NFL Raiders head coach resigns after racist, homophobic emails

By Angel Okechukwu-Ozor On October 11, NFL team Raiders’ head Coach Jon Gruden resigns after the leak of biased, sexist, and homophobic emails from his past. According to New York Times, “Jon Gruden stepped down Monday as the coach of the Las Vegas Raiders football team hours after The New York Times detailed emails in which he had made homophobic and misogynistic remarks,” After such a career, his … Continue reading NFL Raiders head coach resigns after racist, homophobic emails

Freshman Jude Omiatek talks varsity football

by Rachel Holbrook 1: How long have you played football for Bellbrook? Who or what got you first interested in playing the sport? Answer: I have played tackle football for Bellbrook since I was in 3rd grade, so this is my 7th year. What got me interested in playing football was my dad, who likes football a lot. Question 2: Why did you decide to … Continue reading Freshman Jude Omiatek talks varsity football

Sam Wellbaum shares his golf experience

by Rachel Holbrook Why did you choose to be part of the Bellbrook Golf Team?  Answer: I played in the junior golf program throughout middle school which was held by Coach Scohy of the high school team.  How long have you played golf?  Answer: I have been playing golf for 4 years now. Who or what inspired you to play the sport? Answer: I don’t … Continue reading Sam Wellbaum shares his golf experience

Bellbrook fall sports rocking the season

By: Angel Okechukwu-Ozor Football Bellbrook football has two teams: varsity and junior varsity. As of September 28, varsity has won 4 games and lost 2 while JV has won 6 games and lost 0. Coaches and players The coaches of the football team are Jeff Jenkins who is the head coach, Mark Rogal and Tyler Stewart who are the linebacker coaches, Nick Combs and Gary … Continue reading Bellbrook fall sports rocking the season

Volleyball Varsity setter Grace Krane talks unity, family, and relentless pursuit

by Rachel Holbrook Question 1: What position do you play?  Answer: I am a setter on the varsity volleyball team.  Question 2: Out of all sports, why did you choose to play volleyball?  Answer: Volleyball is such a team sport and really unites all of the players on and off the court. The energy that comes from everyone on the team is amazing to feel … Continue reading Volleyball Varsity setter Grace Krane talks unity, family, and relentless pursuit

Athletes Face Hurdles during Pandemic

by Cambree Bernkopf Almost every single little thing in our lives has changed because of this covid-19 pandemic. School has been cancelled, some jobs require work at home, most stores are closed along with restaurants, sports arenas, concerts, parks, bowling alleys, movie theatres… Every spring sport, club and high school, have been either delayed or cancelled. This includes soccer, basketball, lacrosse, softball, baseball, track and … Continue reading Athletes Face Hurdles during Pandemic

Netflix’s Cheer Shows the Athleticism of the Sport

by Cambree Bernkopf In Greg Whiteley’s documentary series, Cheer, which built up an large fan base after the release in January, the young athletes of Navarro College’s 14-time national championship-winning cheerleading team repeatedly lift, throw and catch teammates–and risk injury. This documentary shows the pain, anguish, and dedication that comes with competitive cheerleading. Some parts are very hard to watch because of how intense and … Continue reading Netflix’s Cheer Shows the Athleticism of the Sport

Coronavirus cancelling the 2020 Olympics?

by Cambree Bernkopf Summer 2020 Olympics are set to take place in Tokyo, Japan. The Olympics have sold more than $1.25 billion in advertising, but what about the coronavirus outbreak there? As of March 4, there are more than 1000 cases with eight deaths in Japan. The coronavirus, originating in China, is not something to be dealt with lightly. It is highly contagious. This has … Continue reading Coronavirus cancelling the 2020 Olympics?

Swim team triumphs in 2019-2020 season

By: Morgan Sharbaugh The swim team trained hard all season to have the Women’s team defeat Oakwood in the SWBL meet, and have junior, Cam Bybee, take 15th in the state for a 200 Free. The Women’s team spent most of the SWBL meet neck and neck with Oakwood until finally pulling into the lead. They broke Oakwood’s 17-year winning streak. Head Coach Rob Johnson … Continue reading Swim team triumphs in 2019-2020 season