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We are almost finished with the school year; can you believe it? In the season of things ending, I was reminded of how this school year began. In doing so, I wanted to take the opportunity to interview one of the freshmen from this year in order to see what

Playing on a team is one thing, but coaching that team merely a year later is something entirely different. Here at Cairn, several students have transitioned from student-athlete to faculty member; some have made the switch in this past year. Amie Eppolito, a recent Cairn graduate and current assistant coach

Highlander baseball is right around the corner, and with the uniquely warm weather we have experienced in the past couple of weeks, it is highly possible that in less than two weeks the Highlanders will play their season opener against Norwich University on February 24, 2017.  With baseball on the

We all know that collegiate athletes are recruited for our athletics from across the country, but did you know that our school even has athletes recruited from different continents? After hearing that the softball team recruited a pitcher from Guam, I had to find what brought her all the way

I have to be honest: it’s really hard for me to write this article. Maybe it’s because I’m not far enough removed from my senior season. Maybe it’s because I’m sad that volleyball is over, or unwilling to look towards my future as an ex-athlete, or bitter because of the

The crowd: cheering, yelling, clapping. The crowd is loud, encouraging, sometimes obnoxious, but all-together thrilling. And when the crowd yells a specific name, specifically your name, the electricity of the cheer becomes intoxicating.   Yet what makes this crowd, this audience, so chilling and enthralling when positioned at a sports

Managing priorities is an important part of mastering the balancing act otherwise known as “college.” Schoolwork, friendships, communication with loved ones at home, and the essentials such as eating and sleeping all require the proper time, attention, energy, and focus throughout the day. Balance is crucial if one wishes to