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What Is Tennis?

What Is Tennis?

Noah K., Reporter

December 19, 2019

Tennis courts were invented in England way back in the 16th century by King Henry VIII, and the first tennis racquet was invented in Italy in 1583. Tennis is a game in which 2-4 players (singles or doubles) play against each other in even numbers of teams. They play on a court with a baseline or a li...

Lakers Big Success in 2019-2020 Season

Lakers Big Success in 2019-2020 Season

Diego G., Editor

December 19, 2019

A few years ago, the Lakers were in a rebuilding age, not placing well in their conference at all. They weren’t expected to sign any big players, but then in the summer of 2018, the Lakers made one of the biggest moves in franchise history. They signed Lebron James, arguably the best basketball pl...

Shaquille O’Neal Spotlight

Shaquille O’Neal Spotlight

Andrew S., Reporter

December 17, 2019

On March 6, 1982, a basketball legend was born. On that day, future basketball star Shaquille O’Neal was born. Shaquille, also known as “Shaq”, had somewhat of a rough childhood, going through some tough times during his youthful years. When O’Neal was just a tiny little infant, his dad, Joseph ...

The Problem with the Jacksonville Jaguars

The Problem with the Jacksonville Jaguars

Caden S., Editor

December 17, 2019

Throughout 52 Super Bowls, only 12 teams have not lifted the Lombardi trophy. Among those 12, there are only 4 teams that have never even reached the Super Bowl. Those teams are, the Detroit Lions, Houston Texans, Cleveland Browns, and last and least the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Texans get an excuse since ...

The Man. The Myth. The Beard.

The Man. The Myth. The Beard.

Ethan Y., Editor

November 20, 2019

James Harden, also known as “The Beard”, is a 30-year-old professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA) He is currently playing for the Houston Rockets. He is known for his stellar skill to score high points that help his team in crucial matches and is one of the best ...

History of the Lakers

History of the Lakers

Ben V., Reporter

November 20, 2019

Many basketball teams have achieved greatness and even turned into mega organizations, but one of the most popular and loved ones is the Los Angeles Lakers. The Los Angeles Lakers have competed in NBA championships, winning 16 out of the 31 times they have gone to the finals. With the Lakers being t...

California’s College Sports Pay Law

California’s College Sports Pay Law

Amrit R., Editor

October 29, 2019

  California has a new law targeted towards college athletes in California. The law consists of many reasons/details that are helping the eligibility for college athletes to get paid. Though California thinks that this law is good for the state, the NCAA has always insisted that college athletes,...

What is the Champions League?

What is the Champions League?

Samuel T., Reporter

October 8, 2019

In Europe, there are many big competitions or tournaments for sports. One of the most significant matches between teams in the Champions League. This big competition is between many famous football/soccer teams in Europe. Some of them include big clubs such as Juventus, FC Barcelona, Real Madrid, PSG...

Sports Mascots Being Offensive

Sports Mascots Being Offensive

Anya D., Editor

March 18, 2019

Various team names and mascots have discriminative and racist backgrounds- these need to be changed and made right. Some of the team or mascot names are derived from certain cultures and are offensive to many. This needs to be stopped and changed. Some people are very passionate about their teams, a...

Weirdest Sports Around the World

Weirdest Sports Around the World

Allen H., Reporter

January 15, 2019

Almost everyone on earth knows what soccer is and many people around the world know sports like basketball, football, cricket, baseball, hockey, and golf. What many people don’t know about are the uncommon, non-competitive sports, and ones that are questionable in terms of whether they should even be ...

The Pressure on Jimmy Butler

The Pressure on Jimmy Butler

Jack R., Reporter

October 9, 2018

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....

Who Will Win the NBA Playoffs?

Who Will Win the NBA Playoffs?

Rylan M., Reporter

May 15, 2018

  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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