editor

June 6, 2019


Filed under News, Sports

Right arm raised next to her face, javelin gripped tightly, the junior begins her sprint down the runway, launching the sharpened pole down the field behind the white foul line. The javelin soars in the air surpassing her previous records and landing her yet again at the top of Glen Rock High School’...

Who will win the NBA Finals?

Who will win the NBA Finals?

by Will Casey, Staff Writer

May 23, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

The 2019 NBA playoffs have some of the most memorable moments in NBA history: Damian Lillard's deep three over Paul George to beat the Thunder and Kawhi Leonard’s corner fade over Joel Embiid to help the Raptors beat the 76ers in game seven. The Toronto Raptors, Milwaukee Bucks, Golden State Warriors...

Improvements for boys’ team room upcoming

Improvements for boys’ team room upcoming

by Ryan Hornish, Copy Editor

May 10, 2019


Filed under News, Sports

Baseball bags lined up against lockers, bats strewn on the floor, in a corner a group of defensemen’s lacrosse sticks lean on a wall, and athletic wear is thrown next to open lockers. Newspaper clippings, inspirational quotes, and a Christmas card from the New York Giants hang from the walls of the boys...

Lacrosse captain to play Division 1

Lacrosse captain to play Division 1

by Will Casey, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Owen Corry has been playing lacrosse since fourth grade. His dad played lacrosse in high school and introduced Owen and his brother to the sport at a young age. They are now seniors at Glen Rock High School, still playing lacrosse. Owen will be attending the New Jersey Institute of Technology next year,...

Rowing phenom takes talents to Notre Dame

by Michael Silver, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019


Filed under Features, Sports, Sports - The Panther Den

It is extremely difficult to play a Division I sport in college. The amount of practice and commitment that it takes to reach this level is very strenuous. One who picks up a sport at an older age are not as likely to get to the competitiveness that are found in Division I sports. For senior Annaliese ...

Hockey team improves over the season as new coach continues success of the program

Hockey team improves over the season as new coach continues success of the program

by Rob Zamparelli and Rob Zamparelli

April 5, 2019


Filed under Carousel Featured Article, Sports, Sports - The Panther Den

The Glen Rock High School hockey team came out of the gate very slow after losing many key seniors from last years great run, coming up short of another state championship. This years team was looked down upon by many. Nobody believed that this year’s team could recreate the success of the legendary te...

Bring It On: The World of Competitive Cheer

Bring It On: The World of Competitive Cheer

by Chloe Siohan, Copy Editor

February 24, 2019


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Catfights, callouts, and cutthroat competition; thought that was all cheer is about? Think again. Competitive cheer, different from sports cheer, consists of squads of different towns travelling to competitions to show off their skills and try and take home a trophy. Movies like Bring It On have de...

Winter Track’s recovery day should be followed by all sports

Winter Track’s recovery day should be followed by all sports

by Andrew Kastelman, Staff Writer

January 2, 2019


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How important is rest and recovery for an athlete in their second consecutive sports season? What are the necessary steps to not get injured? While there’s no official school or state rule that New Jersey high school sports teams must have a day off once a week during the season, most teams do...

Boy’s basketball captain shooting for a great season

Boy’s basketball captain shooting for a great season

by Kevin Lederer, Staff Writer

December 19, 2018


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Returning this year for boys' varsity basketball team as the varsity captain is senior Gabe Weinstock and he has high hopes for the upcoming season. He has played basketball for four years in Glen Rock and says he can’t wait to improve for his last season. Weinstock is a natural leader and he is usin...

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