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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...

MLB kicks off 2017 season with Opening Day

Cameron Thomas, Sports Copy Editor

May 1, 2017

Filed under Sports

  This year, Major League Baseball kicked off its 2017 season with Opening Day, which took place April 2. The season is still early but some teams appear to be more dominant than others according to their season records...

Back on the come up from last year’s upset

March 29, 2017

Filed under Sports

Marcus Paige tied the game, Kris Jenkins responded and the Tar Heels lost to Villanova in the 2016 NCAA championship. Last year’s game upset many UNC fans. However, the number one team is again shooting to win the NCAA title....

Major League Baseball commissioner proposes rule changes to speed up baseball

Hunter Gill, Pollster

March 28, 2017

Filed under Sports

The commissioner of Major League Baseball (MLB), Rob Manfred, recently proposed rule changes to speed up the game of baseball. Among the changes approved in 2017 include a limit on the time spent to review a play, no pitching on intentional walks, and moving the ti...

Mark Gottfried Fired as NCSU Men’s Basketball Coach

Cameron Thomas, Sports Copy Editor/Editorial Cartoonist

March 22, 2017

Filed under Sports

  North Carolina State University men’s head basketball coach Mark Gottfried was recently fired, as announced by Debbie Yow, NCSU athletic director on February 16. He plans not to leave the NCSU team until the season is over. Gottfried led the team with a 122-82 record and 4...

2017 Spring Sports Previews

Ava Darden and Mohamad Hilal, Staff Writers

March 1, 2017

Filed under Sports

Men’s Tennis: Men’s tennis, which plays in the spring season, has just finished tryouts and finalized the team. William Ojiambo, a junior who has played for the Athens Drive tennis team since his freshman year, is excited...

Carolina Hurricanes steadily improve upon recent years

February 24, 2017

Filed under Sports

After winning the Stanley Cup in 2006, the Carolina Hurricanes, coached by Bill Peters, have had a tough time keeping up with the rest of the Eastern conference. Coming in sixth place for the 2015-2016 season, the Hurricanes are in ...

The rise of swimming marks the beginning of a new era

Patrick Gurganus, Party Planner

February 24, 2017

Filed under Sports

Swimming is one of the most popular sports yet many overlook it. Students do not realize that swimming is one of the most competitive sports and one of the largest recreational sports in the world. Parents are now teaching kids to swim; some p...

With a new coach in place the women’s lacrosse team plans for improvements from last year

February 23, 2017

Filed under Sports

For the past few years the Athens Drive High School, varsity women's lacrosse team has had varying seasons. During the 2015 season, the team had a 9-6 record, and just last year they had a 1-9 record. With a new coach, Mike Sangiac...

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