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Runners trounce through mud at the Gladiator Rock’n Run

BACKWARDS NIGHTMARE: Squinting through the glare of the sun and the sheen of the mud, senior Luis Sy advances through the mystery obstacle. Mud-cloaked and sweat-drenched participants lay on their backs on a slippery tarp and pulled themselves through 30 feet of mud by using a cargo net.

By Luis Sy, Clark Magnet HS, La Crescenta, Calif.

November 26, 2014

The Gladiator Rock’n Run features a 5-, 6- and 10-kilometer race with numerous obstacles, and is held in major cities across the United States.

What is the future of the shootout in the NHL?

What is the future of the shootout in the NHL?

By TJ Kulfan, Divine Child HS, Dearborn, Mich.

November 25, 2014

It’s one of the hottest debated topics for hockey fans today: What is the future of the shootout? A shootout in hockey is simply a one-on-one between a skater and a goaltender from opposing teams. There are three rounds, and if there isn’t a clear winner after those three rounds, there will be su...