Boys Basketball Recap

By Jon Gray Basketball is arguably the defining sport of University. Walking into the average sectionals game, one could immediately spot the blue-and-white student section of UHS. Our Blazer boys received encouragement and support all throughout the 2016-17 season. While this season was one of ups and downs, we still came out on top. The […]

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  • Athlete of the Week: Josh Alford

    By Grace Rozembajgier Senior Josh Alford recently committed to Franklin College to play basketball. With Senior Night coming up, Josh talked about his experience at University and his future at Franklin. What was the basketball recruiting process like for you? I mean, it really started toward the end of last year. Franklin was the first […]

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  • UHS Basketball: Starting off the Season Right

    By Jay Maturi The aroma of semi-burnt popcorn. A wave of Blaze Craze shirts. Mrs. Webster’s granddaughter running step by step with Mr. Blanding’s daughter. Pounding drums. Jon Gray. Horrendous referee calls. The name “Aaaaaaaayush Guptaaaaaaa.” An abundance of U’s held in the air with a hush in the crowd. Basketball season has arrived. The […]

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  • Athlete of the Week: Isabelle Shevitz

    By Jay Maturi Isabelle Shevitz is the only senior on the UHS Swim Team. As a team captain and a leader for the girl’s swim team, she was able to take some time out of her day to answer some questions about her time in the pool. How long have you been swimming competitively? Just […]

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  • Athlete of the Week: Ajay Wooden

    By Jay Maturi Ajay Wooden is currently a senior here at UHS. Playing on the varsity basketball team, he trains year-round for this winter sport. Ajay was able to take some time to answer some questions about his basketball career. How long have you been playing basketball? I have been playing basketball since 2nd grade. […]

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  • CTE In the NFL

    By Jay Maturi “If I knew back then what I know now, I would have never played football. Never.” – Bo Jackson, NFL All-Star and MLB Left-Fielder “CTE is a progressive degenerative disease which afflicts the brain of people who have suffered repeated concussions and traumatic brain injuries, such as athletes who take part in […]

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  • Athlete of the Week: Lindsey Syrek

    By Livi Nichols University High School’s third Syrek is making her mark on the girls’ basketball team. The 6’2” forward is a freshman that came from Creekside Middle School, with an exciting season ahead of her. Can you explain your position for someone who wouldn’t know? It’s kind of like, I can play both outside […]

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  • Athlete of the Week: Jacob Benson

    By Jay Maturi When did you start playing soccer? I started playing in first grade in England. What’s the worse injury you’ve ever had? I separated my AC joint (shoulder). And how long were you out? I wasn’t out. The coach kept me in the whole game, and I did physical therapy while training. What […]

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  • Girls Basketball Reflection With Coach Blanding

    By Alexa Nealy This 2015-16 season of girls basketball at University was a relative success. Finishing with an overall record of 16 wins and 9 losses, the team improved significantly from the 2014-15 season, in which the girls finished with 5 wins. In addition to an increase in victories, the team saw an increase in players. Last […]

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