Raghav Kadambi’s Tribute to James Blackburn: The Blackburn Way

During practice one day I remember pestering Blackburn on what was the highest number of “two lappers” (300m) he had seen anybody do during a workout. I was keen to show him more than anything that I could break that record. “I am going to go for 10 two lappers!” I announced to him, ”Okay.” he replied pulling his timer out without any hesitation. He started me off around the track timing every “two lapper” with his stopwatch. Everyone was starting to leave but he stayed by my side pushing me to run the next one. I remember him shouting gruffly, “You gotta want it!!!” and urging me along until I hit the tenth two-lapper. Continue reading Raghav Kadambi’s Tribute to James Blackburn: The Blackburn Way

Reports of Anti-Semitism at North Soccer Game

Disclaimer: This article contains sensitive language. Additionally, though the number of the player mentioned in this article is known it has been removed from the quotes in the interest of sensitivity until further action has been taken. North players faced anti-Semitic slurs during a soccer game at Walpole on Wednesday, September 5, according to senior Coleman Benedict. Benedict, along with senior Jude Braithwaite, described the actions of several players during last week’s match. “I just heard a lot of Jew targeted insults and hate being said by Walpole players,” said Benedict. “I told the guys saying it to stop and … Continue reading Reports of Anti-Semitism at North Soccer Game