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The Transfer

The first day of school can be stressful for any student. Most kids feel a bit anxious walking into a gymnasium crowded with people they haven’t seen all summer. But walking into the gym on that first day of school can be a lot more stressful if you are a transfer student. According to Education Week, […]

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Inside Look at Thornton Academy Girls Track

  Athletes have to train their mind to let their body deliver the desired results. According to sports psychologists at the University of Texas, an “athlete’s mental toughness is just as important as physical strength.” No matter the circumstances, athletes need to withstand the pain and keep going. Thornton girls track head coach Lisa Huntress has […]

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Boudreau Breaks Thornton Record

Tuesday night was one for the history books, the Thornton Academy Golden Trojans remains unbeaten as they cruise pass the Gorham Rams. Thornton improves to an impressive 8-0 with their 61-40 road victory, they have proved to dominate not only at home but on the road this year. TA has shown why they should be […]

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Signing the Letter

It is 10 o’clock in the morning and the atrium is filled with friends and family who gather around and cheer as senior, Brandon Haul, signs his National Letter of Intent to play Division 1 baseball at Wagner College in Staten Island, New York. It was at this moment Haul knew that the years of […]

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Sports Fanaticism

It’s a normal Sunday afternoon at the Millers, in Steep Falls, Maine. Lots of yelling, and football. The volume is never a result of family tension, but an atmosphere of extreme fandom. Mr. Miller will stand up and if the team does well if he’s standing, he will blame his sitting down for previous team […]

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