Articles by James Czarnaski

A winning tradition

As teams closed out the regular season, they have prepared for playoffs by getting team haircuts. It’s a common tradition practiced among the sports teams at Freedom. The haircuts serve as something to create a brotherhood within teams. Some are willing to go all in for their cuts by dying, bleaching or practically going bald. […]

Year of the Cav

After the Virginia Cavaliers finished off a historic season on the hardwood, they continued their success to the lacrosse field. UVA men’s lacrosse followed the lead of the men’s basketball team by capping off their season with a National Championship finish. Both teams weren’t considered underdogs, but coming into the tournament they weren’t the favorite […]

Boys’ lacrosse team plays final game on grass field

The final game ever played on the grass field of Eric J. Olsen stadium happened Friday, May 10. The team given the honor to play the last game was the boys varsity lacrosse team. The field endured 14 years of sporting events and many memories of athletes at freedom. This summer the field will under […]

New Voters: 2020 Presidential Election

As seniors reach the legal age to vote, many members of our Freedom community are planning on voting during an election for the first time. However, a good number of newly eligible voters fail to get to the polls every year. Aspects such as a disinterest in politics, unfamiliarity with government functioning or a misunderstanding […]

Varsity Lax season kicks off

Coming back from a successful season last year, Freedom boys varsity lacrosse is hoping to finish this season on an even higher note. Losing 14 seniors isn’t an easy feat to over come, but the team makes up for it in having two Division 1 defense men on their roster: Jack Posey (Penn State) and […]

It’s time for March Madness

The craziest time of the year for college basketball fans has just begun. Selection Sunday was March 17,¬† and the 64 teams were picked and seeded for the first round of the NCAA tournament. Duke was selected as the first seed in the East, Virginia was selected as the first seed in the South, Gonzaga […]

AAF Permier gives fans something to cheer about

After the Super Bowl every year, the hard reality for football fans around the world hits months without football. But with the formation of the Alliance of American Football, year-round football has become a reality. The league consist of eight teams from Arizona, Salt Lake, San Diego, Atlanta, Birmingham, Memphis and Orlando. Teams are comprised […]

This is just the beginning

Last year, Freedom’s boys varsity basketball team had an extremely successful season, with a record of 26-6, graduating a lot of talent and winning the Potomac District. The team started this year’s season against Falls Church at the Tip-Off Tournament. The varsity boys team has eight players returning from last year’s team, and added six […]

First, hopefully of many

A November snow day was probably the last thing students and teachers across LCPS were expecting. The rumors for a possible snow day started when students and staff looked at the weather app and saw the chance of snow on Thursday.¬†¬†Students were probably ecstatic at the possibility of staying home. The chance of a LCPS […]

Music Video Review: “Malibu Nights” by Paul Klein

“Malibu Nights” was released on Oct. 5, 2018 and the music video was released on the Oct. 16. The video was directed by Isaac Ravishankara and features one member of Lany, Paul Klein, singing and playing the piano. “Malibu Nights” was written by Paul Klein and Sasha Sloan and produced by Jason Baum. Paul’s song […]

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