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Why VAR Is Necessary

Why VAR Is Necessary

EvanH, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2019

VAR, or Video Assistant Referee, is an review system in soccer which reviews plays that may or may not count, like a goal. It has had some mixed feelings since it was introduced at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Some people say that it helps overrule anything that shouldn't have happened. Some people say ...

Is Tiger Back For Good?

Is Tiger Back For Good?

EstebanG, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2019

Tiger Woods has earned his first major championship in 11 years. Was it just a one time thing? Or is Tiger back in the game? People are hating on Woods and don’t really think he earned his way to win this years Masters. They say that he isn’t the “Tiger” that he used to be, and that it’...

Draft Lottery Aftermath

Draft Lottery Aftermath

JustinP, Staff Reporter

May 15, 2019

After an eventful night full of surprises and ping pong balls, the NBA Draft order is finally set. In summary, the New Orleans Pelicans were granted with the number one overall pick, while the Memphis Grizzlies got the number two pick and the New York Knicks at three. This was a surprising night...

QandA with Kelly Hines

QandA with Kelly Hines

JerahB, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2019

Q: How do you feel about this soccer season? A:  I love this soccer season because it’s been really fun. I love this team. They are so much fun to be around, and we’ve been winning. It’s been a great feeling.   Q: What do you think the team strengths are? A: Offensively, we are so good, and...

The Sleeper, Overrated, and Favorites

The Sleeper, Overrated, and Favorites

CooperG, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2019

Sleeper After a disappointing regular season, the Boston Celtics finished as the fourth seed in the east and going against the fifth Indiana Pacers. So far in the series the Celtics are leading 1-0, and they look like they have the potential to make a run to the finals. Even though they have had a...

Altuve’s Hot Streak

Altuve’s Hot Streak

AaronB, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2019

Jose Altuve has just ended a streak in which he hit a home run in five consecutive games. The Houston Astros were undefeated in those games. Altuve was also one game short of tying the franchise record of consecutive games with a home run. Even though Altuve has always been considered a great hitter,...

NBA Playoffs Preview

NBA Playoffs Preview

JustinP, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2019

Eastern Conference First round: (1)Milwaukee Bucks v (8)Detroit Pistons - 4-0 MILWAUKEE BUCKS The Pistons are outmatched on all levels of  the court in this match up. And with the future MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo leading the way, there is no shot at the Pistons making it past the first round. ...

Red Raiders Vs the Cavaliers

Red Raiders Vs the Cavaliers

AaronB, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2019

Although both of these teams are seeded high in the tournament, I can say with confidence that not a lot of people planned for them to meet in the National Championship game tonight. So why you ask ? Well, let's start with the Virginia Cavaliers team. They have a coach that always seems to fly through...

Gender Inequality in Sports Broadcasting

Gender Inequality in Sports Broadcasting

ErinE, Online Editor

April 8, 2019

Along with the limited amount of appearance time and the low level of pay, these women deal with extreme level of harassment on a daily basis. While, most cases have not involved sexual harassment, these women are still faced with verbal and social harassment. Stereotypes are the main way that female...

Flipping Into the Future

Flipping Into the Future

KaitlynO, Staff Reporter

April 4, 2019

The school year of 2018-2019 is coming to an end, and the graduating class of 2019 is getting ready to go off to college. Senior Hanan Vasquez is going to college for tumbling and acro, something most people would not expect. Tumbling and acro is basically a different form of cheer, involving floor, stun...

Take a Bite into the Big Apple

Take a Bite into the Big Apple

JustinP, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2019

As the NBA 2019 playoffs approach,so does the 2019 NBA off season. And with that creates speculation of where the top NBA free agents will take their talents to. Last season, the hot spot for free agents was to Los Angeles where the Lakers call home. However, this off season may have a different sto...

From the Bottom to the Top

From the Bottom to the Top

CooperG, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2019

Just last year the Cleveland browns were celebrating their 0-16 season. One year later they are not only a playoff contender, but they have the chance to bring the Laramie trophy to Cleveland for the first time in Cleveland Browns history. On March 12, 2019, the Cleveland Browns traded safety Jabrill Pe...

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