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NBA Playoffs: Who Will Be Crowned Champion?

Quinton E., Staff Writer

April 29, 2019

Filed under National Sports

With the second round of the NBA playoffs currently underway, only eight teams remain. The Portland Trail Blazers are the underdogs of these teams, knocking out the Oklahoma City Thunder. The NBA playoffs started on April 13,...

Soccer Seasons Finish with Ups and Downs

Mack T., Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

Filed under School Sports

Throughout the season, the middle school soccer teams demonstrated hard work and dedication on the soccer field. Even if the players faced defeat, they still pulled through. This season, both of the green teams did exceptionally well with only four losses amongst both of the teams. The boys green so...

BatCats Finishing Strong

Quinton E., Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

Filed under School Sports

The middle school baseball season is coming to an end. Both the seventh and eighth grade teams have been in hard-fought battles throughout this season. The seventh grade boys are currently in the playoffs, while the eighth gra...

Lax Cats for the Win

April 11, 2019

Filed under School Sports, Video

Lacrosse is becoming an increasingly popular sport in Georgia, so we met with some LaxCats in the middle school to fill us in on lacrosse in the middle school. Watch this video to find out about how this season is going. ...

March Madness: Who Will Cut the Net?

Tyler H., Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

Filed under National Sports, Sports

From the end of March to the beginning of April, 64 teams compete to become the champion of college basketball in a tournament called March Madness. So far, 60 teams have been eliminated, and only the final 4 remain. The team...

TrackCats Sprint Into a New Season

James H., Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

Filed under School Sports

Westminster Track and Field athletes recently started their season with a home meet against Wesleyan, Lovett, and Perimeter on Thursday, March 14. The girls won and the boys finished second, behind Perimeter. Athletes got to ...

The Reasoning Behind Cut Sports

Lia D., Staff Writer

February 25, 2019

Filed under School Sports

The middle school offers many sports during all three seasons, from equestrian to baseball to squash. The majority of these sports have limited spots for athletes, leaving only cross country, swimming, and track and field open to eve...

A-T-L: Middle School Students Rally for New Soccer Team

James H., Staff Writer

February 22, 2019

Filed under National Sports

With the popularity of soccer growing very quickly, many students are excited to show their support for Atlanta United, a team that was founded in 2014 and started playing in 2017. Atlanta United home games are in the Mercede...

8th Grade Boys Take Championship Basketball Title

Mack T., Staff Writer

February 21, 2019

Filed under School Sports

This winter, the four middle school basketball teams faced tough opponents and worked hard through numerous practices and games. Each of the players tried their hardest even if they were facing the toughest competition they h...

The Fight for the Lombardi: Super Bowl LIII

Tyler H., Staff Writer

February 6, 2019

Filed under National Sports

Last Sunday, February 3, marked Super Bowl LIII where the veteran New England Patriots battled the upstart LA Rams at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. This game is one of the most watched sporting events in the nation and millio...

Super Bowl Hype Starting to Sweep the Middle School

December 14, 2018

Filed under National Sports

February marks Super Bowl LIII , one of the most watched events in the world. Many students in the middle school watch the Super Bowl every year and have very strong opinions on the NFL playoffs in general. Students are ver...

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