Trailblazers: Oprah Winfrey

    – Lexus Jackson-Watkins Well we all know about the fabulous Oprah Winfrey. One of her quotes “Turn your wounds into wisdom.”   She was born January 29, 1954 and she is 64 years of beauty. She was born in the rural town of Kosciusko, Mississippi. She is a well known host of her own program called The Oprah Winfrey. …

Trailblazers: Jemele Hill

– Justice Bolden Jemele Juanita Hill (born December 21, 1975) is an American sports journalist.   Jemele Hill was born in Detroit, before moving to Houston with her single mom. They later moved back to their hometown.   Hill is a veteran writer, interviewer, commentator and analyst. She began her journalistic career at her local newspaper, the Detroit Free Press, …

Lost Boyz Patriots Slides Into A Blow-Out Win Over Brainard Bengals.

– Jalil  Anderson Lost Boyz Patriots asserted their will over Brainard Bengals on their way to an easy 12-2 victory In the first inning, Patriots Juniors got their offense started. Curtis G singled on a 2-2 count, scoring one run. Lost Boyz Patriots notched five runs in the second inning. The offensive onslaught came from a triple by Demarcus S, …

Trailblazers: Ida B. Wells

– Da Jane’ Bose Ida Wells was a black journalist looking for a way to educate the blacks about how the white man was controlling them, and the white man did not like that, but she continued to spread the word even with the consequences. She, Ida Wells, was born into slavery on July 16,1862. During the Civil War she …

When The Going Gets Tough, Don’t Give Up

by Lexus Jackson-Watkins Alianan Alcala (#9) from the Hallison Park Phillies baseball team is the only female on her team. She has been playing for 3 years but wishes she started sooner so she could be a better player now. Her dad is also a Coach for the Hallison Park Phillies. He is the one who got her interested and …

Heart Of The Game and Heart For The Players

by Lexus Jackson-Watkins Lavonte Stewart is a Baseball Coach for the Lost Boyz Inc. Predators boy baseball team. He is a well known respected Coach. The Predators played a very good game on  July. 7, 2018 against Hallison Park Phillies this wasn’t the two teams first encounter and Lavonte said he admires the other team coach. The Predators walked away …

Introducing TRUTH TALK, an ASM/Lost Boyz podcast

The J-Team is exploring different types of podcasting formats and have collaborated on a new podcast called “TRUTH TALK.” The program seeks to have real discussions on real issues while getting community feedback. Take a listen!

New SYL Sports Journalism podcast!

The SYL Sports Journalism class has a new podcast episode to listen to. In this episode, students dive into a discussion with instructor Brandon Pope on college choices, cost and the value of higher education in 2018.