THE LOAF: WEEK 12 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PICKS

STAFF WRITER: Michael Brown Welcome back to The Loaf! We’re back at it again for Week 12 of the season, and what can I say? I just keep getting that TOA$$$$T. We had another 6-1 slate this past weekend: the lone loss was Tulane (-11.5), but we caught dubs with Syracuse (-20.5), Kansas (+12), Tennessee-Kentucky […]

THE LOAF: WEEK 11 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PICKS

STAFF WRITER: MICHAEL BROWN We’re back at it again for Week 11 of the season! I hate to toot my own horn, but the inaugural edition of The Loaf was a complete success last week; we went a very groovy 6-1, which put us at 6-1 for the year as well. We got hit hard […]

THE LOAF: WEEK 10 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PICKS

STAFF WRITER: MICHAEL BROWN I’ve watched a lot of college football in my life, probably more than I’d like to admit. You could call it an obsession, really. But it’s time to put that obsession to the test, in the form of The Loaf, my weekly college football picks (the name is derived from all […]

Case for NBA MVP Candidates

Staff Writer: Ramon Elortondo  In a league where it seems we know who the champion will be again, the MVP race is wide open. The Warriors, after we couldn’t even fathom adding another all-star to an already star-studded lineup, all-star bruising center DeMarcus Cousins signed for just one year, $5.3 million. Cousins has averaged 25.2 […]

Football Team Struggles, Sumner Makes Choice, Softball Playoff Run

Staff Writer: Corey Darko Lead story: After losing their starting quarterback senior Dean Braxton to a torn ACL, the team is 1-2 since his injury. The offense has been stagnant only scoring a combined nine points in two games against Cherokee and Lassiter, while the defense accounted for three touchdowns in those two contests. However, […]

A TRIBUTE TO A PHEÑOM

STAFF WRITER: MICHAEL BROWN A “phenom” is defined as “a person who is outstandingly talented or admired, especially an up-and-comer.” If that definition doesn’t fit Ronald Acuña Jr. then, frankly, I’m not sure what does. From his call up in April until his grand slam in the Postseason, Acuña showed he was more than even […]

Is Marching Band a Sport?

Staff Writer: Selene Gomez  Many people have always argued on whether marching band is a sport or not. People on both sides of the argument feel passionately about their choice. So, to be as fair as possible you must first look at the definitions of a marching band and a sport.  Marching band is a […]