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Russia Banned from Pyeongchang

Sochi, Russia held the last Winter Olympics in 2014, and under the hopeful eyes of their entire nation, the Russian team earned nine gold medals, placing fourth in the overall medal count. This was a surprising performance by the home-favorite, but even more surprising was the widespread illegal use of …

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MC Football Wins Homecoming Game

Friday Oct. 20, the MC football team played their Homecoming game against Del Norte, and emerged with a 28-20 win. The team has high hopes for the rest of the season, according to seniors Spencer Jackson and Sean Casey, and sophomore Ty Virgin. “Our big goal is winning CIF, that’s …

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Pro: Sports Scholarships Should Stay

Is college admissions truly becoming an uphill battle in a rigged system that only favors recruited athletes? A system that seeks to disenfranchise youth from attending their dream school merely so some jocks can rough it out on the field with an unnecessary free education? An education that is much …

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Con: The Cost of College Sports Scholarships

Connor* is a first-year student at Harvard University. Lucas* is a first-year student at UCLA. Lucas applied to Harvard, but his GPA and SAT scores just weren’t quite outstanding enough to gain him entrance, never mind his hundreds of hospital internship hours, position as President of his school’s award-winning robotics …

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New Olympic Sports Bring a Kick to Century Old Games

The International Olympics Committee (IOC) session in Rio de Janeiro planned for a more modern evolution of the Olympic games. The committee created a more urban theme to appeal to the younger generation, with plans to stage the skateboarding and sports climbing events in temporary locations in city settings. While …

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Mayweather vs McGregor Fight Knocks Out Expectations

  The highly anticipated fight on Aug. 26th pitted two fighting legends against each other in the ring: Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor Mayweather, ranked as the best boxer, pound for pound, of the last 25 years, was undefeated during his career, winning fifteen world titles and the lineal championship …

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Can You Dig It?

  MC’s Girls Volleyball Team is back on the court and the girls are starting another season with Captain Abby Basford, who is ready to lead the girls to victory. “As it’s my third year of being on varsity volleyball, I feel more comfortable and more confident as a player …

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Pitch: A Review

In the year of “shattering glass ceiling,” Fox’s new drama “Pitch” aims to do the same. The main premise of the series is a female breaking into the boy’s club that is Major League Baseball (MLB). Ginny Baker (Kylie Bunbury), is the show’s leading lady and  the Padre’s first African-American, …

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