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NFL vs. High School Concussion Protocol

NFL vs. High School Concussion Protocol

Written by Ava Lamb, Sports Editor November 22, 2022

Where do we draw the line between player safety and how many points you should score? On September 29th, Miami Dolphins Quarterback, Tua Tagovailoa, got sacked and hit his head. Rushed to the locker room,...

NFL Mid Season Playoff Predictions

NFL Mid Season Playoff Predictions

Written by McKenna Orrico, Editor-in-chief November 17, 2022

So far, the 2022-23 NFL season has been full of unforeseeable triumphs and defeats that have taken the world of sports by storm. Let’s go around the league and take a look at how teams are doing so far...

Ohio State 2022 Season Overview

Ohio State 2022 Season Overview

Written by Ava Lamb, Sports Editor September 15, 2022

The 2022 Ohio state season is off to a great start with their first win! But are they good enough to bring it home? In years past, the Ohio State football team has had seasons bringing both triumph and...

Can the White Sox Outrun their Poor Season?

Can the White Sox Outrun their Poor Season?

Written by Georgia Dykstra , Sports Editor September 14, 2022

With the start of September comes the beginning of the end–for baseball at least. Playoffs are just under a month away, and it’s time to get down to business. Chicago’s very own White Sox is only...

Year of Champions

Year of Champions

Written by McKenna Orrico, News Editor, Editor-in-chief May 17, 2022

Lockport is experiencing a year like no other. The athletic and academic successes have been piling higher than ever in the 2021-2022 school year with students showing their skills in activities ranging...

Will There be Major League Baseball in 2022?

Will There be Major League Baseball in 2022?

Written by McKenna Orrico, News Editor, Editor-in-chief March 9, 2022

On March 1st, Commissioner of Baseball Rob Manfred announced that the MLB Lockout has yet to end, canceling the first week of regular season baseball. The MLB and MLBPA have yet to meet since the March...

The Destigmatization of Mental Health in the World of Sports

The Destigmatization of Mental Health in the World of Sports

Written by McKenna Orrico, Editor-in-chief December 6, 2021

Simone Biles, Michael Phelps, Lane Johnson, Calvin Ridley, Delonte West, and Serena Williams all have one thing in common: they have publicly addressed their mental health. Athletes, professional, collegiate,...

October on the South Side

October on the South Side

Written by Eileen Ferriter, Sports Writer October 4, 2021

The White Sox have done something they have never done before: clinched a postseason spot in back-to-back seasons. The first game of their doubleheader against Cleveland on Thursday, September 23 did the...

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White Sox, Cubs Look to Improve as Season Gets Underway

Written by Ryan Bennett, Sports Editor May 10, 2021

The 2021 MLB season is more than a month in, and we are starting to see which teams are contenders for the World Series and which teams likely won’t make the playoffs. The two baseball teams that play...

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Tokyo Olympics Rescheduled for 2021

Written by Zoey Foss, A & E writer May 10, 2021

Last summer, the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were pushed back due to the rise of the pandemic. Health officials worried that the crowds would make the event a super spreader, as they had no way to contain the...

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NCAA Tournament Ends with Baylor on Top

Written by Ryan Bennett, Sports Editor April 12, 2021

The 2021 NCAA Tournament is now over, with Baylor beating Gonzaga in the national championship game. It was a very exciting tournament overall, though it was very different from years past. A limited number...

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Will the Chicago Bulls Make the 2021 Playoffs?

Written by Ryan Bennett, Sports Editor March 8, 2021

The 2020-21 NBA season has reached its halfway point. The season has gone mostly as predicted, as the teams projected to do well have all performed to their expectations. One team that many were divided...