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Cheyenne Leasure Profile Story

Cheyenne Leasure Profile Story
October 27, 2020

Cheyenne Leasure, senior, started karate when she was 12 years old and has been doing karate for 5 ½ years, during that time she has become a black belt candidate. Karate is an independent sport that...

COVID-19 affects sports

Coronavirus puts a halt to the sports world and leaves fans empty
March 18, 2020

It’s safe to say that the coronavirus has sent the word into mass panic. After all, it’s been a while since the CDC has issued a pandemic among the American population. Not only has the virus affected...

Xavier Pinson shows excellence on the court

Pinson sparks recent success for Missouri
February 27, 2020

Mizzou basketball has had a season full of rollercoasters and ups and downs. Early in the year, Mizzou showed their fierce defensive play during the non-conference schedule and looked like a contender...

Who is McGregor’s next challenger?

Connor McGregor beats Cerrone, but who's next?
February 25, 2020

The notorious one is back. In 2018 at UFC 229, many fans watched Conor McGregor fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov, in a grudge match that brought in outrageous numbers in terms of pay-per-view buys for...

Kobe Remembrance

The NBA mourns the Death of Kobe and Gigi Bryant
February 25, 2020

With the passing of Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, many people have done things to remember the two. Athletes have written their thoughts on social media people around the world have...

All-Star game new rule

Lakers v Clippers game also postponed over the death of Kobe Bryant and Gigi
February 25, 2020

While the death of Kobe Bryant’s death has affected people all across the nation, his death has also impacted the National Basketball Association (NBA) in many ways.  NBA released an official statement,...


Where Athletes train in the Off season
February 25, 2020

Sports have become a year-around activity between high school teams, travel teams, and off-season training. During the downtime between seasons, athletes must find a place to train. Some athletes train...

Quitting their Passion

Athletes speak on leaving their sports
February 25, 2020

“Quit” is a strong word in the sports world. Studies have shown that many athletes eventually end up quitting the sport they have put hours of practice into. This could be for many reasons, such as...

Battle reacts to the Super Bowl

Kansas City Chiefs Tight End, Travis Kelce (87) after Super Bowl 54 between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers on February 2, 2020. (Matt Starkey) Photo provided by Chiefs media page.
Chiefs Super Bowl win sends shock waves through Battle
February 21, 2020

After 50 years, the Kansas City Chiefs won their second Super Bowl after defeating the San Francisco 49ers. The Super Bowl was full of emotional and stressful moments but many fans say it was worth it. The...

Super Bowl 54 preview

Photo provided by NFL public media
January 28, 2020

It's been a long road to the Super Bowl. After 254 regular season games and 10 playoff games, the Super Bowl has its final two teams. The dynamic offense of the Kansas City Chiefs will take on the dominant...

Kuechly calls it quits

Photo provided by Panthers Public Media.
Panther's Linebacker Luke Kuechly retires from the NFL
January 15, 2020

On Jan. 14, Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly announced his retirement at the age of 28. Fans reacted quickly to the announcement, shocked that he’s retiring at such a young age. He was arguably...

Kicking into the new season

January 6, 2020

As the Girls Soccer team is getting ready for the upcoming season in the Spring, they are currently warming up with pre-season workouts. They train 3 days a week in the off season, Monday is upperclassmen...

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