Category Archives: College and National Sports

Junior Jared Batson showing respect to Jose Fernandez on character day for homecoming week.

Fernandez’s passing is a loss for more than just baseball

David Stevens, Staff Writer – Early morning on September 25, Miami Marlins star pitcher Jose Fernandez died due to a boat crash. The tragic loss of Fernandez affects not only…

Indinappolis Colts retiring Peyton's legendary number ; 18 (photo: Michael Conroy).

“The Sheriff” rides off into the sunset after 18 seasons

Thomas Baumstark, Staff Writer- “The end of an era,” as the National Football League [NFL] would suggest, has occurred with the recent retirement of legend Peyton Manning. Manning is most known for…

Michigan State Spartan Adreain Payne drives to the basket for a layup (Photo: Al Goldis).

Underdogs rule March Madness in NCAA

Sean Murphy, Staff Writer – The start of March brought in the playoffs for men’s college basketball, with top teams pitted against relatively unknown colleges from across the country. The sports…

Two of the best players in the game playing together for the very last time (photo:Heinzman).

Bidding farewell to Kobe at the all-star game

Robert Baxter, Senior Staff Writer- The national basketball association [NBA] all-star game is a gathering of the very best players in the league onto one court. The game usually produces a…

Senior Christian Reichle enjoying the latest issue of Sports Illustrated viewing Super Bowl 50 (Photo: Baumstark).

Von Miller sacks Newton out of Super Bowl 50

Sean Murphy, Staff Writer – Feb. 7, 2016, marked a historic day for sports fans worldwide. Millions of households gathered around the television to watch an annual global phenomenon known…