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A Score for Charlotte Soccer

A Score for Charlotte Soccer

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

March 3, 2020

After buying the Carolina Panthers from former owner Jerry Richardson, David Tepper had something to say about Charlotte sports in his introductory press conference. He wanted to bring an Major League Soccer (MLS) team to Charlotte. Now, less than two years after that statement, Tepper has fulfilled...

Le8acy

Le8acy

Matson Montilla, Reporter

February 26, 2020

Kobe. When you hear this name, many things may flash through your head, including legend, star, hero, MVP, GOAT, father, husband, friend, enemy, competitor, and so many more. Kobe Bean Bryant, unfortunately, passed away on January 26, 2020, in a helicopter accident. Although we may have lost him physically...

Do you know Joe?

Do you know Joe?

Matson Montilla, Reporter

February 7, 2020

Many people know Joe Burrow as a Heisman trophy winner, a National Champion, a cocky player, and a future number one draft pick in the NFL. Although all of these are true statements, the truth is: Joe Burrow is just a confident person who came from humble beginnings. On December 10, 1996, Joe Burrow was born in...

Bringing Back the Buzz

Bringing Back the Buzz

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

February 6, 2020

During the offseason, the Hornets were projected to be one of the worst teams in the National Basketball League (NBA) after losing their best player, Kemba Walker. Most analysts saw the Hornets’ roster as one without stars and filled with developing young talent and old veterans on big contracts. ...

Riverboat Ron Gone

Riverboat Ron Gone

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

January 15, 2020

After coaching the Carolina Panthers for nine years, the Panthers have fired head coach Ron Rivera. Rivera had a 76-63-1 record as the head coach of the Carolina Panthers. He was the winningest head coach in Panthers history. Rivera led the team to a Super Bowl appearance after the 2015 season, and he a...

Colin, Contracts, and Controversy

Colin, Contracts, and Controversy

Matson Montilla, Reporter

December 16, 2019

Colin Kapernick was last seen in the National Football League (NFL) three years ago. Since then he has been very active in the equal rights movement, but he has also attempted to come back to the NFL. On November 16, 2019, Kaepernick conducted a 40-minute tryout in front of eight NFL scouts and the media to try to entice teams to pick him up. Althou...

Pay for Play

Pay for Play

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

November 28, 2019

College football is the bridge between high school football and the world of professional football in the National Football League, but college football as we know it has started to change. There has been a push to pay players, but the NCAA has remained strong in their belief that players should not ...

(N)othing (B)ut F(A)cts Award Show

(N)othing (B)ut F(A)cts Award Show

Matson Montilla, Reporter

November 27, 2019

With the NBA (National Basketball Association) season underway, I always enjoy predicting who will win the end of the season awards. Thus, it lead me to write this article for everyone to read about my award picks, and so when I predict them all correctly. It will be written in ink. Now let’s get down to...

The ‘Littles’ of Little League

The ‘Littles’ of Little League

Annaleisa Wile, Reporter

November 25, 2019

On June 6th, 1939 the first little league game was played. Ever since, games have become a well-known event in the US for little kids. Many of today’s major league players played in little leagues as young children. “I’ve played baseball since I was nine and I have been playing ever since,...

Are Fans Really Safe at MLB Games?

Are Fans Really Safe at MLB Games?

Clara Cianfarano, Reporter

November 13, 2019

When going to any sort of sporting event, fans only plan for a good time. No one expects to get injured, let alone to the point of being rushed to the hospital. Throughout the recent MLB seasons, safety concerns have increased as more and more people have been getting hurt. There has been a lot of d...

Playoff Predictor

Playoff Predictor

Matson Montilla, Reporter

October 29, 2019

If the playoffs were to start now, the top four teams would be the University of Alabama (UA), Louisiana State University (LSU), Clemson University (CU), and the Ohio State University (OSU). The way the rankings are set up currently, the semifinal matchups would be Alabama vs Ohio State and LSU vs Clemso...

Money is Power

Money is Power

Matson Montilla, Reporter

October 16, 2019

Everybody wants more money. Everybody wants power. Everybody wants to be a leader. That’s the issue with the National Football League (NFL). The players from the NFL want all of this, but the owners aren’t willing to give any of this up, or at least not as much as the players want, which is wher...

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