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Driver in Serious Condition after Daytona 500 Crash

Driver in Serious Condition after Daytona 500 Crash

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 final stages sent 42-year-old Ryan Newman to the hospital with serious injuries. Near the end of the first stage, driver William Bryon hit the inside wall bringing out caution flags in lap 59. O...

Basketball Legend Kobe Bryant Killed in Helicopter Crash

Basketball Legend Kobe Bryant Killed in Helicopter Crash

January 27, 2020

NBA basketball legend, Kobe Bryant, died at the age of 41 in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, CA  on the morning of Jan. 26. His thirteen-year-old daughter, Gianna, was with him. Others who died in the crash included Orange Coast College baseball coach John Altobelli, his wife, Keri, and his daughter, Alyssa. The group was on their way to Bryant’s Mamba Sports Academy so that the girls could com...

Top Candidates for NFL’s Most Valuable Player

Top Candidates for NFL’s Most Valuable Player

December 12, 2019

As the mid-way point of the NFL season is upon us, here are some candidates for the MVP award for this year’s trophy. Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks Russell Wilson is leading the Seahawks to a 5-2 record and 2nd in the division while having a 15-1 touchdown/interception ratio this season. He’s thrown for 1945 yards on a 68% completion percentage. Wilson hasn’t looked this good throwing ...

Dunbar’s Bowling Team Starts Strong

November 18, 2019

The Dunbars bowling team faced the Scott County’s Cardinals on Nov. 15. Scott County’s girls' team forfeited due to the lack of amount of players on that team. So the Dunbar’s girls' team practiced as the boys’ team faced Scott County. As the first set begins, the Bulldogs came off to a good start. Seniors Logan Moore and Riley Sapp and freshman Charlie Smith all started with a stri...

Dunbar Football Ends an Impressive Season

Dunbar Football Ends an Impressive Season

November 16, 2019

The 2019 Dunbar Football season was in many ways different than previous years.  By the end of the season, Coach Wes Johnson said that in the second year of the team that everyone was more comfortable in what they were doing. “The guys just really have a desire to win,” he said. Coach Johnson said that their success was a motivator because they wanted the first team to have a winning season since 20...

New Swim and Dive Coaches

New Swim and Dive Coaches

August 30, 2019

Every year, Dunbar welcomes new staff members and students into our school. However, most people don't realize there are new faculty members not seen at school every day. There are multiple coaches of Dunbar sports who do not teach at our school. Therefore, many students do not know the faces and names of some coaches. Coach Cole Pleasants has been leading the Dunbar swim team to success, as the head ...

Dunbar’s Season Ending Loss to Lafayette

Dunbar’s Season Ending Loss to Lafayette

May 27, 2019

The Dunbar varsity baseball team faced the Lafayette Generals in a district game which decided the fate of the season. After all 7 innings, the Bulldogs were handed a tough and upsetting 2-1 loss. Both teams starting out slow and scoreless until the third inning when Josh Cunningham hit a double. The Generals were down by 1, in hope to recover in the bottom of the third. They achieved this through...

Randall Cobb Signs with Cowboys

Randall Cobb Signs with Cowboys

March 29, 2019

Earlier this week, Randall Cobb posted an emotional Instagram photo announcing his departure to his followers. In the post, he reflected on some memories he and the team shared, as well as thanked his now former coaches and teammates. He finished out the post by saying that “This was inevitable. All good things must come to an end. But this isn’t the end of the story. Just the end of this chapter”...

The Dangers of Lacrosse

The Dangers of Lacrosse

January 21, 2019

Lacrosse is a dangerous sport with a high threat of injuries such as ankle sprains, head and face contusions, concussions, knee sprains, wrist fractures, hip flexor strains, and lower back pain. If a player trains and conditions correctly, then they could avoid some of these serious injuries. Different positions call for specific conditioning and training because of the skill sets. For example, an a...

Bowl Game Recaps

January 21, 2019

The New Minor League

The New Minor League

January 21, 2019

This new league will have a variety of differences from the NFL. Some of the major differences are there will be no kickoffs, each team will get the ball at their own 20-yard line. Also, if a team elects to go for an onside kick they must be down and will receive the ball on their own 35-yard line facing 4th and 10, the play clock will be shorted to 30 seconds, there will be no TV timeouts, and the...