Draft can be unimportant

Draft can be unimportant

Garrett Cabeza, Sports Editor
May 2, 2014
Filed under Columns, Most Recent, Other, Sports

Even though the calendar recently turned to May, one of the most important NFL events is next week. The 2014 NFL draft begins May 8 in New York City, and as always, there is speculation about which players will be drafted in the first round, second round and so forth. But how important is the draft... Read more »

Baseball season in full swing

Baseball season in full swing

Garrett Cabeza, Sports Editor
April 18, 2014
Filed under Columns, Other, Sports

It’s spring, which means the Boys of Summer are back on the field for 162 games. Major League Baseball will be taking over the sports highlights on television from here on out. The Seattle Mariners, the most popular team around Coeur d’Alene and the Pacific Northwest, darted out of the gates with... Read more »

No dull moments in March

No dull moments in March

Garrett Cabeza, Sports Editor
March 25, 2014
Filed under Columns, Men's Basketball, Sports

It’s March, and the NCAA mens basketball tournament has definitely lived up to the madness. The first weekend of the tournament has been highlighted with plenty of close games and unforgettable upsets. The most memorable had to be the 14th-seeded Mercer Bears taking down the third-seeded Duke Blue... Read more »

Seahawks’ best performance of season came at perfect time

Seahawks’ best performance of season came at perfect time

Garrett Cabeza, Sports Editor
February 12, 2014
Filed under Columns, Most Recent, Other, Sports

The Seattle Seahawks possibly played their best football all season in Super Bowl XLVIII. The offense, defense and special teams clicked on all cylinders en route to a 43-8 whipping of the Denver Broncos Feb. 2 in East Rutherford, N.J. From the Broncos’ first offensive snap that sailed by Peyton... Read more »

NBA’s West is best

NBA’s West is best

Garrett Cabeza, Sports Editor
February 6, 2014
Filed under Columns, Sports

While I haven’t watched a ton of NBA action this season, I have noticed that the Western Conference is a lot more talented than the East. I can tell by watching some of the games, and the standings speak for itself. The Eastern Conference Finals are going to feature the Indiana Pacers and the Miami... Read more »

Mariners need more pieces than Robinson Cano

Mariners need more pieces than Robinson Cano

Garrett Cabeza, Sports Editor
December 19, 2013
Filed under Columns, Sports

The city of Seattle acquired two successful sports figures. Not only did the University of Washington football team fill its head coaching vacancy with Boise State’s Chris Petersen, but the Seattle Mariners did some Christmas shopping of their own by grabbing New York Yankees’ star second baseman... Read more »

Pirates’ McCutchen, Tigers’ Cabrera good picks for MVP awards

Pirates’ McCutchen, Tigers’ Cabrera good picks for MVP awards

Garrett Cabeza, Sports Editor
November 15, 2013
Filed under Columns, Sports

Pittsburgh Pirates’ center fielder Andrew McCutchen and Detroit Tigers’ third baseman Miguel Cabrera won their league’s Most Valuable Player award last week, and deservingly so. McCutchen’s speed and his ability to hit for power and average resulted in impressive numbers. McCutchen hit .317... Read more »

New gym, new faces, same goals

New gym, new faces, same goals

Garrett Cabeza, Sports Editor
October 21, 2013
Filed under Columns, Sports

Last school year, it seemed like NIC’s winter sports teams had an abundance of sophomores that led their teams to great heights. Winning was a common theme among the North Idaho College basketball teams and wrestling squad. The men’s basketball team finished the regular season with an amazing... Read more »

Upcoming fall, holiday movies

Leo Schnepf, Staff Writer
October 21, 2013
Filed under Columns

It’s  fall, everybody! You know what that means? Well yes, I guess it means leaves turning colors, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and all of that boring hogwash. What I’m excited for are fall movie releases! Autumn is that beautiful time of year when directors release their A-game, competing for Oscar... Read more »

Review: Gravity makes use of empty space

Review: Gravity makes use of empty space

Leo Schnepf, Staff Writer
October 21, 2013
Filed under Columns, Features

Have you ever experienced a challenge? Have you ever had a bad day, or perhaps been a little scraped up? Well stop complaining. Just stop it. Because I’m fairly positive that you’ve got nothing on Sandra Bullock in Alfonso Cuaron’s new space thriller, “Gravity." Here’s the scenario; Ryan Stone... Read more »

Column: Halloween movies getting typical

Tyson Juarez, Features Editor
October 21, 2013
Filed under Columns

Well it’s getting close to that time when children will be prowling the streets looking to score free candy in their costumes and adults will be on the brink of alcohol poisoning in costumes as well. Isn’t Halloween just the best? The others who don’t prefer to hang out with Baby Ruth or Jack... Read more »

Pays to be A, Ray

Pays to be A, Ray

Garrett Cabeza, Sports Editor
October 15, 2013
Filed under Columns, Sports

Usually, when you spend a lot of money on something, you expect that something to last a long time and work more efficiently than the cheaper options you had to choose from. But sometimes the expensive item breaks right away or works improperly, making you realize you should have bought one of the cheaper... Read more »