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Four quarterbacks are the frontrunners for the most prestigious award in college football. Photo: Britannica.

Horizon Staff Writer Reviews the Early Contenders for this Season’s Heisman Trophy

Alex Sapir '25, Staff Writer November 3, 2023
The current fan-favorite and front-runner is Washington Huskies quarterback Michael Penix Jr.
Taylor Swift’s attendance at Travis Kelce’s NFL games has increased NFL viewership in the last month. Photo: Getty Images.

Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce Relationship Increases NFL Viewership

Amna Shah '27, Staff Writer November 3, 2023
Their rumored relationship quickly became popular among fans, as Swift is one of the major faces of the music industry, and Kelce is a multiple time Super Bowl-winning tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs.
As of Oct. 23, four teams remain in the League Championship series: the Texas Rangers, the Houston Astros, the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Philadelphia Phillies. Photo: Getty Images.

Insight on the Four Teams Competing in the MLB League Championship Series

Stephen Koopersmith '26, Staff Writer November 3, 2023
No matter the outcome, it has been a very entertaining season of baseball that will further entice fans for next year.
After a two-year mental health break, Simone Biles returned to compete at the 2023 Gymnastics World Championships and won four medals. Photo: Getty Images.

Simone Biles Has a Stellar Return to the 2023 World Championships

Pilar Lynch '27, Staff Writer November 3, 2023
On Sept. 30, 2023, Simone Biles competed in the 2023 World Championships in Belgium, marking her return to international gymnastics after her withdrawal from the Tokyo Summer Olympics in 2020.
Overall, this years Homecoming was a success, starting with Friday’s pep rally. Despite Saturday’s bad weather, many of the teams were able to overcome and win. Photo: Sidwell Friends.

Sidwell Students Review Homecoming Weekend Athletics

Olivia Sisson '27 and Jake Snow '27 November 3, 2023
Overall, regardless of the outcomes, all teams represented Sidwell to their fullest extent on and off the field.

Horizon Sports Editor Recaps the NWSL and MLS 2023 Regular Seasons

Lia Nathan , Sports Editor November 3, 2023
The eleventh season of the league was made up of 22 match days and was won overall by San Diego Wave FC with a total of 37 points.
LINCOLN, NEBRASKA - AUGUST 30: The Nebraska Cornhuskers prepare to start the match against the Omaha Mavericks at Memorial Stadium on August 30, 2023 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images)

The Nebraska Cornhuskers Volleyball Team Breaks World Record for Most Fans in Attendance at a Women’s Sporting Event

Olivia Sisson '27, Staff Writer October 3, 2023
On Aug. 30, 2023, the University of Nebraska Women’s Volleyball Team set a world record for the most fans in attendance at a women’s sports event.
Novak Djokovic won his record-tying 24th Grand slam at the 2023 US Open.

Djokovic Wins His 24th Grand Slam Title at the 2023 US Open

Lise Sanchez '25, Staff Writer October 3, 2023
On Sept.10th, 2023, Novak Djokovic won his 24th Grand Slam at the US Open after a total of 72 appearances in Grand Slams.
Jorge Vilda and Luis Rubiales are no longer part of the RFEF after the World Cup kiss scandal.

Spanish Women’s Soccer Coach Fired Amid Fallout From Controversial Kiss

Amna Shah ’27, Staff Writer October 3, 2023
On Sept. 5, the Spanish Women’s National Team’s Head Coach, Jorge Vilda, was fired.
The American track team had a strong showing at the recent 2023 World Track Championships. Photo: Getty Images.

American Team Shines at the 2023 World Athletic Championships

Claire Kinner '26, Staff Writer October 3, 2023
Two American sprinters, Sha’Carri Richardson and Noah Lyles, earned gold medals in the 100 meter sprints. 
Bryce Young, the 2023 overall number one pick, hopes to lead the Panthers to their first playoff run since 2017.

Horizon Previews Rookies, Teams to Watch in Upcoming NFL Season

Alex Sapir ’25, Staff Writer October 3, 2023
This year’s new rookie class looks to feature many players who could will an immediate impact on the field. 
Coco Gauff becomes the youngest American US Open Champion since Serena Williams.

Coco Gauff Wins U.S. Open After a Slew of Summer Success

Annica Nassiry ‘25, Staff Writer October 3, 2023
On Sept. 9, Coco Gauff became the youngest American women’s United States Open champion since Serena Williams in 1999. 
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