The news site of Middletown High School North.

The Lion's Roar

Midd North Senior Makes Swift Exit

"SwiftSZN" is Over

Swift%27s+tweet+gained+lots+of+traction+and+likes%2C+none+of+which+came+from+North+varsity+players
Swift's tweet gained lots of traction and likes, none of which came from North varsity players

Swift's tweet gained lots of traction and likes, none of which came from North varsity players

Swift's tweet gained lots of traction and likes, none of which came from North varsity players

Frank Wilton, Editor-in-Chief

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






In a pivotal match for North’s  boys’ basketball against crosstown rival Middletown South, one of their biggest, most pivotal players made a move that may mark their whole season.

Jon Swift quit mid-game.

Swift, a senior and one of the biggest players on the team, departed during the fourth quarter of the Lions’ 58-55 victory over the Eagles. A crowd of roughly 300 watched as Swift tore his jersey from his back, bellowed, and exited the gym.

Swift took to Twitter to justify his actions, saying, “I made the right decision tonight, all four years with Middletown north basketball I’ve been treated terribly I’m happy it’s over.”

Swift’s tweet gained lots of traction and likes, and has gained more since the posting of this article.

 

Swift also retweeted his tweet from October 13, which read, “65 days till I’m back on the court with my brothers, forever grateful for them #OURYEAR.”

This departure comes in the midst of a rough patch for Middletown North, as they had dropped two games in a row and four of five prior to the defeat of South. Though they now sit at 5-5, many expected bigger things from the Lions this season.

Print Friendly

Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • Midd North Senior Makes Swift Exit

    News

    On Trump, the Women’s March, and the Week that Was

  • Midd North Senior Makes Swift Exit

    News

  • Midd North Senior Makes Swift Exit

    News

    PSATs at Middletown High School North

  • Midd North Senior Makes Swift Exit

    News

    Ghouls at School: Haunted Woods Comes to Tindall

  • Midd North Senior Makes Swift Exit

    Sports

    Yes they Ken!

  • Midd North Senior Makes Swift Exit

    A&E

    Food Critic’s Club: From Empanadas to Barbecue

  • Sports

    2017 MLB Predictions

  • Midd North Senior Makes Swift Exit

    News

    On Trump, the Women’s March, and the Week that Was

  • Sports

    MLB Mourns Again

  • Sports

    The 2016 New York Football Giants: A Reflection

The news site of Middletown High School North.
Midd North Senior Makes Swift Exit