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MLB Playoffs update

MLB Playoffs update

Landon DeBoer, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Sports

The baseball season has come down to four teams: The New York Yankees, The Houston Astros, The Los Angeles Dodgers and The Chicago Cubs. The Cubs are facing the Dodgers in the National League Championship Series (NLCS), and the Yankees are taking on the Astros in the American League Championship Series...

New additions put the Cavs on top

New additions put the Cavs on top

Oliver lockwood-Powell, Sports Editor

October 16, 2017


Filed under Sports

  This off season has been a big one for the Cleveland Cavaliers. With additions of Dwyane Wade, Jae Crowder, Isaiah Thomas, Derrick Rose and more, they have more than enough talent to be good. The question is, is it enough to beat the powerhouse Golden State Warriors? For the past three years, the Cleveland Cav...

Odell Beckham Jr. out for the season

Odell Beckham Jr. out for the season

Hunter Merkley, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Sunday October 8th, the New York Giants suffered a massive loss, WR Odell Beckham Jr. fractured his left ankle while running a slant route. This will most likely sideline him for the rest of the year. This injury will make it very tough for a struggling 1-5 Giants to make a run for the playoffs. ...

Cross country team dominates at metro meet

Cross country team dominates at metro meet

Lucy Dekkenga, Editor-in-chief

October 14, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The weather was a moderate 67 degrees, the leaves on the ground were crisp and the sky was a bright blue. It was a perfect day for an LHS cross country victory. Thursday evening, the LHS cross country team ran at the 2017 metro meet- a 5k race against WHS, RHS, OGHS and BVHS. Courtney Klatt won...

LHS soccer: an update on the season

LHS soccer: an update on the season

Abbie Griffin, Entertainment Editor

September 28, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Since the end of July, both the boys and girls soccer teams have been practicing for the upcoming 2017 season. As the weeks went on, both teams are at their final regular season game before playoffs start. After gaining a win against Watertown on Sept. 23, the girls took fifth place overall over all t...

Started from the bottom; how to catch up in fantasy football

Started from the bottom; how to catch up in fantasy football

Jack Fehrs, Feature editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

If you have played fantasy football, you know the feeling. The deep aching feeling inside  when you see your fantasy team slowly slipping down the leaderboard. Although all hope may seem lost, there are ways you can improve your standings. The key to turning your fantasy team around lies in the heart of the w...

A call on football: Sophomore update

A call on football: Sophomore update

Taylor Ericson, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Last year, the LHS freshman football team achieved an undefeated season, impressing coaches and students all around them. When it comes to this year, the sophomore’s are focusing more on building chemistry as a team, as well as stepping into the spots that are opened up by the upperclassmen. T...

NFL protests at an all time high

NFL protests at an all time high

Hunter Merkley, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

During last year’s preseason, former 49er’s quarterback Colin Kaepernick did something neither the NFL nor any other professional sports league had never seen before. He decided to take a knee during the singing of the National Anthem, protesting the treatment of African Americans and people of color ...

Hunt: Big time or bust

Hunt: Big time or bust

Landon DeBoer, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017


Filed under Sports

After the first two games of the NFL regular season, Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt has generated over 350 yards of offense and has scored five touchdowns. Hunt has been an instant success for the Chiefs, and many question if his stardom will last. In the first game of the NFL season, Hunt a...

Lonzo’s league?

Lonzo’s league?

Hunter Merkley, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


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Starting in high school, Lonzo Ball has been a highly discussed basketball player. While in college the UCLA star led his team to a sweet 16 appearance during March Madness. While at UCLA, Ball averaged 14.6 points per game and 7.6 assist per game making him one of the best point guards in college b...

“Windians” winning streak comes to a close

“Windians” winning streak comes to a close

Oliver Lockwood-powell, Sports Editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The MLB is a league where you do not know what the outcome is going to be at any given moment in the season. There could be a blowout, a close game, a blown save, a perfect game and the list goes on and on. During the Cleveland Indians 22-game win streak, it seemed as if the wins were never going to...

The Boss of Cross (XC)

The Boss of Cross (XC)

Brita Quello, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As the school year starts up, Cross Country follows. The LHS Crazies are excited to see what the end of this XC season will hold. They have had success in the past, and the Crazies are excited about the future. “Coach Pooley is pushing us this year to be even better than last year,” said Vars...

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