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My 2018 Bowl Picks

My 2018 Bowl Picks

ErinE, Online Editor

December 13, 2018


Filed under Sports

New Year’s Six Games: Orange Bowl: Alabama defeats Oklahoma Cotton Bowl: Clemson defeats Notre Dame Peach Bowl: Michigan defeats Flroida Fiesta Bowl: LSU defeats UCF Rose Bowl: Ohio State defeats Washington Sugar Bowl: Georgia defeats Texas   Other Bowl Games: Ne...

The Big “Easy”

The Big “Easy”

JustinP, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2018


Filed under Sports

This year has been spectacular for the New Orleans Saints. First in their division and second in the entire league. After starting the season 0-1, the Saints have been unstoppable. With Hall of Famer Drew Brees, the top running back duo in Alvin Kamara and Mark Ingram, and a top 5 wide receiver on...

A Lesson in Humility and Dealing with Adversity

A Lesson in Humility and Dealing with Adversity

MatthewB, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

One of the more remarkable stories of the year took place on Saturday when quarterback Jalen Hurts took over late in the game and lead the Alabama Crimson Tide to victory over the Georgia Bulldogs in the SEC Championship. It was the highly anticipated rematch of last year’s College Football Natio...

Solving the Dark Sides of Playing Football

Solving the Dark Sides of Playing Football

ErinE, Online Editor

December 3, 2018


Filed under Sports

Football in America is becoming more and more popular; approximately 1.2 million men in high school, college and the NFL strap on pads and helmets. While football is the most popular sport in America, this popularity is beginning to decline very quickly. The game is becoming more dangerous than Mixed Marti...

District 14-6A Football Awards

District 14-6A Football Awards

ErinE, Online Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

OFFENSIVE MVP- Quarterback- Carson Danner (Sr.)   1st TEAM: Offensive Line- Ethan Agnew (Sr.) Offensive Line- Brock Gunderson (Sr.) Wide Receiver- Jake Tesch (Sr.) Halfback/Fullback- Darion Morgan (Sr.) Punter- Carson Danner (Sr.) Kicker- Gustavo Olmedo (Sr.)  ...

A Game for the Ages

A Game for the Ages

ErinE, Online Editor

November 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Nov. 24- Kyle Field. Aggies. Tigers. 6:30 p.m. Game time. The Aggies of Texas A&M faced the seventh ranked Tigers of LSU. Going into the game, everyone knew that A&M had not beat LSU since 1995, so the stakes were high for this game. With the Aggies being predicted to lose, they went into game as...

BIG 3 IN PHILLY

BIG 3 IN PHILLY

CooperG, Staff Reporter

November 27, 2018


Filed under Sports

After a quiet off season for the Philadelphia 76ers, they made the biggest trade of the regular season acquiring All-star Jimmy Butler,and Justin Patton for Jerryd Bayless ,Dario Saric, Robert Covington, and a 2022 second round pick .This is a much needed trade for the 76ers who are starting of the y...

The New Kid on the Block

The New Kid on the Block

JustinP, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Sports

This NFL season has being nothing short of fantastic. Young stars are emerging such as Patrick Mahomes and Baker Mayfield. Also veterans superstars who always makes games interesting like Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady. But for this 2018 season there is one player in particular that has caught the eyes of eve...

The Highest Paid Athletes in Houston

The Highest Paid Athletes in Houston

ErinE, Online Editor

November 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

Do you ever wonder which Houston athlete gets paid the most? Well continue to read and you will find out the 20 highest paid athletes in Houston, based off their average annual salary:  Chris Paul (Houston Rockets)- $39.93 million Jose Altuve (Houston Astros)- $30.20 million James Harden (Housto...

Roughing up the NFL

Roughing up the NFL

AaronB, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The NFL has recently been cracking down on hits on the quarterback. New rules made in the off season are prohibiting defensive players from being able land on the quarterback after they sack them, and they already were prohibited from hitting them below the waist and in the head. Several star defensive...

Will the Warriors win it all…again?

Will the Warriors win it all…again?

ErinE, Online Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Sports

The NBA season just started but the Golden State Warriors are playing like it's the postseason; and as we all know the postseason Warriors know how to put on a show. The Warriors have won three NBA championships in the past four years; they won in 2015, 2017 and 2018, defeating the Cleveland Cavali...

Kyle Field Campaign

Kyle Field Campaign

ErinE, Online Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Sports

COLLEGE STATION, TX- Regarded as one of the nation's most intimidating road venues, Texas A&M's Kyle Field has been the home of the Aggie football team since 1905. Kyle Field is the home of many traditions, many memories, and most importantly is the home of the 12th man. For a few years the talk...

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