The Purple Quill

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Ovechkin nears Gretzky's record with goal #700

Ovechkin nears Gretzky’s record with goal #700

March 17, 2020

Ripping a slapshot into the top corner of the net, Alex Ovechkin, captain of the Washington Capitals,...

NHL Mascot power rankings

NHL Mascot power rankings

January 14, 2020

Since the origins of human interaction, teams of all kinds have often chose an animal or symbol to represent...

Collage of the major sports trophies

The ultimate championship

November 6, 2018

There’s nothing like seeing your favorite team hoist up a championship trophy. All of the hard work...

1st round of the NHL Playoffs are underway

NHL Playoffs fire up

April 15, 2018

It’s that time of the year again. The NHL regular season wraps up which only means one thing. Stanley...

Do people still read the Quill?

Do people still read the Quill?

April 15, 2018

For 85 years now, the students enrolled in Journalism have been putting in the work week in and week...

Fall weather, non existent?

Fall weather, non existent?

November 9, 2017

In the "fall" of 2017 we haven't really been able to see much of that beloved fall weather. The sixty...

The hot topic around the NFL have been the protests. the Cincinnati Bengals shown here are only one of the teams that have not protested.

Are NFL protests going too far?

October 13, 2017

In a year that has certainly been troubling for many, NFL players have been adding salt to the wound...

It's time for ElderFest

It’s time for ElderFest

April 9, 2017

It’s that time of year again as the weather gets warmer and the school year winds down. At Elder High...

College freshman joins the NHL

College freshman joins the NHL

April 7, 2016

There’s been a fair share of athletes who have risen from almost nothing to become one of the top...

Exams now 'required'

Exams now ‘required’

December 4, 2014

With the standards being held higher and higher here at Elder, all students know that the new exam exemption...


Fans feel the cannon fire

May 9, 2014

Columbus Blue jackets fans shoe unwavering support during playoffs.

Blue Jackets race toward playoffs

Blue Jackets race toward playoffs

April 7, 2014

For only the second time since it was founded in the NHL in 2000, the Columbus Blue Jackets are on their...

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