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On the Road to Playoffs!

Otters Lose to Dogs, No Worries for Playoffs The Erie Otters gave the bone up to the Niagara Ice Dogs with a score of 2-4 during a home game on March 6, but the outcome didn’t affect the team’s standing in their conference. Erie currently ranks at number one in …

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Manning Has Storybook Ending

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Remember when the Denver Broncos played in Super Bowl 48 a few years ago? No? Well, no one, other than the Broncos nation does. In that game, Seattle overwhelmed Manning and company, leading to a 43-8 debacle in favor of the Seahawks. The game left questions in the football universe …

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Who Will Have the “Fairy Bowl” Ending?

This NFL season has had it all: epic comebacks, surprise contenders, and players finding their niche in this highly competitive league. Players such as Tom Brady, Peyton Manning, Carson Palmer, Cam Newton, and Russell Wilson all had their complete arsenal of weapons to help them reach the big game come …

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Williams Spikes Down on Volleyball Season

The McDowell boys’ volleyball team has faced many ups and downs with a 6-5  season record, but junior Donte Williams has a positive outlook on his first volleyball season. Williams joined the volleyball team when he decided not to play basketball for the Trojans this season. “I wanted to try …

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Student Section Makes Spirit Soar

  With a school of more than 2400 students split between two different buildings, it is difficult to get an entire student body pumped about anything, but 2014 graduate Anthony Achille set out to change that by founding the McDowell Mob during his senior year. Since then, the excitement has …

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Mahoney Makes Waves at D10

Imagine swimming hundreds of laps a day, 15 hours a week. McDowell junior Jack Mahoney does just that. He spends his time swimming for hours a day trying to perfect the freestyle stroke, which will be taking him to the District 10 Swimming and Diving Championship in Geneva, Ohio on …

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Swimmers prepare to dive into 20th straight D-10 title

The McDowell girls swim team is on track to win its 20th district championship title in a row this year.  The championship meet will take place on February 27 at Spire institute and includes the best swimmers from around the district. “I feel a little pressure going into this competition, …

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Platz Poised to Play College Volleyball

Varsity McDowell volleyball player Kirsten Platz is a key player for the team because of her, leadership, skill, her fantastic stats, and the fact that she was the key to winning three District 10 titles in a row. Platz, a senior at McDowell High School, started playing volleyball in the …

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Trojan Brotherhood Paramount to Tarasovitch

As the son of a coach, the game of football felt like family to senior McDowell player Jake Tarasovitch. So it is no wonder that when he talks about his experiences playing on Gus Anderson Field for the last four years, he refers to his teammates as brothers. “I will …

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The Erie Otters This Season

Dylan Strome is a center for the Erie Otters. The Erie Otters are having a season that is shaping up to rival the success of last season’s second place ranking in the league. As of December 15, they are 23-7-0-2 with 48 points. They are second in the Western Conference …

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