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Brian Helsel

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March Madness Preview

March Madness Preview

Brian Helsel April 8, 2023

The most exciting time of the year for basketball fans is here.  On March 12th, the 2023 field of 68 teams were announced to participate in the NCAA Men’s Tournament, one of the most famous events in...

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“Hogwarts Legacy” Game Review

Brian Helsel March 19, 2023

    One of the most anticipated video games of the calendar year has already been released to next-gen consoles.  "Hogwarts Legacy" is an open-world action role-playing game that takes...

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Dave’s Hot Chicken Review

Brian Helsel February 19, 2023

  There’s a new hot restaurant in the Willowbrook Mall area!  High schoolers love going around Willowbrook Mall to get something to eat, whether it is Chick-Fil-A, Shake Shack, Buffalo Wild...

Phillies Magical Run Comes To an End

Phillies’ Magical Run Comes To an End

Brian Helsel November 24, 2022

After Game 3 of the World Series ended, it appeared that the Philadelphia Phillies were the team of destiny of the 2022 MLB Season, as they took a 2-1 series lead over the powerhouse Houston Astros...

NBA Playoff Preview

NBA Playoff Preview

Brian Helsel May 24, 2022

The best time of the year for basketball fans is here.  After a thrilling March Madness tournament, the NBA Playoffs are set to begin on April 16th, after a long 82 game regular season that saw...

Boys and Girls Basketball Strong Season comes to an End

Boys and Girls Basketball Strong Season comes to an End

Brian Helsel April 2, 2022

If you were ever at the JCHS gym after school this winter, you would know that both the boys and girls basketball teams were must-see action.  Both teams made deep runs in both Essex and State...

Superbowl 56 Concludes Exciting NFL Season

Superbowl 56 Concludes Exciting NFL Season

Brian Helsel March 13, 2022

And just like that, the NFL season is over. An historical and dramatic postseason that saw 8 games decided by 7 points or less has concluded with a dramatic Super Bowl that saw the Los Angeles Rams...

NFL Playoffs Living Up to the Hype

Brian Helsel February 28, 2022

This year's NFL Divisional Round was football heaven for fans.  All of the four games that were played this weekend were decided by a game winning field goal, or touchdown.  The games were...

NBA Surprises So Far

Brian Helsel January 15, 2022

The NBA season is back, and it has brought many surprises.  Several teams have been disappointing so far, as the goals that were set during the off season have not yet been reached, while many...

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