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The NCAA logo with two empty chairs from March Madness.

Madness Returns for Basketball this Year

Darin Hinshaw, Staff Reporter March 10, 2021

As we approach the one-year mark since the beginning of the pandemic, so do the sporting events canceled due to it last year. With it, college athletes return with new hope to finally compete for this...

96.4 million viewers tuned into this year's Super Bowl, although the number of in-person attendees was limited.

Super Bowl LV: Chiefs vs. Buccaneers

Nimi Bala, Sports Editor February 8, 2021

Spring Sports: What Can We Expect?

Spring Sports: What Can We Expect?

Jacob Hayes, Staff Reporter February 1, 2021

With COVID-19 having a large impact on life for everyone right now, those who are involved with spring sports are being impacted as well. Last March when quarantine started, KHSAA essentially canceled...

Bethel Green, PK, becomes first girl to play on Dunbar's football team.

A Football First

Nimi Bala, Sports Editor February 1, 2021

During the 2020-21 Dunbar football season, history was made. Not only was this season played in the middle of a pandemic, but Dunbar also welcomed its first female football player to its team: senior Bethel...

Despite the hundreds of hours they spend in practices and games, UK football players do not receive any payment.

Working Off the Field: Compensating Athletes

Annika Koch, Business Manager November 27, 2020

Last year, the total revenue among all NCAA athletics departments was nearly 19 billion dollars, but the talent behind the operation is often under-compensated. The bulk of the enterprise can be attributed...

In 2018, Dunbar's football team showing their school spirit as they rush to the field with the school flag.

All School Sports Canceled…Except Football

Alexis Radhakrishnan, Staff Reporter November 21, 2020

After spring sports were canceled abruptly last school year, many student-athletes were aware of the precarious situation their seasons were in. However, others still hoped that with proper safety precautions,...

The Dunbar cross country team gets ready to run together with the safety of masks.

Racing at a Distance

Vanessa Alonso, Staff Reporter November 5, 2020

Cross country, as with every other fall sport, was heavily affected by the coronavirus. Dunbar also had a new coach this season, Alex Humillier. Despite the changes, the team was able to adapt to the...

The girls' basketball team does their team chant before tipoff.

Should School Sports Happen?

Emily Parks, Staff Reporter November 2, 2020

School sports have been around in some form or fashion as far back as the late 1700s. There have been outbreaks of a variety of different viruses and diseases since then, including smallpox, typhus, yellow...

COVID-19 and the NFL

COVID-19 and the NFL

Brendan Jarvis, Staff Reporter October 27, 2020

Every year, there are always narratives going on in the NFL. This year’s narratives might have been topics such as how Tom Brady might do down in Tampa Bay, will the 49ers be able to get back to the...

Many NFL players are known for kneeling during the National anthem as a way to protest the racial injustice in America.

Athletes Support Protests Against Racism

Michael Flinn, Staff Reporter October 12, 2020

The world has had a rough time this year with COVID-19 killing over 990,00 people worldwide to protests all across the world over police brutality and the killing of African American people. These horrible...

Naomi Osaka uses her large tennis platform to protest against racial injustice.

Naomi Osaka Takes a Stand

Nimi Bala, Sports Editor October 6, 2020

Naomi Osaka is a three time Grand Slam champion and the No.1 ranked player by the Women’s Tennis Association. She recently won the US Open, and she did so while bringing awareness to the Black Lives...

Empty fields and stadiums are the new reality for most sports.

College Sports Get the Boot

Camille Radhakrishnan, Staff Reporter October 1, 2020

2020 will go down in history as the year the world went on pause. As the coronavirus spread around the globe, everyone felt the impact. Businesses shut their doors to the public, the hustle and bustle...

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