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A Possible Ending to a New Beginning

A Possible Ending to a New Beginning
September 25, 2020

For Texans, high school football is a long-time tradition. From the players themselves, to the drill team, color guard, and band, all of these students add to the high school football experience. Since...

Infecting the World of Sports

Photo by Associated Press
May 17, 2020

The Coronavirus has affected the entire world, closing down restaurants, malls and even stopping travel. Sports have even been impacted greatly, with every major league around the globe suspending operations...

Remembering Kobe Bryant

Photo Credits by Associated Press
March 3, 2020

On January 26, 2020, nine people, including former NBA star Kobe Bryant, died in a fatal helicopter crash in Calabasas, California enroute to a youth basketball game. Bryant had profound success in...

2020 College Football Playoff

2020 College Football Playoff
January 9, 2020

With the end of the college football regular season here, a selection committee consisted of athletic directors, former coaches and former players has selected the four teams that will compete for the...

Transfer Portal Creates New Hope For Players

Transfer Portal Creates New Hope For Players
April 17, 2019

A major change in college football has arrived, and players now have more power than ever. In October of 2018, The NCAA introduced the Transfer Portal, a new system that allows college athletes to contact...

Why We Play

Why We Play
April 1, 2019

Money, fame, championships. There are many reasons why people choose to play sports, but not everyone is reaching for the same goals. According to the NCAA, of the nearly eight million high school athletes...

Defense Tackles Offensive Spotlight

Defense Tackles Offensive Spotlight
March 26, 2019

In a league where offense and scoring points is slowly becoming the focus of a team, defense is proven to be just as important in a team’s success. Many believe that the most important position on...

The Importance of a Kicker

The Importance of a Kicker
February 25, 2019

There were seven seconds left on the clock, everything had come down to this one play. After seven months of training, and a very long and hard fought season, Patriots’ kicker Adam Vinatieri takes the...

Super Bowl 53 Match-up: Rams vs. Patriots

Super Bowl 53 Match-up: Rams vs. Patriots
January 29, 2019

We are slowly but surely reaching the most watched television event of the year, the Super Bowl. The Super Bowl is a championship game in which the winners of the National Football Conference and American...

From a Teen To A King: Part Two

Part 2 on the rise of the G.O.A.T
November 26, 2018

Entering the 2010-11 season, James was the most highly coveted free agent, being contacted by multiple teams around the league. On July 8, ESPN hosted a national television special called “The Decision”,...

From a Teen to a King: Part One

November 9, 2018

Sixteen years ago, a young man from Akron, Ohio arrived at Madison Square Garden for the NBA draft. Eighteen year old LeBron James was the world’s highest ranked high school basketball player, accumulating...

Cleveland Browns’ Comeback

Cleveland Browns’ Comeback
October 26, 2018

On Thursday, September 20, the Cleveland Browns gave their fans something to celebrate. After a  635 day losing streak, they finally scored a 21-17 win over the New York Jets.   Thanks to...

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