Category Archives: Sports

GFS and Sports

As many of you know, middle schoolers are required to do two seasons of sports each year. GFS’s website says that sports are an important part of the curriculum and help “develop fundamental skills and and game strategies in an engaging and challenging atmosphere”. However, while GFS makes quite a convincing argument, there are still kids who don’t enjoy sports, who view having to go to sports as the worst part of their day. So, where is the right place to draw the line so that children are happy and get a good amount of exercise?

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5 Obscure Controversies of 2016

2016. What is the first thing it makes you think of? Harambe? The Dab? The Election? Whichever it is, most were important. The dab shaped American society. Harambe caused a major meme. The election changed the future. But what other, more obscure controversial events were influential last year?

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The Promised Land: Will the Eagles Pull Through?

This is week ten in the NFL season, and all of the teams are thinking about the playoffs.

The Philadelphia Eagles are currently 4-4. Which is playoff potential. On the other hand, they have a very hard schedule for the rest of the year. They are in last place in their division, though it is not by much.

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Baseball Brawls

On a Sunday not too many weeks ago, a brawl between the Texas Rangers and the Toronto Blue Jays took place. The reason this all up in the news, is because of what started it. Last year, Jose Bautista hit a walk-off home run against the Rangers, the team they were facing at the present time. What happened was that after he hit that home run, Jose Bautista flipped his bat as a celebration. This caused bad blood between the Blue Jays and Rangers. Continue reading Baseball Brawls