Opinion: Confessions of a Self-Proclaimed Runner

by Nick Martin The compacted dirt underneath your rubber sole. The pounding in your toe after stubbing it on the third root in the past five minutes. Both of these sensations are nothing compared to the main drawback of running long distances occasionally, hardly breathing through burning lungs (in other words nearing cardiac arrest). What else do you need than a butt-kicking route and a Taylor … Continue reading Opinion: Confessions of a Self-Proclaimed Runner

Boys Soccer Soars to District Final

by Nick Martin It’s that time of year again; the air is colder, the weather is drearier, and, yes, the soccer State Tournament has come again. The Bellbrook boys’ soccer team has an impressive record of 12-3-1 and league record of 10-1-1, winning the SWBL record for the 22nd consecutive year. Despite losing most of their starters and major powerhouse Eric Lynch, who has become … Continue reading Boys Soccer Soars to District Final

Johnny Football: Texas Hero or Texas Embarrassment?

by Nick Martin One of the biggest names in college football is Johnny Manziel, more commonly known as “Johnny Football.” He is known on the field for his abilities as a quarterback, but off the field he is more known for his partying and drinking. Over the summer, he was seen at a University of Texas frat party and was asked to leave over the … Continue reading Johnny Football: Texas Hero or Texas Embarrassment?

Olympic Wrestling Is Back

by Nick Martin Early last month, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) voted to reinstate wrestling for the Summer Games. Wrestling’s first appearance in the games goes as far back as 706 BC, so when the IOC dropped it from the Olympics because it was hard for spectators to understand, wrestling officials knew there needed to be reforms. The head of FILA, Wrestling’s official organization, stepped … Continue reading Olympic Wrestling Is Back