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The upcoming FINA World Championships have the potential to be revolutionary.

Chasing Greatness: Rewriting Records at the 2023 FINA World Championships

Melissa Sayadinejad, Columnist May 19, 2023

The countdown has begun for the much-awaited 2023 FINA World Championships hosted in Fukuoka, an event that promises thrilling competitions and remarkable displays of athletic prowess. As swimmers from...

Katie Ledecky continues to inspire the next generation of swimmers.

The Legacy of Katie Ledecky

Melissa Sayadinejad, Columnist April 27, 2023

Katie Ledecky is a name that has become synonymous with swimming excellence. Born in Washington, D.C, on March 17, 1997, Ledecky has become one of the most accomplished female athletes in history. Her...

Kennah Burdette continues to amaze everyone with her swimming skills.

Making a Splash at Nationals

Carsten Oyer and Kalyn McLeod April 27, 2023

Since the age of four, sophomore Kennah Burdette has been involved in artistic swimming. April 12 through 16, Burdette attended the 2023 U.S. Junior/Senior Nationals. Following stellar performances in...

Arizona Speedway just days before closing on Nov. 30, 2021.

The Speedy Shutdown of Arizona Race Tracks

Jameson Kowalski, Columnist April 7, 2023

Local short track racing has been a large part of American culture for decades. However, the tracks where these races have been held have quickly started to disappear throughout the 2010s. Arizona has...

Angel Reese gestures at Caitlin Clark on the court.

First of Many

Maya Zappa, Columnist April 7, 2023

March Madness is a highly popular collegiate basketball tournament. This year’s final match between Louisiana State University (LSU) and the University of Iowa was one of the most viewed National Collegiate...

Russian Olympic figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva delights the audience on the ice.

The Commonality of Eating Disorders in Figure Skating

Amanda Mourelo, Columnist March 30, 2023

Figure skating has been around since the early 1900s and involves skating on ice. There are many variations of the sport, including ice skating, ice dancing, pair skating, and synchronized skating. Figure...

Sports organizations continue to crack down on PEDs and APEDs.

Beyond Natural Talent

Melissa Sayadinejad, Columnist March 30, 2023

Performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) and appearance-enhancing drugs (APEDs) are substances that athletes use to improve their performance. These drugs include anabolic steroids, growth hormones, stimulants,...

Many Lebron James fans hope to see the basketball legend play alongside his son.

Father’s Footsteps

Maya Zappa, Columnist March 29, 2023

Bronny James is a well-known face on both social media and the basketball court. He is mostly known for being LeBron James’s son. Bronny has had outstanding skill from a young age, which brought him...

The 2023 Super Bowl ended with a last minute Chiefs win.

Legendary LVII

Maya Zappa, Columnist February 15, 2023

Super Bowl LVII was held in Glendale, Arizona, at State Farm Stadium. The two teams going head to head were the Kansas City Chiefs and the Philadelphia Eagles. Both teams have been at the top of their...

The San Francisco 49ers had the potential to win it all.

Should’ve Gone All the Way

Maya Zappa, Columnist February 3, 2023

Throughout the whole National Football League season, the San Francisco 49ers have had a great run. They were one of the top teams to beat, becoming a powerhouse midway through the season. The 49ers were...

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