The Lance

Recent Sports Scores
  • Saturday, January 25

    Wrestling

    NVOT 39 - Butler 40

  • Saturday, January 25

    Wrestling

    NVOT 40 - Kinnelon 32

  • Saturday, January 25

    Boys Basketball

    NVOT 36 - Tenafly 37

  • Saturday, January 25

    Boys Ice Hockey

    NVOT 7 - Monroe-Woodbury (NY) 5

  • Friday, January 24

    Girls Bowling

    NVOT 2 - Ridgewood 5

  • Friday, January 24

    Boys Bowling

    NVOT 2 - Ridgewood 5

  • Friday, January 24

    Boys Ice Hockey

    NVOT 6 - Passaic Valley 3

  • Friday, January 24

    Wrestling

    NVOT 6 - Bergen Catholic 71

  • Sunday, January 19

    Boys Ice Hockey

    NVOT 3 - Pascack Valley 2

  • Saturday, January 18

    Boys Ice Hockey

    NVOT 2 - Paramus 3

  • Saturday, January 18

    Girls Basketball

    NVOT 56 - Paramus Catholic 44

  • Saturday, January 18

    Boys Basketball

    NVOT 66 - Fort Lee 65

Sharing Their Voices

Ava Klein and Olivia Genco
January 8, 2020

The clapping dies down as a student takes center-stage. They raise the microphone to their mouth, take...

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Bringing New (Seating) Ideas to the Table

Jinsil Yearm and Olivia Klein
December 23, 2019

Traditionally, eating lunch in the bleachers of the North Gym was the norm for sophomore and freshmen...

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Poets With a Passion

Ava Klein, Associate Editor
December 20, 2019

The Poetry Out Loud finals (POL), NVOT’s tenth annual poetry-reciting competition, took place on Tuesday,...

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Open Forum for Lockdown Malfunction

Nia Watson, Managing Editor
December 10, 2019

Unlike the normal monthly lockdown drills, NVOT recently experienced one was not initiated through the...

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2020 Grammy Nominations

Cara Chong, Staff Writer | January 27, 2020

This upcoming weekend, the Grammys, one of the largest music award shows, will take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. On Sunday, January 26, CBS will stream the 62nd annual Grammy awards presenting 84 categories filled with top artists and songs from the past year. Some of these artists including...

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Grey’s Anatomy Face Off

Siena Griffin, Ava Petrilli, and Olivia Ackerson | January 23, 2020

The phrase from the original Grey’s Anatomy theme song, “nobody knows where they might end up” still holds true to the show today. While the medical drama has been on primetime television for a record-breaking 16 years, creator and producer Shonda Rhimes continues to deliver romantic, heart-breaking,...

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2020 Signing Day

Matthias Choi, Staff Writer
January 8, 2020

So far 6 student-athletes have declared their commitment to their future colleges in the class of 2020. Click on the map and see where the future will...

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The Lance’s Top Ten Sports Moments- Day Five

Evan Chrenko, Jason Chung, and Jake Cohen
December 19, 2019

With the decade coming to a close, it is important to remember the most important events, more specifically, the defining sports moments. This is a compilation...

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The Lance’s Top Ten Sports Moments- Day Four

Evan Chrenko, Jake Cohen, and Jason Chung
December 18, 2019

With the decade coming to a close, it is important to remember the most important events, more specifically, the defining sports moments. This is a compilation...

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The Lance’s Top Ten Sports Moments- Day Three

Evan Chrenko, Jake Cohen, and Jason Chung
December 17, 2019

With the decade coming to a close, it is important to remember the most important events, more specifically, the defining sports moments. This is a compilation...

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Christmas from a Non-Celebrator’s Perspective

Tala Areiqat, Staff Writer | December 10, 2019

Christmas. The sound of ripping apart the wrapping paper Mom covered your new Airpods in. Your family gathering around a tree weighed down with ornaments you made in kindergarten. Elf playing in the background as you are all getting ready for your annual Christmas family dinner. This scene is what most...

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Fall Back…Into Seasonal Depression?

Alex Chrenko and Emily Gullestad | November 6, 2019

Alex: Daylight Savings Time ending is one of the most depressing times of the year. The sun sets earlier, it’s ALWAYS dark, and honestly, I never want to leave my bed. Oh and also, it’s the unofficial start to winter. Emily: The world gets darker sooner, you get an extra hour of sleep, and you...

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Crossing the Finish Line Together

Matthias Choi and Jonah Kim
December 17, 2019

BANG! In a flash, a frenzy of legs rush up next to each other, and bodies bump into one another. Some runners slip and fall on the wet grass, while others take the early lead. Senior Jin Woo Song was able to make a first-place finish at the Bergen Meet of Champs, becoming the first NVOT cross country...

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Brown for the Gold

Nia Watson, Managing Editor
December 12, 2019

It was July 4, 2019, at the annual TNT Softball Showcase. Since her normal club team, The Vipers, was not in attendance, senior Kristen Brown was guest playing for the Hurricanes. The coach representing Lafayette College was five feet away, behind the backstop, with her eyes glued on Brown.  Brown...

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Teammates by Chance, Family by Choice

Brooke Ackerman, Staff Writer
November 25, 2019

The South Gym at NVOT was packed with students, families, and friends as the third set began. It was the Bergen County Championship and the Golden Knights were tied with number one ranked Immaculate Heart Academy (IHA). The girls had come out strong in the first set, winning 26 to 24, but fell short...

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Can I Speak to the Manager?

Kaila Cohen, Staff Writer
November 5, 2019

Unlike most other NVOT sports teams, the boys soccer team never successfully appointed a student to officially manage their team for their 2019 season, and has thus far have played without one. However, that’s about to change. Senior Matt Dolan has swooped in and persuaded his way into the boys...

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