THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

WATER POLO SEASON WASHES OVER SEMINOLE

WATER POLO SEASON WASHES OVER SEMINOLE

Krishnan Sethumadhavan, Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2012

Water polo may seem like a relatively new sport on the world stage but the game itself was invented in the late 19th century in England and Scotland, where water sports were a feature of county fairs and festivals. Men’s water polo was among the first team sports to be introduced at the modern Olympics...

HOWARD ASKS FOR TRADE AS RUMORS SWIRL

HOWARD ASKS FOR TRADE AS RUMORS SWIRL

Krishnan Sethumadhavan, Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2012

Dwight Howard is considered to be one of the best players to play for the Magic since Shaquille O’Neal and is even considered to be the “franchise player” for the Orlando Magic. The playoff success and championship chances of the Orlando Magic are said to rest upon Dwight’s wide shoulders, and...

TIM TEBOW INSPIRES FAITH, CONTROVERSY IN FOOTBALL

TIM TEBOW INSPIRES FAITH, CONTROVERSY IN FOOTBALL

Krishnan Sethumadhavan, Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2012

Tim Tebow was never expected to amount to much. As the well-known story goes, his mother was advised to have an abortion due to danger from a placental abruption. She refused to do so and on August 14, 1987, Timothy Richard Tebow was born. He attended Nease High School in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida where...

COMPETITIVE EATING CASHES IN

Krishnan Sethumadhavan, Editor-in-Chief

November 21, 2011

Although not considered a sport by some, competitive eating is considered very serious businesses by those who partake in it. There are entire leagues dedicated to the sport of competitive eating, such as Major League Eating (MLE) and the International Federation of Competitive Eating (IFCE). These leagues...

FAMILIES WHO PLAY TOGETHER, STAY TOGETHER

Nakeisha Lyon, Business Manager

October 24, 2011

Throughout the history of professional sports, talented athletes have executed their skills and sportsmanship on and off the court or even the boxing ring. Often, cheering fans find that a successful player is the son, daughter, or cousin of a previous dynamic athlete that dominated the sport years before. ...

NFL SUPPORTS FIGHT AGAINST BREAST CANCER

NFL SUPPORTS FIGHT AGAINST BREAST CANCER

Krishnan Sethumadhavan, Editor-in-Chief

October 24, 2011

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the National Football League (NFL) and its affiliated teams have begun sporting pink equipment and merchandise. This work is being done in conjunction with the American Cancer Society and is intended to remind women 40 and older to have annual mammograms...

COLLEGE FOOTBALL SCANDALS: ENOUGH ALREADY!

Keila Thomas, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2011

The players and coaches of various college football teams are making quite a mess of themselves as scandal after scandal up rises in the media. Football is supposed to be a healthy competition that gets everyone riled up; it’s simply part of the game. What is not part of the game, however, are the...

SEMINOLE’S SWIMMERS, DIVERS, SCORE BIG AT MEET

Sam Brenner, Staff Reporter

September 12, 2011

This past Wednesday, August 31, 2011, Seminole Aquatics Swim and Dive teams took on the Lake Mary Rams at Seminole’s Dale Aquatics Center.  Dark clouds perched over Seminole’s landscape, ominous and black.  Drum cadences reverberated from the football field where the marching band was practicing. ...

LINE UP, SIGN UP: NEW ATHLETIC SEASON BEGINS

Sam Brenner

August 15, 2011

The fall athletic season is marching in, and the Seminoles follow suit in their march to the football field, ready for another great season in all of their sports. Sophomore Tamara Zishuk says that school sports are a “great way to interact with peers.” Many students, though, are left wondering h...

SCORING GOALS FROM CONTINENT TO CONTINENT

Nakeisha Lyon

August 15, 2011

Across the United States, friendly relationships and rivalries are formed between many enthusiastic sports fans. Whether a student is a participant in Gator Nation or a truly devoted fan of the Los Angeles Lakers, sports unite people not just in America, but all over the world. From nation to nation,...

DANGERS OF TRAINING IN HOT WEATHER

Sophia Kyle

August 15, 2011

Athletes are often pushed to their limits during training in order to reach their full potential. However, sometimes athletes push too far, leading to tragic injuries or deaths. The issue of high-temperature training has received attention especially after the death of UCF freshman Ereck Plancher. He...

MINOR LEAGUE, MINOR PRICE: SAVE MONEY AT GAMES

Keila Thomas

August 15, 2011

For sports fans, sometimes watching a game on the TV isn’t enough. Being a part of the sports event and cheering on favorite players on in person is a much more satisfying experience. Seeing every move as it happens gives a whole new outlook on sports when it’s at high speeds. Imagine, being at a...