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Carolina Hurricanes start 2019 season with perfect record

Cameron Thomas, Editor in Chief

November 12, 2019

  The Carolina Hurricanes wasted no time making their presence known this season, winning five straight games to start off the year. Their 5-0-0 record is good for the best start in franchise history, better than the 2005-2006...

Athens Drive senior Kelly Kaufmann receives NCHSAA Performance of the Week

William Sanchez, Photographer

October 28, 2019

Kelly Kaufmann, senior, set a career-record with 21 kills while taking 29 attempts against Holly Springs. Kaufmann plays Varsity for the Athens Drive Volleyball team. She has been awarded with the NCHSAA Performance of the Week ...

NBA recap and season preview

Nicholas Rose, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

As the heat was rising over the summer, the NBA simmered with many upcoming changes. Local players from colleges in the triangle were hot commodities for the NBA draft in June. The number of trades rose compared to the previous y...

Cameron’s Preseason NFL Power Rankings

Cameron Thomas, Editor-in-Chief

October 6, 2019

New England Patriots The reigning NFL champions are coming off their third straight Super Bowl appearance, two of which were wins. The loss of five-time Pro Bowler Rob Gronkowski will likely be noticeable, but with quarterback T...

Antonio Brown’s season of drama continues through new NFL season

Cameron Thomas, Editor-in-Chief

October 6, 2019

NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown made headlines the week of Sep. 9 what seems to be the final chapter in a seemingly never ending saga of drama beginning with his trade from the Pittsburgh Steelers.  The dissonance began ...

Athens Drive Women’s Tennis Defeats Green Hope

Ryan Silver, Sports Copy Editor

September 25, 2019

The Athens Drive women’s tennis team hit the ground running as they began the 2019-2020 season  Aug. 19 against Millbrook High School, their first of 17 matches over the course of the season. The team is coached by Melissa ...