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Ohio State’s very own Justin Fields was looking to lead his Buckeyes to a national championship before their encounter with Alabama.

College Football Playoff Controversy

Moses Garman, Staff Writer February 5, 2021

Over the past six years the College Football Selection Committee has taken some serious heat and this year was no different. With the playoff just wrapping up, they only had four spots to fill with plenty...

The dance team in the studio- some in person and others virtually- pose in the middle of a dance step while Schreifels (left) leads them.

Buena’s Dance Team Keeps Their Sense of Rhythm

Galilea Velasco, Section Editor January 21, 2021

Madeline Schreifels, who has been teaching dance since the young age of 16, shares her passion for dance with her students. Moreover, before the pandemic hit, Schreifels was especially looking forward...

Carmelo Anthony embraces his new found bench role

Carmelo Anthony embraces his new found bench role

Tanner Coatsworth, Staff Writer January 21, 2021

The Portland Trailblazers had a borderline great season last year, where they finished with a 35-39 W/L record and won the battle against the Memphis Grizzlies for the 8th seed in the western conference....

Formula One Celebrates Success Midst Pandemic in 2020

Formula One Celebrates Success Midst Pandemic in 2020

Galilea Velasco, Section Editor January 19, 2021

In mid-March, Formula One drivers would normally begin racing in Australia, as the first Grand Prix, or race track. Due to the current pandemic, the official starting date was at first undecided, but Formula...

LaMelo Ball of the Hawks during warmups

Scouts express concerns about LaMelo Ball

Tanner Coatsworth, Writer December 16, 2020

LaMelo Ball, a name the basketball world has known since his highschool debut in 2015,When he shocked the world with his crossovers and jumpshots. A young starting point guard for the best high school...

Junior sprinter Zoey Brar-Avelar poses before practice ready to run.

On your mark, get set, go: An update on track and field

Jayla Bratton, Staff Writer December 14, 2020

The Buena High School track and field team has started practicing to hopefully prepare for a season. Although, many players are concerned about the risks involved. "I feel happy and excited that I...

Savana Durr (top) and Taylin Butterbaugh (bottom) have officially signed their NIL Nov. 11.

Buena soccer athletics kickoffs for a bright future

Adeline Anderson, Staff Writer December 11, 2020

Nov. 11, Taylin Butterbaugh and Savana Durr, Buena’s soccer athletes, signed their National Letter of Intent (NLI) to play soccer at the collegiate level. Butterbaugh signed to continue her soccer journey...

Michael Jordan (left) and LeBron James (right) both have remarkable careers in the world of basketball, but only one can be the G.O.A.T.

LeBron James is catching up to Jordan as the G.O.A.T

Tanner Coatsworth, Staff Writer November 18, 2020

There's no question that ever since LeBron James was drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2003, he has taken the League by storm and has arguably become one of the greatest basketball players of all time;...

The Los Angeles Dodgers emerge victorious in the 2020 World Series against the Tampa Bay Rays.

Dodgers end 32 year wait by winning 2020 World Series

Madeline Marshall, Section Editor November 16, 2020

The Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1, and took home the 2020 World Series trophy during the strangest year in baseball history. The shortened season due to the COVID-19 forced every team...

Visual representation of the music department.

Marching on hold

Jacqueline Magana-Chavez, Staff Writer November 9, 2020

Like with many other sports, marching band and colorguard have had to cancel their fall season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, however, unlike other sports, their competitions have not been rescheduled for...

Visual representation of a empty basketball court

Buena basketball copes with the impact of shorter preseason play

Tanner Coatsworth, Writer October 17, 2020

With the COVID-19 virus causing a pandemic around the world, student-athletes are not able to do all the physical activity they once did. School sports will be coming back in winter, but how will the teams...

Utah Jazz Guard Donovan Mitchell, lays on the floor next to Denver Nuggets Guard Jamal Murray, after a heartbreaking defeat to the Denver Nuggets on Sep. 1 in the NBA “Bubble”.

The NBA bubble proves effective

Michael Torres, Staff Writer October 15, 2020

Since COVID-19 shut down the world in March, everyone has been looking for ways to “flatten the curve”, and return to some normalcy, and the National Basketball Association is no different.  By...

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