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

Dates to Know for BHS winter sports season

by Megan Hyer Winter Sports Schedule for the next two weeks (February 11 – February 25): Tuesday, February 11 Girls Basketball JV-B tournament at 6 pm at Centerville High School Boys Freshman, JV, and Varsity Basketball games at 4:30 pm, 5:45 pm, and 7:15 pm vs Preble Shawnee at Preble Shawnee High School Thursday, February 13 Girls Basketball JV-B tournament at Centerville High School Varsity … Continue reading Dates to Know for BHS winter sports season

Trump Announces New Policy at Army-Navy Game

By: Khacor Tigner For the first time in 4 years, the Navy’s Midshipmen demolished the Army’s Black Knights 31-7. This win was highly expected according to polls conducted by ESPN.com, with the Navy throughout the game never falling below 50 percent to win. The Army’s season was by all accounts rough as they achieved a 5-7 record compared to the Navy’s impressive 9-2 record. President … Continue reading Trump Announces New Policy at Army-Navy Game

Russian Slapping Champ Dethroned

By: Khacor Tigner In Russia there is a new sport taking the country by storm: slapping. There are competitions for all genders as they compete for a monetary prize. The rules for slapping are fairly simple: two people stand across from each other–usually on opposite sides of a table–one person leans forward while another slaps them as hard as possible. They continue until a person … Continue reading Russian Slapping Champ Dethroned

The Rivalry Is Played Out

By Kyle Van Pelt On November 30, 2019, the Auburn Tigers and Alabama Crimson Tide met to play the 83rd Iron Bowl at Auburn University’s Jordan-Hare Stadium. The relative underdogs, Auburn, managed to pull off a narrow 48-45 victory in a game filled with explosive plays and costly mistakes.  The Auburn – Alabama rivalry is something unique. Both teams are likely NCAA championship contenders nearly … Continue reading The Rivalry Is Played Out

The Big Ones Break in Maui

By: Kyle Van Pelt On December 12 at 7:30 AM Hawaii time, the Jaws Big Wave Tournament began. Surfers faced a gargantuan swell with 40 foot plus waves at Maui’s infamous Pe’ahi break. Hawaii natives Billy Kemper and Paige Alms won the tournament by demonstrating impeccable skills and avoiding potentially lethal wipeouts.  Big Wave tournaments such as the one at Pe’ahi only invite the greatest … Continue reading The Big Ones Break in Maui