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Premier League: Overrated

Premier League: Overrated

Freddy Widmer, Staff Writer
February 2, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The world’s most attractive soccer/football league is simply put; overrated.  Amassing a TV deal with Sky Sports and BT paying a combined £5.1 billion, (equivalent to $7.8 billion) the quality of the league should really put it on a pedestal above the other “great”  leagues but really seems to be...

Super Bowl LI Break Down

Super Bowl LI Break Down

Matthew Eldredge, staff writer
January 30, 2017
Filed under Sports

Super Bowl 51 is quickly approaching, and both the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons are ready for their matchup. Both teams are equipped with high powered offenses, and talented defenses. They have each been red hot scoring machines heading into the championship. Falcons deep threat and elite r...

Two MLB Players Die In Seperate Car Accidents

Two MLB Players Die In Seperate Car Accidents

Jon Saint, Sports Editor
January 26, 2017
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Showcase, Sports

The MLB lost two special ballplayers this past Sunday. Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura, 25, and former Diamondbacks infielder Andy Marte, 33, passed away in separate car accidents within the Dominican Republic. According to a Dominican news website, cdn.com, Marte was traveling at high speed at the ...

Black Knights Boys Basketball Beats New Canaan

Black Knights Boys Basketball Beats New Canaan

Matthew Valenti, staff writer
January 24, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Stamford High Black Knights won a hard fought battle on Friday the 13th, 48-39, in a highly anticipated game against rival New Canaan. New Canaan’s new coaching staff includes Danny Melzer, former head coach and student of Stamford High, and his entire staff with exception of Zach Smith (S...

Top 10 Fantasy Football Players of 2016

Top 10 Fantasy Football Players of 2016

Julius Page and Kevin Vicinus, Staff Writer
January 19, 2017
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Showcase, Sports

2016 was a great year for the NFL. Many players rose to the top and were recognized as the best. This list is here to tell you about the top 10 best players of the year for Fantasy Football, in both standard and PPR (Points Per Reception) leagues.   David Johnson David Johnson, RB for th...

Why James Rodriguez should leave Real Madrid

Why James Rodriguez should leave Real Madrid

Federico Martin, Staff Writer
January 16, 2017
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Showcase, Sports

There has been constant transfer talk about James Rodriguez, as he is linked with a move away from the Spanish capital of Madrid. The Colombian midfielder was signed by Real Madrid after winning the golden boot at the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Rodriguez however has recently struggled to get playing time and sho...

Clemson Tigers Upset Alabama in Thrilling National Championship

Clemson Tigers Upset Alabama in Thrilling National Championship

Sam Berkun, Sports Editor
January 11, 2017
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Showcase, Sports

The Clemson Tigers took down the Alabama Crimson Tide 35-31 to win the National Championship Monday night at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. This is the Tigers’ first national title since 1981 and second in school history. Clemson trailed the entire game until the fourth quarter where they s...

Seniors Take All in Annual Powderpuff Game

Seniors Take All in Annual Powderpuff Game

Freddy Widmer, Reporter
December 22, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The annual SHS Powderpuff Game was a success as usual.  Round Table staffers Freddy Widmer and Kevin Vicinius report on the event.

Soccer Community Reacts to Chapecoense Tragedy

Soccer Community Reacts to Chapecoense Tragedy

Federico Marin, Staff Writer
December 2, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

The global soccer community has been showing support for the Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense, after most of its members were killed in a horrific plane crash on Tuesday night. The plane that was transporting the team to play in the final of the Copa Sudamericana, the equivalent of the Europa Le...

Stamford Volleyball Wins First Ever State Championship

Stamford Volleyball Wins First Ever State Championship

Jon Saint, Sports Editor
November 28, 2016
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Showcase, Sports

On Saturday, November 19th, the Stamford High volleyball team won the Class LL state championship against conference rival Ridgefield Tigers. The win marked their first ever state championship in their long history. The Black Knights rallied after losing the first set to win three straight sets ...

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