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Ten miles? Not a problem

The pounding rhythm of footfalls on concrete. The sound of labored breathing under the burning California sun. For most high school students, running is pain; but for a strong, select few, running is a way of life. Northwood’s cross country team started off their season

A debate: participation in Powder Puff Football

Every year across the country, high school cheerleaders can be seen donning football gear and playing football on the field. On the sidelines, football players stand and emphatically cheer them on. This unusual scene is part of an American high school tradition known as Powderpuff

NHS pre-game routines

Every Timberwolf knows that while hard work and practice are important for winning matches, a positive attitude can change the tide of a game. Here are the fun pre-game traditions, routines and rituals Northwood athletes perform to boost team spirit before heading to the court,

Northwood student coaches take the lead

Coaches are more than people who coach. They are mentors, role models and cheerleaders, offering encouragement and motivation to their athletes. At Northwood, many talented athletes have taken on this role of coaching and inspiring a new generation of disciplined, determined athletes. Aanya Jain During

Tips for an athlete

The Warm-Up Perhaps the most important part of a pre-game routine is the warm-up. It can be very easy to take warm-up time before a game for granted. Frequently, a lousy warm-up translates to a lousy performance. Sometimes just “breaking a sweat” isn’t enough to