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Changes to the Championship?

After the end of the college football playoffs, many people want changes to be made to the playoffs (Photo courtesy of Tyler Davidson).

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

February 4, 2019

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

By going to play in the majors for baseball, Kyler Murray will join a club, alongside Vic Janowicz and Bo Jackson, of players who won the Heisman and then went on to play in the MLB (Photo courtesy of MLB, @MLB on Instagram).

Mallory Smith, Reporter

December 20, 2018

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

Dr. Jennifer Welter has changed history by becoming the first woman to coach in the NFL. Now, she instructs young girls on how to be successful in football and encourages them to pursue their dreams (Photo courtesy of Dr. Jennifer Welter, @welter47 on Instagram).

Mallory Smith, Reporter

December 19, 2018

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

Parents in youth sports have gotten out of control and students shouldn’t feel pressured to stick to one sport because of them (Photo courtesy of Pixabay, photo credits to jp26jp).

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

November 23, 2018

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 number of left-handed quarterbacks has hit a record low in the NFL. Why did this change happen and will it be permanent?
(Photo courtesy of Pixabay, photo credits to KeithJJ)

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

October 23, 2018

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

The Greenville Triumph brings excitement and a new dimension to the entertainment in Greenville, South Carolina (Photo courtesy of Doug Erwin).

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

September 26, 2018

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

This new NFL season has brought on a brand new set of rules (Photo courtesy of Pixabay, photo credits to KeithJJ).

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

September 7, 2018

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

Seniors Tanner Barnes (left) and Brahian Gutierrez (right) will both be playing a sport in college. (Photo taken by Mary Grace Sanders)

Mary Grace Sanders, Reporter

May 17, 2018

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

Golf is more of a mental sport than it is physical. It requires much precision and thought about each individual shot (Photo by Mary Grace Sanders).

Mary Grace Sanders, Reporter

March 30, 2018

Pitching Into Spring Sports

Kelsey Brown throws a pop fly for Cassidy Dickinson to catch during practice. (Photo Courtesy of Gracie Beddingfield)

Mary Grace Sanders, Reporter

March 14, 2018

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...

Love of the Game, Lack of a Field

Having a football field would provide a nice soccer and lacrosse field. It would also provide space for a track around it. (Pixabay)

Mary Grace Sanders, Reporter

March 1, 2018

As we are a small school, Brashier doesn’t have as many sports to offer in comparison to the typical public high school. Most schools have football, cheerleading, tennis, wrestling, lacrosse, and track, while we do not. Not having as many opportunities as most do for sports has led to controversial...

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