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(From Left to Right) Seniors Amber Thomas, Gayla Joyce, and Kareyana Williams passed out ribbons and bracelets to promote inclusion at Durant High School on March 3

Durant High School Students Participate In Spread The Word To End The Word Day

Lily Belcher, Editor In Chief March 5, 2021

At the beginning of March, Durant High School students and faculty participated in Florida’s Special Olympics’ “Spread the Word to End the Word” Day. Durant National Honor Society and the Exceptional...

Durant Baseball Coach Ulysses Valdes on the field against Plant City

Baseball Coach Ulysses Valdes Earns His 200th Win As Durant High School’s Coach

Lily Belcher, Editor In Chief March 2, 2021

The Durant High School Varsity baseball team took the field just as the sun dipped below the right field wall. The stadium lights turned on and the Durant Cougar’s starting pitcher, junior right hander...

“To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before” Series Comes to an End

Allie Sigl, Design Editor February 22, 2021

Since it was first realized in the summer of 2018, the To All The Boys I've Loved Before series has proved to be a success, now considered one of Netflix's "most viewed original films ever." Based...

Bucs Win Super Bowl 55

Savanna Davidson February 21, 2021

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers arise victorious against Kansas City Chiefs late Sunday night at their home field. Quaterback Tom Brady made his tenth appearance in the Super Bowl wining his seventh, this time...

Tampa Bay Rays Begin Spring Training After Making Big Changes To Their Pitching Staff

Lily Belcher, Editor In Chief February 20, 2021

With the end of the Super Bowl and the coming of spring, baseball fans nationwide are busting out their jerseys and ball caps awaiting the first pitch of the season, which is less than two months away....

Durant’s First Ever Country Themed Mil Ball Was Cancelled Due To COVID

Rachel Hesse, Managing Editor February 18, 2021

“Do the Ho Down and Do-Si-Do, swing your partner to and fro” would have potentially been part of the soundtrack for this year’s JROTC Military Ball. Unfortunately, just like homecoming and last year’s...

The 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump, faces his second impeachment process.

Donald Trump Makes History By Being The First President To Go Through The Impeachment Process Twice

Ayla Yebba, Staff Writer February 17, 2021

Making history again is the 45th president of the United States who is being impeached for the second time, which has never happened in all of American history. Democrats and a small group of Republican...

Durant Hockey Team Sweeps The Competition

Allie Sigl February 16, 2021

The Durant hockey team began its journey only four years ago, making it one of the youngest leagues in the Lightning High School Hockey League (LHSHL). After building up the program, the team has slowly...

Fans surround the Durant Unified Special Olympics Team after their victory

Durant Unified Olympics Flag Football Scrimmage

Lily Belcher, Editor In Chief February 14, 2021

Quarterback Joey Sarrica looked down the field to see all of his receivers covered and the opponent’s defensive line coming at him. After two pump fakes, Sarrica took off down the field, past the fifty,...

Valentine’s Day

Riley Thomas February 13, 2021

Valentines, the day of love! Some people are going to take their valentines on picnics or to a nice restaurant and others won’t have one but that’s okay. Valentine’s Day is going to be a great...

Durant small forward and shooting guard Aiden Jones makes a shot

eLearning B-baller Aiden Jones Returns To School

Ayla Yebba, Staff Writer February 5, 2021

Playing varsity basketball at school can be difficult. Playing varsity basketball from home is impossible. But that’s what Sophomore Aiden Jones has been doing since the beginning of basketball season. This...

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