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China’s He Zi Says ‘Yes’ To Surprise Podium Proposal

Ajooni G., Writer
August 16, 2016
Filed under Big News, Sports

On August 15, 2016, He Zi agreed to take the plunge when her teammate and boyfriend, Qin Kai, rushed up with a diamond ring during the medal ceremony of the women’s 3m springboard. After He Ze received a silver medal, Qin climbed up to the stage and got onto one knee while holding a red box with th...

Usain Bolt Wins His 3rd Consecutive Gold Medal In 100m Dash

Ajooni G., Writer
August 16, 2016
Filed under Big News, Sports

Usain Bolt, fastest man alive, became the first man in Olympic history to win three consecutive gold medals in the 100m dash during the 2016 Rio Olympics. Bolt finished the 100m dash in 9.81 seconds to win the gold medal. USA’s Justin Gatlin finished close behind Bolt to win a silver medal. Usain...

Olympics: Molly Huddle Breaks America’s 10,000m Record

Ajooni G., Writer
August 13, 2016
Filed under Big News, Sports

Molly Huddle, the US Olympic runner, breaks America’s 10,000m record this year at the Rio Olympics. On August 12, 2016, Huddle finished in sixth place, but still managed to shatter the United States’ record set by Shalane Flanagan at the Beijing Olympics by more than nine seconds. The 31 year old c...

Olympics: Almaz Ayana Breaks 10,000m World Record

Ajooni G., Writer
August 13, 2016
Filed under Big News, Sports

In a stunning women’s 10,000m championship, Almaz Ayana of Ethiopia shatters the world record by running the entire race in only 29:17:46. In only her second track 10k ever, the 24 year old breaks the old world record by more than 14 seconds made by China’s Wang Junxia in 1993. Even Almaz Amaya herse...

Super Bowl 50

Jake B., Sports Writer
March 11, 2016
Filed under Sports

On the night of February 7, 2016, history was made. The warm Santa Clara weather added a touch of beauty to the Championship of American football. The Broncos and Panthers brawled it out for a truly amazing feat in Super Bowl 50. With the Panther’s 15-1 record, Carolina was expected to win by a land...

The First Super Bowl

The First Super Bowl

Jake B. and Colin C.
March 1, 2016
Filed under Sports

It was the beginning of a new sport, and a time for new opportunities and successes. This was the beginning of American football.  Professional football began in 1892, when William Heffelfinger signed a contract of $500 to play in one game.  It took another 28 years for the American Professional F...

NFL Playoffs 2016

Jake B. and Shan M.
February 5, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Super Bowl is known to be the biggest event in sports every year. Millions of citizens prepare for a night that will make history. On Feb. 7, the game will determine the next champion of football, America’s prized sport. Both adults and kids enjoy watching football, including many at Day Cree...

Kobe Bryant Retires

Jake B., Sports Writer
February 3, 2016
Filed under Sports

Thanks for the Laker memories, Kobe Kobe Bryant is finishing up his last season playing in the NBA. His incredible skills on the court have set records for years. For starters, he is the only man to play twenty years with one franchise. He was also the youngest player to start a game: only eighteen years o...

Kobe Bryant Gone?

Jake B., Sports Writer
December 15, 2015
Filed under Sports

Kobe Bryant is finishing up his last season playing in the NBA. His incredible skills on the court have set records for years. For starters, he is the only man to play twenty years with one franchise. Or how he was the youngest player to start a game; Kobe was only eighteen years old. He has two gold...

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