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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 ...

Softball Shuts Out Lexington Christian

Softball Shuts Out Lexington Christian

Winston Abedi, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2019

The Dunbar Softball team faced LCA at home on April 16 keeping them scoreless while bringing in 7 runs. After coming off a tough loss to Tates Creek, 9-7, this should give the Bulldogs momentum for the rest of the season. This puts Dunbar at 7-2 on the season with a 3-1 win record in districts. T...

NBA Playoff Preview

NBA Playoff Preview

Drew Pennington, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2019

With the NBA playoffs starting April 14th, fans are ready to watch their teams battle for the Larry O'Brien trophy in June. Here is a preview of the playoffs: Eastern Conference 1 Milwaukee Bucks vs 8 Detroit Pistons The Milwaukee Bucks have arguably had the best season in the history of the Bucks, w...

Knights Take Down Bulldogs

Knights Take Down Bulldogs

Mike Marshall, Assistant Sportswriting Editor

April 12, 2019

The weather conditions couldn't have more perfect. It was a warm and sunny day with little to no breeze. The Bulldogs were the home team and the Knights were the visitors. The Bulldogs started in the field with #27 Jared Gadd pitching. Nothing happened in the top of the 1st hitting wise. The Knights...

NBA In Need Of A Face

NBA In Need Of A Face

Mike Marshall, Assistant Sportswriting Editor

April 10, 2019

At 34 years old, LeBron James' game has fallen off dramatically and the NBA needs to find a new face of the league because James doesn't have what's needed anymore. The face of the league has always been someone whose game has been flashy and effective and that has a personality that draws fans t...

Legalizing Marijuana for Professional Athletes

Legalizing Marijuana for Professional Athletes

Jason O'Hara, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2019

Legalizing marijuana is becoming more and more socially acceptable. However, the use of marijuana in America's most popular professional sports league, the NFL, remains controversial. It's currently on the banned substances list but players are calling for the league to reconsider its stance. Other ...