The best schools in the world

January 27, 2012

While you are sitting in school and thinking about how difficult your classes are, students in other parts of the world would think your courses are the easiest thing they have ever done. Studies say that where you go to school...

College Bowl predictions: Brady Klein and Connor Thompson

December 24, 2011

AdvoCare V100 Independence: Missouri (7-5) vs. North Carolina (7-5) Dec. 26 Brady Both North Carolina and Missouri have had a lot of disappointing losses this year, as they both came close to toppling top ranked teams. No...

The case of the missing phone

December 14, 2011

I came to an ugly realization as I walked into the boys’ locker room after basketball conditioning. Something was wrong; something had changed. My backpack was completely unzipped, my cellphone — gone. The item I relied on dai...

The Chiefs can’t do it after losing Cassel

December 12, 2011

The Kansas City Chiefs need to protect their players from injuries and try again next season. It sounds negative, but it’s true. The recent loss of starting quarterback Matt Cassel for the remainder of the year, due to a hand...

The next one to make it

December 6, 2011

I have a theory. I call it a theory because I haven’t had enough life experience to say that it works every time. My theory is this: If and when you legitimately put forth your best effort, you will eventually succeed. I’ve...

Just give it time

September 5, 2011

The first few weeks, or even the first year of high school, can be difficult. But with time, it gets better. Coming from a private Catholic school of about 90 kids that I’d grown up with (pretty much the only people my age ...

The wonder of sunshine

The wonder of sunshine

April 24, 2011

First of its kind

First of its kind

March 28, 2011

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