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Woodford County Tramples Dunbar’s Playoff Hopes

Woodford County Tramples Dunbar’s Playoff Hopes

Mike Marshall, Assistant Sportswriting Editor

March 1, 2019

The Bulldogs faced off against the Woodford County Yellowjackets on February 28. Starters for the Bulldogs were #42 Haley Gadd, #23 Tanaya Cecil, #24 Jailyn Ginter, #20 Cheyenne Fullwood, and #5 Elise Ellison-Coons. Starters for the Yellowjackets were #11 Nia Jaco, #14 Abbie Hudson, #30 Ellie Doug...

Mike’s Picks for NFL Mock Draft

Mike’s Picks for NFL Mock Draft

Mike Marshall, Assistant Sportswriting Editor

February 25, 2019

The NFL combine is still to come and there are still many ways for free agency to go. The teams still haven't narrowed in on any specific needs yet and there isn't any way to say for certain how any team is going to draft. But that doesn't mean we can't speculate and try to predict what's going to happen. Pi...

NBA Playoffs: Who’s it going to be?

NBA Playoffs: Who’s it going to be?

Drew Pennington, Staff Reporter

February 23, 2019

As the season is hitting the All-Star break, teams are making nods toward the NBA playoffs. Multiple teams are standing out for the chance to take home the trophy. Who will be in? Golden State Warriors The Golden State Warriors are looking to win their 3rd straight championship. With a starting lin...

First Pick: RJ Barrett or Zion Williamson

First Pick: RJ Barrett or Zion Williamson

Drew Pennington, Staff Reporter

February 23, 2019

Zion Williamson is one of the best players to put on a Duke jersey. His freak-like athleticism sets up his ability to put the ball on the floor and be a playmaker. Standing at 6’7 inches and 285 pounds, Zion is able to jump an astonishing 44 inches. On the season, he’s averaging 21.2, 9.4 rebounds...

How has Ja Morant changed Murray State University?

How has Ja Morant changed Murray State University?

Drew Pennington, Staff Reporter

February 23, 2019

Ja Morant, a 6’3 guard from Dalzell, South Carolina, has changed the Racers for years to come. After having no high school offers before his senior season, Morant was a consensus 2-star recruit from Crestwood High school in South Carolina, only received one offer from Murray State University. Mor...

Dunbar puts up L’s down against Lafayette in District Semifinal

Dunbar puts up L’s down against Lafayette in District Semifinal

Drew Pennington, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2019

Dunbar came into this game with one mindset, to win, leading against Lafayette 15-5 after the first quarter. To start out the second quarter, Dunbar went on a 7-0 run to run up the score to 22-7. The Generals tried to make the deficit smaller, but Dunbar ended up leading 36-18 at halftime. At halftime,...

Dunbar Shoots The Lights Out On Senior Night

Dunbar Shoots The Lights Out On Senior Night

Mike Marshall, Assistant Sportswriting Editor

February 18, 2019

The Bulldogs took down the top-ranked Cardinals 91-84, giving the Cardinals their first loss to a team in the state. The night started off with recognizing the seniors on the team: #0 Grayson Shively, #5 Walker Mack, #12 Jared Gadd, #21 Nate Clark, #22 Michael Corio, and #32 Trevor Rodgers. The...

Who Will Have The #1 Seeds?

Who Will Have The #1 Seeds?

Mike Marshall, Assistant Sportswriting Editor

February 11, 2019

There are 11 teams that are in the race for the 4 #1 seeds: Duke, Michigan, Kentucky, Tennessee, Gonzaga, Michigan State, Virginia, Kansas, Houston, Nevada, and North Carolina. The first of these teams seem like they would obviously have one of the #1’s. Duke, currently ranked 2, has shaped out to be...

Pay The Players

Pay The Players

Mike Marshall, Assistant Sportswriting Editor

February 11, 2019

In 2015, Division 1 schools made $9.15 billion dollars off of athletics. This revenue was generated by unpaid kids from the ages of 18 and 23, but they never got a cent of it. Well, there is one exception to this. College Basketball is currently under an FBI investigation for teams paying players to com...

The New Minor League

The New Minor League

Mike Marshall, Assistant Sportswriting Editor

January 21, 2019

This new league will have a variety of differences from the NFL. Some of the major differences are there will be no kickoffs, each team will get the ball at their own 20-yard line. Also, if a team elects to go for an onside kick they must be down and will receive the ball on their own 35-yard line facin...

Bulldogs lose a tough one to Henry Clay

Bulldogs lose a tough one to Henry Clay

Jason O'Hara, Staff Reporter

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...