Friar's Lantern

Why Ben Simmons is the Rookie of the Year

Brian Szipszky

April 27, 2018

Though The Friar’s Lantern typically does not cover local sports outside of Malvern, this was something I felt obligated to write. If you scroll through the comments of any ESPN or Sportscenter Instagram post related to 76ers point guar...

Sixers’ playoff drought has come to an end

Garrett Hallinan

April 27, 2018

For the first time in six years, the Philadelphia 76ers are advancing to the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Every seat was taken, all the fans were excited, and the stakes were set for the Philadelphia 76ers to take on the Miami He...

Eagles Parade prompts day off

Louis Franzone

March 17, 2018

[et_pb_section bb_built="1"][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text] On February 8, Malvern gave its students the day off to attend the Eagles Super Bowl victory parade in Philadelphia. What led to the decision to have o...

Sixers on the rise

Andrew Sposato

March 17, 2018

Many students and teachers on Malvern’s campus are pleased with the way the 76ers’ season has progressed so far. With the 76ers’ season becoming two-thirds of the way complete as of February 14, the team is showing mu...

Super Bowl Sunday means a Monday vacation

Ethan Rowley

January 31, 2018

The Eagles’ Super Bowl berth means that we really shouldn’t be at school on the Monday after the game. The Philadelphia Eagles are making their third Super Bowl appearance in 52 tries. Of the two in which they’ve already, ...

Friars are fanatics for Eagles

Ryan Maher

January 31, 2018

[et_pb_section bb_built="1"][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.0.66"] After the Eagles handily defeated the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Championship game, students and teachers share their...

Orange Bowl MVP Alex Hornibrook opens up

Garrett Hallinan

January 31, 2018

Alex Hornibrook ’15 was a standout quarterback at Malvern.  Now, he is the leader of the University of Wisconsin’s football program. After being heavily criticized for his performance in a Big 10 Championship loss to O...

Tackling Concussions at Malvern

Garrett Hallinan

November 4, 2017

While concussions are taking the spotlight, especially in football, Malvern is trying to get ahead of the curve in concussion prevention and research. The first thing a player should do if he feels that he has suffered from a concussion is to tell someone. ...

Does Malvern #TakeAKnee?

Joe Lister

November 4, 2017

Joe Lister '21, Alex Haylock '19 Former quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers Colin Kaepernick started the controversy when he first sat during the national anthem August 2016. Where does Malvern stand on the issue? NFL play...

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