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The revolution of technology leads to the Astros’ cheating scandal

Luca Vitale, Sports Editor

March 13, 2020

Cheating in professional sports is nothing new, but how the cheating is occurring is something people have never seen before in the modern era. The most recent example is the MLB, Major League Baseball, findings of the Houston Astros ...

Change in perception surrounding exercise fuels BG sports

Danny Pembrook, Sports Editor

March 13, 2020

At BG, athletes work very hard all year round. They train, condition and build their bodies up to the point where they can play their sport. For example, senior Matt Brunelli is an athlete that trains hard to play baseball each...

Girls Basketball ‘one-game mentality’ aids success

Luca Vitale, Sports Editor

February 7, 2020

After being eliminated from the playoffs last season by getting blown out in the regional championship game against Lake Forest 64-39, the girls basketball team had high expectations for their next season. With key players includ...

New age of basketball garners criticism for evolved styles of play

Sriman Narayanan, Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2019

With the 2019-20 NBA season officially underway, top players like Lebron James and Stephen Curry hope to add on to their illustrious resumes, trying to cement themselves among the ranks of the greatest players of all time. Both their...

Obstacles to high school sports are outweighed by benefits

Allie Zyck, Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2019

With 28 different sports offered at BG, there are plenty of opportunities for students to be on a high school athletic team, whether they practice in the pool, at the track or on the football field. However, for many students, the...

Winter Guard is back for its second competitive year

Phoebe Rusch, Entertainment Editor

December 13, 2019

After over 20 years of the team’s disappearance, Winter Guard, the winter season of Color Guard, is back for its second competitive year. The first year of Winter Guard was not competitive, as it was just for the team to get...

Adapted Football Safety Regulations Prove Promising Results

Emily Luethy, Features Editor

October 25, 2019

When playing any sport, the number one concern is always surrounding the safety of it’s players. Recently, those involved in the sport of football have been a lot more concerned with safety and they have changed distinct feat...

Disputed supplement use raises questions regarding proper nutrition

Yustyn Kokor, Sports Editor

October 25, 2019

Student athletes are working hard to become faster, stronger, and perform better overall in their specific sport, but students also implement measures in their nutrition to ensure their optimal performance. According to a 201...

The unwanted impact of commercializing youth basketball

Sriman Narayanan, Editor-in-Chief

October 25, 2019

The story of the rags to riches athlete has long been cause for inspiration among young children across the country. Athletes like Dwayne Wade and Derrick Rose emerged from low income neighborhoods, and rose to the highest level i...

Student athletes commit to play after high school

Allie Zyck, Editor-in-Chief

October 25, 2019

With college application deadlines looming, many seniors are scrambling to perfect their portfolios and apply to their dream schools. However, some students have already committed to attending universities as college athletes. Two such s...

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