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Bankers Life Fieldhouse gets prepared for March Madness

March Madness: A tale of underdogs and Cinderella stories

Why it makes March Madness magical
Evan Hull April 1, 2021

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, better known as March Madness, or the Big Dance, is probably the most captivating college sports tournament around. Happening every March and April, the Tournament...

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

The Sleeper, Overrated, and Favorites

Predicting the teams that will be the favorite, the sleeper, and the overrated
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,...

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

Take a Bite into the Big Apple

The reasons why New York is the next hot spot for NBA free agents
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...

A game being played during March Madness

My NCAA March Madness Picks

Take a look at who I think will win and lose in the month of March
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...

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

The Beard vs. The Greek Freak

The MVP debate ravaging the NBA
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...

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

NBA, We Have a Problem

Why fan voting for the NBA all-star game is getting ridiculous
CooperG, Staff Reporter January 24, 2019

For years now the public has been open to vote who should be an NBA all-star and who should be a all-star starter, but this year instead of voting the best players and who deserve to be in they are voting...

Milwaukee Bucks logo

Fear the Deer

The Milwaukee Bucks are a team to be reckoned with in the NBA
JustinP, Staff Reporter January 22, 2019

One of the most overlooked teams in the NBA right now have one of the best records in the NBA. The Milwaukee Bucks currently a top three seed in the East have been winning major games that no one is recognizing. Behind...

Chris Paul dribbles the ball for the Houston Rockets

The Highest Paid Athletes in Houston

Ranking the average salary of Houston athletes.
ErinE, Online Editor November 2, 2018

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...

The Golden State Warriors logo

Will the Warriors win it all…again?

The Warriors are hot and the season just started.
ErinE, Online Editor October 30, 2018

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...

Carmelo Anthony when he played with the Denver Nuggets

Next Big Three

JustinP, Staff Reporter October 4, 2018

The Carmelo Anthony in Oklahoma City experiment proved to be dysfunctional and helped result in another first round elimination of the Thunder. The Thunder realized that the $28 million dollars owed to...

McDonald's All American Athlete

McDonald’s All American Athlete

Catherine Reese's jersey acceptance for the McDonald's All American Games
KiaraS, Co-Editor-in-Chief February 13, 2018

On February 13, 2018, senior Catherine Reese received her honorary McDonald's All American Games jersey. Reese was selected to play in the 17th annual girls McDonald's All American Games, which will take...

UIL Realignment Changes Competition

UIL Realignment Changes Competition

UIL realignment for 2018-2020 has reorganized district competition
AbigailH, Staff Reporter February 1, 2018

The University Interscholastic League(UIL), which administers athletic, music and academic contests for public schools in Texas, has released a new district realignment that will be in effect for the next...

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