Kid Reporter Blogs

Faizan Ali

Pack 9: The 2014 N.C. State Baseball Team 5

  • Posted by: Faizan Ali
  • February 16, 2014, 10:33 PM

Well, college baseball is starting up again. Yeah, I know, baseball is not important until Omaha, but down here in Raleigh, North Carolina, it’s starting to become a big deal. Why is it important now, you ask? It just so happens that other, forgotten team on Tobacco Road, N.C. State, is ranked Number 2 in the country by ESPN.

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Natalie Wexler

Bracket Madness! 22

  • Posted by: Natalie Wexler
  • February 12, 2014, 5:49 PM

It’s almost March, and for college basketball fans that means filling in brackets for March Madness. Unfortunately, filling in the perfect bracket is almost literally impossible.

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Amiri Tulloch

Meet Blind Track Star Lex Gillette 5

  • Posted by: Amiri Tulloch
  • February 11, 2014, 5:03 PM

Like most young children, Elexis “Lex” Gillette loved to play: hide-and-seek, basketball, football, and video games. Lex’s typical childhood drastically changed at the age of eight. More »

Lev Sugerman-Brozan

Keeping Healthy, Playing More 1

  • Posted by: Lev Sugerman-Brozan
  • February 10, 2014, 4:21 PM

As I hurled the ball I heard two pops, and red-hot pain shot through my arm like a bullet. My legs buckled under me and I fell to the ground. My vision blurred, making it look like there were two of my friend George running towards me. My right arm, my throwing arm, buckled under me and seared with pain as I tried to get up. I knew right away this wasn’t just sore muscles — this was an injury.

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Will Forbes

Draft 2014: Ranking the Quarterbacks 7

  • Posted by: Will Forbes
  • February 7, 2014, 5:22 PM

Back in the fall, when football season was just getting started, I predicted that this year’s quarterback draft class would be as good or better than the impressive 2012 class.

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Zoe Edelman

The Trouble with the Redskins' Name 3

  • Posted by: Zoe Edelman
  • February 4, 2014, 6:17 PM

The Washington Redskins, D.C.’s football team, had a terrible season in 2013, finishing with a record of 3-13. But that was not the only reason they were in the news. They were also in the news for their name, which some people find offensive.

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Lilly Schar

Surviving the Heat at the Australian Open 0

  • Posted by: Lilly Schar
  • February 4, 2014, 12:40 PM

The 2014 Australian Open tennis tournament began on a blisteringly hot Tuesday in Melbourne. The temperatures rose to a brutal 109 degrees.

The effect on the players was obvious and troubling. Players suffered from severe cramps, and some even had trouble breathing. A few players simply quit because they couldn’t stand the heat. Still, officials didn’t put the Extreme Heat Policy into effect until Thursday.

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