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Flynn McGurrin

Flynn McGurrin, Staff Writer

Flynn McGurrin is a junior at NASH who enjoys golfing and watching any sport he can find.

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The class has had to work diligently this year to keep up with deadlines.

A Book Like No Other

March 26, 2021

The 2020-21 school year has been unusual for many NASH students. COVID-19 has made it difficult for classes and activities to function, and this year's yearbook class has been no exception. In fact, perhaps...

Although this year has brought many unexpected events, March Madness is still set to occur.

The Madness Returns

March 19, 2021

With the opening game set for 12:15pm today, March Madness is upon us once again. Here’s what you can expect from this year's big dance. In a normal year, March Madness games are held at neutral sites...

The heightened use of disposable masks has made a bad impact on the environment.

The Disposable Dilemma

March 19, 2021

It's beyond debate that face coverings are essential to public health during a viral pandemic. But while they have played a central role in slowing the spread of COVID-19, disposable masks may have long-term,...

Spectators use paper bags over their heads during the first half of an NFL football game between the New York Jets and the Arizona Cardinals, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

The Tanking Epidemic in American Sports

March 9, 2021

If you’ve ever watched a sports talk show, you may be familiar with the term “tanking.” Tanking has run rampant throughout American professional sports, and is considered to be a serious problem...

Super Bowl 55 kicks off this Sunday at 6:30pm on CBS.

Super Bowl Preview

February 5, 2021

Super Bowl 55 between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Kansas City Chiefs is fast approaching. Here's what you can expect for this year's big game.  Tom Brady is unbelievably back in the Super Bowl...

After the Steelers lost their first playoff game off the season, many players' futures were left uncertain.

The Future of the Franchise

January 27, 2021

The Pittsburgh Steelers have arguably one of the most stable and well respected organizations in the National Football League. However, after a very disappointing 2020 season, many Steeler fans are beginning...

Dusting off a contentious election loss four years ago, Stacey Abrams proved to be one of the central influences on the 2020 election.

The Woman Who Changed America

January 15, 2021

In only a few days time, Joe Biden will take over as president of the United States, and newly-elected Georgia Senators Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock will give the Democratic party control of the Senate....

MLB's recent decision to include Negro League stats in its record books may prove that Josh Gibson (fourth from the right in the back row) was the greatest hitter of all time.

To Put the Record Straight

January 4, 2021

Records, it is commonly said, are made to be broken.  But what if they already have been? The MLB recently announced that it will begin including statistics from the Negro Leagues in their official...

The success of the four-day work week in other sectors of the economy has led some school district to adopt the same schedule.

Thank Goodness It’s Thursday?

December 10, 2020

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday... you know the drill.  Or do you? Nothing seems as immune to change as the five-day school week. But while a four-day school week might at first appear highly unlikely,...

Are Politics Killing Sports?

Are Politics Killing Sports?

November 24, 2020

In 2020, sporting event TV ratings were the lowest they’ve been in years. However, the reason for the decline is highly debated.  According to Forbes, The US Open Golf Tournament, As well as the...

As the NBA looks for a return to normalcy, it's hard to overlook how their plans for a restart may lead to less than desirable results.

Front Office Chaos

November 10, 2020

The NBA Players Association has just approved a plan to start the 2020-2021 NBA season on December 22. Due to last season's delayed postseason, this year's offseason will be the shortest in NBA history....

Cop Show Cancellations

Cop Show Cancellations

November 9, 2020

In the wake of nationwide protests over the death of George Floyd, television networks have had to modify and even cancel shows that involve the police, which has come with criticism from both sides of...

Teams ensured mask wearing in order to protect players from COVID-19.

Slam Dunk

October 22, 2020

The recent cancellation and postponement of NFL games has come as no surprise to sports fans across the country. Most fans knew that a COVID-19 outbreak within the league would likely disrupt or cancel...

Political signs have been taking over the streets of North Allegheny in preparation for next month's election.

Do Political Yard Signs Work?

October 8, 2020

With the November election fast approaching, political yard signs can be found on virtually every street and corner. While such signs are a routine occurrence every election year, it's uncertain whether...

The team is preparing for an unusual season without the presence of fans -- but with the return of its longtime leader..

Steelers Season Preview

September 17, 2020

Last Monday night against the New York Giants, the Steelers opened their 2020-21 season. With an incredibly unusual few months ahead, here's everything you can expect to see. This year's team lineup...

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