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NBA East Playoffs

NBA East Playoffs

Kaden Reed, Staffer
May 4, 2015
Filed under Sports

The first round of the NBA playoffs is over. The 6-seed Milwaukee Bucks lost to the 3-seed Chicago Bulls, who were expected to sweep the Bucks but the series ended four games to two in favor of the bulls after a three games to zero start. The 2-seed Cleveland Cavaliers defeat the Celtics four games to z...

NBA West Playoffs

NBA West Playoffs

Kaden Reed, Staffer
May 4, 2015
Filed under Sports

The first round of the NBA playoffs is over. The 1-seed Golden State Warriors played the 8-seed New Orleans Pelicans. The Warriors blew the Pelicans out in a quick sweep. Anthony Davis, who is the highest scorer of the Pelicans as well as one of the highest scoring players in the league, played in a mat...

March Madness Championship

Kade Reed, Staffer
April 8, 2015
Filed under News, Sports

The NCAA March Madness championship was Monday, April 6. Of all 68 teams in the tournament, with the first 8 teams playing to get a spot in the official tournament of 16 teams per four region, the 1-seed Wisconsin Badgers from the West region of the bracket played in the championship against the 1-seed...

Final Four

Kade Reed, Staffer
April 2, 2015
Filed under Sports

The final four games are on Saturday April 4th in Indianapolis,Ind. The teams in the Final Four are Kentucky, Wisconsin, Duke, and Michigan State. All teams are 1-seeds except for Michigan State which is a 7-seed. Kentucky coached by John Calipari will play Wisconsin which is coached by Bo Ryan at...

Sweet 16

Kade Reed, Staffer
March 27, 2015
Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Kaden ReedThe sweet 16 of the NCAA Men’s March Madness tournament begins today, March 26. Eight teams will play today while the other eight play on Friday, March 27. There are 11.57 million brackets on http://espn.go.com/ and most of the brackets are busted. If you are a person with a busted brack...

NFL’s First Online Game

NFL’s First Online Game

Kyna Fitzpatrick, Staffer
March 26, 2015
Filed under Check This Out!, Sports

Kyna Fitzpatrick The NFL announced on March 25  hat they would now be streaming one regular season game that will only be available for fans to watch online this upcoming Football season. The game that the NFl wants to stream live online is between the Buffalo Bills and Jackson Jaguars during week seven of the 2015 season. The game betwe...

A Day in Lacrosse Shoes

A Day in Lacrosse Shoes

Loralee Bandy, Staffer
March 20, 2015
Filed under Sports

The Smoky girls varsity lacrosse team meets each school day for practice on the Laredo Track Field from 3:15 to 5:15pm. The team does so in order to be in shape, develop skills in the sport, and work on plays for games against other teams. The players do this through various drills and activities. “First,...

Smoky’s first female baseball player

Smoky’s first female baseball player

Issac Rodriguez, Staffer
March 5, 2015
Filed under Check This Out!, Sports

Freshman Emilie Roberts, a Smoky Hill High School varsity softball and now baseball player who is advanced in her skills and knowledge of the game both baseball and softball who doesn’t look for any kind of special privileges. “She (Emilie) is an extremely hard worker, she has taken on this chall...

Should Players Avoid the NFL Combine?

Should Players Avoid the NFL Combine?

Kade Reed, Staffer
March 5, 2015
Filed under Opinions, Sports

Hyosub Shin College football players waste their time and ruining their potential career by attending the NFL combine. The NFL combine was on February 17th to Feb 23rd in Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana and for many players was a blow to their self esteem and their chances to be drafted ...

800 Yard Freestyle Relay Record Broken

800 Yard Freestyle Relay Record Broken

Ivory Brallier, Staffer
March 1, 2015
Filed under Check This Out!, Sports

Former Smoky student and current University of California Bear, Caroline Piehl and her Four woman swim team broke the American and NCAA record of the 800 yard freestyle relay on Wednesday, February 25. But this is not Caroline’s first success as a swimmer. According to Scott Cohen, activities...

The NFL says “No” To New Football Sensoring Helmets

The NFL says “No” To New Football Sensoring Helmets

Kyna Fitzpatrick, Staffer
February 20, 2015
Filed under Sports

Kyna Fitzpatrick Kyna Fitzpatrick Thursday 18 The NFL  decided that they will not outfit players with the new helmet Sensors for the 2015 football season. This comes after people are starting to question how safe the sport is for the players.The new technology sensors were suppose to be used  to reduc...

Smoky vs. Grandview

Smoky vs. Grandview

Loralee Bandy, Staffer
February 12, 2015
Filed under Sports

The Girls Varsity Basketball team has a game against Grandview today, Wednesday, Feb 11, in Smoky’s own West Gym at 7:00pm. “The audience can expect us to put everything we have on the court,” states Junior Vanessa Ruby, who plays number 13 guard on the team. “We don’t have weaknesses. We...

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