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Winners and Losers of the 2019 NFL Draft

Winners and Losers of the 2019 NFL Draft

Peyton Carley

May 12, 2019


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The 2019 NFL Draft was held in Nashville, Tennessee from April 25-27. And despite this year lacking the flashy players and quarterback class that last year had, it is still an exciting time as teams use this as their final offseason push to shape their starting squads. And while some hit home runs wi...

The NBA is Becoming About Me, Not We

The NBA is Becoming About Me, Not We

Peyton Carley

May 11, 2019


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Let me start this off with a question. In any sport, would you rather be the best player in the league, but never win a championship, or be more of a role player on your team and win multiple championships in your career? I can’t answer that for you, it’s a matter of what you want to be remember...

Swimming, Diving, and Splashing Away Competition

Swimming, Diving, and Splashing Away Competition

Riley Keiter

May 10, 2019


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Chlorine fills the air and humidity weighs it down. A coach from Olathe South shouts to a swimmer, “Watch your pull back, it’s too slow!”. From across the fairly crowded pool at Prairie Trail, speakers pump The Greatest Showman and swimmers from schools all across Olathe frantically check the papers that give them t...

NFL Free Agency: Cleveland the Front-Runner, Pittsburgh the After Thought

NFL Free Agency: Cleveland the Front-Runner, Pittsburgh the After Thought

Peyton Carley

April 27, 2019


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Alright Cleveland, all eyes are on you, and it’s not because of Lebron this time, or the Indians in the World Series. No, we are actually here to talk about the Browns, Yes you heard right, the Cleveland Browns are now a talking point in the sports world. Not because they’re the laughing stock of...

Five Bold Predictions for the 2019 MLB Season

Five Bold Predictions for the 2019 MLB Season

Peyton Carley

April 15, 2019


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The 2019 MLB season kicked off last Thursday, March 28. New baseballs are being thrown, new gloves are being broken in, and new playoff contenders appear from the shadows. Everything starts over as a brand new season is upon us. As this new season begins, what are we to expect? Well how about we start...

What to Expect From The NCAA Tournament’s Final Four

What to Expect From The NCAA Tournament’s Final Four

Peyton Carley

April 5, 2019


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Ladies and Gentleman, we have finally made it. The Final Four is here! What a wild ride it has been, but here we go. These four teams have proven their superiority over the rest of the 64-team field, but how do they stack up against each other?   Michigan State v.s. Texas Tech Prediction: Michigan ...

What to Expect in the Sweet 16

What to Expect in the Sweet 16

Peyton Carley

March 28, 2019


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March Madness is arguably the most exciting time of year in sports. A 64 team bracket all playing towards one goal, a National Championship. With upsets and underdogs and Cinderella stories, nothing beats the magic of the NCAA tournament. Where it stands, the Sweet 16 is upon us, and the games to be...

Olathe West Falls to Gardner Edgerton 51-44

Olathe West Falls to Gardner Edgerton 51-44

Peyton Carley

February 22, 2019


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Last Thursday, the Owls were defeated by the Gardner Edgerton Trailblazers. This game would be Gardner’s second straight game away from home, and they will carry in an astounding seven-game win streak. Meanwhile, West came in trying to keep their own success going after getting wins in their last two ...

Girls Basketball on Four Game Winning Streak

Girls Basketball on Four Game Winning Streak

Matt Bice

February 5, 2019


Filed under Photo Slideshows, Sports

The Olathe West girls basketball team won against Hogan Prep with a score of 63-27. The girls play at Lawrence High School at 5 p.m. today, they also play at home 5:30 p.m. on Friday.

Opinion: Le’veon Bell Deserves His Money and He Needs it Now

Opinion: Le’veon Bell Deserves His Money and He Needs it Now

Peyton Carley, Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’veon Bell has yet to join his team this season. After six weeks of football, the Steelers are now into their bye week, but are still without their All-Pro runner because Bell and the Steelers were unable to sign a long-term contract extension this off-season. Prio...

Opinion: Colin Kaepernick Ad is a Bad Move By Nike

Opinion: Colin Kaepernick Ad is a Bad Move By Nike

Peyton Carley

October 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports

On Sept. 7, Nike released its 30th Anniversary Campaign of the “Just Do It” slogan. The face chosen for that advertisement was Colin Kaepernick. The Billboard features a picture of Kaepernick with the quote, “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything.” Colin Kaepernick became one...

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