Bring on the madness
Mar04

Bring on the madness

Story by Nathan Navida Creating predictions for March Madness is extremely difficult to do. No one is safe from elimination, not even the best. Everyone’s wondering who are the guaranteed picks and who could be the “bracket busters.” Upsets are inevitable during March Madness but Duke is one team in particular that will go pretty far. The Blue Devils are currently ranked in the top 3 and a lot of people are looking towards star...

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College athletes cut corners with paper classes
Mar04

College athletes cut corners with paper classes

Paper classes may appear foreign to some but represents a growing negative trend among the country’s highest levels of collegiate athletics. Paper classes is roughly defined as any academic course at a higher institution that appears on paper as completed credits for an athlete but never existed in the first place. Others may argue that this is a positive allowing athletes to focus more on a pro career but with less than 1% of college...

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Kyler Murray sets example for multi-sport athletes
Mar04

Kyler Murray sets example for multi-sport athletes

Story by Jordan Spurgeon Kyler Murray has officially chosen football over baseball. The 2018 Heisman Trophy winner and ninth overall pick in the 2018 MLB draft, Kyler Murray has made his decision. He tweeted “Moving forward, I am fully committing my life and time to becoming an NFL quarterback.” on Monday Feb. 11, 2019. He’s pursuing the sport he’s more passionate about, which helps make this the right decision. Being a multi-sport...

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No one wants to root for a bully
Mar04

No one wants to root for a bully

The NFL has a violence problem. It’s not a secret and it hasn’t been for a while. There are 48 documented cases of domestic violence, battery and assault by NFL Players in the last four years and in the first two months of 2019 the league added numbers 49 and 50 to the pile. While all three of these are just as bad as the next, domestic violence seems to be the area that gets highlighted the most. These domestic violence cases have...

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Introducing the reigning PCAC Men’s Golfer of the Year
Mar04

Introducing the reigning PCAC Men’s Golfer of the Year

Story By Jordan Spurgeon Jacob Montes, Comet’s golfer exploded onto the scene during his freshman year in 2018 and is looking to continue that dominance for his sophomore season in 2019. Montes was named the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference Player of the Year in 2018 an accomplishment he said has been a long time in the making. “I’ve always played well since I was a kid… this was my firs t year getting lower scores...

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Matt Ornelia: Work hard play hard
Mar04

Matt Ornelia: Work hard play hard

Story by Nicholas Casadona   Matt Ornelia has been playing baseball since age five. Now 20, he continues to have the same big league dreams he always had. Ornelia believes that competing in college baseball has led to him staying in school. While completing his major of criminal justice, he plans on playing baseball all the way through and hopefully after college. Currently in his second season with the Comets, Ornelia aims to...

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