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Dunbar Football on a Hot Streak

Dunbar Football on a Hot Streak

Maggie Davis, Editor-and-Chief

October 9, 2015

After a slow start to the season, the Dunbar football team is picking up speed after three wins in a row. Combined, the team has won the last three games with a score of 82-18. In total, the Dogs have scored 138 points this season. The streak started on Sept. 11 against the Eastern Eagles, when Dunbar...

Dunbar Football Celebrates Win, Looks to Future

Dunbar Football Celebrates Win, Looks to Future

Maggie Davis, Editor-and-Chief

September 17, 2015

Last Friday, the Paul Laurence Dunbar football team clenched their first win of the season with a 20-3 victory over the Eastern Eagles. At halftime, the Bulldogs were already winning 14-3, and the defense held the opposing team to only a first half field goal. One key player for the tea...

Fantasy Football (for Dummies)

Fantasy Football (for Dummies)

Connor Roberts, Staff Reporter

September 10, 2015

Start scouting your players, start analyzing statistics, and start popping the popcorn, because it’s that time of year. The NFL season kicks off Thursday, September 9th, and hopefully you’re anxiously awaiting the first play of the game in hopes of your running back dashing for a touchdo...

Lady Bulldogs Back in Action

Lady Bulldogs Back in Action

Connor Roberts, Staff Reporter

August 31, 2015

Entering her 11th season as head coach, Jenni Morgan (268-110) and the Lady Bulldogs have their eyes set on success. Returning four of the six starters from last year’s final four team, the girls have valuable experience in their returning players. “We have very high expectations. Their goal is...

Dunbar Baseball Turns the Corner

Dunbar Baseball Turns the Corner

Hadeel Abdallah, Staff Reporter

May 27, 2015

After a rocky start to the 2014-2015 spring baseball season with the team going back and forth between wins and losses, the boys in red and black are ending the season on a high note. After winning five out of the last six games, they took a defeat to East Jessamine High School on May 1 to bring do...

Dunbar’s Phillips Named National Archery Champion

Dunbar’s Phillips Named National Archery Champion

Staff Report

May 22, 2015

Dunbar junior Marissa Phillips was named the High School Girls Champion in the National Archery in Schools Program at the National Tournament held in Louisville on May 9. With 192 schools participating, Phillips is ranked first of 1,690 high school girls. She scored 296 out of a possible 300,...

Leaving it All On the Field

Leaving it All On the Field

Lewis Jones and Karen Piepgrass

May 20, 2015

The Lady Bulldogs softball team has had another banner season. Practically every year, the bulldogs are very competitive in the Fayette County district. They have had yet another quality season and more importantly, a good post season. “In the past six years I have played for Dunbar, I have won...

Cohn Commits to University of the Cumberlands

Cohn Commits to University of the Cumberlands

Hadeel Abdallah, Staff Reporter

May 13, 2015

Senior lacrosse player Jerod Cohn committed to the University of the Cumberlands on Apr. 25, 2015. He plans to major in fitness and sports management while playing mid-fielder for their first year lacrosse team. "It's going to be interesting to start a first year team because we really get to set th...

Elijah Olige Commits to Loyola University Chicago

Elijah Olige Commits to Loyola University Chicago

Connor Langfels, Sports Editor

May 11, 2015

Senior track star Elijah Olige verbally committed to Loyola University of Chicago on May 1.  Olige signed in the PLD library last Friday, May 8th, accompanied by his friends and family. Olige said that he is ecstatic about the opportunity to compete at the Division I level. “I’m very anxious,...

Madison Winstead Commits to the University of Kentucky

Madison Winstead Commits to the University of Kentucky

Connor Langfels, Sports Editor

May 7, 2015

Junior standout swimmer Madison Winstead has committed to swim at the University of Kentucky. Winstead committed on Apr. 18 in the offices at the University of Kentucky surrounded by all 4 coaches and her dad. Winstead has qualified for the Olympic trials. With such an early commitment; Winstead ...

Jacob Crouch Commits to Centre College

Jacob Crouch Commits to Centre College

Connor Langfels, Sports Editor

May 1, 2015

On Apr. 23, senior third baseman Jacob Crouch committed to play baseball for Centre College in Danville. After talks with family, friends, teammates and coaches, Crouch felt Centre would be the best place for him. “Centre has a beautiful campus. Everything is top of the line,” Crouch said. “From...

Dunbar All-Comers Track Meet April 21, 2015

Dunbar All-Comers Track Meet April 21, 2015

Lewis Jones, Staff Reporter

April 29, 2015

Tuesday afternoon was another good day for the Bulldogs track team to have a home meet. Many schools competed inside and outside Fayette County including Scott, Harrison, and Paris. The girls and boys both had an exceptional day. On the boys’ team, many placed first or second in the events. Sophomore...