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NBA Playoff First-Round Predictions

Zack Bakir

April 27, 2010

The NBA playoffs shot off April 17, and you couldn’t ask for a better start with the Miami Heat and the Boston Celtics getting into a rumble courtside, Portland upsetting Phoenix and close games all around. But the exciting...

Road To Final Four

Austin Granger

March 30, 2010

With the final four approaching this Saturday, a lot of people don’t know what team to root for, because the teams that were expected to go to the championship (Kansas and Kentucky) are already out. Number five seeds Butler...

Mens soccer playoff run cut short in overtime loss

Zack Bakir, Staff Writer

March 30, 2010

The men’s varsity soccer season came to a bitter sweet ending losing to Cyfair, 3-4 on March 22. The team took a 2-0 lead by halftime, with a goal scored by freshman Amir Oduye and a penalty kick scored by senior Justin Franz. ...

Men’s Lacrosse Recruits District-Wide Athletes

McKenzie Gwin

March 24, 2010

Considered to be America’s first sport created by the Native Americans and adapted by Canadians, lacrosse is one of the most dangerous and aggressive sports in the world. A combination of soccer and hockey, lacrosse is a fast-paced...

Going Pro at Eighteen

Jona Mata, Staff Writer

March 9, 2010

Kobe, Garnett, Howard, James. They might as well be allusions to "greatness." Kobe, Garnett and James already have a one-way ticket to the Hall of Fame and Howard is playing very well to be compared with the four-time champion...

Wrestling Advances to State

Rhett Harrison, Staff writer

February 19, 2010

The varsity wrestling team placed very high at past major events such as Grapevine duels,  duel state and most recently,  the district tournament where they took first, sending 10 wrestlers to the regional tournament. At...

History in the Making: Playoff Run

Austin Granger, Staff writer

February 17, 2010

The varsity men’s basketball team made the playoffs for the first time with an astonishing victory over the Westwood Warriors on Tuesday with a final score of 59-45. On Feb. 23 they will be traveling to College Station where...

Wrestling Ranked Fifth in State; Prepares for District

Rhett Harrison

January 27, 2010

The varsity wrestling team competed at State Duals in Amarillo on Jan. 15-16 finishing in the top five teams in the state for the second year in a row. The team captured fifth place winning four out of five duals. They beat...

Varsity Men’s Soccer Takes on Georgetown Tonight

Zack Bakir

January 27, 2010

The men’s varsity soccer starts off the season with a 0-1 district record after their first loss to Leander this Tuesday by two goals.  They continue district play against Georgetown today at home. Even though the team has...

Problems in BCS Ranking System

Austin Granger

January 12, 2010

With another season of college football completed and enduring the Fiesta Bowl with number five ranked Boise State, many hold to the fact that the BCS isn’t very accurate. For instance, Boise State went to the Tostitos Fiesta...

Hall of Fame Hater

Zack Bakir

January 12, 2010

From coaches who cut him, to players who started over him and to anyone who ever thought he wasn’t good enough or wouldn’t make it, Michael Jordan made sure he mentioned and proved all their doubts wrong in his induction speech  to the Ba...

Running Behind Waldum

Jona Mata, Staff writer

December 1, 2009

The thick clouds shaded the sun with cool gales passing back and forth through pockets of hot air. The little breezes made the thick October air bearable for the annual McNeil invitational. Two hundred cross country runners circle...

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