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A recap of the Eastern Conference Finals: Lakers vs. Nuggets

Shen Yang-Lim, Sports

October 13, 2020

The NBA playoffs have been full of surprises so far, with many upsets and Game 7 thrillers such as the Boston Celtics and reigning champs Toronto Raptors dueling it out, with Boston advancing. The topseed Milwaukee Bucks, led by...

How Coronavirus Affected the MLB

Shen Yang-Lim, Sports

September 30, 2020

The coronavirus outbreak has had devastating effects all around the world. Many people have died and get infected each day, and athletes are no exception. Many sports leagues in the US have had to make changes to their season...

NBA players boycott playoff games in protest of Jacob Blake shooting

Ryan Silver, Assistant Sports Editor

September 23, 2020

NBA players and coaches came together as a unit and collectively boycotted all playoff games Aug. 26 due to the controversial police shooting of Jacob Blake. The boycott, in addition to the coronavirus cancellations, have made the 20...

Athens Drive Senior College Sports Signees

Ryan Silver, Assistant Sports Editor

June 3, 2020

As the class of 2020 concludes their high school careers with an unexpected series of events, some athletes will be taking their talents to the college level. Here is Athens Drive’s very own college signees and their thoughts on t...

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 ...