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March Madness recap

Payson Davenport April 13, 2021

March Madness has come to a close as the national championship game was played on Monday, April 5th between the Gonzaga Bulldogs and the Baylor Bears.  Gonzaga came into the championship game with...

Cachao Gianquinto drives to the basket.

Battle Basketball Seniors and Coaches Recap Season

Jackson Meyer, Reporter March 11, 2021

On Monday, March 1st, the Battle boys basketball team went to go take on Washington in hopes of reaching yet another district title game. Unfortunately for the Spartans, they would come out with a loss...

Super Bowl LV Recap

Payson Davenport February 22, 2021

The 2020 NFL season has finished and there is no way to cap off a great season than to watch a great showdown between Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs who look to win back-to-back Lombardi trophies...

Wrestling Recap

Nathan Stever, Reporter February 11, 2021

Wrestling season just like other athletics, would be different this year. Things began in late November with the JV Warrenton tournament. Under COVID-19 rules, meets and practices were looking a bit different...

McGregor Vs Poirier Recap

Poirier shines in rematch vs McGregor
Jackson Meyer, Reporter January 29, 2021

It was UFC 178, on September 27, 2014. Connor McGregor and rival Dustin Poirier would be meeting for the first time that night, serving as the fight before the co-main event. McGregor was looking to capitalize...

AFC championship game preview

Payson Davenport January 24, 2021

The divisional round of the NFL Playoffs have finished and the outcome of the games this past weekend is looking like the Green Bay Packers will host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the NFC Championship game...

Battle basketball prepares for new year

Jackson Meyer, Reporter December 25, 2020

As winter kicks in, that means that it’s time for yet another year of basketball. With this new year comes lots of changes and the team is looking forward to extending off a successful 2019-2020 campaign...

Cheyenne Leasure Profile Story

Cheyenne Leasure Profile Story

Addison Hunker 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
Jackson Meyer, Reporter 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
Jackson Meyer, Reporter 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?
Jackson Meyer, Reporter 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
Connor Parrish, Sports Editor 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...

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