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“Money” vs. Manny: The Multimillion Dollar Flop

John Franklin May 19, 2015

Early this month, many sports fans all around the globe gathered around to watch what was widely considered to be, “The greatest fight of this generation.”  That might be the biggest misnomer of...

Athlete Profile: Brennan Thiemann

John Franklin May 19, 2015

This year marks the end for many of our remarkable athletes’ sports careers for the Caldwell Chiefs.  One of these such athletes is Brennan Thiemann.  Thiemann has had great success as both a soccer...

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Chiefs’ Boys Lacrosse Finding Stride After Slow Start

John Franklin May 19, 2015

For the Chiefs boys lacrosse team, this season has been a bumpy ride.  From the start, the Chiefs had a rigorous preseason with hours of training to prepare for the season ahead.  The season started...

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Stars Shine Bright at the 2015 Oscars

John Franklin March 2, 2015

Outrageous, dazzling, impressive, and no I am not talking about Zendaya’s hair.  I am referring to the magnificent show that was this year’s Academy Awards.  Let’s start from the beginning, and...

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Stuart Scott: Sports Center Icon (1965-2015)

John Franklin February 4, 2015

Early on the morning of Sunday January 4, 2015, I along with many other Sports Center fans received information we had been worried about hearing for a long time. Stuart Scott, long-time Sports Center...

Sayreville: More Than Hazing

John Franklin November 6, 2014

I’m sure those of you reading this already know about the heinous acts that seven Sayreville High School football players committed.  The allegedly responsible players have been arrested and charged...

Thank You for Everything, Mr. Jeter

John Franklin October 19, 2014

Respect. A two syllable word defined as a feeling of deep admiration for someone or something elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements.  Derek Jeter is the embodiment of that definition....

Derek Jeter: The Yankee captain to make 2014 his final call to the curtains

John Franklin March 17, 2014

Wednesday, February 12, started out like any other day.  I got up, ate breakfast, and trudged off to school like every other average high school student in the world.  I went through my morning classes...

The football team looks back on a successful year

John Franklin December 20, 2013

The JCHS football team had a very successful year this year.  With a 10-2 record the team made it to the state tournament with the one seed.  The team went on to beat West Side in the first round and...

The soccer season ends but we are all swans for life

John Franklin November 29, 2013

As the leaves on the trees fall to the ground marking the fall end and the winter beginning, we take a look back on this past season of boys’ soccer.  The season for the Chiefs was marked by great...

Swans and super strikes

John Franklin October 15, 2013

As the school year starts it marks a new year for the JCHS soccer team.  After a grueling pre-season that began in mid August and some pre-season scrimmages, the team looks ready to perform in this year’s...

The bowling team can’t spare to see the season end

John Franklin April 1, 2013

As we reach the end of the winter season, one word defines the JCHS bowling season: unexpected.  Early on, the team wasn’t able to produce wins as much as they would’ve liked.  The road started...

Super Bowl XLVII: A Game to Remember

John Franklin February 9, 2013

Sunday, February 3, 2013 marked the 47 Super Bowl in NFL history.  The game was played in New Orleans, Louisiana at the Louisiana Superdome.  Playing in the game were the Baltimore Ravens coached by...

The bowling team strikes back

John Franklin January 18, 2013

With the winter season upon JCHS, the bowling team is beginning preparations for its season.  The season has yet to get underway, but the squad is already hoping for a great year. Senior bowler Sean...

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