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TJ Lax to the MaxPosted 04/29/2023 by Stephen LoJacono

Over the past few years, TJ’s lacrosse team has been part of the growing popularity of the sport. Lacrosse is one of the fastest-growing sports played in America. The game of lacrosse was originally... More

Building ConnectionsPosted 04/28/2023 by Jesse Smith

As the 2022-2023 girls’ soccer season comes to a close, the girls reflect on how they’ll continue to improve.  Spring sports at Thomas Jefferson High School have returned, including girls’ socc... More

A New Era of AthleticsPosted 04/26/2023 by Merry Shukert

The new competitive boys’ volleyball team at TJ is the first step towards creating more co-ed athletics opportunities. It’s very common to find both men and women playing volleyball for fun, thoug... More

Month of MadnessPosted 03/17/2023 by Ravi Apte

March Madness has started and fans all around the country are watching. Since it began, the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, also known as March Madness, has been one of the most beloved sporti... More

The Many Lives of KindlePosted 02/28/2023 by Kira Kennedy

Kathryn Kindle retires after 40 years of coaching at TJ. When talking about the Lady Spartan basketball program, one can’t help but bring up Kathryn Kindle, known as “Coach K” to her players... More

El Jogo BonitoPosted 02/15/2023 by Ben Hartley

Exploring the life, legacy, and death of Pelé.  Nearly half a century ago, the illustrious Brazilian competitor Edson Arantes do Nascimento began popularizing a Portuguese term for soccer called O J... More

Making the PodiumPosted 02/14/2023 by McKenzy Perkins

The Thomas Jefferson wrestling team learns from their losses as the state tournament grows closer. With the nearing conclusion of the wrestling season, the Thomas Jefferson Boys’ Wrestling team refl... More

Bigger than SportsPosted 02/10/2023 by Stephen LoJacono

 How will the future of football be affected by Hamlin’s injury? On January 2, 2023, the Cincinnati Bengals hosted the Buffalo Bills as part of the NFL’s game of the week. It had major playoff im... More

Out with the Old, in with the NewPosted 12/09/2022 by Stephen LoJacono

The top tier players in the NBA are getting older, and the younger stars are taking advantage of this new era. It’s an exciting time to be a basketball fan. The sport is at a strange time where ... More

Short and SuccessfulPosted 11/18/2022 by Ben Hartley

A look into Lionel Messi’s path to becoming arguably the greatest soccer player in history. Although soccer is the world’s most popular sport, it is one of the lowest scoring athletic competitions... More