Pandemic prompted push for more fun in Agawam Junior High School gym

AGAWAM – COVID-19 hasn’t just disrupted the traditional study schedule at Agawam Junior High School (AJHS). It also had a huge impact on the school’s physical education program — for the better. The pandemic challenged the school’s physical education (PE) staff to re-evaluate teaching and learning by developing plans to keep students safe in a … Read more

PREP BASEBALL: Panthers sweep for state title

COVINGTON, Georgia — Peachtree Academy won both games of a doubleheader on May 5 to defeat Cherokee Christian and win the Division 2 GAPPS State Championship. It’s the Panthers’ third title in the last five seasons after winning games one and two, 12-2 and 13-3, respectively. Peachtree Academy achieved this after two solid performances from … Read more

Golden goal lifts Crimson Cliffs to first 4A boys soccer title in program history

Crimson Cliffs players celebrate their 4A Boys Soccer Championship victory against Ridgeline on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy. (Laura Seitz, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 3-4 minutes SANDY – Ryan Woolley can’t remember exactly how the ball got to his foot, and neither can his coach. But he will always … Read more

Disneyland Offers NEW Experiences to Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Disneyland is no stranger to celebrating diverse American cultures, and this May is no different. The Disney Parks Blog just announced a month-long celebration of Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at Disneyland Resort. Also See: GRAND OPENING: Asian Street Eats Now Open at Disneyland Resort Earlier this week, Disneyland announced a … Read more

NHL Rumors: Oilers, Senators, Predators, Islanders

In today’s NHL rumors, the Edmonton Oilers could lose Darnell Nurse after he delivered a nasty headbutt in Game 5 of their series against the Los Angeles Kings. Meanwhile, Tuesday night was the NHL Draft Lottery, and rumors are already circulating from the draft based on where the teams will be selected. Finally, changes are … Read more

Stadium beats Peninsula in district boys soccer semifinal

Stadium forward Owen Bliskis dribbles into space while Peninsula’s Dylan Ladds shoots a ball on Tuesday, May 10. Peter Caster pcaster@thenewstbune.com Insults took center stage in the 3/4 semifinals of the Class 3A high school boys soccer game between Peninsula and Stadium. It was a defensive stalemate for the first 64 minutes of the game. … Read more

Bowden: 5 MLB trades I’d like to see in May, including a Xander Bogaerts deal

MLB executives don’t typically start trades this early in the season. They prefer to spend the first two months evaluating their team and the next six weeks exploring and analyzing possible trading targets. They then do most of their business in the last few weeks of July, with much of the activity taking place on … Read more

Ukraine’s Child Refugees Need Help. Here’s How the World Can Step Up.

We walked through Warsaw’s Gymnasium No. 1 to meet the 50 Ukrainian teenagers who have been enrolled at his school for the past six weeks. These children were part of the massive exodus of refugees from Ukraine, fleeing Vladimir Putin’s rampage to a once-vibrant country full of promise, and now dealing with unprovoked destruction on … Read more