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Defense Tackles Offensive Spotlight

Defense Tackles Offensive Spotlight

Michael Chambers, Sports Reporter

March 26, 2019


Filed under Sports

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 a football field is the quarterback, but senior Eduardo Garcia, who played lineman on the varsity team, thi...

The Importance of a Kicker

The Importance of a Kicker

Michael Chambers, Sports Reporter

February 25, 2019


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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 field for what might be the biggest moment of his life. Lined up on the 31 yard line, he takes his ...

2018 NFL Draft Grades

Michael Chambers, Reporter

May 23, 2018


Filed under Sports

Every year during the NFL offseason, there is a draft held for college football's most elite talent from around the country to be drafted and play for an NFL team. This year, there were a lot of good players who were drafted by different teams, some essential to a championship, while others are ke...

Protesting Injustice: Kaeper-kneel

Protesting Injustice: Kaeper-kneel

Michael Chambers, Reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

Since the 2016-2017 NFL season, quarterback Colin Kaepernick has kneeled during the national anthem to protest against racial injustice and police brutality. Since May 2017, Kaepernick has been a free agent, and has yet to be signed despite proving to be a capable NFL starter and leading the 49ers to...

Atheletes should not be considered role models because of fame

Ryan Fort

November 26, 2013


Filed under Sports

Honestly, athletes shouldn’t be considered role models.  They should only be people that you admire and like; not someone you would like to aspire to be.  Dating back a few months ago in June, three big name athletes ruined their careers because of the poor choices they made. Many other professional...