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MLB Preview

Jake Giles, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017

Filed under Sports

With spring training underway, it’s about time to take a look at the 2017 MLB season. Can the Chicago Cubs go back to back after a 108-year drought? What teams are looking to compete in the playoffs? Will the Cardinals get back...

Girls swimmers take seventh

Julian Albright, Web Editor

February 15, 2017

Filed under News, Sports

On Friday February 10, at the Girls Swimming Conference meet at Clayton, the Lions took seventh place in the 400 meter free relay. Senior Ericah Brown, Juniors Brandi Redmond and Micah Leonard, and sophomore Sydney Lucas swam...

High school sports creates academic stress

Julian Albright, Sports Editor

February 15, 2017

Filed under Features, Sports

It is 6:20 a.m. and is time for varsity basketball player Chanel Rice to wake up for school. Rice, a junior, understands that school is crucial, which is why she makes sure everything is ready to go the night before. “I already...

Prayer in student athletes

Maleak Johnson, Guest Writer

February 29, 2016

Filed under Sports

“For thine is the kingdom, and the power and the glory, forever and ever, amen,” echoes from the locker room as the basketball team prepares for their game. Before every game, the football and basketball teams unite with...

More sports equals more motivation

Pablo Lopez, Staff Writer

February 17, 2016

Filed under Sports

First it was boys’ volleyball, then rugby. What will be the next sport to disappear from U. City? Multiple studies show the positive benefits of extracurricular activities on students, including improved motivation, behavior,...

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