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

Jacob Turner

Jacob Turner, Staff Reporter

Hey, my name is Jacob and this is my second year on staff. I’m a Sophomore at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School. Writing is one of my favorite things to do and I am passionate about bringing you articles about sports, tabletop games and video games.

All content by Jacob Turner

WPLD Dec. 9 Broadcast

December 9, 2019

This week we go down memory lane to reflect on our favorite Disney films. Now that Disney+ is available, many are rewatching old favorites. With finals coming up, we're also checking in with students about...

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...

The Library

Respect the Library

Logan Moore, Staff Reporter October 10, 2019

The horse in the Library

Media Arts Career and Technical Education Pathway

Jacob Turner, Staff Reporter November 10, 2019

One of the more popular pathways at Dunbar offers students opportunities to study careers in media production. The Media Arts Pathway at Dunbar consists of seven classes split into two sections. Students...

The typical D&D player carries a bag of signature 20-sided dice.

The Resurrection of Dungeons & Dragons

Jacob Turner, Staff Reporter November 7, 2019

From its humble beginnings as a glorified Lord of the Rings fan-game, to its current roots as a massively popular game with clubs at every high school and at least a handful of hobby stores with groups...

Defender Johnny Vazquez kicks the ball out of Newport Central Catholics possession.

Dunbar Beat Thoroughbreds in Final Season Match

Jacob Turner, Staff Reporter October 5, 2019

The game began rather slowly with the ball being passed between the Bulldogs and the Thoroughbreds with neither side able to make it to the goal. The Bulldogs tripped up a few Thoroughbreds, but nothing...

How To Start A Club

How To Start A Club

Jacob Turner, Staff Reporter September 16, 2019

Starting a club at Dunbar is not as hard as it may seem. There are four steps in the club-founding process. First, you should make sure there isn’t already a club that fits your idea in school. You...

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...

Paradox Interactive is a video gaming developer that has experienced a surge in popularity.

Paradox: The Best Developer You’ve Never Heard Of

Jacob Turner, Staff Reporter March 21, 2019

When most people think of their favorite video game developers of all time, a few come to mind, such as Rockstar, a company that maintains multiple open-world Triple A titles such as Grand Theft Auto and...

South Carolina v. Virginia

Jacob Turner, Staff Reporter January 22, 2019

On Dec. 29, South Carolina played Virginia. The game ended in a shut out for the Cavaliers, who won 28-0. The passing leaders were #19 Jake Bentley for South Carolina, who went 17/40 for 218 yards, and...

#2 Carley Hinshaw and #10 Riley Feddock stay on two Henry Clay players while Henry Clay tries to in bound the ball.

Henry Clay takes down Bulldogs at home

Jacob Turner, Staff Reporter January 13, 2019

January 10 marked the first game between Paul Laurence Dunbar and Henry Clay of the 2018-19 season. The game itself started off with multiple scores from Henry Clay who were able to gain a 3-point advantage...

After Paul Laurence Dunbar wins the game players shake hands to show good sportsmanship and respect for each other.

Dunbar Advances to the Semi-Finals in the 11th Region

Jacob Turner, Staff Reporter October 18, 2018

This game is Dunbar’s first game in the 11th region championship, against Madison Central High School. This game is right off the heels of a loss to Lexington Catholic in the 43rd District Championship. The...

Dunbar football beats Lafayette in the seasons second win.

Dunbar Rolls Over Lafayette for Second Season Win

Jacob Turner, Staff Reporter October 2, 2018

The first game in the Dunbar-Lafayette rivalry was played on September 28. It resulted in a Dunbar victory, with 28 points to the Generals’ 24. The first points of the game were scored by #34 Jaylen...

Gracie Logan #6 makes her pass through her opponents, hoping it will land at her teammates feet.

PLD Girls’ Soccer Crushes Lafayette

Jacob Turner, Staff Reporter September 8, 2018

So far this season, PLD has been off to a stellar start, winning three games in a row, all with at least a 4 point lead. In the Sept. 6 match-up against Lafayette, the Bulldogs absolutely crushed Lafayette,...

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