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Miami Heat reaches 23 consecutive wins in the NBA

Danny Hyun, Staff Writer

March 21, 2013


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Miami Heat, a NBA team, is making history by winning 23 consecutive games in the NBA. Twenty-three consecutive wins mark the second place on the “All-time longest win streak in NBA history” list. The first place is taken by the Los Angeles Lakers with 33 consecutive wins on Nov. 5, 1971. As of now,...

Lakers owner Jerry Buss passes away

Lakers owner Jerry Buss passes away

Minjae Kang, News Reporter

February 25, 2013


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After 34 years of Lakers ownership, owner Jerry Buss passed away due to a kidney failure on Feb. 18 at the age of 80. It has now been reported that Buss had been battling with an undisclosed type of cancer since 2012. In 1979, Buss bought the Lakers and became the majority owner. Ten championships...

Boys Varsity Basketball Quarter Finals

Boys Varsity Basketball Quarter Finals

Kimberly Baldarrago, staff writer

February 25, 2013


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Last Friday night, the varsity boys’ basketball team played in the CIF Quarter finals against Dana Point High School. Throughout the first half both teams were neck and neck to see who would take the lead before the half was over. Our boys ended the half with a two point lead, 27 to 29. As the game...

Lindy Ruff Fired As Sabres Head Coach

Lindy Ruff Fired As Sabres Head Coach

Tyler Morad, sports writer

February 22, 2013


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Lindy Ruff was hired as Sabres coach in the summer of 1997; now, in the middle of his 15th season, Ruff has been fired. "I think the last game was quite honestly a tipping point. And it was evident to me that we were searching for answers to too many questions," said general manager Darcy Regier to...

Fans await the new and improved Dodger Stadium

Fans await the new and improved Dodger Stadium

Amanda Jordan, Features Staff Writer

February 22, 2013


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When Dodger Stadium was first opened on Apr. 10, 1962, there was much anticipation to see where Los Angeles’ beloved baseball team would call their home.  Excited fans packed the stadium the next day to see the Dodgers win their first game in their brand new, modern stadium. Now, fans still pack the...

Varsity Boys Basketball are Champs heading into Playoffs

Minjae Kang, News Reporter

February 13, 2013


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Canyon, Golden Valley, Saugus, Valencia, and Hart. In a league with these tough teams, West Ranch proved to be the best by winning league. Although the Wildcats won the title last year, this one is more special because the ‘Cats were the only league champs. Last year, we shared with the title with...

Last league game of the soccer season

Last league game of the soccer season

Haley Ferrera, Student contributer

February 8, 2013


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After a very physical game, the West Ranch Varsity boys’ soccer team earned second place in the Foothill League. The boys were hoping to bring home the title for the third time in a row, after winning league in the 2010-2011 season and the 2011-2012 season, but earned a very close second place. Knowing...

Super Bowl Commercials: What To Expect For 2013

Super Bowl Commercials: What To Expect For 2013

Amanda Jordan, Features Staff Writter

February 1, 2013


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Let’s be honest--when someone says “Super Bowl”, our minds automatically think of three things: an epic football game, awesome parties, and unparalleled commercials. Whether or not you are a football fan, the Super Bowl is an exciting event where you can root for your favorite team: Coca Cola or...

Kings End Losing Streak

Tyler Morad, sports writer

January 28, 2013


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The Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings are not playing like Stanley Cup Champions. The Kings are currently twelfth in the Western Conference with only one win. “I feel like this is a similar start to last year, where they started out badly, but I believe that they will step up midway through...

Wildcats Prevail in Close Game

Wildcats Prevail in Close Game

Tyler Morad, sports writer

January 24, 2013


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In a hard fought game against top rival Valencia, the Wildcats prevailed 70-63 behind an impeccable performance from senior guard Kevin Harris. The Cats are now a perfect 5-0 in league play. Harris scored 32 points on 11-16 shooting, including 17 points in the first four minutes of the game. “It...

Chip Kelly Leaves Oregon

Chip Kelly Leaves Oregon

Scott Hoppes, News Reporter

January 24, 2013


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The Oregon Duck mascot had to do loads of push-ups these past couple of years as the football team has averaged 49.6 points per game this season. Part of the success behind Oregon’s high- tempo offense is head coach, Chip Kelley.  After this previous season came to an end, Kelly said he was going...

Manti Te’o a victim of hoax

Manti Te’o a victim of hoax

Minjae Kang, News Reporter

January 23, 2013


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Notre Dame’s standout linebacker Manti Te’o was devastated just before the first game of his senior season by the loss of his grandmother- only to find out six hours later that his beloved girlfriend had lost her battle to leukemia. Just three days later he recorded 12 tackles and Notre Dame upset the Michigan State Spartans. He played every game in honor ...

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