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Sayers was a halfback and a return specialist during his football career with the Chicago Bears.

NFL Legend Gale Sayers

Nimi Bala, Sports Editor September 25, 2020

"The NFL family lost a true friend today with the passing of Gale Sayers. Gale was one of the finest men in NFL history and one of the game's most exciting players," NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said...

Heat forward/Center blcoks Jayson Tatum's game winning dunk attempt

NBA Conference Finals Predictions

Kyle Smith, Staff Reporter September 21, 2020

The 2020 NBA Conference Finals have begun, so it’s time for some predictions. In the East, can the Miami Heat upset another higher- seeded squad, the Boston Celtics? And in the West, can the Denver Nuggets...

Giannis Antetokounmpo celebrating after a previous win for the Bucks'.

The Milwaukee Bucks’ Walkout

Max He, Staff Reporter August 28, 2020

The Walt Disney World NBA bubble has provided not only a safe space for players to continue the playoffs in good health, but also a platform for players to show their support and solidarity with the recent...

Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers, seen protesting in Portland Oregon.

Pro Athletes Protest Against Racism

Nimi Bala, Sports Editor August 27, 2020

Colin Kaepernick, former quarterback for the San Fransisco 49ers, took a knee during the National anthem four years ago to protest the wrongdoings that happen to African Americans and other minorities...

Soon we may be able to see sports such as soccer being played again during the school year.

Your Fall Lineup Includes School Sports

Nimi Bala, Sports Editor July 5, 2020

On June 17, FCPS Superintendent Manny Caulk announced that starting on June 29, all high school fall sports may begin practicing.  The fall season will include sports such as cheerleading, cross country,...

The empty bleachers of the Dunbar baseball field.

Dunbar Athletes Deal with Quarantine Shut Down

Jack Naehr, Staff Reporter May 1, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a shut down in the United States, which in turn has canceled many things, including many athletes' spring seasons. On April 21, KHSAA announced the cancellation of all...

Jadeveon Clowney lining up at defensive end opposite of JJ Watt when he still played for the Houston Texa

New Circus For The Clowney

Mike Marshall, Sports Editor April 23, 2020

Clowney was traded from the Texans to the Seahawks last season after holding out in hopes of getting traded or getting a new contract. After this past season in Seattle, he expressed interest in “Playing...

Staff are working hard to distribute Covid-19 supplies to the people

How Athletes are Giving Back to their Communities

Winston Abedi, Staff Reporter April 4, 2020

With COVID-19 now reaching all 50 states in the nation and forcing many to go into quarantine, it has become pretty evident how serious the virus is. Not only has it resulted in the death of over 90,000...

LeBron James has made numerous achievements in basketball throughout his career.

LeBron James’ Career Overview

Drew Pennington, Staff Reporter April 2, 2020

LeBron James has been marked as the best player in the 21st century for quite some time. His 4 MVP awards, along with his 3 NBA Championships and 3 Finals MVP trophies to add to his hardware collection,...

The signing of Title IX into law in 1972 opened the door to athletics for women and girls in sports, but it hasn't been enough.

Female Athletes Still Struggling for Equality

Teagan Garrison, Mike Marshall, and Allison O'Hara March 24, 2020

Male and female athletes have yet to maintain an equal playing field. Whether these biases come from expectations, familial roles, or physical and verbal treatment, it's clear that men and women are held...

The stands at the PLD Baseball field. The stands are empty due to all the sports cancelations due to COVID 19.

Athletics Shut Down During Coronavirus Outbreak

Kennedy Gayheart and Mike Marshall March 14, 2020

The coronavirus outbreak precautions and closures now include canceling and postponing sports leagues such as the NBA, NHL, and MLB. But it's not just the pros, it's affecting athletes at all levels--including...

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