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All-District qualifiers share their love of baseball

All-District qualifiers share their love of baseball
Having a ball

Brittney Dear and Carli Hopper, Staff

October 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Brant Bennett, Jordan Jones, Nathan Love and Chase Fields look back on their careers in the sport and look forward to their futures

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Smells like teen spirit

Smells like teen spirit

Payton Harrington, Videographer

September 13, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Stories, Video

A look at the dress-up days this season. This Friday -- "Tame the Lions"

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JV, varsity volleyball battle Aubrey

JV, varsity volleyball battle Aubrey
JV, varsity volleyball battle Aubrey

Gabrielle Wilkinson, Photojournalist

September 12, 2017


Filed under Photos, Sports, Stories

Teams hustle for wins during Aug. 29 game

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Varsity softball ends season as a family

Varsity softball ends season as a family

Victoria Flores, Sports reporter

May 2, 2017


Filed under Sports, Stories

Braswell High School’s softball season is coming to an end, with a record of 2-11. But win or lose, their mantra is they have each other as a team. “Even though we lost most of our games it doesn't matter … we are a whole team and did our best,” sophomore AJ Frausto said. The team comes tog...

For varsity boys captain, soccer is life

For varsity boys captain, soccer is life

Bruno Ladaniuski, Sports reporter

April 26, 2017


Filed under Sports

Sophomore Simon Restrepo is captain of the varsity soccer team, playing as a center back. He also plays for the FC Dallas team as a striker. Restrepo started his soccer journey in Medellin, Colombia, his hometown, when he was 3 years old. He then he moved to the U.S., where he continues to play and ...

The year of the defensive backs

The year of the defensive backs

Juan Ponce, Sports columnist

April 26, 2017


Filed under Columns, Sports

With eight defensive backs predicted to go first round in this year’s draft, the case can  be easily be made that this is the year of the DBs. Strong picks such as Jamal Adams from LSU, along with Malik Hooker from OSU, are expected to be selected in the first round. Top Dogs With all this s...

Looking back at the NCAA Final Four

Looking back at the NCAA Final Four

Victoria Flores, Sports Reporter

April 18, 2017


Filed under Sports, Stories

Only four teams remained in the NCAA March Madness men's basketball tournament -- the South Carolina Gamecocks, the Gonzaga Bulldogs, the Oregon Ducks, and the North Carolina Tar Heels. The Tar Heels emerged as the champions. The Gamecocks are from the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South...

Top 10 MLB teams

Top 10 MLB teams

Michael Lockhart, Sports reporter

April 10, 2017


Filed under Sports, Stories

10. Los Angeles Dodgers Final record: 91-71 World Series Championship: 1988, 1981, 1965, 1963, 1959, 1955 The Los Angeles Dodgers are an all-American baseball team based in the west division of the MLB. Clayton Kkershaw is the main pitcher on the Los Angeles Dodgers, and his win- lose record is 6...

Top 10 best professional soccer players

Top 10 best professional soccer players

Bruno Ladaniuski, Sports Reporter

April 4, 2017


Filed under Columns, Sports

In the world of soccer, many players reign supreme. But for this list, I looked at how many titles different players had won, and how many goals they have scored, along with the various ways they manage to display their skills each game. What follows is a list of the 10 best players who currently play. 10. Manuel Neue...

Give water polo the recognition it deserves

Give water polo the recognition it deserves

Brittney Dear, Editor

March 21, 2017


Filed under Columns, Sports

I wake up each morning at the crack of dawn, struggling to push my way into the incredibly tight water polo suit. Hair up, cap on, suit zipped up to my neck, I leap into the chilling, chlorinated water, feeling it spread between my toes and coat me like a second skin. My arms begin to fly above my s...

The great D-E-B-A-T-E

The great D-E-B-A-T-E

Bruno Ladaniuski and Victoria Flores, Sports Reporters

March 20, 2017


Filed under Stories

Braswell cheerleaders know the importance of getting students on their feet during games. But for many cheerleaders, certain games put a little more pep in their step. Now that football and basketball seasons have drawn to a close, cheerleaders share which sport they most love to cheer for. “I...

Royals win big at state competition

Royals win big at state competition

Eli Lusk, Sports Reporter

March 6, 2017


Filed under Sports, Stories

The Royals are rounding out their year in style: not only do they have an upcoming spring show April 28 and 29, but the team took home more than 14 awards at the State Championship Competition on Feb. 27. The Royals entered four team routines, three officer routines, one social officer trio, two ensembles...

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