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Bulldogs lose a tough one to Henry Clay

Bulldogs lose a tough one to Henry Clay

January 16, 2019

Dunbar boys’ basketball team lost to Henry Clay with a final score of 66-50. The Bulldogs were going into the game without one of their leading scorers, Jared Gadd. Henry Clay was off to a hot start after winning the tip and going on a 4-0 run. Eventually they settled down and took the lead off a Grayson Shively 3. The Devils ended the first quarter on a 8-0 run making it 10-15 after the first. Henry...

Henry Clay takes down Bulldogs at home

Henry Clay takes down Bulldogs at home

January 13, 2019

January 10 marked the first game between Paul Laurence Dunbar and Henry Clay of the 2018-19 season. The game itself started off with multiple scores from Henry Clay who were able to gain a 3-point advantage on Dunbar 5-2. Henry Clay continues leading strong, even going up to 10-4. However, Dunbar was able to turn their fortunes around to score multiple layups, getting a 11-10 advantage by the time...

Derrick Rose is a Hero

Derrick Rose is a Hero

January 1, 2019

Athletes are more than amazing players, they are our kids' idols and heroes. Watching them chase their dreams and achieving greatness inspires us to follow our dreams. Athletes show us that you can overcome anything that is in front of you despite the obstacles. 18-year-old Hunter Simmons, who is battling leukemia, got to meet his idol Derrick Rose through "Make A Wish" foundation and it was a special...

Dunbar Graduate Named SEC Player of the Year

Dunbar Graduate Named SEC Player of the Year

December 19, 2018

This fall has been of the University of Kentucky’s best seasons in history. With every cylinder firing in sync, Kentucky was able to defeat every team in the SEC, only dropping a total of six sets. Believe it or not, Dunbar has had a role in this road to victory. A notable alumnus, Leah Edmond, was a starter for the Wildcats and made great contributions to the team this year. When starting...

The Best Two and a Half Minutes

The Best Two and a Half Minutes

December 19, 2018

All 26 cheerleaders were sitting in a circle with our heads down and squeezing each other’s hands, anxiously waiting to see what place we got. The announcer starts stating the top three teams, starting with the third place winner. They looked at the sheet and said into the microphone “Paul Laurence Dunbar.” We released our hands, looking up at each other. We didn’t say much because the...

Don’t Tank for Zion Williamson

Don’t Tank for Zion Williamson

November 30, 2018

NBA teams have started the trend of tanking in hopes of getting lottery picks in the draft. While when looking at teams like the 76ers it would be easy to say that this method works, but if you don’t take the best then all those losses are for nothing. This season everyone is high on Zion Williamson from Duke, but he is not the best player in college basketball and should not be who teams tank fo...

Bulldogs Lose Season Opener to Woodford County

Bulldogs Lose Season Opener to Woodford County

November 30, 2018

Dunbar's boys' basketball team lost their first game of the season to the Woodford County Yellow Jackets with a final score of 52-44. The Bulldogs were off to a promising start when they won the tip-off. Due to a turnover by Woodford, however, the first score was to the Yellowjackets. Throughout the game, the audience was on the edge of their seats as the teams battled it out. The first Bulldog score ...

Box Lacrosse Vs. Field Lacrosse

Box Lacrosse Vs. Field Lacrosse

November 30, 2018

Many people don’t know the difference between box lacrosse and field lacrosse, most don’t even know that there are two main types of lacrosse. There are many differences between box lacrosse and field lacrosse that make the gameplay of box lacrosse different than field lacrosse. Box lacrosse is a variant of field lacrosse that has different rules and regulations. Box lacrosse became common i...

The Hottest Teams in NHL right now

The Hottest Teams in NHL right now

November 29, 2018

Nashville Predators (13-5-1): Nashville has played 19 games and totaled 27 points throughout, they have won 13, lost five, and went to overtime once. They have also gained an 18 plus goal difference and 13 regulation plus overtime wins. They have acquired this winning number one spot by having well-represented offensive and defensive cores. Centers Ryan Johansen and Filip Forsberg have led the team with b...

How the Bluegrass Became a Hotspot for Horse Racing

How the Bluegrass Became a Hotspot for Horse Racing

November 27, 2018

Lexington is known for being the “horse capital of the world” but how’d this title come to be? Well, the Bluegrass area is known around the world for our rich history with the Thoroughbred industry. It first started in the 19th century. For most of the 1800s, the horse race industry was actually headquartered in the east coast as opposed to being centered in Central KY. Then, around 1897, the ...

The Controversial New Roughing Rule

The Controversial New Roughing Rule

November 27, 2018

On Oct. 15, 2017, the Green Bay Packers were playing the Minnesota Vikings. This was the game that brought the new roughing the passer rule into effect. In the first quarter Packers’ quarterback, Aaron Rodgers, was under major pressure from the Vikings’ defense. As the pocket collapsed around him, Rodgers rolled out to his right and dumped the ball out to a receiver. Right after he threw ...

E-sports Gaining Momentum and Fans

E-sports Gaining Momentum and Fans

November 21, 2018

November is a big month for competitive video gaming, with five competitions from Nov. 1-4. Overwatch with the Overwatch World Cup 2018 Finals, Hearthstone with the 2018 Hearthstone Global Games Finals, and Starcraft II with its 2018 World Championship Series Global Finals (all three games being made by Blizzard) had their competitions at Blizzcon 2018 in Anaheim, California, from Nov. 2-3. At ...