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What Happened to the Royals?

What Happened to the Royals?

Bob Killgore, Posters Coordinator
May 15, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Spring

Just two years ago, the Kansas City Royals were on top of the baseball world, winning the World Series. Eric Hosmer, Lorenzo Cain, and Kendrys Morales led the team offensively, while Wade Davis closed the games out. However, this year has been a different story as Kansas City are the bottom-dwellers...

Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 Review: A Worthy Sequel

Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 Review: A Worthy Sequel

Bob Killgore, Posters Coordinator
May 8, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Movies

The first Guardians of the Galaxy film became a major hit and a fan favorite because of its humor, awesome characters, thrilling action scenes, and a great soundtrack. However, Marvel faced a challenge to replicate the original movie's success and make an amazing sequel. They answered that challenge well ...

Big Names Feature in the 1st Round, but Then Disappear

Big Names Feature in the 1st Round, but Then Disappear

Bob Killgore, Posters Coordinator
May 1, 2017
Filed under Column, Fall, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

It's that time of year again as NFL teams grade prospects and determine what college athletes can help their team win the coveted Lombardi trophy. The first round of the draft is filled with gems and superstars athletes, like Peyton Manning and Aaron Rodgers in the draft's past. This first round draft...

NBA Regular Season Fails to Impress, Unlike the Playoffs

NBA Regular Season Fails to Impress, Unlike the Playoffs

Bob Killgore, Posters Coordinator
April 24, 2017
Filed under Column, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter

As the final games of the NBA regular season ended, the seeds and matchups were set for the exciting playoffs to begin. The premium matchups of the first round feature two MVP candidates in Russell Westbrook and James Harden facing each other, Giannis Antetokounmpo and the young Bucks facing the dynamic...

Seahawk Fan’s First Experience of Seattle

Seahawk Fan’s First Experience of Seattle

Bob Killgore, Posters Coordinator
April 17, 2017
Filed under Column, Fall, Showcase, Sports

Once I heard that the national high school journalism convention was being held in Seattle this year, I was ecstatic. Ever since 2010, when Russell Wilson joined the Seahawks, I have been a fan of them and desired to travel to Seattle for an extended period of time to truly be a part of the Seahawk's...

A World Featuring Hoops and Escape

A World Featuring Hoops and Escape

Bob Killgore, Posters Coordinator
April 3, 2017
Filed under Column, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter

As I watched the closing seconds of the Butler versus North Carolina last Friday, I went upstairs to get my hat to play basketball in my front yard. I was angry and frustrated with Butler's loss because they are my favorite college basketball team. To get over the loss and keep my mind off it, I sho...

Bragging Rights and Prizes Await This Bracket Season

Bragging Rights and Prizes Await This Bracket Season

Bob Killgore, Posters Coordinator
March 20, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter

As the field of 68 was announced last Sunday, people were looking at the matchups and already thinking who they should pick in their brackets. People were deciding which first round upsets could happen, such as which 12 seed would beat a 5 seed, because that has happened every year since 2007. Peopl...

Logan: A Fitting End to Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine

Logan: A Fitting End to Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine

Bob Killgore, Posters Coordinator
March 13, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Comic book fans and moviegoers are raving about Hugh Jackman's last film playing Wolverine in "Logan." After 17 years of playing Wolverine, Jackman's final movie features him as a battle-weary and grizzled Wolverine. His healing power is almost gone. Mutants are rare now, and Wolverine spends his time...

New School Records Earn Swimmers Third-Place District Finish

New School Records Earn Swimmers Third-Place District Finish

Bob Killgore, Posters Editor
February 13, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase, Winter

The RCC meet at the end of the season features every team in the conference competing against each other. It also marks the end of the season for most of the swimmers. It is one final opportunity for swimmers to improve their times and end their season on a high note. This is the final chance to race...

Not Top Ten Plays: Skutt Catholic Winter Sports Edition

Not Top Ten Plays: Skutt Catholic Winter Sports Edition

Bob Killgore, Posters Coordinator
February 6, 2017
Filed under BirdFeed, Culture, Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter

The Not Top Ten Plays features the worst plays athletes run during one week during Friday's weekly SportsCenter edition. It's a great way to end the week and always provides fans a great laugh. The reel features all kinds of sports, from NFL football to people chasing cheese in Great Britain. Some...

“The Bachelor” Fantasy League: A New Twist

“The Bachelor” Fantasy League: A New Twist

Bob Killgore, Posters Editor
January 30, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Feature, Sports Showcase

It's become common knowledge in the last decade that the TV show The Bachelor focuses on a single man who seeks love (and, of course, marriage) from a pool of gorgeous lady strangers. While the first 20 seasons were typical reality show drama, the 21st season tried something new: a fantasy Bache...

Creighton Dominates Butler, Leads To Best Start In History

Creighton Dominates Butler, Leads To Best Start In History

Bob Killgore, Posters Editor
January 16, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter

Two of the best teams in the country met in Centurylink Center last Wednesday. #12 Butler was looking to keep its momentum going against wins over Villanova and Georgetown, while #8 Creighton was looking to win their third straight game. This game was expected to be close, but Creighton's dominant first...

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