• Blood Drive is May 4

  • Cavalier Community Concert on Friday, May 12th from 5 – 7 pm in the bus loop

  • LTI Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, April 27 during 4th period

Jonathan Dosso Heads to Nationals

Maya Bickel, Editor-in-Chief
June 21, 2016
Filed under Sports

Although Jonathan Dosso’s wrestling career had a rocky start, in July he will be going with the Maryland national team to wrestling nationals in Fargo, North Dakota. Now a senior at John F. Kennedy High School, Dosso first began wrestling in his freshman year. “Freshman year I didn’t know w...

Conditioning for Spring Sports

Conditioning for Spring Sports

Hisan Iskandar, Reporter
March 2, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

“[I expect] to get more wins [this season],” Melvin Torres, a lacrosse player, said. Spring is just around the corner. Which means the spring sports are rising up from their yearly hibernation. Baseball, softball, boys and girls lacrosse, track, co-ed volleyball, and tennis. All throughout wi...

Sports vs. Social Life: Can’t they be friends?

Sports vs. Social Life: Can’t they be friends?

Andrea Deyto, Reporter
February 22, 2016
Filed under Sports

Sports, sports, sports. Schools have a great variety of sports from Autumn to Spring. But those who join sports don’t only need to play well, they need to keep their grades up and do well in class. But other than school, do sports really affect student’s lives? From conditioning to practice to pla...

Snow Storm Affects Athletes

Snow Storm Affects Athletes

Amina N'Gambwa, Editor
February 4, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

While the snow storm last week gave many students a much needed break after exams, it was not as well received by athletes. The snow limited transportation, cancelled games, and made staying in shape much harder to do. For athletes with competitions to prepare for, the snow was not a welcome interrup...

Wrestling With the Sport’s Future at Kennedy

Wrestling With the Sport’s Future at Kennedy

Amina N'Gambwa, Editor
January 8, 2016
Filed under Featured Multimedia, Sports, Top Stories, Video

The winter sports season at Kennedy is often dominated by basketball, so the other winter sports don’t always get the recognition they deserve. Among these overshadowed sports is wrestling. This underappreciated Kennedy sport has the potential to be great, though with a lack of participation and experience,...

Big Hopes for Kennedy Basketball

Big Hopes for Kennedy Basketball

Amina N'Gambwa
December 3, 2015
Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Uncategorized

“When we step on that hardwood,” senior Chris Peets said, “you know what time it is.”  The start of the basketball season is a highly anticipated time for Kennedy High School. While Kennedy sports are not known to be the most outstanding, basketball has always been one of the school’s bes...

Mr. Giles Lifts Hopes to Olympics

Mr. Giles Lifts Hopes to Olympics

Kimberly Ubadiniru
November 24, 2015
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Has it ever occurred to you that your history teacher might be training to be a heavy weightlifter in the Olympics? Robert Giles, a history teacher at John F. Kennedy High School, has spent his time outside of school training for the Olympic weightlifting competition. Heavy weightlifting is a competition...

A Difficult Year for the Football Team and Coach

Maya Bickel with Amina N'Gambwa
October 29, 2015
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Stage IV colon cancer and zero wins are two numbers no one wants to see. Last Friday, former and present Redskins players Mike Sellers, Dustin Hopkins & Tress Way, came to Kennedy High School to show their support for the football team and Head Coach Dan Makosy. Comcast Sports Network covered the even...

Archery Hits Sweet Spot With NJROTC

Unique Ajakaiye and Vicky Aitkins
May 29, 2014
Filed under Sports, Video

A new sport is introduced to the NJROTC cadets that is fun to hear about.

Girls lose to Magruder

Girls lose to Magruder

Michael Schroeder, Managing Editor
March 10, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The girl’s varsity basketball season ended with a sudden halt.The loss to Magruder was a heartbreaker in the regional finals. After winning twenty games and knocking off the top seeded Whitman Vikings, the Cavaliers entered the regional finals game red hot. Led by Daysha Adams (13.0 ppg), Makeda...

Varsity Girls Basketball squeaks by Churchill 47-43

Varsity Girls Basketball squeaks by Churchill 47-43

Duy Ha, Editor-In-Chief
March 6, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Kennedy girls were surprised by a quick and nimble Churchill team who had clearly done their homework.    Kennedy beat them in regular season by 17 points, but the Cavaliers struggled to get ahead for most of the game and it was a squeaker up until the end. The Lady Cavs did not lose their cool...

Kennedy basketball players getting notice from local press

January 13, 2014
Filed under Sports

  In two back-to-back issues, The Gazette has featured two Kennedy players.  First it was on Keif Williams who is averaging 21.5 points a game. That article was followed the next week with one on senior Daysha Adams.   Meanwhile, the Cavaliers are continuing to bring good basketball to their fans. Games are postponed until Friday, January 17 when B-CC comes to Kennedy to play ...

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