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Dunbar’s Season Ending Loss to Lafayette

Dunbar’s Season Ending Loss to Lafayette

Winston Abedi, Staff Reporter

May 27, 2019

The Dunbar varsity baseball team faced the Lafayette Generals in a district game which decided the fate of the season. After all 7 innings, the Bulldogs were handed a tough and upsetting 2-1 loss. Both teams starting out slow and scoreless until the third inning when Josh Cunningham hit a double....

Is Trevor Lawrence The Next GOAT?

Is Trevor Lawrence The Next GOAT?

Mike Marshall, Sportswriting Editor

May 19, 2019

Trevor Lawrence had an amazing freshman season at Clemson. He won a National Championship, had 3280 yards passing, 30 touchdowns, and only threw 4 picks. Some people have even gone as far as to say he would have been the #1 overall pick in this year's NFL Draft. But is Lawrence really the next G...

NBA Lottery Preview

NBA Lottery Preview

Drew Pennington, Staff Reporter

May 15, 2019

As the NBA Lottery has passed, the Pelicans are on the clock. Will Zion be enough to keep Anthony Davis in New Orleans? Can Ja Morant be the next best point guard in the league? Pick #1 New Orleans Pelicans- Zion Williamson, Duke University: As expected, Zion Williamson will be the first pick in the draft. His fre...

Bulldogs Take Down Commodores

Bulldogs Take Down Commodores

Jackson Williamson, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2019

#10, Junior, Melisa Nelson started the game off by pitching. In centerfield, #23, Sophomore, Jasmine Delira got the first out by catching a fly ball. A strikeout by #10 is what got us the second out of the 1st inning. #10, the pitcher, threw 4 balls and walked the batter. #10, struck out the Tates Creek...

An Ice Hockey Team in Africa

An Ice Hockey Team in Africa

Winston Abedi, Staff Reporter

May 5, 2019

Being the only hockey team, they don't have opponents, so they play against themselves. However, once the team was flown to Canada to play in a game with NHL stars Sidney Crosby and Nathan MacKinnon. The game footage was produced into a video called The Away Game. Beforehand, they would tape piec...

They’re Crazy, They’re Stupid, and They’re on The Clock

They’re Crazy, They’re Stupid, and They’re on The Clock

Mike Marshall, Co-Sportswriting Editor

April 26, 2019

The First round was full of picks that were completely idiotic. There were players who weren't anywhere near first round talents taken high, players falling that should have been higher, and players who weren't taken that were the top at their position. The first of these picks came from the Arizona...

Kansas City: Getting Over the Hill

Kansas City: Getting Over the Hill

Mike Marshall, Sportswriting Editor

April 26, 2019

After an 11-minute long audio recording was found, the case against star wide receiver Tyreek Hill reopened. The tape featured Hill and his fiancée,  Crystal Espinal, as well as their 3-year-old son. On the tape, Espinal asks what happened to their son's arm and he responded with, "Daddy did it...

San Jose Sharks’ Historic Play

San Jose Sharks’ Historic Play

Winston Abedi, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2019

The Vegas Golden Knights upped 3-0 over the San Jose Sharks with 11 minutes left in the third period when the Knights' Cody Eakin delivered a cross-check to the center chest of Sharks' captain Joe Pavelski. After review, Cody Eakin was ejected and the Knights were given a 5-minute major penalty. Pavelski...

Tampa Bay Lightning’s Unexpected Loss

Tampa Bay Lightning’s Unexpected Loss

Winston Abedi, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2019

The Tampa Bay Lightning were awarded the President's Trophy this season, given to the team with the most points at the end of the season. The points are comprised of a team's total amounts of wins, OT appearances and losses. The Lightning held the top record with 62 wins, 16 losses and 17 OT results...

Tiger Woods’ Path Back to the Top

Tiger Woods’ Path Back to the Top

Grayson Shively, Sports Editor

April 20, 2019

There’s nothing better than coming back from multiple injuries and winning the Masters. Especially when you have had lots of people criticizing the decisions you've made. That didn’t stop one of the best to come back better than ever and win his 15th major title: Tiger Woods. He crashed his car i...

Russell Wilson Overpaid and Overhyped

Russell Wilson Overpaid and Overhyped

Mike Marshall, Assistant Sportswriting Editor

April 19, 2019

Russell Wilson is now the highest paid player in NFL history, with his new deal being for 4 years, $140 million, and $107 million of that amount guaranteed. This was a horrible move for the Seahawks, however. Wilson is overhyped and, now, overpaid. Wilson was below average this past season, ranked ...

Dwyane Wade: More Than Just Basketball

Dwyane Wade: More Than Just Basketball

Jacob Turner and Winston Abedi

April 19, 2019

NBA legend Dwyane Wade played his last game on April 10 for the Miami Heat against the Brooklyn Nets. This game was highly significant for Wade, as he would make no post-season appearances. As soon as he walked off the court, he had completed his last professional game of basketball. Despite the ...