Illuminating the News for the Students by the Students

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Illuminating the News for the Students by the Students

Lamplighter Media Productions

Illuminating the News for the Students by the Students

Lamplighter Media Productions

Dunbar Graduate Mario Paul Will Leave Behind a Strong Legacy

Dunbar Graduate Mario Paul Will Leave Behind a Strong Legacy

Jacob Hayes, Sports Editor July 24, 2021

Mario Paul was recently named Gatorade Track and Field Athlete of the Year, for the State of Kentucky.  Paul, who graduated from Dunbar this past year, will be going on to the University of Houston...

Dunbar's Baseball Team Competes in the 43rd District Tournament

Dunbar’s Baseball Team Competes in the 43rd District Tournament

Jacob Hayes, Staff Reporter June 1, 2021

Dunbar’s baseball team recently finished competing in the 43rd District Tournament this past weekend. The team’s first game was against Lexington Catholic and was close throughout. Dunbar won the...

Dunbar's Tennis Team Competes in the Region 11 Tournament

Dunbar’s Tennis Team Competes in the Region 11 Tournament

Jacob Hayes, Staff Reporter May 22, 2021

Dunbar’s Tennis team recently finished their Region 11 Tournament at Henry Clay and Top Seed Tennis Club. For the Boys team, sophomore Kian Rosenau had a standout performance during the tournament....

Senior Jackson Gabbard lunges for a ball that flies over his head.

Bulldogs at the FCPS Tennis Championships

Max He, Staff Reporter May 9, 2021

On May 7-8, Dunbar’s tennis team attended the city tournament.  Four doubles teams and four singles players entered the tournament. The first day of the tournament was cut short when it began...

354 days later

Baseball 354 days later

Avery Pearcy, Staff Reporter May 3, 2021

PLD Baseball Players Closer Than Ever

Madelyn Justice, Staff Reporter April 19, 2021

Throughout the school year, many players of spring sports were wondering if they were going to get to have a season this year. After KHSAA announced that spring sports would be on and modified for the...

Layla Dabit competing in long jump for Dunbar

PLD Track & Field Show Two Dominant Performances

Jacob Hayes, Staff Reporter April 7, 2021

Dunbar’s Track and Field team has had a hot start, winning their first track meet in Fayette County, and with both of Dunbar’s boys' and girls' teams winning the Lafayette All-Comers Meet on April...

Basketball fever is in full effect, even if things are a little different this year.

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...

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