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Coach Tim O’ Brien never stops tryin’

Basketball and golf coach, former health teacher and father, Tim O’Brien has had his share of life-defining challenges. In 2002, he endured an aorta aneurysm where he had six inches of his descending aorta replaced (a surgery that came with a 90% mortality rate). Only

Packed in black for Northwood basketball

Loyal Timberwolves dressed in all black crowded the gym in support of the Northwood Boys and Girls basketball teams as they competed against the University Trojans on Jan. 17 for the annual Pack the Gym basketball game with the dress up theme “Black Out.” The

Northwood wrestling: Holla at Megna Chalamala!

In only her second year of playing, sophomore Megna Chalamala has made a notable impact on Northwood’s Varsity Wrestling team. As just one of two girls on the team, Chalamala has worked incredibly hard during her first two seasons and, as a result, has earned

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Bad calls: “Play the ball”

Bad referees can often the pinnacle of change in a game, skewing the result in an unexpected direction. Sports players of all ages have felt the effects of negligent referees watching or ruining their games. “When I was in a game for club soccer, after

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Speculative Super Bowl predictions

A hectic NFL season highlighted by Patrick Mahomes’ crazy improvised antics, the Miracle in Miami, the Rams-Chiefs thriller and the Bears’ “Double Doink,” will culminate with Super Bowl LIII on Sunday, Feb. 3 in Atlanta, Georgia. We asked Northwood students to predict the matchup and