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Rancho Rivals Clash

Rancho Rivals Clash

Jonas D., Writer

October 19, 2017


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Two rival football teams, about 4,000 fans dressed in pink and one MaxPreps Rivalry Series Trophy was all that was needed to make the most anticipated football game among Friday night’s lights. The sea of pink in the stands bounced with excitement as both teams entered the field. Smoke machines...

NFL Turning to Flag Football?

NFL Turning to Flag Football?

Jonas D., Writer

October 12, 2017


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Everybody knows that the NFL is a high contact sport, meaning that those who play get bounced around a lot. This often results in injuries, such as concussions, which happen to be an epidemic in the NFL. What if we just turned professional football into flag football? Melvin Ingram, a Chargers linebacker, sai...

College Basketball Coaches’ Corruption Scheme

College Basketball Coaches’ Corruption Scheme

Jonas D., Writer

October 9, 2017


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The FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) has charged multiple NCAA college basketball coaches with a corruption scheme and said that they have lied and influenced high school recruits to join their school. The accused coaches are from Oklahoma State, Auburn, Arizona and USC. According to Scooby Ax...

Day Creek Students Get Recognized By The City Council

Day Creek Students Get Recognized By The City Council

Jonas D., Writer

September 29, 2017


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On the night of September 20, 2017, six sports clubs were awarded for the excellence of their athletic abilities. Those six teams included one karate group, two softball teams and three baseball clubs. Because these kids showed their great skills over the summer, they were recognized by L. Dennis Mi...

Cleveland Indians Made History

Cleveland Indians Made History

Jonas D., Writer

September 18, 2017


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Over the years, there have been many great records set in Major League Baseball, like Joe Dimaggio's 56 consecutive games with a hit and Pete Rose’s record for most hits of all-time. But one that really stands out is the Indians’ record of 22 consecutive wins set on September 14, 2017. On Sept...

Patriots’ Popularity Nationwide?

Patriots’ Popularity Nationwide?

Jonas D., Writer

September 14, 2017


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Over the years, some football teams have been more popular than others. For example, in 2014, the Seattle Seahawks were all the rage, but the Patriots have recently come back to reclaim the spotlight. The New England Patriots arguably continue to be the most popular team in the NFL. The team’s name a...

UCLA Completes Huge Comeback

UCLA Completes Huge Comeback

Jonas D., Writer

September 6, 2017


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On September 3rd, the UCLA football team was down 44 to 10 against Texas A&M going into the last quarter. UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen led the Bruins to a comeback with 35 points in fifteen minutes. After scoring four touchdowns, Rosen completed the second biggest comeback in college football history. ...

Japan’s Success in the Little League World Series

Japan’s Success in the Little League World Series

Jonas D., Writer

September 1, 2017


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In the 2017 Little League World Series, a team from Tokyo, Japan clinched the championship. Kitasuna Little League has won four World Series titles. By winning this year, they have set a new record for wins by one league. CBS Sports said, “For the Kitasuna Japanese rep, it's their fourth title, which is the most by any team in LLWS history.” By winning in 2001, 2012, 2015 and 20...

Mayweather Retired on Defeating McGregor

Mayweather Retired on Defeating McGregor

Jonas D., Writer

August 29, 2017


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Boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather has reached 50 wins and 0 losses after beating UFC star Conor McGregor in a 12-round fight. With this recent win, he decided to hang up the gloves for good. According to theScore.com Floyd Mayweather’s son Koraun said, “No chance. No chance. No rematch. [He’s] officially done. He's 40, gotta realize that. He's an old man.” Over the years May...

These Middle Schoolers Miss School To Play Baseball

These Middle Schoolers Miss School To Play Baseball

Jonas D., Writer

August 29, 2017


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While you are sitting in 3rd period math class, 12 and 13-year-old boys were playing baseball for the coveted title of Little League World Champions. Teams from all over the world competed in Williamsport, Pennsylvania and battled it out for the championship trophy. One concern the young athletes had was missi...

Kyrie Traded For Big Pieces

Kyrie Traded For Big Pieces

Jonas D., Writer

August 28, 2017


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NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers have traded Kyrie Irving for Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and the Nets’ 2018 first round draft pick. In return, the Boston Celtics got Kyrie Irving. The rating given to the Cavaliers would probably be a solid A-. The one thing holding them back is the chemist...

Wait?! Neymar Jr. Traded?

Wait?! Neymar Jr. Traded?

Jonas D., Writer

August 17, 2017


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European soccer star Neymar Jr. has left one of the most iconic teams in soccer, FC Barcelona. He has joined a more unfamiliar team, Paris St. Germain. Neymar has signed a five-year deal making him the world’s highest paid soccer player. By doing this he hopes to be the center of attention by flee...

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