Ben Dawson, Staff Contributor

Ben Dawson is a senior in his first year of Journalism. He took the class because he really enjoys writing and is considering majoring in Journalism in college. Outside of class, he runs Cross-Country, plays basketball, and watches every NFL, NBA, and MLB game he can. In ten years, he sees himself as hopefully a sports columnist writing for ESPN, Sports Illustrated, or some other sports outlet.

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Why Sports Gambling Should Be Legalized in All 50 States

May 30, 2019

Every night of the year, there will be a sports game on television.  Every night of the year, anyone can sit down and enjoy the sport of their choosing, whether it be baseball, basketball, football, hockey,...

Centreville Baseball Set for Playoff Run

Centreville Baseball Set for Playoff Run

May 15, 2019

Following a season in which the Wildcats have quietly become one of the top baseball teams in Northern Virginia, the team is set to start their postseason run later this week. Centreville fans and followers...

From the Wrong Side of History to National Champions

From the Wrong Side of History to National Champions

April 10, 2019

As the dust finally cleared and March Madness finally came to an end on April 8th, the Virginia Cavaliers were the ones celebrating under the confetti. UVA topped off a 35-3 season with their first ever...

The Craziest Three Weeks in American Sports

The Craziest Three Weeks in American Sports

March 22, 2019

You could be the most avid fan of college basketball the world has ever seen. You could watch every game that airs on television, no matter what schools are playing or what division they might be from....

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A Heartfelt Farewell to Big Bang Theory

March 12, 2019

After twelve incredible seasons, the CBS hit comedy “The Big Bang Theory” (TBBT) has announced that they are wrapping up the series at the end of the current season. The series will end with a total...

MLB. Division by Division

MLB. Division by Division

February 22, 2019

A baseball article in the middle of February? Football season just concluded with another championship for the Patriots. The NBA is heating up and is trending towards being one of the most competitive...

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Patriots Win Super Bowl LIII, Continue Dynasty

February 5, 2019

Somehow, someway, we all knew this was coming. The New England Patriots defeated the Los Angeles Rams by a score of 13-3 to win Super Bowl LIII marking the team's sixth victory.  For anyone expecting...

How Fantasy Football has Changed Football Culture Forever

How Fantasy Football has Changed Football Culture Forever

January 7, 2019

In 1962, a man by the name of Wilfred Winkenbach was sitting in a downtown Manhattan hotel. Sitting with two of his close friends, Winkenbach (below) pitched a game idea revolving around his beloved football....

College Football Playoffs

College Football Playoffs

December 6, 2018

The most exciting time in all of college football has arrived. The regular season has come to an end, and bowl season is upon us. Every university that qualified for a bowl game, by winning 6 or more games,...

Girls Varsity Basketball Season Preview

Girls Varsity Basketball Season Preview

November 30, 2018

The winter sports season is upon us, which means that it is finally time for basketball! Hoops season has made its long awaited return to Centreville High School, and the Wildcats are primed and ready...

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Red Sox Win 2018 World Series

November 19, 2018

As the clock struck midnight on the 2018 MLB season, the scene was a familiar one for baseball fans. For the fourth time in the last 14 years, the Boston Red Sox were named World Series Champions. The...

2018 Cross Country Season Recap

2018 Cross Country Season Recap

November 1, 2018

It would probably be safe to say that the cross country season of 2018 was one of the craziest and abnormal in school history. Starting practice on July 31, the runners were up bright early every morning...

What to Expect From the 2018-2019 NBA Season (Western Conference)

What to Expect From the 2018-2019 NBA Season (Western Conference)

October 18, 2018

Now onto the Western Conference...   Golden State Warriors (Last season’s record: 58-24) (Photo: informationonline.com)   There isn’t much left to say about the Warriors....

What to Expect from the 2018-2019 NBA Season (Eastern Conference)

What to Expect from the 2018-2019 NBA Season (Eastern Conference)

October 18, 2018

Ladies and gentlemen, it is finally that time of year again. Summer has come and gone, the leaves are beginning to fall, and a new season of the NBA is quickly approaching. After what was one of the most...

MLB Playoff Preview 2018

MLB Playoff Preview 2018

September 18, 2018

October baseball is undoubtedly one of the most exhilarating and exciting three week stretches in the world of sports. Heroes are born, scapegoats emerge, and teams are etched into the history books. Reggie...

NFL Preview 2018-2019

NFL Preview 2018-2019

September 7, 2018

What seems to be America’s longest wait is finally coming to a close, and football fans everywhere are rejoicing.  With the start of Fall drawing near, so does the start of a brand new NFL season. That...

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