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  • Predicting NCAA Hockey’s Frozen Four

    Predicting NCAA Hockey’s Frozen Four

    Oliver Antone, Writer

    March 17, 2017

    With the college season coming to a close, March Madness is now upon us, the glorious few weeks where the pure emotion of a team of college students drives them to a championship. In the end, one group of talented young men gets to hoist a trophy and get one final photo. Wait, you thought I was talking...

  • Knights Baseball Starts Season

    Knights Baseball Starts Season

    Ben Brooks, Writer

    March 16, 2017

    With spring season upon us, that only means one thing: JPII baseball is back. The Knights come into the season with a lot of preseason hype. According to Prep Baseball Report, the Knights are ranked No. 4 in the state and No. 2 in the Division II/AA region. The Knights are returning many starters,...

  • Mascot Madness: Minor League Baseball

    Mascot Madness: Minor League Baseball

    Holden Carter, Writer

    March 14, 2017

    Recently I watched the Netflix original movie “Mascots,” which is a mockumentary centering on the world and careers of mascots. “Mascots" inspired me to write a series of articles based on the different mascots from various teams. Every sports league from high school to pro sports has its sha...

  • MLB 2017: Top Five Returning Players

    MLB 2017: Top Five Returning Players

    Ben Brooks, Writer

    March 2, 2017

    While there are many superstars on Major League Baseball teams, very few stand out. Every team has potential all-stars every year, but not many have gamechangers. It is very hard to maintain success in the MLB each year, but the ones who do usually find themselves in the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. To...

  • The Importance of Model UN

    The Importance of Model UN

    Jack Palen, Writer

    February 24, 2017

    This past weekend the JPII Model United Nations team ventured to Alabama for a conference tackling prevalent issues that are, in most cases, far off of anyone’s radar. Getting the youth talking about pressing issues is difficult, but seeing rooms full of kids talking about the power vacuum in Iraq,...

Off the Hill

Infographic: Spring Break Destinations

Infographic: Spring Break Destinations

Kayla Putman and Kat White, writers

March 17No Comments

Nashville Set to Open New Ice Rink in Bellevue

Nashville Set to Open New Ice Rink in Bellevue

Jake Fischer, Writer

March 2No Comments

The Washington Post Publishes a New Slogan to Attack the President

The Washington Post Publishes a New Slogan to Attack the President

February 28

The Washington Post released its rallying cry of a new slogan Friday, “Democracy Dies in Darkness," the internet soon exploded; what's new. Calm down, it's just a slogan. Yeah sure, i...

The Annual St. Jude Rock ‘N’ Roll Nashville Marathon Returns

The Annual St. Jude Rock ‘N’ Roll Nashville Marathon Returns

February 22

On April 27-28, 2017, more than 30,000 runners, wheelchairs, and walkers will be participating in the annual St. Jude Rock 'N' Roll Nashville Marathon & 1/2 Marathon through the ...

Valentine’s Day Themed Haunted House Comes to Nashville

Valentine’s Day Themed Haunted House Comes to Nashville

February 10

“Roses are red, violets are blue, if you don’t have your Valentine’s date planned, the un-dead will come for you.” The workers at Nashville Nightmare plan to do something different...

Nostalgia November: Favorite Childhood Candy

Nostalgia November: Favorite Childhood Candy

November 29

Because it is Nostalgia November, it is important to remember one of the best things in the world, a Lollipop Paint Shop. The way the sour, sugary powder compliments the sweet lollipop...

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Sports

Mascot Madness: Colleges

Mascot Madness: Colleges

Holden Carter, Writer

I continue my series on the strangest mascots in sports by looking at the mascots that come from our country's colleges. Co...

March 161 Comment

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Knight Life

Hip Hop Is the Best Genre of Music

Hip Hop Is the Best Genre of Music

Jack Palen, Writer

Since it’s conception in the Bronx in the 1970s, hip hop has been a potent force with major societal, political, and racial implications. Hip hop, as not only a movement...

March 14No Comments

  • Restaurant Review: Casa Vieja March 9
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Advice

Tips to have the Perfect Prom Dress

Tips to have the Perfect Prom Dress

Kodong Ajak, Writer

Although Prom may feel like months away, now is the perfect time to start your prom planning. Prom shopping usually starts with choosing the dress, then selecting your hair...

March 9No Comments

Inspirational Instagram

Inspirational Instagram

February 3

The Best Black Friday Tips

The Best Black Friday Tips

November 22

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