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Sports legend Kobe Bryant Passes Away

Lily Belcher, Staff Writer January 27, 2020

Basketball legend Kobe Bryant, 41, and his daughter, Gianna, 13, were confirmed dead in a helicopter crash Sunday afternoon.  The fiery crash took place over Calabasas, California killing all eight passengers...

MLB faces major scandal

David Fackson, Staff Writer January 22, 2020

On Monday, January 14th the Houston Astros were handed one of the harshest penalties in baseball history since the Black Sox Scandal of 1919. Eight White Sox players were given life bans for throwing a...

MLB award season ends

Jordan Dabbour, Business Manager December 3, 2019

The MLB award season has just finished. The American League and National League Gold Glove winners were announced on Nov. 3, 2019. On Nov. 4, 2019, the American and National League Most Valuable Player,...

Swinging for the fences: 2019 Rays season Overview

Lily Belcher, Staff Writer December 2, 2019

The 2019 MLB season found the Rays in a familiar spot: a few new faces, a few returning players, and fewer fans in the stands in St. Pete’s Tropicana Field. Little did 2019 AL Manager of the Year Kevin...

Recap of the 2019 World Series

Mason Gourley, Staff Writer November 30, 2019

The World Series started October 22, with the Houston Astros facing the Washington Nationals located at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. The game started with Gerrit Cole pitching to the Nationals for...

MLB Predictions for the 2020 season

David Fackson, Staff Writer November 29, 2019

The 2019 MLB season was full of surprises, from break out teams such as the Rays, A’s, and Twins, to teams failing to meet expectations like the Mets, Phillies, Cubs, and Red Sox. Of course, the most...

The wrestling team gathers to celebrate their camaraderie in anticipation for the upcoming season.

The Durant wrestling team prepares for 2019-2020 season

Adamari Jaimez, Staff Writer November 27, 2019

As the Durant wrestling season rolls around the corner, wrestlers are beginning to prepare themselves for a successful season. Last year, wrestler Hendon Haley placed second in districts, won regionals...

Cash Snubbed for Manager of the Year

David Fackson, Staff Writer November 19, 2019

On November 13th MLB announced that Rocco Baldelli had won A.L. Manager of the Year. He was one of the 3 finalists, including Aaron Boone, manager of the Yankees, and Kevin Cash, skipper of the Rays. The...

2019 World Artistic Gymnastic Championships

Jayleen Nunez, Staff Writer October 28, 2019

Floor exercise, pommel horse, still rings, vault, parallel bars, horizontal bars. These are the six events male gymnasts compete in when they face off to win the gold. This year, the World Artistic...

Competition season approaching soon for Cheerleading

Marina Hawkins, Social Media Coordinator October 28, 2019

As competition season rolls around for cheerleading, many cheerleaders are preparing for MAJORS with their team. MAJORS is the most selective competition that only the “best of the best” get invited...

Rays rebound sends Series back to Houston

David Fackson, Staff Writer October 26, 2019

The Rays were on the plane back to St.Petersburg, down 2-0 in the ALDS against the heavily favored Houston Astros. They had run into the buzz saw of Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole, the top 2 pitchers...

Revelations about the death of Tyler Skaggs

Lily Belcher, Staff Writer October 26, 2019

The tragic loss of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs has affected baseball players and fans across Major League Baseball since his premature death in July.  Recently, however, new information regarding...

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