Boys’ Basketball Team Ready for New Season

By Eric Jansky (Correspondent) After last year’s record of 4-16, The boys’ basketball team plans to work harder, make the needed improvements, and beat last year’s record. There have been some changes in the coaching staff this year as the Junior Varsity coach, Colin Murphy, has decided to coach the boys varsity team at Ashland High School. The varsity assistant coach Josh Coran decided to fill that role of the JV coach. This leaves Andrew Ferguson as a solo head coach this year. Coach Ferguson is all about hard work and effort and consistently urges kidds to improve year after year. With the talented players from last year, Coach Ferguson’s goal was to make it to the State Tournament and hang a banner in the gym. At the banquet last year, Senior captains Aaron Strong, Ben Kaplan, and Alex Kaufmann were named. These seniors plan to accomplish a goal of

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Roughing the Passer

By: Jesse Cook (Sports Editor) Aaron Rodgers calls out a play to his offense from the shotgun formation. He takes the snap and rolls out right. Anthony Barr pursues him. Rodgers snaps a bullet pass to Martellus Bennett who drops it, immediately cursing his apparent butterfingers. Barr stands up and walks away. Rodgers is down on his back. The Green Bay Packers’ quarterback has a broken clavicle and is out for the rest of the 2017-18 season. Some people say that the new “roughing the passer” rules in the NFL go overboard, but situations like Barr’s hit on Rodgers indicate otherwise. Rodgers had already thrown the football by the time Barr smashed his purple helmet into the quarterback’s collarbone. On the other hand, Rodgers’ teammate, outside linebacker, Clay Matthews  has voiced his disdain for the roughing the passer calls including a tweet stating that, “The calls just keep coming—no matter

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Red Sox Parade

By: Jack Zinman (Sports Correspondent) For the eleventh time since 2000, the City of Boston hosted a celebration parade for a major sports team winning their respective championship.This one is thanks to the Red Sox who totaled 119 wins, 108 of which were in the regular season. They cruised through the postseason beating the Yankees in 4, Astros in 5 and the Dodgers in 5 to capture the clubs ninth championship.

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Eagles Fall After Brookline Comeback

By Matt Jacobson (Online Sports Editor) The Sharon High School Eagles lost their Senior Night game to the Brookline High School Spartan Warriors 24-6 in possibly Sharon’s last home game of the season. Their next game is on the road against the Middleboro High School Sachems at 7 p.m on November 2. The Eagles surrendered a safety after an awry snap over junior punter Alec Filipkowski, putting the Eagles down two points. Sharon was then able to undo the wrong when senior quarterback Jeremy Ruskin threw an 8 yard touchdown pass to co captain wide receiver Chris Gong, but senior kicker Mitchell Director was unable to convert the extra point when the kick was blocked. Brookline went on to score a 12 yard touchdown rush and a 5 yard touchdown rush, converting both 2 pt conversions. They would end up completing a 5 yard touchdown pass, but could not convert

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