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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...

Texans Versus Colts

Texans Versus Colts

EvanH, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2019

On Sunday, Oct. 20, the Houston Texans traveled to Indianapolis to face the Colts, who were on a two game winning streak after losing to the Raiders in week three. The Texans were coming in with a surprise win over the Kansas City Chiefs. The game was going to decide who would lead the AFC South, and t...

NBA Awards predictions

NBA Awards predictions

CooperG, staff reporter

October 24, 2019

The Golden state warriors have fallen, and with them gone new teams can finally claim the throne. With the balance of power in the league finally leveled, there are new opportunities for players to make a name for themselves. I am going to predict what players are going to take this opportunity and win...

NFL sends message to all players of the league

NFL sends message to all players of the league

EstebanG, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2019

On Sept. 29, the Oakland Raiders and the Indianapolis Colts played against each other for a hard wanting victory for both teams. In the second quarter, Vontaze Burfict, a linebacker who plays for the Raiders, hit Jack Doyle, a tight end for the Colts. After the play, the referees quickly threw their fl...

Perfect Beginning

Perfect Beginning

EvanH, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2019

With an end to an exciting and nail-biting 2019 season, the Major League Baseball postseason began on Tuesday, Oct. 1. The postseason began with the National League Wildcard game where the Milwaukee Brewers took on the Washington Nationals. After such an exciting season, the average fan would expect no...

King of the Woods

King of the Woods

JustinP, Online Editor

October 17, 2019

Students at Cy Woods know the name Mr. Dirk Heath, but do they really understand the man cheering at the football games, telling you the announcements, and bringing the best energy to school everyday?  Mr. Heath was brought to Cy Woods around eight years ago after he got a call from principal Mr....

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