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

Kaden Gaylord

Kaden Gaylord, Sports Editor

Kaden is 5'4" but his ego is 6'8".

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Mashayla Cecil Signs to EKU

Mashayla Cecil Signs to EKU

May 30, 2018

May 29th--After a long process, Mashayla Cecil announced that she will further her academic and athletic career at Eastern Kentucky University. "I picked EKU simply because it felt like home. I felt...

Dunbar Rolls Past Lafayette in District Finals

Dunbar Rolls Past Lafayette in District Finals

February 27, 2018

Coming into the game the Bulldogs had lost both previous match ups against the generals and had been held under 50 points in both games. Both teams traded buckets in the first quarter but Lafayette...

Baylee Lanter Commits to EKU

Baylee Lanter Commits to EKU

February 12, 2018

On Feb. 7, Senior Baylee Lanter decided to further her soccer career by signing her letter of commitment to play at Eastern Kentucky University. "I'm looking forward to being part of a new family and...

Mashayla Cecil Makes History

Mashayla Cecil Makes History

January 22, 2018

On Jan. 4th, Mashayla Cecil edged her name into the Dunbar history books by breaking the girls scoring record, which was set by Whitney Horn in 1998, by scoring 25 points in a loss to the Lafayette Generals. "It...

Bulldogs Pull Ahead Late in Win

Bulldogs Pull Ahead Late in Win

October 20, 2017

Dunbar headed into the 11th Region Tournament against a familiar foe, Henry Clay, whom they beat 1-0 in their regular season match-up on Aug. 29. Featuring two Top 10 teams in the state, it was a...

Bulldogs Fall Short in District Championship

Bulldogs Fall Short in District Championship

October 14, 2017

  Oct. 12-- Dunbar took on Lexington Catholic for the 43rd District Boys Soccer Championship, and the right to host the Regional Tournament at their home field. Early in the game, action was...

Bulldogs Stunned in District Semifinals

Bulldogs Stunned in District Semifinals

October 13, 2017

The Dunbar Bulldogs fell to the Tates Creek Commodores in the semi-finals of the 43rd District Girls' Soccer Tournament. Similar to their last match-up, both Dunbar and Tates Creek played very physical,...

Jayvon Lyles Signs to KSU

Jayvon Lyles Signs to KSU

March 23, 2017

On Mar. 16, Senior Jayvon Lyles decided to continue his academic and athletic career at Kentucky State University. This past season was Lyles' first season playing football for Dunbar. " I never...

#23 Mashayla Cecil gets around an opposing player.

Dunbar Falls Short in 43rd District Title Game

February 26, 2017

In the third meeting of these teams this year, both the Bulldogs and Generals boasted a victory on their home court. Both teams started playing out fast trading buckets as Lafayette kept Dunbar from...

Dunbar Cheerleaders are World Champions

February 20, 2017

On Feb. 8, the Dunbar Varsity and JV cheerleaders arrived in Orlando's Disney World for the national competition. They returned on Feb. 14 with their ninth national title, winning second in the Girls'...

Girls Basketball Wins a Close One on Senior Night

Girls’ Basketball Wins a Close One on Senior Night

February 19, 2017

  Before their final game on their home court, two seniors on the girls' basketball team, Autumn Herriford and Symone Franklin, were recognized by their coaches. Both teams had a slow start...

#0 Javea Richardson shaking Coach Chalks hand with his mom by his side.

Bulldogs Fall on Senior Night

February 17, 2017

Before the game began on senior night, senior cheerleaders, dance team members and basketball players were recognized. It was especially poignant for senior Taveion Hollingsworth who recently broke...

#2 Autumn Herriford runs down the court.

Dunbar Girls’ Basketball vs Woodford County

February 16, 2017

The Bulldogs rolled past the Woodford County Yellow Jackets in an easy 34 point victory. Senior Mashayla Cecil had 23 points, senior Autumn Herriford ended with 18 points and 6 rebounds, and Cheyenne Fullwood...

Luke Hernandez signed to Georgetown College.

Luke Hernandez commits to Georgetown College

February 10, 2017

Senior football player Luke Hernandez announced that he will be continuing his academic and athletic career at Georgetown College next school year. "It feels great that I'm given the opportunity to...

#11 Taveion Hollingsworth shooting a floater over a South Laurel player.

Bulldogs Roll Past Cardinals in Easy Win

February 10, 2017

The team got off to a fast start, putting the half court pressure on the Cardinals and then turning the pressure into turnovers. The Cardinals couldn't figure out a way to get past the defense, so...

Dunbar Teachers With Cool Hobbies

February 9, 2017

A common childhood myth about teachers is that they never leave the building, so it can be shocking for students to see a teacher outside of school. Here is a look at several Dunbar teachers' lives outside...

Bulldogs Continue Winning Streak Against Lexington Catholic

Bulldogs Continue Winning Streak Against Lexington Catholic

February 3, 2017

Jan. 31 -- Showcasing their strengths talent on the defensive end and on the boards, the Lady Bulldogs extended their winning streak to five games. The game had a slow start, with the Bulldogs letting...

Cheerleaders Win State Championship

December 16, 2016
Dunbar Varsity "black squad" wins first in large varsity division at the KHSAA state competition.
The Hollingsworth family holds up WKU apparel

Taveion Hollingsworth signs to WKU

November 10, 2016

Senior Taveion Hollingsworth, who lead the Bulldogs to a boys' basketball state title last year, signed his letter of intent to play for the Hilltoppers of Western Kentucky University on Nov. 9 in...

Dunbar Destroys Campbell County in State Quarterfinals

Dunbar Destroys Campbell County in State Quarterfinals

October 27, 2016

On Oct. 25, Dunbar opened up state play at Jon R. Akers Stadium against the Campbell County Camels with an impressive victory of 6-0. It was fast-paced game from beginning to end. Both teams came...

Trinity Gay was escorted to prom by Dunbar graduate Will Allen, who now attends the University of Alabama where he runs track.

Honoring Trinity

October 17, 2016

Early Sunday morning on Oct. 16, Lafayette sophomore, Trinity Gay, lost her life due to a tragic shooting. An up and coming track star, and the daughter of Olympian Tyson Gay, Trinity was at Cookout,...

Lady Bulldogs Lose in District Championship to Lexington Catholic

Lady Bulldogs Lose in District Championship to Lexington Catholic

October 14, 2016

Oct. 13--The Lady Bulldogs lost in a tough battle against the Lexington Catholic Knights by a score of 4-1. The first two minutes of the game seemed promising for the team, but two minutes later...

Dunbar Wins in a Close Contest with St. Henry on Senior Night

Dunbar Wins in a Close Contest with St. Henry on Senior Night

October 5, 2016

Oct. 4-- The Bulldogs won by a score of 3-1 in their last home game of the regular season against the St. Henry Crusaders. Before the game 10 seniors walked one last time down the middle of the field...

Lady Bulldogs Stomp LCA on Senior Night

Lady Bulldogs Stomp LCA on Senior Night

October 5, 2016

Oct. 3 was the last regular season home game for the Bulldogs as they beat Lexington Christian Academy by a score of 4-0. Before the game started, the three seniors on the team were put in the...

Robby Neal completes his swing

PLD Golf Teams Show Out at City Golf Tournament

September 21, 2016

The Dunbar boys' and girls' golf teams competed in a tournament at the Gay Brewer, Jr. Golf Course at Picadome on Sept. 19. The boys' team finished third overall, and juniors Ethan Hill and Sam...

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