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My brother the snail

DJ Melillo '19, staff Writter

April 11, 2019

Many of you may not know this, but I have a younger brother that is a freshman. His name is Wesley Melillo. Wesley plays football and is on the wrestling team. I would say he is a fairly active student at this school. Wesley is a very unique person though, he does odd things and resembles a rat/snail like creature. I am here...

Shootings increase in Cincinnati

Shootings increase in Cincinnati

March 13, 2017

The year 2017 if off to a bad start in terms of shootings in Cincinnati. The number of people shot in...

Lucas takes a ride on the panther

The end of an era

January 10, 2017

Time is defined in the Oxford Dictionary as, “the indefinite continued progress of existence and events...

Quill personalities

Lucas Downey '17, Head of Team Morale

January 6, 2017

Every truly great team has its members that understand their roles. You have the star player, the vocal leader, the assist man, the sixth man, and even the benchwarmers. If the members of the team don’t understand their roles the result could be disastrous. There is a reason Rudy only got to dress one game believe it or not. A...

Is it time to quit?

Is it time to quit?

October 6, 2016

From Heisman winner to NFL quarterback to college football analyst, now Tim Tebow is beginning his professional...

Scary clown

Killer clowns on the loose

October 6, 2016

Earlier this month we all began hearing about something that sounded like It came from a Stephen King movie. Clowns began to appear ...

Loss of Peterson stalls Vikings' momentum

Loss of Peterson stalls Vikings’ momentum

October 3, 2016

Vikings all star running back Adrian Peterson was placed on the injured list on Friday September 23 after...

Austin Murphy and Coach Roush at the state finals  in Columbus 2016.

Wrestling ready to explode this year

September 15, 2016

Discipline, toughness, and perseverance; these are all the characteristics of standout Elder wrestler,...

Kerr keeps winning

Kerr keeps winning

April 14, 2016

  At this point the name Steve Kerr is synonymous with winning. Take a look at his decorated playing career and see this guy's accomp...

What is the face of Streaming?

What is the face of Streaming?

April 8, 2015

  In recent years online streaming has not only taken over the music industry, but it has also...

More changes for LaSalle football

More changes for LaSalle football

February 10, 2015

After a very successful year that included a State Championship, LaSalle’s head football coach Nate...

Cincinnati Bengals Helmet

Off-season is key for ailing Bengals

February 3, 2015

The Bengals had another let down season, and to everyone’s dismay the blame falls on the quarterback...

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