Month: December 2014

The Majestic: Stadium Series, Rangers-Devils

  Yankee Stadium, known for being the home of the 28-time World Series Champions, the New York Yankees. During the months of April through October, typically the Stadium is being used as a baseball venue with the white and blue Yankee pinstriped uniforms filling up the seats surrounding its baseball diamond. The sound of the…

Jonathan Toews: Make a Wish Foundation

Last Season, Chicago Blackhawks’ all-star captain Jonathan Toews made one young fan’s dream come true during the Stadium Series which took place at Soldier field, Chicago. I admire the way Toews plays and carries himself both on and off the ice. He is a true role model for not only hockey, but all professional athletes.…

A Taste of London

In 2009, a six hour flight over the Atlantic Ocean landed Joe Rapolla Jr. and I in London. We were on Spring break during High School visiting my sister who had been studying abroad in London for a college semester. Joe and I were two young and eager 18 year-olds about to go on vacation…

Green Meteor, or Something Unknown?

I was driving home on a freezing October night around midnight when I saw one of the most remarkable sights I’d ever seen with my own two eyes while crossing over the bridge from Long Branch into Oceanport on Shrewsberry Ave. As soon as I crossed over the small bridge simultaneously my head slowly lifted…

The Little Things About The Rain

“It’s raining, it’s pouring. The old man is snoring.” An old rhyme that’s been said young kids used to sing when they couldn’t go outside to play because of the rain. Rain seems to bother many people, and ruin their days. As for me, I love a rainy day, especially in the Summer or Fall.…

The Nickname Mickey

“Mickey! Mick…” Coach Kanaly sternly said while skating around in our first ever practice together back in 2006. He looked right at me as I just stared at him with my mouth open in confusion, and before I could ask him if “Mickey” was in reference to me he energetically continued draw out an offensive…

DP5, RG71, MW12 Tribute Jersey

As a “jersey collector” for professional sports teams, thinking about what jersey I should look into getting next is on my mind quite often. Last March for my 23rd birthday I wanted one gift, and one gift only. A “tribute jersey.” Over the last couple of years I’ve slowly had some visions and thoughts about…