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Travis Shuler Signs with Lindsey Wilson

Travis Shuler Signs with Lindsey Wilson

Paige Isaac, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2016

Travis Shuler, the senior goalie on the Dunbar varsity soccer team, officially signed with Lindsey Wilson last Thurs., Apr. 21. Originally, Shuler planned on playing for Georgetown College on a soccer scholarship. However, he decided to focus on his career pathway and declined the initial opt...

Dunbar Softball Back in Action

Dunbar Softball Back in Action

Virginia Clark, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2016

Spring is finally here in Kentucky, which means the beginning of a promising new season for many sports teams: track, lacrosse, baseball and softball. Of all the spring sports teams at Dunbar, softball is the only one to have won a district title in 2015. Coming off this win will provide the softball...

An Ode to the Dancin’ Dogs

An Ode to the Dancin’ Dogs

Paige Isaac, Staff Reporter

March 24, 2016

Every team works towards one goal—to win; to succeed. On Mar. 13, 2016, The Dunbar Dancin’ Dogs did just that. Dunbar’s Dance Team managed to claim the title of “National Grand Champions” at US Spirit, hosted at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. The team of 20 performed a patriot...

PLD Makes Basketball History

PLD Makes Basketball History

Connor Roberts, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2016

LEXINGTON--“We just the champs, bruh.” As simple as that, top-ranked and tournament favorite, Paul Laurence Dunbar, went on to beat #6 Louisville Doss (30-6) 61-52 in the state finals on March 20, and brought the school its first basketball title in the history of the program. Dunbar has been to ...

Dunbar holds off Newport Central Catholic (55-47) for shot at State Title

Dunbar holds off Newport Central Catholic (55-47) for shot at State Title

Connor Roberts, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2016

Sweet 16: check. Elite 8: check. Final 4: check. The Bulldogs of Dunbar (32-6) pulled away late Saturday night to beat Newport Central Catholic 55-47, giving them a shot at giving the school their first basketball title. In 1993 and 1994, they repeated as State Runners-Up; 23 years later they...

Hollingsworth’s hot hand sends top-ranked Dunbar to the Elite 8

Hollingsworth’s hot hand sends top-ranked Dunbar to the Elite 8

Connor Roberts, Staff Reporter

March 17, 2016

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Ice in his veins. Junior star Taveion Hollingsworth was exceptional on Wednesday night as newly #1 Dunbar (30-6)battled #5 Mercer County (33-2) to a 58-55 victory for a bid to the Elite 8 for the first time since 1994. He totaled 32 points on 12-24 shooting, including 3/5 from behi...

#2 Dunbar Dances their way to Rupp Arena

#2 Dunbar Dances their way to Rupp Arena

Connor Roberts, Staff Reporter

March 8, 2016

Richmond-- In 1993, the Dunbar boys' basketball team, led by Darnell Burton, were State Runners-Up. In 1994, led by Cameron Mills (who was in attendance last night), the team repeated as State Runners-Up. In 1997, the team again reached the Sweet Sixteen, but lost in the first round. 19 years ...

Dunbar Swim and Dive Season Recap

Dunbar Swim and Dive Season Recap

Sarah Phillips, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2016

The Dunbar swim and dive team had another very strong season. Throughout the regular season, Dunbar remained dominant and continued that into the championship season. They won regionals for the 10th consecutive year and sent 19 swimmers and divers to state. They placed 2nd in the state for combi...

Katie Shunk Signs with Xavier

Katie Shunk Signs with Xavier

Maggie Davis, Editor-in-Chief

February 2, 2016

Katie Shunk, one of Dunbar’s senior volleyball players, has now officially signed with Xavier University. On Thursday, Jan. 28, Shunk signed her National Letter of Intent to the Division I school in front of a library full of coaches, friends and family.  Xavier University, located in Cincinn...

No. 2 Dunbar rolls over No. 6 Lafayette in 31 point victory

No. 2 Dunbar rolls over No. 6 Lafayette in 31 point victory

Connor Roberts, Staff Reporter

January 27, 2016

Was it a jersey out, or a blow-out? Well last night it was both. On Jan. 26, 2016, the Dunbar Dawg Pound was packed and ready to cheer on their home team sporting different team jerseys - one of the numerous themes the student section has been known for this year. Continuing on with the basketball side of th...

Taveion Hollingsworth Erupts for Career High 40 points

Taveion Hollingsworth Erupts for Career High 40 points

Connor Roberts, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2015

Lexington, KY—When forward Justin Kelley said, “We are going to beat them just as bad as all of the other teams we’ve played,” he wasn’t playing around. Tuesday night, junior Taveion Hollingsworth and co. took down the Lafayette Generals (2-1) 70-54 in what seems to be becoming an ordinary...

Dunbar Stays Perfect after Impressive Win Over Madison Academy

Dunbar Stays Perfect after Impressive Win Over Madison Academy

Connor Roberts, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2015

Benton, KY— The motto for this year’s Bulldogs? Great teams beat other great teams. The 4 hour drive to Marshall County to take on defending 3A state champion Madison Academy was filled with anticipation knowing they’d be facing a top recruit in the nation. Pre-game hype can be scary. ...