NCAA Championship

Peyton Parker, Sports Editor
April 14, 2014

On Monday night, the Kentucky Wildcats went head-to-head with the Connecticut Huskies in the NCAA championship game. In the first half, Connecticut came out with boundless energy while Kentucky had to work hard to keep up. Uconn held the lead at the end of the first half at 35-31. As both teams headed... Read more »

Soccer Savior

Peyton Parker, Sports Editor
April 4, 2014

How many athletes could say that they would not hesitate going mouth-to-mouth with their rival? A Ukrainian soccer match almost turned sour Sunday when Dynamo Kyiv’s midfielder Oleg Gusev ran into Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk’s goalkeeper and was knocked unconscious. Sometimes when an athlete is knocked... Read more »

MLB Opening Day

Peyton Parker, Sports Editor
April 4, 2014

Since October 30, 2013, baseball fans throughout America have eagerly anticipated MLB’s opening day in 2014. Last season, Red Sox pitcher Koji Uehara struck out Cardinals infielder Matt Carpenter to win the 2013 World Series. Opening Day came on March 31st, and had a 13-game lineup that began with... Read more »

Billion Dollar Bracket

Peyton Parker, Sports Editor
March 21, 2014

On Sunday, March 16, the NCAA selected the 68 teams who will play for the college basketball championship. The games begin on Thursday afternoon on March 20. Filling out bracket sheets for the tournament has been an annual tradition for basketball lovers. For the first time this year, there is one billion... Read more »

Athlete’s Unconventional Role Model

Peyton Parker, Sports Editor
March 18, 2014

Many kids today look up to famous athletes such as Derek Jeter and Lebron James as role models. Former pitcher of the California Angels, Trevor Bell, on the other hand, looks up to a clown. Trevor is currently going through spring training with the major league Cincinnati Reds team, but he has no shame... Read more »

America’s Golden Girl

Peyton Parker, Sports Editor
March 17, 2014

Long before Kaitlyn Farrington won Team USA’s third gold medal of the 2014 Winter Olympics, she was barrel racing in Idaho. On her parents’ ranch, they sold cattle by the dozens. At one point, the Farrington’s were tending to 250 cows. Every time Kaitlyn was required to travel to snowboard, a few... Read more »

Straying Off of the Olympics

Peyton Parker, Sports Editor
March 17, 2014

Last week, 22-year-old Gus Kenworthy tweeted that he would do whatever he could to bring a few stray Sochi puppies back with him to the United States. In slopestyle skiing, American Joss Christensen won gold, followed by Kenworthy who won silver and Nick Goepper who won bronze. Kenworthy had originally... Read more »

Sunken Heart

Peyton Parker, Sports Editor
March 17, 2014

During a West Chester University basketball game, 18-year-old Jack Lavery received the opportunity of a lifetime to win $10,000. He was given 25 seconds to shoot a layup, 3-pointer, and a half court shot. With the layup and 3-pointer out of the way, Jack went for the half court shot and missed. He still... Read more »

Athlete’s Unconventional Role Model

Peyton Parker, Sports Editor
March 17, 2014

Many kids today look up to famous athletes such as Derek Jeter and Lebron James as role models. Former pitcher of the California Angels, Trevor Bell, on the other hand, looks up to a clown. Trevor is currently going through spring training with the major league Cincinnati Reds team, but he has no shame... Read more »

Strong Finish

Peyton Parker, Sports Editor
February 13, 2014

Due to the icy weather we went through last week, our Hurricanes basketball teams missed out on their senior night game. On Monday, February 3, W.S. Neal offered to share their senior night with Flomaton for both teams’ final regular season games. So, the Flomaton Hurricanes traveled to East Brewton... Read more »

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