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Saying Goodbye To Athens Drive Sports

Daulton Bahm, Former Sports Editor

May 23, 2017

Filed under Column, Sports

After having some sort of connection to Athens Drive High School sports for the last 15 years, it is almost time for me to say goodbye. While I am not athletic enough to actually play sports, I have attended numerous athletic...

The Real Lessons Learned in High School

Dana Shefet, Editor-in-Chief

May 10, 2017

Filed under Column

Day after day, year after year, parents kiss their children goodbye as they head off to grade school. This June, 400 Athens Drive seniors will walk across the Raleigh Convention Center stage in a moment of fame when receiving...

Be Happy with You

Dana Shefet, Editor-in-Chief

March 31, 2017

Filed under Column

“So, what are you going to do after graduation?” It is a question that has taken many forms throughout our lives. As kids, people asked us what we wanted “to be” when we grew up. At the beginning of high school, we be...

The Decline of Disney Channel

Dana Shefet, Editor-in-Chief

December 5, 2016

Filed under Column, Opinions

If a group of 90’s kids were asked what their favorite childhood show was, the answer would vary somewhere along the lines of Even Stevens, Lizzie McGuire, Kim Possible or Boy Meets World. These shows were a staple of our child...

Minimum GPA for High School Athletes Are Too Low

David Parker, Sports Editor

April 26, 2016

Filed under Column, Sports

High school student athletes have a few requirements that they must meet to be eligible to play sports.  However, maybe the most important of them all would be their grade point average.  Athletes’ GPA must be higher than a 2.0 ...

Baseball deserves more support

Daulton Bahm, Sports Copy Editor

March 24, 2016

Filed under Column, Sports

For the third consecutive season, I will be coming out to watch many Athens Drive baseball games. I’ve been a huge fan of baseball for my entire life, but I have always been very disappointed about the lack of support and fans...

Should PEDs be allowed?

Erika Snyder, Sports Editor

December 14, 2015

Filed under Column

Athletes are constantly being caught and punished for taking performancing enhancing drugs (PEDs). Since not all the athletes who are juicing get caught, this ultimately  makes sports unfair, bringing up the question of whether or ...

Should college athletes get paid?

Erika Snyder, Sports Editor

October 30, 2015

Filed under Column

  Colleges with big Division 1 programs make hundreds of millions of dollars each year.  The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is the largest sports college program in the United States which made $871....

Education without borders

Kirsten Wesselow, Copy Editor

May 4, 2015

Filed under Column

May 1 has now come and gone, and for the majority of seniors, this day means everything. This day is the final day to commit to a university. Now there is no switching allegiances unless we want to deal with outrageous fees...

Gradman worth what it stands for

Natalie Van Genderen, Editor-in-Chief

April 1, 2015

Filed under Column, Opinions

Thirteen senior boys, three months of practice and one ridiculous show. Gradman has been a tradition at Athens Drive for now 18 years, and I consider myself lucky to have seen two shows and have been a part of one. Describing...

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