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International Olympic Committee postpones Tokyo 2020

Camila Pierce

May 3, 2020

The International Olympics Committee (IOC) declared the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Games late March in response to the Covid-19, the disease that has swept the world into regulated chaos. This decision was made after a rapid growth in cases, as well as a public outcry from athletes around the world. ...

The XFL kicks off with its first season since 2001

Cameron Thomas, Editor in Chief

March 10, 2020

Football fans worldwide rejoiced as the XFL kicked off its season on Feb. 8 after a 20-year hiatus. This newly formed professional league gives all sorts of football players their shot to start on a professional football team, as opposed to havin...

Kansas City Chiefs win Super Bowl LIV over San Francisco 49ers

Nicholas Rose, Housekeeper

March 4, 2020

The HardRock Stadium hosted the 2020 Super Bowl LIV February 2, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. between Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers. The Chiefs defeated the 49ers in a highly contested game. This was the first Super ...

Womens varsity basketball team in playoffs

Camila Pierce, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

Amid choruses of squeaking shoes and quick passes, the Athens Drive varsity women’s basketball team is heading to the playoffs with Head Coach Allyson Stephenson. The varsity team has racked up 15 wins and 11 losses. The top 32 teams ...

NBA All-Star Game excites fans with new scoring format

Julia Nassar-McMillan, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

A tightly contested NBA All-Star Game had fans at the edge of their seats this past weekend. The game took place Feb. 16, 8:00 p.m. at the United Center in Chicago. Team LeBron beat Team Giannis with a final score of 157-155 p...

Astros sign stealing scandal rocks the MLB

Carson Parrish

March 4, 2020

The Houston Astros were victors of the 2017 MLB World Series, where they beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3 in seven games. In November of 2019 reports came out that the Astros had been stealing signs in order to help them win games...

Myles Garrett gets suspended for his actions following post-game brawl

Cameron Thomas, Editor in Chief

January 6, 2020

  Controversy swept the football world Nov. 14 after Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett struck Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph over the head with his own helmet following a brawl that erupted after the Steelers...

Adam Armour Selected to Play for U-17 Men’s National Soccer Team

William Sanchez-Madrid, Photographer

December 3, 2019

17-year-old Adam Armour, a former student at Athens Drive High School in the class of 2020, is currently playing for the Under 17 Men's U.S. Nation's Soccer Team which consists of a 20-player roster. He attends a flex school which ...