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Nationals White House visit brings controversy

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg speaks.

Finn Conte, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

Since their World Series win in late October, the Washington Nationals and their fans have been on top of the world. “We won one. We finally won one,” pitcher Anibal Sanchez could be heard shouting to his teammate Max Scherzer as the two embraced after the team’s 6-2 victory over the Houston Astr...

Red Sox top Dodgers in 2018 World Series

Max Elkan, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

On Sunday, Oct. 28, the Boston Red Sox secured a World Series win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the fifth game of the seven-game series. After winning the first two games of the series, Boston faced a loss in the third game, leaving the Dodgers just one win away from tying the series, however in what...

Cubs win first World Series in 108 years

Reese Stetzer, Sports Editor

December 2, 2016

“Sure as God made green apples, someday, the Chicago Cubs are going to be in the World Series.” These were the words of the late great Haray Caray’s final sign-off of the Cubs’ 1991 season broadcast. The 2016 Chicago Cubs helped to fulfill this promise. It had been 71 years since their...

How about them Royals: 2015 World Series recap

Ben Spanier '15, Guest Writer

November 13, 2015

The Fall Classic may not carry the cachet it did in its halcyon days, when the crisp autumn air reverberated with the voices of baseball’s greatest radio broadcasters and teachers let class out early so the kids could tune in. There was a time when the bestowing of the title “America’s Pastime”...

San Francisco Giants sweep Detroit Tigers for MLB title

Clarence Turpin, Staff Writer

November 2, 2012

More than 40,800 people file into a single setting; thousands more wish they could be there. Excitement in the air, great players, great fans and a great atmosphere could only equal one thing: the World Series. “I think it is one of — if not the best —  sports championship,” said senior...