Category: Sports

Apr 25

Lionel Messi Scores 500th Career Goal

by Zach Bruhn     Sunday night against Valencia, Lionel Messi scored his 500th career goal. Ever since scoring his first ever senior goal, he has remained a legend across soccer and the whole world. Messi has nearly all the Barcelona scoring records set, and is also the only player to ever get the  Ballon …

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Feb 25

The Worst of the NFL. Scandals and Arrests

The National Football League (NFL)’s image has been subject to criticism in past years. The 2014 season saw the worst year in the league’s history. The league has been degraded and criticized for scandals and the actions of players. The NFL has suffered from much criticism because of scandals. Angel Nevarez, 8th grader, said,”The most …

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Feb 12

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers

The Cleveland Cavaliers are debatably the best team in the NBA. Since the end of last season, they’ve had lots of free agency signings and trades. Not including the first overall pick for the second consecutive year in a row. Also, according to Hoopshypes’ website, they have a payroll of about $81 million dollars ($18 …

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Feb 11

2014/2015 NFL Season. Surprises and Upsets

This NFL season has been an entertaining one. There has been surprises on and off the field. Jax Wilke, an 8th grader, says,”The most surprising thing was how C.J Anderson stepped up and performed at an elite level for the Denver Broncos.” C.J Anderson finished the 2014-2015 season with 849 yards on 179 caries, 8 …

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Feb 03

Beyond Football, Baseball, Soccer, There Is Lacrosse

According to the Federation of International Lacrosse’s, Native North Americans invented lacrosse in the 1630’s. A guy had seen them play and wrote about it saying that the Huron Indians were playing in 1636. His name was Jean de Brebeuf. De Brebeuf had given the game the name of lacrosse. They called it Dehuntshigwa’es in …

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Jan 03

Snowboarding Essentials

A lot of people think snowboarding would be or is hard, or have never even gone snowboarding. Or  think it’s hard from the looks of it. One thing I do know is that a lot of people would rather ski than snowboard. And yes, everyone has their opinion on what they would rather do, but …

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Dec 18

The Evolution of Skateboarding

Skateboarding has evolved tremendously since 1950. In 1950 the first skateboard created is from a group of surfers in California. These people called it, ”Sidewalk Surfing.” They put rollerblade wheels on a little piece of wood and rolled around town. This was a great invention. Two years later, sidewalk surfing was almost everywhere. Many people …

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Dec 12

Sports Are More Than Just A Game

For some people, sports are more than just a game, they’re a lifestyle. But when somebody gets injured severely in that sport, it can destroy more than just their love for the sport. Let’s say that they devoted their life to that sport, even their grades, maybe even their career! Many know of friends who …

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Oct 15

Baseball’s Loss of Popularity.

Baseball, it is supposed to be the America’s pastime. However, is it really living up to its standards? Baseball is one of the four major sports in United States. Along with basketball, soccer, and football, it has always been a unique sport that people enjoy watching and playing. Or maybe it isn’t. According to,Recent …

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Oct 15

The 2014 Colorado Rockies…What Went Wrong?

  After 22 years, the Colorado Rockies’ 2014 season has been one of the worst in the franchise history. It may not be the worst, but it certainly is in the running! They finished second to last place in the National League Western division. If that weren’t bad enough, they are second worst in the …

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