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Wrestling Is Family For Durant Grad Hendon Haley

Adamari Jaimez, Staff Writer May 21, 2020

Hendon Haley is a senior at Durant High School. His passion for wrestling started about 12 years ago when his oldest brother, who was a freshman at Durant at the time, introduced the sport to Haley. Haley,...

Sommer Has Big Plans After Graduation

Marina Hawkins, Staff Writer May 21, 2020

Colby Sommer, one of Durant’s senior star lacrosse players originally started out as a baseball player. In fact, Sommer started lacrosse after seeing a series of lacrosse vine videos in middle school....

Senior Ahmad Fitts Leaves a Baseball Legacy at DHS

David Fackson, Staff Writer May 20, 2020

Durant senior, Ahmad Fitts, is an accomplished baseball player at Durant High School. He’s excelled on the field with a .342 career batting average and .964 OPS. Some players put up numbers like that...

Star Football Coach Don Shula Dies

Jordan Dabbour, Business Manager May 15, 2020

On May 4, 2020, the sports world lost one of the greatest coaches in football. Don Shula passed away at the age of 90 years old. According to ESPN, the Miami Dolphins released a statement to the public...

Hailey McKean (center) is a student at Durant, heavily involved in clay shooting.

Hailey McKean Represents Clay Shooting at Durant

Mattie Powers, Staff Writer April 28, 2020

There are so many sports out there like football, baseball, hockey, basketball, and many more. With so many sports to pick from, one that gets overlooked is clay pigeon shooting, also known as clay target...

N.C.A.A. Extends Eligibility for College Seniors

Faith Miller, Staff Writer April 20, 2020

On March 12 many college spring sports teams were devastated to find out that the rest of their senior season was canceled and had come to an end. However, this feeling was partially lifted Monday, March...

News Updates Besides COVID-19

Lily Belcher, Staff Writer April 14, 2020

COUNTRY MUSIC LOSES ONE OF ITS FINEST Country Music star Kenny Rogers died on March 20th in his home in Sandy Springs, Georgia.  Known for blurring the line between country and pop music, Rogers’...

Durant Hockey Team Finishes a Great Season

Jordan Dabbour, Business Manager March 2, 2020

The Durant hockey team had an outstanding season led by Captain Christpoher “CJ” Comunale. They were also led by Alternate Captains: Michael Romeo, a junior at Durant High School, Jordan Putnam, and...

Rays Make Another Interesting Swap With Padres

David Fackson, Staff Writer February 26, 2020

If you got déjà vu from the Rays recent trade, it’s understandable considering how similar this deal is to another trade the two teams made only a month before. In January Tampa Bay made a shocking...

Twitter Q&A: 2020-2021 Rays Season

David Fackson, Staff Writer February 12, 2020

The baseball season is almost upon us, so what better way to get ready than to answer your fan questions? I asked fellow fans on twitter and many students at Durant High School to send me any questions...

Super Bowl 54 Approaching Quickly

Jordan Dabbour, Business Manager Advertising January 30, 2020

Super Bowl LIV or Super Bowl 54 will take place Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020 at Hardrock stadium in Miami, Fla. This years’ Super Bowl will feature the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers. The Kansas...

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