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Girls’ Basketball Praises Coach Bridenbaugh

Girls’ Basketball Praises Coach Bridenbaugh

Sarah Hunt, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2015

There are two minutes left on the clock and Coach Bridenbaugh has called the team over to the sideline. The five girls are huddled together so close that viewers in the stand can barely see the coach’s animated gestures through the gaps between them. The crowd and the other team have disappeared...

Shelby Shanks Commits to Walters State

Shelby Shanks Commits to Walters State

Connor Langfels, Sports Broadcast Editor

February 4, 2015

On January 30th, Shelby Shanks and her family celebrated her 18th birthday on a high note with Shelby’s signing to Walters State Community College in Morristown, Tennessee. Shanks, and coaches Larry Sauceman and Mitch Taylor, connected right off the bat. “They were intense and seemed to car...

Sports Injuries

Sports Injuries

Klaire Johnson, Staff Reporter

January 9, 2015

Dribble, run, dribble, run. She was looking for someone to pass the ball to, and she saw an open teammate. It would’ve been the perfect pass. She had an opponent behind her trying to catch up, but she thought she could outrun her. Next thing she knew, she kicked the ball, but the opponent caught up to...

Lacrosse Preview

Lacrosse Preview

Joe Ryan, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2014

Dunbar has a lacrosse team at the club level. Along with the other high schools in Lexington, Dunbar plays locally, although a team from Louisville also plays. Dunbar won state three years ago in 2011. Henry Clay won state the last two years in a row, becoming Dunbar’s rival over the past few seasons....

Olivia Canales Commits to Texas Christian University

Olivia Canales Commits to Texas Christian University

Hadeel Abdallah, Staff Reporter

December 15, 2014

Texas Christian University volleyball head coach Prentice Lewis announced the signing of National Letters of Intent by Olivia Canales and another hitter from McKinney, Texas, to the 2015 incoming class. “It’s the perfect fit for me,” said Canales. “Its size and location in Fort Worth, Texas...

Football Recap

Football Recap

Connor Langfels, Sports Broadcast Editor

December 11, 2014

Although the Dunbar Football team’s season did not go as planned, the Dogs impressed many  with a better season than years past. After a 3-0 start, the Dunbar Bulldogs football team looked like a team unseen since the 90’s. Optimism was present although the thought of, “is this team really...

Girls Cross Country Recap

Girls Cross Country Recap

Lewis Jones, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2014

At the beginning of the 2014 season, the girls cross country team was young, starting new with five freshmen. But it was perserverance, not age, that allowed this program to flourish this season. During the summer, the team trained with neighborhood runs in the Dunbar area to increase endurance.   Once...

Mixed Opening for Dunbar Basketball

Mixed Opening for Dunbar Basketball

Max Hirschowitz, Staff Reporter

December 9, 2014

Dunbar basketball is back for the 2014-2015 season, and the Lady Bulldogs are back with a vengeance. After being ranked 24th in Kentucky’s preseason poll, the girls are now ranked 11th after defeating Walton-Verona in their Dec. 1st opener, as well Anderson County on Dec. 4th. The team has four s...

Axel Kiefer Commits to Notre Dame

Axel Kiefer Commits to Notre Dame

Connor Langfels and Sam Deering

December 9, 2014

On November 12th, Axel Kiefer committed to the University of Notre Dame to continue his fencing career at the Division 1 collegiate level. “The environment is truly outstanding, and I could always picture myself being a part of the Fighting Irish. In addition, Notre Dame has excellent academics ...

Boys Cross Country Recap

Boys Cross Country Recap

Joe Ryan, Staff Reporter

December 9, 2014

After losing last year’s high-achieving seniors, the Dunbar boys’ cross country team had a lot to live up to. During the summer months, the team began training, starting off with “easy runs” consisting of four to five miles and occasional workouts. Once the school year began, they had a...

Volleyball Recap

Volleyball Recap

Klaire Johnson, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2014

The volleyball team this season achieved all of their goals and exceeded expectations. The girls ended the season 28-11, which made them finish with the third best record in the region. This season, the Bulldogs had an enthusiastic student section that supported them all the way to the final four game...

Boys’ Soccer Recap

Max Hirschowitz, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2014

Bulldog soccer “had the heart” this 2014 season, according to junior Justin Kelley, a mid-fielder for the team. Coming off a state title, fans thought it was too much to ask for a repeat season. After losing so many of the senior players who lead the varsity squad to rings in 2013, the team...