By Daniel DeMarco |Copy Editor| Feb. 11 marked the 25th anniversary of what sports experts call the biggest upset in boxing history, and arguably the biggest upset in sports history. Boxing has many notable upsets in its history; 1936 saw 10-1 underdog Max Schmeling defeat Joe Louis, 1964 saw 7-1 underdog Cassius Clay (later known as Muhammad Ali) defeat Sonny Liston, and 1978 saw 10-1 underdog Leon Spinks defeat Muhammad Ali. In 1990 James Douglas (AKA Buster Douglas) knocked out Mike Tyson in Tokyo, Japan. On the night of the fight Tyson was astronomically favored over Douglas, a 42-1 underdog. This translates as someone who bet $100 on Douglas would receive $4200 in … [Read more...] about 25th anniversary of upset
By Danielle Workman |Staff Writer| Bacon has always been the underdog in the food world. Not any more. The newest craze is bacon. Cupcakes, ice cream, soda, chocolate and much more are all being made with bacon. People usually use it as a topping on a burger, or as a side with eggs, but bacon is rising to the top of not only popularity, but as a healthy food. Dr. John Salerno, a celebrity dietitian and prodigy of the Atkins Diet, explains in the article, “Bacon-The Next Health Craze,” how bacon can be one of the healthiest foods to eat. “Nitrate-free bacon is an excellent source of high protein, low-carbohydrate energy that helps to reset the metabolism and it’s ﬁlled with amino … [Read more...] about Bacon, bacon and more bacon!
By Ray Beasley |Staff Writer| Despite an incredible comeback attempt during the final three quarters of the game, water polo lost their weekend match up on April 7 against Fresno Pacific, 13–15. The Coyotes were trailing Fresno Pacific 1–6 after the first quarter but outscored their opponents 12–9 over the final half of the game. Despite the amazing effort the Coyotes made during the last half of the game, Fresno Pacific handed the Coyotes their 26th loss of the season. Fortunately, there were a few standout players hidden amongst the heartbreaking loss. Misty Vu had an amazing game, leading the Coyotes in scoring with five goals. Her teammate Jasmine Duran, not far behind, … [Read more...] about Water polo falls short despite valiant effort