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Old Faces in New Places

Old Faces in New Places

JustinP, Online Editor

January 16, 2020

Every year there are head coach firings and new coaches being hired. However, this year is different because there has already been five new head coaching hires and we’re still in the thick of the NFL playoffs. Some of these signings seem to be very positive additions to their organizations, while o...

The Next NFL Great

The Next NFL Great

CooperG, Staff Reporter

January 14, 2020

With some of the best quarterbacks in league history like Tom Brady, Drew Brees, Ben Roethlisberger, and Phillip Rivers coming to the end of their historic career, it is time for the next great quarterback to arrive and take over the league, and that quarterback is Joe Burrow. This year Burrow is ...

The Patriots Finally Fall…To a Backup

The Patriots Finally Fall…To a Backup

EstebanG, Staff Reporter

January 10, 2020

After taking Marcus Mariota’s starting position as quarterback and being dropped from the team that he had been with since his rookie year, Ryan Tannehill was ready to pick up the ball again and start winning games. Everyone thought Tannehill would ruin the rest of the season for the Tennessee Titans...

Out with the old, in with the New

Out with the old, in with the New

CooperG, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2019

Last year was a very emotional year for the Dallas Mavericks. After 21 season the Mavericks golden child, Dirk Nowitzki Retired. Though it is a tragedy seeing a legend take his last steps on a court, there was a bright side to last year, and his name is Luka Doncic. Just like the Legendary Nowitzki, Doncic was...

Swing for the Fences

Swing for the Fences

EstebanG, Staff Reporter

December 9, 2019

On Sept. 28, the Cy Woods baseball team spent the Saturday hitting balls, and playing with kids from the Miracle League at Langham Creek Family YMCA. The Miracle League allows children with physical and mental disabilities, who usually have to stay off the field, to have their time to shine with their ...

End of the Gold Rush

End of the Gold Rush

EstebanG, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2019

On Nov. 11, the 7-2 Seattle Seahawks took on the undefeated San Francisco 49ers. Both teams being ranked in the top five teams of the NFL, viewers knew that this was gonna be a good divisional match up. The game started out slow. By the time the players went into the locker rooms for halftime the...

Football for Beginners

Football for Beginners

JustinP, Online Editor

November 21, 2019

We’re now in the thick of the American football season. It has been a great season so far and there is still so much remaining. For those of you who are die-hard fans, you already know how this all works. However, for those of you who are currently not fans or are unaware of the games, this article will...

Tanking Time

Tanking Time

JustinP, Online Editor

November 8, 2019

Through half of the NFL season, teams are starting to find out who they are and what their plans are for the future. While some teams have real aspirations for a Super Bowl, there are a decent amount of organizations who are now more focused on getting the futures next best player in the upcoming NFL...

Column on the Houston Astros

Column on the Houston Astros

Hunter Mancuso, Journalism 1 reporter

November 7, 2019

The 2019 season was a magical season for the Houston Astros. With a franchise record of 107 wins this year and almost every single player having a career year, this was the team to beat. That is until the team stepped under the lights of the World Series. After a shaky previous two rounds of the pla...

The Dynasty that never falls

The Dynasty that never falls

CooperG, Staff reporter

November 4, 2019

Ever since Tom Brady played his first game as a New England Patriot, they have been the top dogs in the NFL. The Patriots have the longest active consecutive playoff appearance streak, ten seasons in a row and counting. They have also won the Superbowl six times in the last 17 years. Even now with a ...

The Madden Curse

The Madden Curse

EstebanG, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2019

Injuries are associated with many players when it comes to the NFL, but there are a certain group of athletes who get hurt from something they can’t stop. Madden is a video game over the NFL allowing people to play as their favorite teams. Players who do an excellent job from the previous year can ...

The Gold Rush

The Gold Rush

CooperG, staff reporter

November 1, 2019

Last year the San Francisco 49ers were one of the worst teams in the league, and going into the season nobody in their right mind thought that the 49ers would be one of the best teams in the league, let alone the best team in the AFC.  One of the reasons why the 49ers are playing completely differen...

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