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Sports Year in Review

Sports Year in Review

The 2023-24 season was packed with spectacular moments worth remembering. Athletes’ hardworking, spirited attitudes across sports once again proved what it means to be a bulldog. Fall: Football:...

Bussin’ or Nah: T-Mobile Park Edition

Felix Allor and Luc Robbins (he/him) May 24, 2024

1. Garlic fries A staple at Mariners games for the last 20 years, Grounders Garlic Fries are a fan favorite. With chicken tenders or just by themselves, the dish is exactly what it sounds like - simply...

Relax! You’re Too Tents

Addie McLaughlin May 24, 2024

Ohanapecosh (Mount Rainier National Park) Located around 125 miles (a 3-ish hour drive) from Seattle, the Ohanapecosh campground in Mount Rainier National Park is a great choice for campers who want it...

Purple and White vs Crimson and Blue

Purple and White vs Crimson and Blue

Seán Kelleher (He/Him) May 24, 2024

  It’s 3:30 pm on a Thursday at James A. Garfield High School, and school has just ended. Students push past each other, posters for graduation, and an upcoming production of Into the Woods. A bulldog...

Chasing the Yellow Jersey:

Keegan Averill May 3, 2024

The Tour de France is a 21-day bike race that has been a French tradition since 1903. It features top athletes from around the world who compete over 2,000 miles in various challenges such as time trials...

The City of Lights Shines Again

Sela Harrison (she/her) May 3, 2024

With the summer of 2024 quickly approaching, the city of Paris is bustling with preparations for the upcoming Olympic Games. This global event is expected to draw millions of spectators and athletes from...

Brain, Brawn, and Bed

Silas Collins (he/him) May 3, 2024

Garfield athletes must prioritize injury management, nutrition, and sleep to stay healthy and perform, says Ms. Rachel, Garfield’s resident athletic trainer.  Sleep especially, is paramount, and...

Dawgs Through the Ages

Football: Garfield’s football team began in 1920 with the founding of East High School, which was demolished and replaced with the larger James A. Garfield High School in 1923. Over time, the sport...

New Hawks on the Block

New Hawks on the Block

Lily Porter (she/her) May 3, 2024

With the conclusion of the 2024 NFL draft, I present to you, the official NFL draft recap, as seen by a less than casual Seahawks fan. I’m about as qualified to write this article as the Falcon’s GM...

Bulldogs Sweep the Pitch

Bulldogs Sweep the Pitch

Taz Nunn April 5, 2024

With the spring sports season reaching its climax, Garfield's long-awaited Quidditch team is soaring high after lacking funds during the pandemic. The team is ready for the upcoming season and isn’t...

Guide to Sports Betting

Kian Naeemi and Keegan Averill April 5, 2024

Sports bedding is such a diverse market it can often be impossible to know where to start. As an avid sports bedder, I’ve compiled a guide that will show you the best websites and stores to satisfy your...

Bizarre Bracketology

Felix Allor April 5, 2024

March Madness is one of the great American sporting events. In both the men’s and women’s tournaments, 64 teams are thrown into a bracket where anybody can beat anybody. For some schools, March Madness...

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