Tag Archives: Athletics

The UA Stigma

The UA Stigma

Posted on 24. Mar, 2014 by Owen Auch.

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Stereotypes reveal prejudices that go back decades

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Friday Night Recognition

Friday Night Recognition

Posted on 25. Nov, 2013 by admin.

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Friday night football game commemorates the contributions of senior football players, cheerleaders and band members at Senior Night 2013.

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Stellar Sports

Stellar Sports

Posted on 22. Aug, 2012 by admin.

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Many students benefit from the strength of UA’s athletics program

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The New Team on Campus

The New Team on Campus

Posted on 06. Jun, 2012 by admin.

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By Carly Tovell

Students build new rugby team, create a following within the high school
I n finding a niche for the sport they love, seniors Jamie Barlow, Corey Johns and Bobby Hamilton built what is now the “new team” on campus. With experience in summer club rugby teams, Barlow recruited friends, football players, wrestlers and lacrosse players [...]

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Reserving The Dream

Reserving The Dream

Posted on 04. May, 2012 by admin.

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Rhodes Moore reflects upon past recruiting opportunities, looks forward to college athletics
By Carly Tovell, ‘13
As the sweat drips from the upper rim of senior Rhodes Moore’s temple, he can feel the pressure building. Fans cheer on his first Columbus Crew Reserve game against the New York Red Bulls. His thoughts bounce around just like [...]

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Pay to Play?

Pay to Play?

Posted on 05. May, 2011 by admin.

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By Corey McMahon and Parijat Jha
At Upper Arlington High School, the participation fee for each sport is $85. Can you imagine having to pay more than six times as much for all sports at the high school? This could be the case next year for Pickerington schools, where the district is set to impose the [...]

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Pay to Play: How it works

Posted on 05. May, 2011 by admin.

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By Parijat Jha
From football to rugby, UAHS offers an array of sports and club sports. Though a few bring in significant revenue, most bring in their money from other sources. This means each team has to find its own ways to bring in money in other ways such as fundraising or boosters. Each sport also [...]

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Pay to Play: The bigger picture

Posted on 05. May, 2011 by admin.

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By Corey McMahon
The issue of educational budget cuts has implications beyond just athletics and extracurricular activities. Given current economic conditions and educational policy changes at state and local levels, broad cuts are being made at schools across central Ohio.
In the agenda for the April 11 meeting, the Pickerington Board of Education announced it would not [...]

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Athletes pressured to strive for perfection

Athletes pressured to strive for perfection

Posted on 08. Apr, 2011 by admin.

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Staff Editorial
With many athletes, the pressure to be the best far exceeds the pressure to do their best. The expectations from coaches, parents and peers all push athletes past their breaking point by making them feel as though they are not good enough. They do not live up to everyone’s standards—in other words, they should [...]

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