Alpine Skiing Finds New Coach: Bill Lyon and daughter Molly take the reins as ski coaches at Monument Mountain

Trent Pfeiffer, Reporter
January 22, 2015

The MMRHS alpine ski team has a new coach this year: Taconic teacher and former ski team and soccer coach, Bill Lyon. Lyon said he has, “coached several teams in the past, but have not been active for a couple of years. When this position opening was brought to my attention it seemed like a perfect... Read more »

It’s Been a Long Time Coming: My blueprint for the New York Giants to turn their franchise around.


Julien McKee, Reporter
December 2, 2014

Throughout history, changes have been needed. From reforming systems of government, to changes of presidency, to the civil rights movement, changes have always been needed in  society and culture.  Another change is needed right now, this one coming in East Rutherford, New Jersey.   Like my family... Read more »

College Basketball is Back! : The top ten teams are broken down here

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Julien McKee, Reporter
December 1, 2014

College basketball is back!  One of the most thrilling sports in the world has returned with flying colors.  Here are my breakdowns of my top ten teams in the nation. 10.  North Carolina Tar Heels Key Additions:  Justin Jackson, Theo Pinson Key Losses:  James Michael McAdoo Starting Five: Point... Read more »

The NBA is back! Everything you need to know about the upcoming season, Pt. 3 of 3.


Julien McKee, Reporter
November 5, 2014

In the first parts of my NBA preview, I broke down the teams that had no shot at winning the NBA crown, and had little shot at making an impact in the playoffs.  The following teams have a very good chance to make a significant impact in the playoffs, and some have a chance at the NBA title.  Here... Read more »

The NBA is back! Everything you need to know about the upcoming season, Pt. 2 of 3.


Julien McKee, Reporter
November 3, 2014

In the first part of my NBA preview, I broke down the bottom ten teams – teams that had no shot of making the playoffs.  This next tier of teams are not contenders, but it will surely be interesting to watch them. 19.  Atlanta Hawks Key Additions:  Kent Bazemore, Thabo Sefolosha, Adreian Payne. Key... Read more »

The Illusional 6th Man: How fans at sporting events affect the culture of athletics


Cam Powell, Sports Editor/ Reporter
March 18, 2014

In sports, the capacity to play, compete, and win lies within the athlete, or the team. The outcome to these three components often depend on the internal aspects: how talented a player may be, how athletic, how smart, how tough, and so on. However, most people tend to overlook the external aspect of... Read more »

Winter Sports At Monument: Spartan teams seek successful seasons this winter

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Cam Powell, Sports Editor
December 12, 2013

As the flurries start to fall, Monument athletics are gearing up for the long winter season. Last week kicked off the regular season for all winter teams and the energy level was sky high. “The expectations are great all across the board,” guidance counselor Mike Powell believes. “We want to see... Read more »

Monument Wrestling Team: Hard work and dedication led to a successful season


Kevin Marzotto, Maroon Tribune Reporter
March 6, 2013

Monument Mountain’s wrestling team ended their season with a record of 14 wins and13 losses and placed 4th at the Holiday Tournament and the Western Mass Tournament. The team consists of 26 wrestlers and four managers. The head coach, Mr. Gordie Soule, was ecstatic with the number of wrestlers he had... Read more »

Slow Start Does Not Stop Lady Spartan Basketball Team: Current Record is 0-2


Hannah Rolf
December 21, 2012

  The Lady Spartans start off the season slowly with two losses at home. The team took on Quabog and Westfield to open the season.   The Spartans went into halftime of both games either tied or down by one, holding their own. The third quarter is when trouble struck for the Spartans as the... Read more »

Boys Ski Team Reunited: A preview of the boys ski team

Hannah Rolf
December 4, 2012

The boys ski team- coached by Peter Duhnam- await the opening of Bosquet Ski Area. The season is underway with dry land training but the team will get on snow when the ski area opens.   After losing only two seniors, Oliver Holliday and Tyler Summers, the team will not lack experience. The Spartan... Read more »

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