Category Archives: Sports

OPINION: NCAA athletes should be paid to play

By Hailey Holt Imagine putting in 40 hours of hard, manual work into a sport per week, on top of a full week of school and earning nothing in return. Now imagine having your face and jersey number being sold

NBA Playoff projections: Rockets now the team to beat

By Savaughn Anderson   The playoffs are coming! The playoffs are coming! With only a few days remaining in the regular season, multiple NBA teams are looking for some inspiration to secure a spot in the playoffs. The playoffs are

Student athlete, Tori Ortiz, shares about her track career

By Hailey Holt Batavia High School has some of the most dedicated, hard-working athletes out there. Among the top student athletes, Tori Ortiz, is one who has been able to accomplish a lot over the past four years here, with

The pros, cons of being a high school tennis player

By Anna Sandri Pros                                                                         

OPINION: March Madness excitement absent from Batavia schools

By Katie Cole It’s that time of year again: March Madness. This college basketball tournament has been highly anticipated since the start of the new year by teens and adults across the country. Families, friends, and even strangers gather together

Track preview: Team hopes to defend UEC title

By Chris Lynch Head coach: Bronco Meeks (Distance) Years coaching at BHS:  11 Asst. coach: Alvin Freeman Last Seasons Highlights: Meeks believes the highlights were the 4×200-meter relay winning state, two high jumpers finishing in the top eight at the

Jeremy Baumann Freshman basketball Q&A

By Brandon Kalsch Jeremy Baumann is a point guard on the Freshman Batavia High School basketball team. and he was a point guard for the Rotolo middle school basketball B-team in 7th and 8th grade, He has been playing basketball

OPINION: Are sports too important in Batavia?

By Koby Kett Within Batavia, sports are revered for their popularity and the students’ dedication. But what if it wasn’t everything that it’s said to be? What if sports were too important in Batavia? There are 23 individual sports in

Jansey Talks Football…Again

By Neal Patel Michael Jansey Jr. is a 6-foot-2-inch 215-pound linebacker for the Batavia Bulldogs. He is only a junior and already has various offers from Division-I schools. These schools also include some of the most prestigious universities in the

Holcombe commits to play D-I soccer

By Allison Bleakley Ever since she was a kid, Anna Holcombe has always had a love for sports, especially soccer. For 12 years, Holcombe’s love for sports grew as she played softball, cross country, basketball, and tennis, but it was