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Girls Soccer

Girls Soccer

Dan Geyer

October 20, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Belfast Lady Bulldogs began Homecoming with a 3-0 win over the Scio Tigers on October 3rd. Morgan Hamer, Megan Rose and Hanah Helms each scored, and Hamer had six saves. The girls traveled to Hinsdale and played hard, but fell 5-0, Hamer stopping fifteen shots in the loss. On October 6th, the l...

Youth Sports Should be a Choice

Youth Sports Should be a Choice

Mack Cox

June 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports

Children should not be forced to play organized sports at a young age. Children become tired of playing by the time that they reach their teenage years.  Some kids are involved with a sport’s team year round with little time for anything else. According to a CNN researcher from the National Al...

Why is Poaching Wrong?

Why is Poaching Wrong?

Keith Weaver

June 5, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports

The sport of hunting is one that is enjoyed by many but it is also abused by some. Some people hunt for the pleasure of killing, or the trophy, and that is it. This act is known as poaching, which is when someone kills something to take the horns or the head as a trophy. Disrespectful hunting is when...

Athletes and Sexual Orientation

Athletes and Sexual Orientation

June 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports

In today's world, homosexuals playing professional sports is a huge controversy. People don't want to come out when playing sports because they are embarrassed. Or they are judged to the point of embarrassment where some may not want to do the one thing they love most, being an athlete.Athletes ted t...

Compensation for College Athletes

Compensation for College Athletes

June 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports

College sports is a huge business. The two biggest businesses, of course, are college basketball and football. Big programs like the University of North Carolina and the University of Kentucky bring in so much money from these sporting events. Unfortunately, the players get no reward whatsoever, even ...

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