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Tim Tebow: MVP?

December 12, 2011


NFL’s top two quarterbacks, Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady, have passer ratings of 125.3 and 105.9.  Tim Tebow, the new quarterback for the Denver Broncos, has a passer rating of 85.9 in his two year career.  This may not look very impressive, but do stats really tell you everything? Tim Tebow, age 24, played for […]

Patriots back for more?

December 8, 2011


Carolina versus Duke, Michigan versus Michigan State, Kentucky versus Louisville…Croatan versus West Carteret. All of these are common rivals, and this Friday, the Croatan Cougars will play the Patriots at WCHS. After the game two weeks ago, the Cougars are feeling confident. The rivalry has been acknowledged since Croatan was built, and the Crazies and Militia […]

NBA lockout lets everyone back in!

December 4, 2011


An NBA “lockout” is when teams cannot play, be traded, signed or contacted. The NBA had their fourth on July 1, 2011 due to a conflict of salary between the players and the owners. After 149 days without basketball, the conflict was settled. The owners claim that they lost millions during the lockout, but the […]

“I’m on a boat!”

November 18, 2011


Imagine you’re on the deck of a boat, twenty stories above the water, and you’re playing basketball; and on top of that the President of the United States is watching you.  On Veteran’s Day, Friday, November 11, 2011 college basketball did something never done before.  UNC and Michigan State kicked of the college basketball season with […]

Nick Pugh Runs for His Life

November 15, 2011


            “Cross Country is definitely one of the more challenging sports. It’s basically you versus yourself, and there are no breaks or timeouts. When a race starts, there’s no easing into it, you have to decide from the very beginning whether you’re going to win it or not. Then you […]

With Winter Weather Comes Winter Sports

November 7, 2011


November is the kick off month for Winter Sports! No more Friday night lights or vigorous cross country meets. Now, it’s time for Basketball, Swimming, Wrestling, and Indoor Track! Basketball tryouts started October 31st for any girls or boys wanting to make the team.  Basketball workouts have been held by coaches after school throughout the school weeks for […]

Third-time state champs?

November 7, 2011


Croatan’s Wrestling Team began a new era on Monday, October 31st. They have the past two state championships under their belt; and now, they are hoping for a third one. With tryouts and the first practices at the beginning of this week, the team is on their way to another title. Last year, the wrestling […]