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America’s Golden Girl

Peyton Parker, Sports Editor

March 17, 2014

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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...

Straying Off of the Olympics

Peyton Parker, Sports Editor

March 17, 2014

Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

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...

Sunken Heart

Peyton Parker, Sports Editor

March 17, 2014

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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...

Athlete’s Unconventional Role Model

Peyton Parker, Sports Editor

March 17, 2014

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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...

Strong Finish

Peyton Parker, Sports Editor

February 13, 2014

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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...

Pro Bowl Cancellation Scare

Peyton Parker, Sports Editor

February 3, 2014

Filed under Sports

This year, the NFL made a few more adjustments to the Pro Bowl. There were no kickoffs, new uniforms, and rather than it being the AFC against the NFC, the game was between Team Rice and Team Sanders. The teams were made up of...

Panthers Steve Smith’s Rip

Peyton Parker, Sports Editor

January 17, 2014

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After the Carolina Panthers lost to the San Francisco 49ers, 23-10, emotions—and tempers—were high in the Panthers’ locker room. One reporter probably regrets not thinking of more sensitive interview questions for the players,...

BCS National Championship

Peyton Parker, Sports Editor

January 17, 2014

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In the Rose Bowl stadium in Pasadena, California, the 12-1 Auburn Tigers went up against the 13-0 Florida State Seminoles. Auburn held the lead up throughout the first three quarters, but fell behind in the final minutes of...

Sugar Bowl

Peyton Parker, Sports Editor

January 17, 2014

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  In the 2014 Sugar Bowl, the Alabama Crimson Tide went up against the Oklahoma Sooners. Several hours before the game, Alabama was favored to win by more than two-touchdowns in the game. Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight threw 18 o...

Kentucky Runner Refuses to Race

Peyton Parker, Sports Editor

November 15, 2013

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Codie Thacker is a cross country runner from Whitley County High School. She spends many months out of the year preparing herself for the big regionals. At the last minute before the race, she voluntarily dropped out. The 16-year-old...

Regional Results

Peyton Parker, Sports Editor

November 12, 2013

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The 2013 Lady Canes’ volleyball team attended the second Super Regionals which took place in Montgomery, AL. They had an overall season record of 4-16, but they conquered the games that mattered most. Two examples were when...

Tigers Roaring Over A&M Victory

Peyton Parker, Sports Editor

October 28, 2013

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The Auburn Tigers’ football team continues to prove that they mean business this year. They currently have a 6-1 season record, including a 3-1 conference record. Over the weekend, Auburn went head-on against Texas A&M. The...

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