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Jazz end season getting swept by Warriors

Jazz end season getting swept by Warriors

Allan Bahati, Sports Writer

May 17, 2017


Filed under Sports

In the Western Conference playoff series, the Utah Jazz were swept by the Warriors in their last round giving Golden State a 121-95 victory. The Warriors made it difficult for the Utah Jazz and are headed to the Western Conference Finals vs. the San Antonio Spurs. The Jazz had a difficult time finding their ...

Jazz to face Warriors in second round of the playoffs

Jazz to face Warriors in second round of the playoffs

Allan Bahati, Sports Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under Sports

he Utah Jazz beat the Clippers with a score of 104-91 on Sunday to finish off that series and are moving on to the second round of the playoffs. The Jazz used a strong third quarter to pace the victory. They’ll be playing the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday and again on Thursday at Oracle Arena in ...

Granite Park part of the March Madness

Allan Bahati, Sports Writer

April 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

March Madness found its way to Granite Park. Teachers competed in a NCAA Tournament bracket challenge and students are learning what all the craziness is about. Granite Park Librarian Mr. Curran has been teaching students about filling out their own brackets. Curran and Zamora have been posting to...

Real Salt Lake kicks off a new season

Allan Bahati, Sports Writer

March 3, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Real Salt Lake (RSL) is serious and ready to take action in their regular season home opener against FC Toronto on March 4. It should be a good challenge against the last team they played in the 2016 season. Real Salt Lake has also improved during their training camp. According to rsl.com, the RSL t...

Marston enters Utes Hall of Fame with ’94 football team

Steven Foster, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017


Filed under Sports

There’s officially a Hall of Famer among us. This past fall, Mr. Marston, a special education English teacher at Granite Park Jr. High, was inducted into the Crimson Club Hall of Fame along with the rest of 1994 University of Utah Football team who finished top ten in the nation that year. Marst...

The Atlanta Falcons are poised for a Super Bowl win

The Atlanta Falcons are poised for a Super Bowl win

Allan Bahati, Sports Writer

February 5, 2017


Filed under Sports

Pretty much nobody thought the Falcons would make it to the Super Bowl. According to ESPN.com, none of their 42 ESPN experts thought the Falcons would win the NFC title to go to Super Bowl LI. Neither did 20 experts on NFL.com. Honestly, who would ever think that the 8-8 Falcons 2015-16 team would be i...

Bowling for a scholarship

Bowling for a scholarship

Jocelyn Roberts, Managing Editor

February 3, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

I never thought this day would come. I, Jocelyn Roberts, am writing about a sport. I know, this is a shocker, but we’ll get through this together. As some people may know, I am not very athletic. But when it come to actually doing something active, I enjoy bowling. Bowling isn't a sport that a ...

Patriots ready to win another Superbowl

Seth Murphy, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017


Filed under Sports

  Based on stats and how I‘ve seen the “Deflatriots” play I think that they are going to win (unfortunately.) “Tom is a great player and what they do offensively is really take advantage you and your weaknesses. They’re a matchup type of offense. They’ll change what they do based on wh...

Ronaldo might be one of the best football players, ever

Ronaldo might be one of the best football players, ever

Allan Bahati, Sports Writer

January 28, 2017


Filed under Sports

Ronaldo is one of the biggest names in professional football and one of the sports stars in the world. He started playing professionally at the age of 18. Ronaldo is unique because of all his talent and his consistency.    Ronaldo is different because he doesn’t have the same habits as the other pl...

Jazz are lucky to have George Hill

Jazz are lucky to have George Hill

Allan Bahati, Sports Writer

January 28, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

George Hill is hoping to change the world, one good deed at a time. He was exploring his new home with his infant son, Zayden Jaxon Hill, after being traded to the Utah Jazz from the Indiana Pacers this summer when he was compelled to do something nice. “I Just kept seeing a bunch of homeless me...

Coaching high school football is a lesson in life

Coaching high school football is a lesson in life

Pedro Yazzie, Sports Writer

January 21, 2017


Filed under Sports

Coaching a football team was something that granite park special education teacher Derrick Marston always wanted to do. “Marston played football at the University of Utah and I grew up in California,” said Mr. Marston. He decided to coach the local high school students at Judge Memorial. Mr. Marston posit...

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