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The UEFA Champions League Round of 16

The Cy Woods Junior Varsity Soccer team playing against Bridgeland High School

EvanH, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2020

The world’s most pristine soccer competition returns this February, with the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League commencing. With 16 teams left, Europe’s top teams fight it out to earn one of the eight spots in the next round. Since the draw left us with some interesting match ups, such as ...

The Growing Problem of Overtourism

Gondolas sailing in Venice, Italy

EvanH, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2020

In recent years, countries all around the world have been experiencing a relatively new problem called overtourism. Overtourism occurs when cities are crowded with so many tourists that it starts to affect the quality of life for permanent residents and, sometimes, ecosystems. Overtourism is regularly oc...

Why VAR Is Necessary

VAR logo

EvanH, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2019

VAR, or Video Assistant Referee, is an review system in soccer which reviews plays that may or may not count, like a goal. It has had some mixed feelings since it was introduced at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Some people say that it helps overrule anything that shouldn't have happened. Some people say ...

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