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Brigham Young University: Women’s Volleyball

Brigham Young University: Women’s Volleyball

Clara S., Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under Sports

August 31, 2018, was the turning point for Brigham Young University women’s volleyball. It was the game point in the fifth set. The crowd on the edge of their seats. Bump, set, spike! The game ends, and the Smith Fieldhouse goes wild. Everyone is thinking about the unforgettable play that just occurred.  They...

Rafael Nadal: Number One

Rafael Nadal: Number One

Darrius H., Reporter

November 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Rafael Nadal is currently the number one tennis player in men’s singles by the Association of Tennis Professionals and has held this rank for a maximum of 56 weeks for a total of 195 weeks. Known as the “King of Clay” because of his skill clay tennis courts Rafael is a six-foot-one Spanish tenni...

How Can Snow Affect a Football Game?

How Can Snow Affect a Football Game?

Andrew N., Reporter

November 6, 2018


Filed under Sports

Almost all sports games are played outside on a field with paint on the ground to know where the game lines are. Now imagine if there were snow everywhere on America’s most popular sport, football. Football is a sport which the player would have to run and not get tagged to the opponent’s end zone. O...

Protective Football Helmet Models Being Made to Prevent Concussions

Protective Football Helmet Models Being Made to Prevent Concussions

Allen E., Reporter

October 23, 2018


Filed under Sports

As time passes, people are becoming more concerned about protection in football as many reports of head trauma and concussions are being brought up. Riddell, the leading producer of football equipment, has a suburban Chicago office that is researching the best ways to create protective helmets that ...

Which NBA Teams Have the Best Young Cores?

Which NBA Teams Have the Best Young Cores?

William S., Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under Sports

The NBA is the world’s leading basketball organization, where the best basketball players come to play and compete with one another. There are many things that NBA teams desire; star players, championships, and wins. These three things are obtainable only by having a good young core of players. You...

The Pressure on Jimmy Butler

The Pressure on Jimmy Butler

Jack R., Reporter

October 9, 2018


Filed under Sports

NBA All-Star, Jimmy Butler, was not happy with his previous season with the Minnesota Timberwolves. He has been looking deep into the team that best fits him, and wants to pursue his career with. According to ESPN, “Jimmy Butler is most interested in pursuing a future with the Los Angeles Clippers....

Should the NBA Have College Requirements?

Should the NBA Have College Requirements?

Diego G., Reporter

October 9, 2018


Filed under Sports

Should the NBA have college requirements? This debate has been going on for years.  Some people think that coming straight from high school is dangerous for the kids because all the pro players will be stronger and faster than them. Another point of view is that these high school players are too ski...

LeBron James Coming to the Lakers

LeBron James Coming to the Lakers

Anya D., Editor

October 9, 2018


Filed under Sports

The NBA all-star, believed by many to be the greatest player of all time, a winner of four MVP awards has joined the Lakers. This all-star accepted a 154 million dollar deal for four years with the Los Angeles Lakers. LeBron James, after his many years of playing in the NBA, left the Cleveland Cavalie...

Antonio Brown’s Career

Antonio Brown’s Career

Nick G., Reporter

October 9, 2018


Filed under Sports

Antonio Brown is a starting wide receiver in the NFL for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Brown’s full name is Antonio Tavaris Brown Sr. He was born on July 10, 1988, and now he is 30 years old. Antonio was raised in Liberty City, Miami, and he attended Miami Norland High School where he played both track and ...

Buffon to Leave Juventus

Buffon to Leave Juventus

Nathan C., Editor

June 6, 2018


Filed under Sports

In many sports, the off-season provides an exciting time for fans where transfer rumors are spread, big money transfers are made between teams and new contracts are signed. However, for the many Juventus fans around the world, this year’s transfer season provides some not-so-exciting news. After the...

What is the Moneyball Strategy?

What is the Moneyball Strategy?

Andrew H., Reporter

June 6, 2018


Filed under Sports

  The Oakland Athletics have always had less funding than other teams in the MLB. Franchises like the New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, and Los Angeles Dodgers seem to have all the money in the world which gives them the clear advantage in trades, draft picks, and other team transactions ove...

Who Will Win the NBA Playoffs?

Who Will Win the NBA Playoffs?

Rylan M., Reporter

May 15, 2018


Filed under Sports

  The Playoffs are finally here, but before our eyes are quickly fading away. Already into the second round, many predictions can be made to which team will make it all the way to the top. The standout team in the East is Lebron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. After a dominating four game se...

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