The Student News Source of Sparkman High School

The Crimson Crier

Breaking News
The Student News Source of Sparkman High School

The Crimson Crier

The Student News Source of Sparkman High School

The Crimson Crier

Donell White

Donell White, Managing Editor

My name is Donell White. I am from the Philippines and I love basketball and science.

All content by Donell White
Science Column: The Dangers of Our Sun

Science Column: The Dangers of Our Sun

November 16, 2022

The very thing that gives our planet life is just as dangerous as a meteor striking a major city today. The sun is like any star in the universe and they they tend to have what are called solar flares,...

Science Column: The Last Human

Science Column: The Last Human

November 8, 2022

Humanity has always believed in the end times--believing that they are the final humans and continuing to live short term. This thought has led many to live harshly and instead of creating a better, more...

Science Column: Terraforming Venus

Science Column: Terraforming Venus

November 8, 2022

Space exploration is an outward dream for millions of people around the world, but terraforming and colonizing a another planet is a radical and far out idea. However, the idea itself is feasible and scientists...

Personal Trainer Gives Insight on a Players Transformation

Personal Trainer Gives Insight on a Players Transformation

October 12, 2022

A personal trainer is someone that an athlete can go to improve their bodies and skills. For Daryl Feagins, Coach D, that is his lifestyle. He helps athletes transform their mind, body and soul to achieve...

Comic-Con: A Social Gathering for the Masses

Comic-Con: A Social Gathering for the Masses

September 12, 2022

Comic-Con is just a long list of immensely large gatherings that bring people of ethnicity and ages that all love the same thing, even having local conventions happening here in Alabama. These large gatherings...

Artemis I: First Moon Landing since Apollo 11

Artemis I: First Moon Landing since Apollo 11

September 7, 2022

Artemis I is a NASA space program formally known as Exploration Mission-1. According to nasa.gov, this will be the first integrated flight test of NASA’s Deep Space Exploration Systems: the Orion spacecraft...

Illustration by Autumn Gollop

Science Column: Whiteholes Can Lead To Real World Teleportation

August 23, 2022

NASA astronomers now believe that they have spotted the first-ever white hole known to humans. The simplest way to look at a white hole is to first understand what a black hole is. A black hole is an inescapable...

Science Column: The Great Filter May Stop Humanity From Advancing

Science Column: The Great Filter May Stop Humanity From Advancing

March 8, 2022

The Great Filter is a fairly simple, but scary concept to think about. The basics of this theory is that there is a filter that previous species could not cross, or caught them from advancing. This filter...

JV Basketball Team Looks Back On Their Triumphs And Failures During The Season

JV Basketball Team Looks Back On Their Triumphs And Failures During The Season

February 25, 2022

With the JV basketball team playing their last game on the 3rd of Feb against Buckhorn High School, the team has had a chance to look back on their 15-3 season.   With a few juniors on the team already,...

Junior Reveals Ugly Truth About The Happiest Place On Earth

Junior Reveals Ugly Truth About The Happiest Place On Earth

February 22, 2022

Disney World is advertised as a magical fun wonderland for all ages to enjoy where dreams come to life. Seen as the perfect place on earth. However, Disney was almost the complete opposite of that experience. My...

Though it seems daunting, moving our solar system is actually quite simple

Science Column: Stellar Engine Allows Movement Of Our Solar System

February 3, 2022

Our solar system is, as we know it, changing. Everything from the orbits of planets, to the collapse of the whole solar system. What if we wanted to escape certain death from another star colliding with...

Science Column: Wormholes Allow Instantaneous Travel

Science Column: Wormholes Allow Instantaneous Travel

December 17, 2021

Wormholes are tears through space and time that allows an object to practically be teleported from one point to another instantaneously. Not only is it simple, convenient and easy when it comes to usage,...

A Black Hole

The Inexplicable Black Hole: A Science Column

December 10, 2021

Black holes are one of the most unknown and dangerous things in our known universe. They have such a strong gravitational pull that light itself can not escape. Once anything comes too close to a black...

Astronomical Ideas: A Science Column

Astronomical Ideas: A Science Column

October 29, 2021

Science is one thing we can use to understand and comprehend the things that are happening around us, but with this comes things that are legit scary. Some of these things we can’t even control or stop...

Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings Review

Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings Review

September 20, 2021

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is one of my favorite Marvel movies in recent memory. It rivals movies like Avengers: End Game, Iron Man 3 and Thor Ragnarok for me. The acte as Shang-Chi in the...

Junior Matthew Rozier

Senators Blow Out Grissom High School

September 14, 2021

The Senators improved to 2-2 on the season with 2-0 in the region with the defeat over Grissom this past Friday.  Senior Quarterback Luke Schomburg had three first-half scoring passes to Karmelo Montgomery,...

Junior Matthew Rozier scores a touchdown for the Senators!

Senators Defeat Area Opponent Albertville

September 7, 2021

The Senator clinched their first win of the season against area opponent Albertville, 47-26. The Senators forced a fumble on the second play of the game that bounced into the hands of senior Kamarion...

NCAAs New NIL Rule Is A Step In The Right Direction

NCAA’s New NIL Rule Is A Step In The Right Direction

August 18, 2021

People and players have been asking the NCAA to allow players to make money off their name for years, now. With different options for college recruits to go to instead of college, the NCAA finally decided...

COLUMN: AAU Provides Great Opportunities for Players

COLUMN: AAU Provides Great Opportunities for Players

April 20, 2021

AAU for many basketball players is an opportunity to showcase their talents against the best talent across the country and is also an opportunity to show those who watch what they are made of. It’s a...

Shoe Controversy More Than It Appears

Shoe Controversy More Than It Appears

April 13, 2021

Shoe design is like an art. The artist is allowed to speak their mind and feelings through their work. When a person makes a shoe or colorway most of the time it has something to do with the designer or...

Frustrated with his bracket, senior Myles Gollop tears it a part.

NCAA Tournament Defines March Madness

March 23, 2021

March Madness is known as a place where legends and legacies are made-a place where dreams are crushed and Cinderella stories come true. This year’s tournament has been nothing short of pure madness....

Setting up his stance, junior Chris Sims looks for the pitch.

Junior Speaks About Season

March 22, 2021

CC: How are you enjoying baseball right now?? Junior Chris Sims- I’m enjoying baseball a lot right now  CC: What positions do you play and which is your favorite? Sims: I play left field and...

Although arenas will not be at full-capacity, excitement for the NBA season is up.

Column: Excitement Builds for NBA Season

December 15, 2020

Talking about the start of an NBA season is always something great to look forward to. Eighty-two games, 72 games this year, of the best of the best playing the game of basketball brings so much excitement...

Sports Column: NBA Draft Is Dream For Many

Sports Column: NBA Draft Is Dream For Many

December 2, 2020

The NBA is my dream like so many others. The draft means you have worked every day to hear your name called and to see your name pop up on the board. It doesn’t happen overnight, but to see people like...

The great, G.O.A.T. debate centers around Michael Jordan and Lebron James.

Column: Sophomore Explains G.O.A.T. Debate

October 29, 2020

The G.O.A.T conversation has been one of the most debated topics in basketball history. Everyone wants to make a point and push their favorite player to the G.O.A.T’s throne. But, to be the G.O.A.T one...

Virtual Student Balances Books, Basketball

Virtual Student Balances Books, Basketball

October 1, 2020

So, far balancing online school and basketball this season has been a breeze.  Well, at least it has been a breeze since I learned to manage my time correctly. I just follow the schedule I made for...

Load More Stories