Lamplighter Media Productions

Haley Gadd, #42, goes up for the rebound to get the ball from Lexington Catholic.

Dunbar Defeats Lexington Catholic in the 43rd District Semifinal

Lady Bulldogs won the second round of districts 60-41 on Feb. 26.
Teagan Garrison and Kennedy Gayheart February 27, 2020

On Feb. 26, the Dunbar Bulldogs met the Lexington Catholic Knights to play for a chance in the 43rd District Championship.  Lexington Catholic started the game-winning the tip-off, but struggled from...

Dunbar swim team is so much more than just a team, they are a family.

Dunbar Swim Team is More Than Just a Team

For the 13th year straight, they dove into a regional win.
Elizabeth Fitzpatrick, Staff Reporter February 25, 2020

This past weekend, the Kentucky state swim competition took place at the University of Kentucky Aquatics center and Dunbar dove in headfirst. For the past 13 years, Dunbar has won every regional meet...

Kobe Bryant played for the Los Angeles Lakers as number 24.

Kobe’s Impact on PLD’s Basketball Players

What the basketball players at Dunbar have to say about the death of Kobe Bryant.
Emma Daman, Copy Editor February 25, 2020

The death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant along with eight others in a helicopter crash was a shock to the nation on Jan. 26, 2020. Bryant’s memorial service was held on Feb. 24 at the Staples Center where...

Ryan Newman during a victory lap in the 2014 NASCAR Champion's Week in Las Vegas, NV.

Driver in Serious Condition after Daytona 500 Crash

On the final lap of the grueling two-day event, #6 Ryan Newman was involved in a fiery crash.
Kennedy Gayheart and Mike Marshall February 18, 2020

The annual Daytona 500 is widely known for intense speeds and frequent crashes, and the 2020 race was no exception. After a short rain-delay, it continued as a typical race until a 19-car pileup in the...

MLB Giants logo indicating how they are the first baseball team to hire a female coach.

Giants Sign First Female Coach in MLB History

Drew Pennington, Staff Reporter February 10, 2020

The San Francisco Giants became the first team in the MLB to hire a female as an assistant coach. Alyssa Nakken will be joined by Mark Hallberg as an MLB assistant, which will round out Kapler’s staff.  As...

The XFL league lis starting back up for the first time since 2001.

The Comeback of XFL

The XFL has put in place its own set of unique rules that bring a new exciting factor to the game of football.
Winston Abedi, Staff Reporter February 9, 2020

The XFL, a professional football league that ran for only one season in 2001 is looking to start back up. With its first game back on Feb. 8, the Sea Dragons faced off against the DC Defenders. The Defenders...

The 49ers Hit Gold with Katie Sowers

The NFL coach faced prejudice against both women and LGBTQ+ members in professional sports.
Alexis Radhakrishnan, Staff Reporter February 5, 2020

Many sports are male-dominated fields. Which intimidates many women, discouraging them from pursuing a career in athletics. However, Katie Sowers, the offensive assistant coach for the San Francisco...

Track has evolved overtime and innovations have been made in the sport

Are Athletes Really Improving?

Has innovation helped competitors push past their mind's confinements, permitting them access to their undiscovered force?
Dylan Corman, Staff Reporter February 4, 2020

The universe of expert and Olympic level games has created competitors that appear to be greater, more grounded, and quicker than those of 100 years back. In any case, it has been contended that the competitors'...

Super Bowl Preview

Super Bowl Preview

A sneak peek to get ready for the big game on Sunday
Elizabeth Fitzpatrick, Staff Reporter February 1, 2020

On February 2nd, the Super Bowl 54 will take place at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens. The match-up this year is between the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs. Kick-off is at 6:30...

Lady Bulldogs Crush Lafayette

Lady Bulldogs Crush Lafayette

Dunbar girls' basketball team crushed Lafayette 57-23.
Allison Jones, Sports Broadcast Editor January 30, 2020

The Lady Bulldogs were favored to win this game from the beginning and not only did they win the girls demolished Lafayette. The first quarter had a smooth start with both teams going back and forth....

#23 Tim Hall finds the open man on the outside after getting a rebound.

Dunbar Sneaks Away With a Win

A close game against Lafayette, Bulldogs Defeated the Generals 51-45
Teagan Garrison, Staff Reporter January 30, 2020

The Lafayette Generals met the Dunbar Bulldogs in the Dawg Pound on January 28th, and both teams came to fight.  With strong defenses from both teams, scoring in the first quarter was significantly...

Load More Stories