The Circle Voice

NBA Offseason & Free Agency—Summer Heats Up

NBA Offseason & Free Agency—Summer Heats Up

Bobby Meehan '19, Sports Editor

September 13, 2018


Filed under News and Commentary, Sports

As soon as the NBA season came to a close in June, after the Golden State Warriors were yet again crowned champions, teams made moves to acquire the biggest free agent superstars on the market. This offseason was one like no other: LeBron James joined the Los Angeles Lakers. During the final year of James’ contrac...

Mind the Gap: Facts and Figures Behind Gender Disparity in Sports

Mind the Gap: Facts and Figures Behind Gender Disparity in Sports

Alison Brown '19

September 13, 2018


Filed under News and Commentary, Showcase, Sports

Despite efforts to level the playing field, discrepancies between the recognition and compensation of male and female athletes span the sports industry. This imbalance can be traced back to the early days of modern sport, when women were considered soft, weak, and ill-equipped to cope with the demands of phy...

Girls Making Gains: A Piloted Class

Girls Making Gains: A Piloted Class

Elizabeth Girian '20

June 2, 2018


Filed under News and Commentary, Sports

The weight room is supposed to be a comfortable, casual atmosphere, fit for working out before or after school. The daily scene in Groton’s weight room, however, may not be welcoming to all kinds of people. It usually involves loud rap music, sweat, and a big group of boys. The issue: girls are lar...