Sports in the City

A look at how sports affect a state’s economic situation By: Bryan Lemus (Sports Editor and Social Media Manager)- 10/5/18 California has one of the largest economies in the world, and it continues to trend upwards with California’s economy being credited as  the fifth largest in the world, and a part of that is due to sports. The state has many cities with professional teams that bring in millions of dollars of tax revenue. In…

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Tina Slips Away

Kennedy suffers a defeat against the Granada Highlanders by Gurpreet Grewal (Sports Editor) – 9/26/17 The Kennedy Cougars show determination before their game The Kennedy football team attempted to continue their winning streak against their rivals, the Granada Highlanders, with a new game plan and revised tactics. The game was held on Friday, September 15th at Granada Hills Charter High School. The Granada Highlander’s defeated the Cougars (63-21) on Friday. Last season the Kennedy boys…

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Concussions and football

Looking at the risks from the players’ points of view By Arianna Garcia (Staff Writer) -11/1/16 There are many talented individuals that attend John F. Kennedy High School, but junior student Ignacio Guillen is one amongst this category who besides participating in the school’s marching band, currently plays clarinet for “La Arrazadora Banda el Refugio” outside of school. Banda is a brass-based musical group that plays Mexican songs and is generally a form of dance music….

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ITT Takedown

ITT Technical Institute has been shutdown for good By Carlos Camacho (Sports Editor) -10/11/16 The for-profit technical school ITT Technical Institute closed its doors for good nationwide on September 6th, 2016 after 50 years in operation. The news has left more than 30,000 students, who planned to start class in October, without a “plan B” or a diploma from a school that promised them a bright future. The company that operates for the chain, ITT…

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March Madness

Students betting on March Madness by Muizz Ullah (Staff Writer) – 3/19/16 Money is fairly difficult to attain for an average high school student, and with events such as March Madness around the corner, the question to be asking is if students will be participating in such events by betting and putting their scarce money on the line. March Madness is the period of the annual NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) college basketball tournament, with the…

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