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NBA All-Star game

NBA All-Star game

Devin Glauser, Staff Writer

March 2, 2020

This year's NBA All-Star Game will be held at the United Center in Chicago. The pool of players is determined by fan voting, and those that get the most votes from each conference will be tabbed as team captains. The captains can then pick from a group of four other stars from each conference (eight ove...

Seahawk Dance Team off to nationals!

Seahawk Dance Team off to nationals!

Maddy McFarlin, Sports Editor

March 2, 2020

The South Lakes Dance Team will be leaving for Dance Nationals on Thursday, March 5, 2020 in Orlando, Florida. They will be competing against teams nationwide to determine the best team in the country. This is the first year that the Seahawk dancers have gone to Nationals. They had to qualify through sen...

Swimmers off to regionals

Swimmers off to regionals

Ryan Ertlschweiger, Staff Writer

February 25, 2020

Some of the South Lakes swimmers have qualified to compete in the regional tournament. One of the notable names is senior Anna Redican, a swimmer in the 100-yard backstroke, 200-yard medley relay, and the 400-yard freestyle relay.She has been selected as  All-American for the past three years, and t...

Why Is Hockey Not a Virginia High School Sport?

Why Is Hockey Not a Virginia High School Sport?

Marc Goldstein, Sports Editor

February 21, 2020

South Lakes and 25 other high schools in the area play in the NVSHL (Northern Virginia School Hockey League) to get around the lack of official recognition, and still maintain competition. Established in 2009 by parents, the South Lakes Hockey program is run completely on private funds provided by parents and other donors.

Steven Otwell: Superstar Wrestler

Steven Otwell: Superstar Wrestler

Marc Goldstein, Sports Editor

February 19, 2020

Wrestling is a sport that goes, for the most part, unnoticed by the majority of the student body. However, greatness should be noticed. Steven Otwell, senior varsity wrestler, has been shattering record after record for the Seahawks Wrestling team. The Wrestlers won the District Championship for the f...

Myles Garrett Bashes back into the NFL

Myles Garrett Bashes back into the NFL

Anthony Swanner, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

On Wednesday February 12, 2020, the NFL  announced the reinstatement of Defensive End Myles Garrett, two days after Garrett met with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.    On November 14th of 2019, Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett hit Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason ...

Rei Linam: the man behind the camera

Rei Linam: the man behind the camera

Marc Goldstein, staff writer

February 12, 2020

There is always something fascinating about a high school student finding their passion and excelling at it. Rei Linam has definitely found his interest and calling. Linam, a junior at South Lakes, takes photos for all Seahawk athletes, but doesn’t necessarily get the amount of praise he deserves. H...

Chiefs gain their first Super Bowl victory in 50 years

Chiefs gain their first Super Bowl victory in 50 years

Anthony Swanner, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

For the first time in 50 years, the Chiefs brought the Lombardi trophy back to Kansas City in a thrilling final game. Kansas City finished the 2019-2020 regular season with a record of 12-4 and looked to pose a postseason run.  In the first half of the Superbowl, the game remained a nail-bit...

Seahawks have a star in Scott (again)

Seahawks have a star in Scott (again)

Marc Goldstein, Sports Editor

February 10, 2020

The last name Scott carries a large presence in the South Lakes community, and rightfully so. Christy Winters Scott played for the Seahawks Girls Basketball Team, eventually getting her jersey retired by the school. She now broadcasts Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) games, coaches the girls...

Kobe Bryant’s legacy

Kobe Bryant’s legacy

Marc Goldstein, Sports Editor

January 31, 2020

  There is a saying that goes: “Heroes get remembered, but legends never die.” Over the past few days, that saying has held true more than ever. Kobe Bryant (41), retired basketball player who shaped the game of basketball and the world itself with his brand, tragically passed away in a hel...

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