The Purple Tide

Take their whistles! Sports referees show bias at every levels of athletics.

Katie Carita, Assistant Sports Editor

March 3, 2017

Filed under Sports

In sports, few things are more irritating than a one-sided referee, and the anger and frustration that comes along with apparently biased officials is intense for many athletes. In high school sports, the typical referee d...

Hannah Ehlers breaks gender barriers on the ice

Julia Shyy, Copy editor

December 9, 2016

Filed under Sports

Historically, ice hockey is a sport dominated by males. As times have changed, however, so have the customs of the sport. “I have received many sexist comments or actions [while playing ice hockey],” sophomore Hannah ...

Foreign sports flourish in America

James Ho, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016

Filed under Sports

Many Americans are familiar with sports such as football, basketball and baseball, since these sports dominate the headlines in the United States. In recent years, however, many sports formerly unpopular in the United States su...

Phil Dolinger : the man behind the lens

Sudharshana Krishnan, arts and style editor

March 7, 2016

Filed under Sports

Students see him on the field taking photos and athletes hope he has captured the perfect moment of their game. But who is this man standing behind the camera? Phil Dolinger began taking photographs at Chantilly events on a...