The Crimson Connection

Gender Inequality in Sports Broadcasting

Erin Andrews, a well known female sports broadcaster, delivers game stats at a Packers game

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

Hanan in Paris showing off some of her acro skills

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

New York Knicks former Guard Raymond Felton going up for a layup

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

Cleveland Browns uniform

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...

Reeling in the Big Fish

Mike Trout running the bases at a Los Angeles Angels baseball game.

JustinP, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2019

On March 19, 2019, only a few weeks after a historic deal for outfielder Bryce Harper that was worth $330 million dollars for the next 13 years to the Philadelphia Phillies, the Angel's secured Mike Trout once again.  The Los Angeles Angels made sure that they won’t lose their franchise player outf...

My NCAA March Madness Picks

A game being played during March Madness

ErinE, Online Editor

March 20, 2019

FIRST ROUND: Duke vs NC Central/NDSU- DUKE VCU vs UCF- UCF Mississippi St. vs Liberty- MISS ST. Virginia Tech vs St. Louis- VIRGINIA TECH Maryland vs Belmont/Temple- MARYLAND LSU vs Yale- LSU Louisville vs Minnesota- LOUISVILLE Michigan St. vs Bradley- MICHIGAN ST.   Gonzaga vs FDU/PVAMU- GONZAGA ...

The Beard vs. The Greek Freak

The logo of the NBA, who is former Los Angeles point guard Jerry West

AaronB, Staff Reporter

March 8, 2019

Houston Rockets shooting guard  James Harden (the Beard) and Milwaukee Bucks small forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (the Greek Freak) are both having the best seasons of their career and are making this MVP debate one for the ages. Harden has just finished his 32 game streak of 30 points in a row. That...


Kyler Murray holding up the 2015 Gatorade Athlete of the year

JustinP, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2019

Having the ability to be talented at a sport is impressive. However, very few people have the ability to be great at two different sports. Players like Bo Jackson and Deion Sanders are just a couple of the very few athletes that were able to excel at two different sports. Recently, a new athlete has...

Rolling to Victory

Senior Dakota Dudley rolling the bowling ball

JustinP, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2019

There is always a story behind great athletes, something that creates their passion to succeed and strive for greatness. Great examples of these people are like San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Marquise Goodwin, who became an outstanding NFL player due to the encouragement of his sister, Deja Goodwin,...

Running to Rocky Top

Sebastian Cooper on his official visit at Tennessee

ErinE, Online Editor

March 6, 2019

This upcoming summer, Sebastian Cooper, a senior track runner, will be heading to the University of Tennessee to pursue his dream of running college track. While it hasn’t been easy for Cooper to get where he is, he is beyond grateful that he will be fulfilling his middle school dream. Cooper started...

Need You Now

Los Angeles Lakers logo

JustinP, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2019

LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers are in some serious trouble. They currently sit in the 10th seed in the Western Conference and with only 23 games left,  it is looking to be a tough squeeze in order to get in the postseason. And the only way to slide into the eighth or seventh seed is by LeBron tu...

Challenge Accepted

A photo of runners in a half marathon

SaraZ, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2019

After no longer playing basketball, senior Diane Hernandez has found something else to keep herself active. She will be running the Vintage Park half marathon on April 14, 2019. The marathon is 13.1 miles long, Although there is no special prize at the end, Hernandez wanted to prove her parents wro...

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