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Yorktown Sentry

The student news site of Yorktown High School

Yorktown Sentry

The student news site of Yorktown High School

Yorktown Sentry

Sports Opinion

Score or Bore? Ranking World Cup Jerseys

Score or Bore? Ranking World Cup Jerseys

Olivia Pang, Staff Reporter December 15, 2022

The World Cup is played every four years between 32 soccer teams who compete to be the best team in the world. One of the best traditions is creating a home and away jersey. This year, the World Cup is being held in Qatar, where some team apparel may...

New Name, Same Problems

New Name, Same Problems

Eva Smith, Staff Reporter March 18, 2022

After two seasons of deliberating between countless names, the Washington Football Team has finally decided on a new title: the Washington Commanders. While the placeholder name was not a popular choice, the new, official moniker doesn’t seem to be...

Fan holds sign against designated hitters.

The DH: A Necessary Change

Ryan Cole, Reporter April 3, 2019

Sports are constantly making changes in order to appeal to a modern audience. In baseball, commissioner Rob Manfred has spent much of his tenure trying to appeal to younger viewers. He has attempted to shorten game length by incorporating rules limiting...

LeBron James will not make the playoffs this year.

The Legacy of LeBron James

Aidan Stroup, Sentry Staff Reporter April 3, 2019

In the 2018 National Basketball Association (NBA) offseason, LeBron James made the decision to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers for $154 million over four years. James looked to continue his career in Los Angeles, who had a base of decent young players...

Quarterback, Tom Brady, after the Patriots win the Superbowl

Super Bowl 53: A Defensive Masterpiece

Joey Pickel, Sentry Staff Reporter February 15, 2019

It is hard to find the exact words to describe Super Bowl 53. Some people may call it an epic battle between the weathered Los Angeles Rams defensive coordinator Wade Phillips, versus the young blooded Patriots defensive play-caller Brian Flores, a long...

Bryce Harper: More than $300,000,000?

Bryce Harper: More than $300,000,000?

Joey Pickel, Reporter December 6, 2018

For the past seven seasons, Bryce Harper has been the face of the Washington Nationals. The 26-year-old was selected with the first overall pick in the 2010 draft by Washington and has gone on to win the 2012 Rookie of the Year award and 2015 MVP with...

The Wizards have started out their season with a 5-11 record.

Why the Wizards Have Lost Their Magic

Aidan Stroup, Reporter December 6, 2018

The Washington Wizards have been on a steady decline since their impressive 2016-17 season. They had the fourth best record in the Eastern Conference and looked like a young team with much potential. This past year the Wizards dropped to eighth in the...

Washington teams always disappoint.

The Top Five Worst Places to be a Sports Fan

Ryan Cole, Reporter November 28, 2018

Sports are meant to be entertainment, but for some die-hard fans they can become an obsession. Deep down, all sports fans know that they will still wake up the day after a win or loss and their lives will be largely unchanged. However, sports are a form...

New rules set by the NFL have sparked controversy.

NFL Rule Changes

Chris Rita, Sentry Staff Reporter November 2, 2018

The beginning of the National Football League (NFL) season has brought a great deal of controversy, particularly over the recent rule changes. In past years, the NFL has placed an emphasis on safety, and this year, many believe they may have gone a bit...

Colin Kaepernick kneels despite recent controversy.

NFL’s New Fine is the Worst Thing They Could Have Done

Joey Pickel, Sentry Staff Reporter June 20, 2018

In recent memory, no protest has affected the National Football League (NFL) as much as the movement started by former San Francisco 49ers Quarterback (QB), Colin Kaepernick, who knelt during the Star Spangled Banner. Kaepernick’s kneeling during the...

February 8 was the last day NBA teams could trade players, and many took the opportunity.

NBA Trade Deadline Review

Brian McCarthy, Sentry Staff Reporter March 14, 2018

In the National Basketball Association (NBA), the middle of February always brings way to a flurry of player movement. As Feb 8 was the last day teams could trade players, many took the opportunity to make some last-minute additions looking to improve...

Tom Brady is known for his talent in football

Greatness or Grift

Nick Warnement, Sentry Staff Reporter February 15, 2017

Tom Brady, Quarterback of the New England Patriots, is widely regarded as one of the best players in the history of the National Football League (NFL). He has been the face of the league for over a decade, and at 39 years old, he is reaching that time...

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