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U.S. Upsets the Soviet Union

1980 United States Gold Medal Champions
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1980 United States Gold Medal Champions

On this day in 1980 the United States Olympic Hockey Team had an upset victory against the four time defending Soviet Union gold medal champions on Lake Placid in New York. in 1980 the Soviet Olympic team was regarded as “the finest in the world”, however a team made up of mostly college students took away their 1st place pride. Two days later the Americans defeated Finland to clinch the gold medal for the 1980 Olympic Games. This story would be turned into the famous movie Miracle that was released in 2004.

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Michael Passarelli
Michael Passarelli, Fall Reporter/Editor
Michael Passarelli is 18 years old and a senior at Colonia High School. He is involved with numerous clubs at the school including Marching Band, Jazz Band, and was involved with the Directors Showcase for the theatre program during the fall semester. In the band he plays bass guitar and trumpet and during the 2014 season of Marching Band he was in percussion, and in the 2015 season he played bass guitar for the pit. Passarelli plans to eventually start a career in law enforcement although he has already acquired many skills and is very interested in possibly pursuing a career in construction. He plans to major in Business Management in college.

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