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End of an Era

End of an Era

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

February 5, 2019


Filed under Recent Stories, Sports

After 17 seasons in the National Football League, defensive end Julius Peppers has announced retirement at age 39. Peppers played with the Carolina Panthers, Chicago Bears, and Green Bay Packers before hanging up his cleats after the 2018 season. Peppers announced his retirement in an article called “17 and ...

Changes to the Championship?

Changes to the Championship?

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

February 4, 2019


Filed under Recent Stories, Sports

The college football season has just wrapped up with the Clemson Tigers winning the National Championship 44-16 over the Alabama Crimson Tide. This title game ended with many impressive feats accomplished. One of those feats being Alabama’s biggest loss under Nick Saban (next biggest loss is Oklahoma ...

My Head’s in OU, but My Heart’s in OAK

My Head’s in OU, but My Heart’s in OAK

Mallory Smith, Reporter

December 20, 2018


Filed under Recent Stories, Sports, Top Stories

Kyler Murray is a redshirt junior at the University of Oklahoma (OU) from Allen, Texas, and starts as a quarterback for the school’s football team. Lately, he has been wreaking havoc in not only OU football but college football as a whole. The Oklahoma Sooners are ranked number one in the Big 12 and nu...

Turning Over the Ball to Women

Turning Over the Ball to Women

Mallory Smith, Reporter

December 19, 2018


Filed under Recent Stories, Sports, Top Stories

Typically when people think of sports fans, they largely think of men. However, this idea is starting to change as women start to become more interested and more involved in the inner workings of sports, especially football. Many people have differing opinions on women who are involved in sports; som...

For the Love of Sports

For the Love of Sports

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

November 23, 2018


Filed under Recent Stories, Sports

In 2014 roughly 26 million children in the US are involved in sports. However, when you look at children playing sports after they turn thirteen, around seventy percent of them quit. There could be many factors on the field or court to contribute to this, but one of the main factors could be off the field. Parents in the s...

The Demise of the Left-handed Quarterback?

The Demise of the Left-handed Quarterback?

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

October 23, 2018


Filed under Recent Stories, Sports, Top Stories

One of the most valuable positions in football is the quarterback. Everyone knows about the right-handed tosses made by the quarterback, but few people know about the left-handed tosses. Recently, however, the number of left-handed quarterbacks that are competing in the NFL has dropped to a record low...

Triumph for Greenville Soccer Fans

Triumph for Greenville Soccer Fans

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

September 26, 2018


Filed under Recent Stories, Sports, Top Stories

The world’s most popular sport has been played since the second century, according to the World Atlas. Today around half of the world's population considers themselves “soccer fans.” Soccer has many effects on a community and now Greenville is getting the chance to feel some of those effects with the addition of thei...

The NFL is Changing … Again

The NFL is Changing … Again

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

September 7, 2018


Filed under Recent Stories, Sports, Top Stories

For the past 97 years that the National Football League has been in existence, it has seen a fair share of rule changes. The latest batch of changes to the NFL rulebook came from the NFL’s Annual Meeting, where the team owners of the NFL come together to talk about the upcoming season. These rules have made changes t...

A Future in Sports is Calling

A Future in Sports is Calling

Mary Grace Sanders, Reporter

May 17, 2018


Filed under BMC Students, Sports

There are colleges and universities, big and small, who offer different opportunities for students. Opportunities for scholarships can be obtained through academic achievements, social connections, and athletic skill levels. What a student wants to pursue in college will direct the path they will take....

Hole in One

Hole in One

Mary Grace Sanders, Reporter

March 30, 2018


Filed under Featured Multimedia, Photos, Sports

Pitching Into Spring Sports

Pitching Into Spring Sports

Mary Grace Sanders, Reporter

March 14, 2018


Filed under BMC Students, Sports

Spring is arriving, and its sports have already begun. Students playing Soccer, Softball, Baseball, and Golf have started their preparations for the season with preseason practice and scrimmages. Much effort and time is put into preparations as teams build themselves, and their skills, up to match up against op...

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