The Day Creek Howl

Coronavirus Has Put the Sports World On Lockdown

Rudy Gobert's positive coronavirus test triggered a rapid chain of events shutting down the sports world.

Raghu C., Editor-In-Chief

March 15, 2020

On Wednesday, March 11, a game between the Utah Jazz and the Oklahoma City Thunder was abruptly canceled about 10 minutes before tipoff. The postponement came after the Jazz doctor ran on the court to tell the officials that Rudy Gobert, the star center for the Jaz, had tested positive for the COVID-1...

Is It A Sport?

Many physical activities are disregaurded as sports, some think nothing of it, but is this really okay?

Azam E., Writer

March 5, 2020

There are over 8000 sports, according to Steemit. Yet some argue that physical exercise does not make an activity a sport. All across social media, videos degrade sports like cheer, archery, and dance. This can be offensive to those who engage in these sports. “I think it’s messed up how people d...

Are The Clippers Really “The Team” This Year?

The clippers team in their warm up suits warming up for a game.

Azam E., Writer

February 28, 2020

This year’s flurry of offseason moves has completely flipped the potential of bad teams on paper. One such team is the Los Angeles Clippers.  Last season they had a record of 48-34, which put them in the 8th seed of NBA standings. While this put them in the playoffs, they had to face the best team in...

Maria Sharapova Retires From Professional Tennis

Maria Sharapova has retired from professional tennis after 28 years.

Shivani R., Writer

February 27, 2020

Five-time Grand Slam tennis champion Maria Sharapova announced her retirement yesterday, after playing tennis for 28 years. “How do you leave behind the only life you’ve ever known? How do you walk away from the courts you’ve trained on since you were a little girl, the game that you love—one ...

The Fouls of Sports

Sports are a great way to get active and have fun, but are they always fun and games?

Azam E., Writer

February 21, 2020

75 percent of children play a sport, according to Sports Rec. Most of the time there are registration and equipment fees, a significant amount of time spent traveling, the ongoing possibility of experiencing injury and the potential of a drop in GPA. Some say that the potential for success outweighs the l...

NBA All Star Game 2020

In honor of Kobe Bryant, the NBA introduced a new all-star game format. The format proved to be amazing, and made the players play competitively.

Raghu C., Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2020

Last Sunday, the best of the best came together to face off in the 69th annual All-Star Game. The two captains, voted by fans were Lebron James and Giannis Antetekoumpo. Lebron drafted Anthony Davis, James Harden, Kawhi Leonard, Luka Doncic, Devin Booker, Chris Paul, Damian Lillard, Nikola Jokic, Ben Simm...

Is Tom Brady Going to Retire or Switch Teams?

With the Patriots season coming to an end sooner than expected, questions have arouse around whether Brady willl retire, switch teams, or stay with New England.

Shivani R., Writer

February 11, 2020

Tom Brady, the quarterback for the New England Patriots, is a legend and part of the conversation for GOAT (greatest of all time). Brady has been to the Super Bowl nine times, won six Lombardi Trophies, and four Super Bowl MVPs. He has also been recognized with three MVP awards for his play throughout ...

Should the Dodgers get the World Series Title?

The Astros and possibly the Red Sox stole signs during the 2017 and 2018 seasons; possibly affecting the World Series title winner.

Raghu C., Editor-in-Chief

February 11, 2020

  In November of 2019, the Astros were accused of stealing signs by their former pitcher Mike Fiers. The scandal occurred during their 2017 World Series. Two months later, after an MLB investigation, the allegations were confirmed, and punishments were handed out.   MLB Commissione...

Super Bowl LIV

The Kansas City Chiefs win Super Bowl LIV for their first time in 50 years.

Shivani R., Writer

February 7, 2020

Super Bowl LIV was held on February 2nd. The Kansas City Chiefs took home the Lombardi Trophy after defeating the San Francisco 49ers by a score of 31-20. It is the first time in fifty years the Chiefs won the Super Bowl title. Demi Lovato started the game by singing the national anthem. Charles E. McG...

Kobe Bryant: Lost But Not Forgotten

Kobe Bryant passes away at the age of 41 from a helicopter crash.

Shivani R., Writer

February 4, 2020

A legend left our world on January 26th. Kobe Bryant passed away. Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna were on their way to a Mamba Sports Academy in Thousand Oaks for a children's basketball game. They were flying in Kobe Bryant's private helicopter, a Sikorsky S-76B.  Just before 10 am, the helicop...

Super Bowl Predictions At Day Creek

Students at Day Creek Intermediate share their thoughts on Super Bowl LIV.

Shivani R., Writer

February 3, 2020

Super Bowl LIV is on February 2nd. Two weeks before the big game, the AFC and NFC championships took place. The Kansas City Chiefs knocked off the Tennessee Titans 35-24. The evening game ended with the San Francisco 49ers defeating the Green Bay Packers with a score of 37-20. The two teams will now c...

Should DCIS Revive After-School Sports Teams?

Could Day Creek be as recognized in sports as they are in academics?

Shivani R. and Mikah C.

January 24, 2020

Crowds of parents and fans gather at Day Creek Intermediate School. They wait eagerly for their children to enter the gym, and when they do, the crowd roars with excitement. Let the games begin! There’s only one problem with this scenario: our school doesn’t even have any competitive sports teams. ...

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