Category: 2015-2016 Sports

Behind the Court

Behind the Court

Behind the Court  By Priscilla Thong  The Bowling Green Junior High’s Boys and Girls Basketball Team have had a successful season. The girls and boys are dedicated to what they put in their work. The girls make sure that they are always prepared before stepping foot in the gym. “I go home, get ready, warm-up and go to the game,” said Whitaker Buchanan, a 7th grade girl’s basketball player at BGJHS. The girls are just as tough as the boys when competing for the win. When spending time with their teammates before the game, they tend to get excited and hyped for the game in their special place, the girl’s locker room. Keyozden Jones, an 8th grader and girl’s basketball player at BGJHS, said that her teammates get hyped up and sing lyrics from a song called, “All I do Is Win,” to show they have the presumption of their...

Winter sports at Bowling Green Junior High

Winter sports at Bowling Green Junior High

Winter sports at Bowling Green Junior High By Emma Bennett The 2015-2016 winter sports season is coming to an end, and all of the teams have done very well. Bowling Green Junior High School had a winter sports pep rally to recognize all of the basketball teams.  The boys’ basketball team includes sixth, seventh, and eighth grade boys. The girls have a seventh and an eighth grade team as well. The girls seventh grade team has gone undefeated, and they won their district tournament. The girls eighth grade team finished first in their tournament.  Seventh grade boys team earned second place in their tournament. The boys eighth grade team finished in their district tournament. Both seventh and eighth grade, boys and girls, teams ended their season very well.  “Winter sports are a good idea because they provide a way for kids to stay active during winter,” said Kallie Wood, an...

The 50th Super Bowl

The 50th Super Bowl

The 50th Super Bowl By Antonio Hernandez and Maunil Mullick The 50th Super Bowl is finally here. Each team fighting to earn the ring that classifies the best team out of 32 teams in the league. Only two make it to the Super Bowl. Many compete, but only one can win and have eternal victory. Each round of the playoffs eliminates multiple teams until only one remains as victorious.  It’s all about being able to work together under pressure and make every play count. On the road to the Super Bowl, only twelve teams were in the running. Eight teams played in the first round and after four games had been played, only eight teams remained. The second round grew intense with some close games leaving only four teams left overall. Since it goes from eight teams to four, these games decide who would play in the Super Bowl. The Patriots...

Baseball Tryouts

Baseball Tryouts

Baseball tryouts By Grace Forbes Baseball is a popular sport for boys to play. Since the baseball season at Bowling Green Junior High School is right around the corner, and many boys are trying out to be on the team. The coach, Lukas Forbes, has lots of faith for the boys playing this season. The tryouts were at Hobson fields for any 6th, 7th, or 8th grade boy wanting to try out. The tryout included drills, running, hitting, and catching. The boys who made the team are especially excited at the thought of playing in the fun, upcoming games this season. These boys are going to try their best and work their hardest to make this a successful season. Evan Spader, an 8th grader who tried out this and last year states that the games he is most excited about are BG vs South Warren, Drakes, and Brentwood Academy. Evan...

Spread the Red

Spread the Red

Spread the Red By Ruthie Kesri On January 21, 2016, Western Kentucky University held its annual Spread the Red basketball game. This is the fifth year the Spread the Red game was held. The game is held as an ‘Education Day’ to inspire students to work hard every year. Over 2,000 students were invited to attend and over 1,000 showed up to the game. The Bowling Green High School band performed during the game, and many people who attended enjoyed it. “I thought it was really fun, and I’m glad I got to go with my friends,” said Ashtyn Browning, a sixth grader at BGJHS. This year, there was a new rule put in for students who attended the game; they had to remain in their seats and only leave during half time. However, they could acquire special permission from their teachers to leave for bathroom breaks. This rule was...