Patrick McAuliffe ’19

The Standard: Brother Rice Volleyball vs. Saint Ignatius


By Patrick McAuliffe ‘19

The Spiking Crusaders took on the Saint Ignatius Wolfpack at Brother Rice High School on April 2. The Crusaders came into the game with a record of 4-9 and Saint Ignatius with a record of 2-6.

Brother Rice battled tough for the first game, but came up short against the Wolfpack, losing 19-25. The Crusaders had 17 unforced errors, which cost them the game. Senior Tim Novick finished the game with four kills and a few digs.

After the first game, Coach Matt Clemmons said, “We need to work as a team and communicate or we’ll lose this game. This […]

The Standard: Brother Rice Volleyball vs. Saint Ignatius2019-04-11T22:17:24-05:00

The Standard: The Many Faces of Digital Photography


By Patrick McAuliffe ‘19

Many people just assume that good pictures are ones that you just pull your phone out of your pocket and take. Sometimes you can get lucky and get a good picture from it, but it will never be as good as a picture that has been taken hundreds of times from multiple angles and at different heights. Those photos have the elements and principles of photography.

That is why in Mrs. Jaros’s Digital Photography class we strive to take the best of the best photos. For this project we were assigned to take pictures of our partner; but it […]

The Standard: The Many Faces of Digital Photography2019-03-15T22:03:36-05:00

The Standard: NBA All-Star Weekend


By Patrick McAuliffe ‘19

It is the second most popular time of the year for the NBA, there is a lot of excitement for those who look forward to the slam dunk contest, three point contest and the NBA all-star game. These events feature some of the best players in the league, and some of the most flashy players that are exciting to watch on a regular basis.

The slam dunk contest is a competition where players try to perform a fancy dunk to impress the judges. The judges score them on how good their slam was. This year’s participants for the NBA […]

The Standard: NBA All-Star Weekend2019-02-14T23:26:49-06:00