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Even though 11,656 athletes competed in Tokyo, one girl was the face of it all.

Mind over medal

Ava Duggin, web managing editor August 25, 2021

*Opinion One. That's how many people came to my mind when I thought about the 2020 Olympics. Even though 11,656 athletes competed in Tokyo, one girl was the face of it all. From life-size cutouts...

It is acceptable for sports players to be physical with their opponents, but never with their partner.

Sexual misconduct in sports

Hayden Davidson and Tom Mueller March 13, 2019

*Logos courtesy of sportslogos.net   Larry Nassar, Jerry Sandusky and Ray Rice. The legacies of these men will forever be tainted by their reckless actions toward innocent people. Sexual misconduct...

Go for gold in this Olympic quiz

Go for gold in this Olympic quiz

Kate Hennessey, sports editor March 15, 2018

The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, held in South Korea Feb. 9-25 have concluded. At the closing of every Olympics, history is made with old records smashed and boundaries broken. Take this quiz to test...

Weekly sports briefing 2/16/17 – 2/23/17

Weekly sports briefing 2/16/17 – 2/23/17

Daniel Kim, features writer February 27, 2018

Pyeongchang Olympics Closing Ceremony The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea came to a close on Sunday, Feb. 25. The Olympics featured many new faces, like Chloe Kim, a 17-year-old snowboarder...

Weekly sports briefing 1/15/17 - 1/21/17

Weekly sports briefing 1/15/17 – 1/21/17

Daniel Kim, features writer January 23, 2018

Global: Minnesota Vikings beat New Orleans Saints 26-24 with the last-second touchdown With 25 seconds left, Saints kicker Wil Lutz kicked a 43-yard field goal to give the Saints a 24-23 lead. Two...

Russia banned from 2018 Olympic Games after evidence of state-backed doping

Russia banned from 2018 Olympic Games after evidence of state-backed doping

Kate Hennessy, sports editor December 6, 2017

In a press conference on Dec. 5, the International Olympics Committee (IOC) decided to ban Russian athletes as well as the country’s officials from participating in or attending the 2018 Winter Olympics...

Murphy Troy makes a serve playing for the U.S. in Rio in Aug. 2016.

Glendale boy goes global

Hannah Cohen, social media editor October 21, 2016

Beginning his volleyball career in third grade, 8-year-old Murphy Troy, now a U.S. Volleyball Olympian, said he never imagined he would receive a bronze medal. Not just any medal, one that did not only...

Swimming in sexism

Swimming in sexism

Logan Crews, opinions writer October 14, 2016

This past August, little girls across the country sat in front of their televisions with wide eyes and bright smiles. Their eyes were glued to swimmer Katie Ledecky as she broke her own world record in...

Acing the deaflympics

Acing the deaflympics

Riley Arns, sports writer October 7, 2016

The 6-foot-5 17-year-old junior by the name of Ethan Bell is already tearing apart the Deaflympic scene and might become an Olympian, according to Marcus Robinson, the assistant coach of the USA Deaflympic...

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