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Student Athlete of the Week: Kennedee Rankin
February 14, 2019
The Hamilton Yankees girl’s basketball team had a contending in-season run, propelling them from division II to Open division playoffs. Junior Kennedee Rankin is co-captain of the team, playing at the forward and center positions. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Chima Uka
January 31, 2019
View Park sophomore Chima Uka enjoys a solid team effort, his involvement with the Knights football and track and field teams reflect that. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Blake Shepherd
January 3, 2019
Cathedral High School senior Blake Shepherd got accepted to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) earlier this month. ... read more »
Olympian slams ref who demanded wrestler’s dreadlocks cut
January 3, 2019
An Olympic champion wrestler has reached out to a New Jersey high school wrestler who had his dreadlocks cut off minutes before his match after a referee told him to lose the hairstyle or forfeit his bout. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Cheyenne Francis
December 20, 2018
Senior outside hitter Cheyenne Francis helped the Dorsey volleyball team create a contending season. The Dons had a 10-5 overall record, earning a fourth seed in the division V playoffs. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Cregg Matthews
December 13, 2018
Junior linebacker Cregg Matthews enjoyed his first season playing for the View Park Knights. He has been playing Varsity ball since he was a freshman at Verbum Dei; Matthews transferred to View Park as a sophomore. ... read more »
Black Students Still Only a Rhetorical Priority
November 1, 2018
Public education continues to fail African American children with little public outcry and   those who do protest strongly are often ostracized by the education establishment. Meanwhile, as has been the case for at least the past fifty years, there are no effective, sustained protests of the pervasive miseducation of Black children.  This speaks volumes about Black leadership, in general, and educational leadership in particular. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Travon Young
November 1, 2018
Senior Travon Young is in his fourth season of varsity football with the View Park Knights. He put forth a strong effort on defense and special teams this season. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Charles Windom
October 25, 2018
To keep his skills up for baseball season, senior Charles Windom joined the Centennial Apaches football team. While being an avid member of the athletic department, Windom earned a 3.5 GPA. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Christian Johnson
August 23, 2018
Competing at the Varsity level can be rigorous, especially for a freshman. Sophomore guard Christian Johnson had to get his footing in Varsity quickly, during his first year in high school. ... read more »
Michael Brown’s mom seeks reinvestigation, City Council seat
August 16, 2018
Lezley McSpadden said earlier in the day that she'd launched an online petition seeking a new investigation into her 18-year-old son's death, a case that sparked months of protests and helped fuel the Black Lives Matter movement nationally. McSpadden also announced that she planned to run for a seat on the Ferguson City Council in April. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Alex Austin
August 2, 2018
Long Beach Poly senior corner Alex Austin has committed to Oregon State. Austin helped the Jackrabbits get a (9-3) overall record and go undefeated in the Moore League during the 2017 season. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Dunsin Akinbi
July 26, 2018
Through his years at King/Drew, Akinbi earned a 4.2 overall GPA. During his senior year, he took AP Calculus and AP Physics. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Janell Brown
July 19, 2018
Being a pitcher can be the most difficult position on the baseball field, especially if the game is on the line and a championship title is at stake. View Park Junior pitcher Janell Brown has been there—three times. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: DeLauna Thomas
July 12, 2018
As Serra battled their way to a state championship, Thomas maintained a 4.2 GPA, taking AP Calculus, honors Spanish 3 and a class at El Camino College. ... read more »
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