Category: Sports

LARP

LARP

by Kyra Yanny It’s an early Sunday afternoon in Volunteer Park. The clouds are covering the sky and the trees are still shedding the last of their autumn leaves. You are walking through the park with a couple of friends. To your left, your friend, the cleric, is muttering five hundred words from their spellbook. To the right, your friend […]

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Keep it off the field

Keep it off the field

by Nathan Lowe When Percy Harvin was traded, 12th men everywhere fell into a panic. Why? For who? To where? What do I do with the jersey I just bought? I don’t have any physical evidence but I’m like 90% sure those questions were asked at some point. As details started slowly coming out about why he was traded, and […]

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Sketchy scheduling

Sketchy scheduling

Bizarre schedules make it difficult for athletes to succeed Regular season, metros, districts, state. A seemingly simple order becomes very complicated in certain sports. In golf and girls swimming, scheduling can make it much more difficult to have success at the highest levels. The 4A schools have such big teams that they need to split their girls and boys team […]

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The private school advantage

The private school advantage

New equipment creates vast disparities in sports If you’ve played a high school sport, you have probably noticed the differences between your equipment and your opponent’s equipment. Whether it’s shoes, a baseball bat, a golf club, or even the gym facilities teams use, certain teams have much better equipment than others. Equipment has improved as time has passed. Everything has […]

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Where are the careers in eSports?

Where are the careers in eSports?

William ‘Scarra’ Li,  a gamer hailing from Houston, Texas, has arguably one of the greatest jobs anyone can have. He plays video games, specifically League of Legends, on the pro circuit for a living. Every gamer hopes to be one of the greatest and Scarra is one of the lucky few. The world of eSports is booming, and has one […]

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Lacross team broken up

Lacross team broken up

Hale’s state champion lacrosse team will lose more than just it’s graduating seniors this season. That’s because of new league rules which prevent public and private school teams mixing to form one team. Hale used to combine with University Prep and Ingraham, but now just Ingraham. “We’re still gonna’ have a team,” said senior Captain Will Snider. “It’s just that […]

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