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The Student-Run Newspaper of Townsend Harris High School at Queens College

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The Student-Run Newspaper of Townsend Harris High School at Queens College

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New PSAL policy opens the door for student athletes to compete in more sports

Loveleen Kaur and Stephen Xing January 30, 2023

At Townsend Harris High School, you play for the Hawks, but imagine playing for the Bayside Commodores or the John Adams Spartans. Through a new program issued by the PSAL, you might be able to do just...

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Athletes share their 2023 goals

Chloe Mau and Melinda Wang January 26, 2023

New Year’s resolutions have long been integrated into our lives as a method aimed to spark a period of personal growth amongst individuals. With 2023 here, students engage in retrospection, as they evaluate...

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The latest from the track, wrestling, and table tennis: for some a close to the season and for others, a spot in the playoffs

Abigail Kronenberg, Staff Writer January 20, 2023

With one team’s season ending and another team’s playoffs position clinched, it’s been an eventful week for PSAL sports at Townsend Harris. The Girls Varsity Table Tennis team had a match against...

Girls Varsity Basketball competes in the KSA tournaments in Florida

Girls Varsity Basketball competes in the KSA tournaments in Florida

Jenny Ren and Jaica Derecho January 19, 2023

On December 18, the Townsend Harris High School Girls Varsity Basketball team traveled to Orlando, Florida to participate in the 2022 Kaylee Scholastic Association (KSA)tournament. Planning for the trip...

Girls Cross Country Team makes it to States for the first time in 11 years

Girls Cross Country Team makes it to States for the first time in 11 years

Carina Fucich, Managing Editor January 18, 2023

After placing fourth in The PSAL City Championship, the Girls Varsity Cross Country team made history by qualifying for states for the first time in 11 years. To compete in states, the team traveled to...

Now more than halfway through the season, The Boys Varsity Basketball Team adds two more wins this week

Now more than halfway through the season, The Boys Varsity Basketball Team adds two more wins this week

Rica Ho and Julia Pietrzak January 16, 2023

With two wins this past week, the Boys Varsity Basketball team has a five game winning streak.. Last Monday, the boys played against Academy of American Studies (AAS) for the second time and after an intense...

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Girls Varsity Basketball defeats Scholars Academy twice this week, securing playoffs spot

Ethan Ben David and Andrew Leonard January 13, 2023

The Girls Varsity Basketball team won both of their games this week, securing their spot in the playoffs. Both games were against Scholars Academy High School. The girls won their first game with a score...

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Table Tennis team defeats Maspeth, and more updates from the track and wrestling teams

Adien Dewan and Alexander Munoz Esquivel January 9, 2023

Coming off from the winter break, sports are back in full swing at Townsend Harris. The following are the most recent developments for our Wrestling, Table Tennis, and Track teams in recent works. Wrestling Last...

Boys Varsity Basketball loses winning streak to Maspeth as Girls Varsity team takes a break from league play to compete in Florida tournament

Boys Varsity Basketball loses winning streak to Maspeth as Girls Varsity team takes a break from league play to compete in Florida tournament

Ethan Ben-David December 23, 2022

The Boys Varsity Basketball team ended their undefeated record this week after a tough loss against Maspeth High School. Both teams came into the game undefeated and were competing for first place in their...

Meet the Girls Varsity Basketball captains

Meet the Girls Varsity Basketball captains

Matthew Cantor, Sports Media Editor and Sports Copy Editor December 19, 2022

As the Winter season begins, the Girls Varsity Basketball team is off to a strong undefeated start eight games into the season. This year’s captains are seniors Madeline Cannon (Classic Sports Editor),...

Members of winter sports teams share their current standings and what they look forward to this season.

The latest from the wrestling, track, and table tennis teams

Abby Kronenberg and Haley Suarez December 18, 2022

As winter sports pick up, Townsend Harris teams are off to a tremendous start. Here’s this week’s updates on the Wrestling, Table Tennis, and Track teams. After their initial loss against East Harlem...

The boys basketball team.

Boys Varsity Basketball team reflects on their hopes for the remainder of the season

Mallory Macdonald December 18, 2022

Starting off the 2022-2023 season, the Townsend Harris Boys Varsity Basketball team has a 7-0 winning record. Their most recent game against Renaissance Charter School occurred on December 14, closing...

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