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NFC Championship Game: Rams win in controversial call over Saints

NFC Championship Game: Rams win in controversial call over Saints

Joseph Brotemarkle, staff writer

January 24, 2019


Filed under News, Sport Updates, Sports, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

The Los Angeles Rams took on the New Orleans Saints in the NFC championship game on January 20th. The winner of this game would continue to the Super Bowl to compete to be the greatest football team in the world. The New Orleans Saints took the early lead, scoring a touchdown and two field goals in...

The impact of analytics on sports

The impact of analytics on sports

Marc Goldstein, staff writer

January 23, 2019


Filed under Sport Updates, Sports, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

While most sports come down to the best players and teams, analytics and stats have enhanced football, basketball, and baseball. This “revolution” has been rising for a long time, but became really popular in 2015 when teams started to win with the use of analytics. Many executives have used stats...

James Harden in conversation for offensive GOAT

James Harden in conversation for offensive GOAT

Joseph Brotemarkle, staff writer

January 13, 2019


Filed under Features, News, Sport Updates, Sports, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

James Harden, star guard for the Houston Rockets, is now considered by some as the “Greatest of All Time” (GOAT) amongst basketball offensive players. Harden is averaging 34 points and 9 assists per game this season. A big game changer this season was having all-star point guard Chris Paul - which...

Cincinnati Bearcats win the 2018 Military Bowl

Cincinnati Bearcats win the 2018 Military Bowl

Maddy McFarlin, staff sports writer

January 13, 2019


Filed under Features, News, Sport Updates, Sports, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends, Uncategorized

The Virginia Tech Hokies went up against the Cincinnati Bearcats at the Military Bowl, which took place in Annapolis, Maryland on December 31, 2018, Virginia Tech Hokies vs Cincinnati Bearcats. The Military Bowl is an annual postseason game (put on by the NCAA since 2008) that is between two Division...

NFL Pro Bowl: best of the best

NFL Pro Bowl: best of the best

Joseph Brotemarkle, staff writer

January 11, 2019


Filed under Sport Updates, Sports, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

The NFL’s all-star game, the Pro Bowl, will be taking place on January 28th in Orlando, Florida this year. This event includes many competitions such as the skills competition, a dodgeball game, an obstacle course, and a competition to see who can catch a ball from the highest drop spot. Fans across...

The rise of basketball influencers on social media

The rise of basketball influencers on social media

Marc Goldstein, staff writer

January 11, 2019


Filed under Features, Sport Updates, Sports, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

Social media has had a huge impact on sports, especially basketball. When it comes to Instagram followers, b-ball players lead the way among professional athletes. At 45.8 million, Lebron James has the highest follower count at 45.8 million; other prominent basketball players have well over 10 million...

Christy Winters Scott Jersey Retirement

Christy Winters Scott Jersey Retirement

Maddy McFarlin, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under SLHS Updates, Sport Updates, Top Stories

On Friday night, Christy Winters Scott had her jersey retirement. Scott is a member of the South Lakes Athletics hall of fame and the University of Maryland hall of fame. She graduated from South Lakes in 1986 and is considered one of the greatest female basketball players to ever graduate from South...

Major injuries in sports

Major injuries in sports

Marc Goldstein, staff writer

December 10, 2018


Filed under Features, Sport Updates, Sports, Top Stories, Trends

In any sport, there is always the risk of being injured. In any sport, there are certain injuries that can derail a season or even a player’s career or entire life. No matter what team a fan is rooting for, it’s always tragic to watch a player go down with a serious injury. Sports teach people many...

Cam Savage Featured on Sports Center & House Of Highlights

Cam Savage Featured on Sports Center & House Of Highlights

Joe Brotemarkle, staff writer

December 8, 2018


Filed under Features, SLHS Updates, Sport Updates, Sports, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

Senior Cameron (a.k.a. Cam) Savage is the star guard on the South Lakes boys varisty basketball team. Last Friday, Savage jumped over an opposing player in pursuit of the layup. Since then, a clip of Savage’s killer moves has gone viral, with the video being featured on House of Highlights and Sports...

South Lakes football team beats Herndon in last game of season

Maddy McFarlin, staff writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under News, SLHS Updates, Sport Updates, Sports, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

The final football game this season against Herndon High School was a rainy one, but the Seahawks came through with a win with a score of 23-7. During the first quarter of the game, South Lakes intercepted the pass, with Izaiah Williams-Baffoe scoring a touchdown, and converted on the extra point...

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