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Myles Gollop

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Adding Justices Would Be Mistake for Democrats

Adding Justices Would Be Mistake for Democrats

May 19, 2021

First instituted in 1789, the US Supreme Court was created to “ensure the American people the promise of equal justice under law and, thereby, also function as guardian and interpreter of the Constitution.”...

The Golden State Warriors are set to face the Lakers in tomorrow nights NBA Play-In game.

NBA Play-In Offers Exciting Basketball

May 18, 2021

Five months since the 2020-2021 NBA season tipped off, the postseason has finally arrived. Except this year, things are a little different. A play-in tournament will decide who the seven and eight seeds...

Georgia Senate Race Will Reveal States Political Leaning

Georgia Senate Race Will Reveal State’s Political Leaning

January 5, 2021

After two months of anticipation, the wait is finally over. Today, the Georgia US Senate elections will determine which party has power in the upper chamber of Congress. Atlanta pastor Raphael Warnock...

The team huddles up during a time-out.

Boys Basketball Gets Huge Win Over Oak Mountain

December 18, 2020

In its biggest win of the season, the basketball team narrowly defeated number 2 Oak Mountain 52-48. Senior Trevon Ragland led the team in scoring with 15 points, Xavier Williams added 14 and Calen Lightford...

Sports Editor Makes NBA Predictions

Sports Editor Makes NBA Predictions

December 18, 2020

Four days before the NBA’s Dec. 22 start date, teams frantically get their teams together ready for play. In a year full of confusion, the coronavirus dictates everything about the season from dates...

Working on scheduling, Co-Op teacher Brandi Glenn updates students progress.

New Co-Op Teacher Brings Real-World Experience

November 17, 2020

 As Brandi Glenn was promoted to vice president of her local financial institution, she did not see herself becoming a teacher. Little did she know, years later, she would accept a teaching job at Sparkman...

The kicking unit, including Andrews Thrasher, added some valuable points to the score against Muscle Shoals as

Football Team Faces Hoover Tonight in First Round of Playoffs

November 6, 2020

For the third time in four years, Sparkman football will travel to Hoover Metropolitan Stadium to face the Hoover High School Buccaneers. Hoover, 9-1 and ranked second in the state, is once again the...

Senior Makes Election Predictions

Senior Makes Election Predictions

November 3, 2020

Just a day before the historic 2020 elections, experts agree on one thing: Joe Biden will be the next President of the United States.  Four years ago, one of the greatest political upsets of all time...

Its Time For Senators To Have Term Limits

It’s Time For Senators To Have Term Limits

November 2, 2020

Legislation for congressional term limits is long overdue. The current arrangement of term limits needs to be torn down and completely radicalized. Nobody deserves the power of being in national politics...

Brothers Face Off In Tonights Rival Game

Brothers Face Off In Tonight’s Rival Game

October 1, 2020

Tonight will reignite the historic rivalry between Bob Jones and Sparkman, but that will not be the only battle on the gridiron. The coaches of the two opposing teams, Laron White and Kelvis White are...

Senior Karon White takes gets some air after a defensive play.

Senior Chooses Appalachian State for Post Secondary Career

September 15, 2020

 Twenty-nine schools tried to court him, but only one could have him. Thirteen months after his first Division I offer, KaRon White made his decision. He was going to Appalachian State.  Choosing...

Football Season Kicks Off After Extended Break From School

Football Season Kicks Off After Extended Break From School

August 27, 2020

After nine long months of waiting, Sparkman football was finally able to kick off its highly anticipated season Friday night, Aug. 21. In an exhibition match, the Senators traveled to Gardendale and lost...

The movie, 1917, follows two British soldiers during World War I.

War Movies Can Teach Us Alot About War

February 3, 2020

As time progresses, the number of war veterans is dwindling. In 2011, the last surviving World War 1 veteran passed away. According to the National World War II Museum, less than 400 hundred thousand out...

Movie Ranks High In A List of Civil Rights Movies

Movie Ranks High In A List of Civil Rights Movies

January 24, 2020

“Just Mercy” is one of the most gripping, emotional civil rights movies ever made. As attorney Bryan Stevenson, played by Micheal B. Jordan, travels from his home state of Delaware all the way down...

NBA Trade Deadline Approaches

NBA Trade Deadline Approaches

January 15, 2020

NBA trade season is finally upon us. On Feb. 6, one of the most important days of the league calendar, the NBA trade deadline, will occur. Player movement will be rampant, and teams will take their final...

Countdown Is Decent, Not Extraordinary

Countdown Is Decent, Not Extraordinary

November 19, 2019

The movie "Countdown" is about an APP that predicts when someone will die. In the beginning of the movie, partygoers download the app to see who has the shortest lifespan. Soon, they realize that “Countdown”...

The offensive line shows their ability to block for the runners this season.

Offensive Line Provides the Protection Needed to be Undefeated

October 3, 2019

Being an offensive lineman is a task that carries immense responsibility and physical dedication. It is a position that is not noticed often by the average spectator. In football, each team plays five...

SGA Plans for the Year

SGA Plans for the Year

September 18, 2019

With Sparkman having such a large student body, it is necessary that students have a voice. SGA is the voice of the student body and they make important decisions that concerns all students. This includes...

Junior Karon White gets in the face of Grissoms quarterback Jakob Foss. Whites performance in the game allowed him to be up for Al.coms player of the week.

Sports Reporter Interviews Player of the Week from the Grissom Game

September 16, 2019

Sparkman football is off to a flashing start this season, dominating Hazel Green, Gadsden City and Grissom. With a 3-0 start, there are high expectations for the Senators. I interviewed player of the week...

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