Connor Easterday

Connor Easterday, Staff Contributor

Connor Easterday is a Senior who is in his second year of Journalism at CVHS. He has a passion for watching, playing, and reading about sports, and sees a future for himself in sports journalism, but balances that with a keen interest in politics. He has a passion for learning new things, understanding them, and then spreading the word.


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2021 NBA Playoffs Preview

May 26, 2021

The 2020-21 NBA Playoffs are officially underway. This postseason is poised to be special, as its the first one in years without a prohibitive title favorite. Every team that has a case to win a championship...

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2021 NFL Draft Recap

May 5, 2021

All seven rounds of the 2021 NFL draft took place from Thursday to Saturday night, this past weekend. Per usual, there was no shortage of surprises across the three days. Some players heard their names...

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2021 Masters Recap

April 21, 2021

The 2021 Masters champion, Hideki Matsuyama put on a show over the past weekend. Closing with a 1-over 73 and a one-shot victory, Matsuyama displayed a degree of mastery that little knew he had in him....

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March Madness Preview

March 17, 2021

It's time for one of the most anticipated sporting events of the calendar year, the NCAA Tournament. After the college season was cut short just weeks before the tournament was set to occur last year,...

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NFL Free Agency Preview

March 3, 2021

This year’s NFL free agency class is loaded with talent across the board. We’re expecting to see a Quarterback and Wide Receivers frenzy with names such as Dak Prescott, Allen Robinson, and JuJu Smith-Schuster...

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Super Bowl LV Preview

February 3, 2021

It’s that time of year again. Super Bowl LV is just around the corner, as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Kansas City Chiefs will battle it out on Sunday, February 7th. The game will kick off at 6:40...

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The Alex Smith Comeback Story

January 27, 2021

Editor’s Note: Alex Smith has already been named Comeback Player of the Year by a number of publishing outlets such as ‘Sporting News’. Week 11 of the 2018 NFL season was where it all began. Alex...

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NBA Free Agency Recap

December 9, 2020

The smoke has cleared and the dust has settled on the wild ride of the NBA’s free agency period. We saw no shortage of max contracts, sign-and-trades, underpays, overpays, and veteran’s minimums. Despite...

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2020 NBA Draft Preview

December 2, 2020

After a long wait, the 2020 NBA draft has finally arrived. Unlike most years, there is no consensus in this draft. Just about every team picking in the top 10 seems to have different names at the top of...

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Recapping the 2020 MLB Rule Changes

November 4, 2020

As the Los Angeles Dodgers make their way home after a 4-2 series victory over the Tampa Bay Rays in the World Series, the 2020 MLB season has miraculously come to a close. From the heated negotiations...

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Washington Football Team Benching Quarterback Dwayne Haskins

October 9, 2020

Editor's Note: During Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Rams, starting quarterback, Kyle Allen, exited the game in the second quarter after a hard hit. Backup, Alex Smith, made a historic entrance,...

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NFL Week 1 Recap

September 25, 2020

The NFL is back and the first week of the season is in the books. No preseason, no fans, no problem. Now that we can look back at Sunday’s games, it’s clear that football has not skipped a beat since...

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Projected NBA Playoff Picture

February 27, 2020

With the All-Star break ending, we are roughly two months away from the NBA playoffs. While we do have a rough picture of what the postseason could look like, there are questions left unanswered. Will...

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Super Bowl 54 Preview

January 31, 2020

Super Bowl LIV is right around the corner. The San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs will battle for the NFL Championship on Sunday, Feb. 2. The game will kick off at 6:30 pm ET at Hard Rock StIadium...

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Centreville Wildcats Defeat Hayfield Hawks in Varsity Basketball

January 23, 2020

The Centreville Wildcats Boys Varsity Basketball team had their fifth away game of the season this past Friday, January 17th. Facing the Hayfield Hawks, the two teams were coming into this matchup from...

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NFL Playoff Predictions 2019-2020

January 6, 2020

The NFL playoffs are almost here, and we decided to project how we think they will play out. There is no doubt that this year’s playoffs are quite difficult to predict. Everything from the Ravens running...

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NBA Power Rankings

December 9, 2019

Milwaukee Bucks Milwaukee started this season 2-2. They were lost without any sense of offensive direction. Now they are 17-3. It seems like the Bucks forgot that Khris Middleton was injured because...

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Week 1 College Basketball Recap

November 18, 2019

The college basketball season kicked off last week, and it was not friendly to the Top 25 teams. All of Michigan State, Kentucky, Kansas, Villanova, Florida, and Florida State received massive upsets....

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Top Five Heisman Contenders

October 21, 2019

It is October, which means college football season is well underway. The Heisman race has started to shape up as  several names have emerged from both big and small programs. Unfortunately, over the years,...

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The Fall of the Pittsburgh Steelers

October 2, 2019

The Pittsburgh Steelers are off to their worst start of the season since 2013. Ben Roethlisberger is out for the year with an elbow injury, and they don’t have their first round draft pick. Things could...

FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2017, file photo, New England Patriots Tom Brady holds up the Vince Lombardi Trophy after winning the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game against the Atlanta Falcons in Houston. The NFL’s inexorable trend of going younger and cheaper does not bypass the best in the league. No team does it with quite the high-profile zeal as the Patriots, who have collected five Super Bowl titles since 2002, and will be going for No. 6 on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, against the Rams. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Five Super Bowl Matchups Fans Would Love to See

September 20, 2019

  The NFL season is well underway, and we decided to come up with the five best Super Bowl matchups that fans would love to see for this season. These selections are based solely on who we...

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Carli Lloyd Receives Offers to Kick in the NFL

September 12, 2019

World Cup champion and two-time FIFA Player of the Year, Carli Lloyd, received an offer to kick in an NFL preseason game last week, her trainer told Fox Sports. This all started after she nailed a...

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