The Warrior

So You Want to Drive for NASCAR?

Ethan Herman, Reporter

December 7, 2018

Imagine speeding around a track in a $250,000 race car with thousands of people watching you.  Moving at speeds of around 200 miles per hour for about 3 hours these races can get intense. The smallest move can cause a fatal crash an...

The Saga of Wantagh Cheerleading – Hoping for a 4th Straight County Title and a First National Title

Kayla Doyle and Juliana Cupelli, Reporters

November 21, 2018

The argument about whether cheerleading is a sport is long over. It’s more like a full-time job.  Not only do we cheer for 8 months while other sports last 3 months at most, but as a team Wantagh varsity cheerleading has ...

“Don’t Limit Your Challenges, Challenge Your Limits”

Liz Droluk and Nicole Hooker, Entertainment Editor and Viewpoints Editor

November 13, 2018

The Wantagh girls’ varsity swim team worked hard throughout their season.The girls practiced 6 days a week for about an hour and forty-five minutes each day. During practice, the girls do many challenging sets, like the iconic...

Baymen Merge with Plainedge

John King, Sports Editor

October 29, 2018

Last year the Baymen did the unthinkable. The boys went on a 6-game win streak including the playoff semi-final game which they won 4-3 in double overtime over Locust Valley/North Shore. After that game the Baymen advanced to the...

Girls’ Tennis Aces Comraderie

Alexa Salerno, Reporter

October 25, 2018

  Lead by Coach Moran, this year's Wantagh girls’ varsity tennis team was one to remember. Coming closer and closer every year to the playoffs, the tennis team never fails to impress. This year’s singles players included junio...

Golf Team Shoots High; Coaches See Reason for Optimism for Next Year

Spencer Gustafson, Sports Editor

October 24, 2018

The Wantagh golf team has had at least one golfer make counties for the past nine years. Last year seven seniors  graduated from an outstanding team that included a six-year starter and three golfers who qualified for counties nine...

Football Team Drops Close Game to Bethpage

Chloe Janosko, Reporter

October 19, 2018

Last Friday night the Wantagh Warriors played the Bethpage Eagles at Bethpage. Wantagh took a 7-0 lead on Dylan Scott's 8-yard touchdown run with two minutes remaining in the first half but Bethpage edged Wantagh 14-7. Kyle ...

There’s a New King in Period 2 Ping Pong

Eddie Draude, Reporter

October 18, 2018

It was 2nd period in Senior study hall and “The Comeback Kid” (me) was playing ping pong and dominating but something was missing from my resume. I couldn’t defeat my study hall teacher, Mr. Kravitz. Mr. Kravitz  hadn...

Mayfield Ends Long Losing Streak for Cleveland

Erin Murphy, Reporter

October 16, 2018

Baker Mayfield, reigning Heisman trophy winner, has officially ended the 635-day winless drought for the Cleveland Browns. Mayfield, unlike the previous quarterbacks for the Browns in the last 2 years, led a second-half comeba...

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