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University of South Dakota won The Summit League Tournament on April 3, 2021 at the Sanford Pentagon.

The Coyotes advance to the NCAA Volleyball Tournament

Claire Brown, Staff Writer April 13, 2021

The University of South Dakota went into The Summit League Tournament as the underdogs, upsetting both the number two and one seed to advance to the NCAA Volleyball Tournament. On April 2 and 3, The...

The NFL will be expanding it regular season once again.

NFL expanding its regular season once again

Carter Ericson, Staff Writer April 7, 2021

On Tuesday, March 30 the NFL announced that they will be adding an extra game to every team’s schedule starting in 2021.  “This is a monumental moment in NFL history. The CBA with the players and...

The 11-seed Bruins made a historical run in this year's March Madness and will go down as one of the best Cinderella stories in history of the tournament.

First Four to Final Four

Caleb Hiatt, Sports Editor April 6, 2021

The UCLA Bruins were selected as a first four 11-seed team for the big dance this year. In other words, they had to win a game to make it to the round of 64 which is most teams’ first game. UCLA matched...

Oral Roberts became only the second 15 seed to ever reach the sweet 16.

Another Cinderella story

Carter Ericson, Staff Writer March 31, 2021

Almost every year March Madness has a Cinderella story, and this year it is Oral Roberts University. After defeating North Dakota State in the Summit League championship, the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles...

The weightroom for the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament, held in San Antonio, TX, had little more than the rack of dumbbells found in the LHS yoga room.

NCAA ‘drops the ball’ with March Madness women’s athletic facilities

Madeleine Kemper, Online Editor-in-Chief March 26, 2021

With the NCAA March Madness tournament well underway, the remaining teams prepare to battle it out in the Sweet 16. At the start of the tournament, however, quite a bit of attention was drawn away from...

Collegiate volleyball is back in ‘full swing’

Collegiate volleyball is back in ‘full swing’

Jada Sandvall, Staff Writer March 22, 2021

Although select divisions such as the Big 12, ACC and SEC chose to compete in the fall, volleyball is back in action this spring. After their seasons were put on hold in the fall, college athletes have...

The student section kept the intensity high during this years homecoming game against the Mitchell Kernels.

Beginning a new tradition

Gage Gohl, Staff Writer March 19, 2021

With 2021 being the Patriots' turn to host the Presidents Bowl, it is the LHS Booster Club who must come together and plan what the night of food, games, spirit wear, and double-header football games will...

The New England Patriots re-signed QB Cam Newton to a 1-year deal.

Patriots offseason moves

Carter Ericson, Staff Writer March 19, 2021

The New England Patriots fell short of the playoffs this season for the first time since 2008, but will look to rebound next year after going all out in free agency. The Patriots started their offseason...

2020 second overall pick Lamelo Ball dribbles ball up the court during game.

NBA Rookie of the Year race coming down to the wire

Carson Woods, Staff Writer March 19, 2021

   The second half of the NBA season is just getting underway and the Rookie of the Year race looks like it's gonna come down to the wire. Heading into the All-Star break at the midpoint of the season,...

Dak Prescott is set to enter his 6th NFL season.

Dak Prescott finally gets the contract he deserves.

Carter Ericson, Staff Writer March 16, 2021

Dak Prescott was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys out of Mississippi State University in the fourth round of the 2016 NFL Draft. Since coming into the league, Prescott has proven that he is a franchise quarterback...

Tiger Woods watches his tee shot soar down the course.

Tiger Woods involved in a single car crash

Carson Woods, Staff Writer March 2, 2021

   Tiger Woods, one of the world’s most beloved golfers, was identified as the driver of a solo car crash Tuesday morning. Woods was just south of downtown Los Angeles when his car crossed over the...

Spring training began on Feb. 28 and will go up until Opening Day on April 1.

Spring training is underway

Charley Lockwood-Powell, Staff Writer March 1, 2021

2020 was a huge question mark for everyone, especially for professional athletes and fans who attended their games. The MLB (Major League Baseball) season was cut short due to COVID-19. The regular season...

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