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Ja Morant guards Stephen Curry in game 3 of the Western Conference Semifinals.

NBA Playoffs: A Complete Breakdown so Far

Sean Davies , Staff Writer May 13, 2022

The NBA playoffs have been filled with action-packed games and series that have come down to the wire. The first round has allowed emerging players, such as Anthony Edwards, to make their playoff debuts,...

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148th Kentucky Derby Shocks Fans

Lizzie Rubright, Sports Editor May 13, 2022

Churchill Downs was filled for the first time since 2019 this past weekend for the 148th Kentucky Derby and it did not disappoint the almost 150,000 people. Rich Strike, a horse that had one of the longest...

Breaking Down The 2022 NFL Draft

Breaking Down The 2022 NFL Draft

Brendan Granata, Staff Writer May 13, 2022

In any NFL draft, there are always going to be teams that did great in the draft and others that did bad and this draft was no exception to that. But, in addition to the usual things seen in a draft, there...

Senior Maeve Colligan has helped lead the softball team in their successful season. (via Jen Sheppard)

Student Athlete Spotlight- Maeve Colligan

Lizzie Rubright, Sports Editor May 11, 2022

After an impressive start to their season the softball team can attribute some of their success to senior captain Maeve Colligan. Colligan leads the team with 26 RBIs and 5 home runs. Colligan has been...

Ranking MLB City Connect Uniforms

Ranking MLB City Connect Uniforms

Lizzie Rubright, Sports Editor May 9, 2022

During the 2021 season Major League Baseball and Nike released new alternate jerseys as a part of the City Connect series. The jersey is created by Nike along with the MLB team to reflect the hometown...

Former Kansas City Chief Tyreek Hill in his press conference with the Miami Dolphins

2022 NFL Free Agency: A Complete Breakdown

Sean Davies , Staff Writer April 21, 2022

The 2022 NFL free agency period has been filled with nothing but excitement as numerous teams have made moves that have changed the face of the league. Many significant signings have gone down so far with...

Kansas Historic NCAA Championship Game Comeback

Kansas’ Historic NCAA Championship Game Comeback

Brendan Granata, Staff Writer April 19, 2022

   In a tournament that had many exciting moments including St. Peter’s historic run to the Elite 8 and Coach Krzyzewski’s final game at Duke, it came down to the National Championship where UNC...

Tom Brady Decides He Isnt Finished

Tom Brady Decides He Isn’t Finished

Brendan Granata, Staff Writer April 12, 2022

All it took was 40 days; on March 13 all-time great QB Tom Brady decided he wasn’t done playing in the NFL. Brady took to his social media and stated “These past two months I’ve realized my place...

Coach Ks Farewell Season

Coach K’s Farewell Season

Lizzie Rubright, Sports Editor April 11, 2022

Nowhere besides sports can four decades be defined by one single letter. K holds its own meaning at Duke University. Before the start of the 2021-22 season Duke men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski...

Mimi Bolden-Morris Shatters Glass Ceiling in College Football

Mimi Bolden-Morris Shatters Glass Ceiling in College Football

Lizzie Rubright, Sports Editor March 22, 2022

Coming off their national championship appearance the Michigan Wolverines have hired the first female graduate assistant (GA) in a Big Ten football program and the first in Power 5 since the 1980s. Mimi...

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Baseball is Back: MLB Lockout Comes to an End

Lizzie Rubright, Sports Editor March 11, 2022

In December of 2021, Major League Baseball (MLB) entered into a lockout period. From December until now, there have been countless meetings between the MLB and the Major League Baseball Players Association...

Sports Spring Back Into Action

Sports Spring Back Into Action

Lizzie Rubright, Sports Editor March 9, 2022

After a successful winter season, WMC’s spring athletes are ready for their chance to bring home a championship. Athletes compete in a multitude of sports including, lacrosse, baseball, track, softball,...

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