The Boardman Bugle

Top Teams Battle for NFL Supremacy

Jackson Rogers, Graphics Coordinator

January 30, 2015

On Feb. 1, the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks will compete in Super Bowl XLIX in Glendale, Arizona, at 6:30,on NBC for the right to call themselves NFL champions. The AFC champion Patriots finished with a 12-4 regular...

NFL race heats up

Scott Lendak, Sports Editor

January 5, 2015

Through 13 weeks of the National Football League season, players are beginning to separate themselves as the most valuable players in the league.  The top five spots in the rankings belong to Aaron Rodgers, Andrew Luck,...

Four teams battle for National Championship

Nick Stamp, sports committee

January 5, 2015

For the first time in its history the NCAA will host the first ever “College Football Playoff” featuring the top four teams in the country. The teams selected are (1) Alabama, (2) Oregon, (3) Florida State and (4) Ohio State. (2) Oregon ...

Cavaliers struggle early

Scott Lendak, Sports Editor

December 11, 2014

Coming into the season, the Cleveland Cavaliers were one of the favorites to win the National Basketball Association Finals.  With the additions of LeBron James and Kevin Love, the Cavaliers were expected to have one of the best...

Head injuries occurring in contact sports

Nick Stamp, sports committee

December 8, 2014

Concussions are a surprisingly common occurrence in sports. High school athletes suffer thousands of concussions each year, most often in football, ice hockey and soccer. Concussions are caused by receiving a blow to the head,...

Giants’ rookie stuns Nationals in extra innings

Scott Lendak, Sports Editor

October 7, 2014

In Game 2 of the National League Division Series, the San Francisco Giants and the Washington Nationals played what would eventually be the longest game in Major League Baseball playoff history. There were many achievements...

Team USA dominates World Cup

Scott Lendak, Sports Editor

September 29, 2014

The United States men’s basketball team displayed its dominance throughout the 2014 International Basketball Federation World Cup. NBA stars around the league participated, but Mike Krzyzewski and the Americans proved to be...

Spartans battle Cardinals

Scott Lendak, Sports Editor

September 5, 2014

The Boardman Spartans football team will travel to Youngstown State University to play the Mooney Cardinals.  The Cardinals have dominated the past couple years, however, considering the rivalry is so big, the Spartans believe...

NBA Finals Preview

Scott Lendak, Sports Editor

June 11, 2014

The San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat will once again compete for the NBA Finals.  LeBron James looks to get closer to being the best player in NBA history.  If James can win his third straight championship he will have built...

Donald Sterling banned from NBA

Nick Stamp, sports committee

May 22, 2014

Donald Sterling, former owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, was “banned indefinitely” from the NBA on Tuesday. Vanessa Stivano, Sterling’s girlfriend, caught him making racist remarks, where he commented on one of Stivano’s...

NBA teams battle to reach Conference Finals

Scott Lendak, Sports Editor

May 15, 2014

After an exciting first round of the NBA playoffs, eight remaining teams look to take the trophy.  The Western Conference seems to be slightly more competitive as all four matchups went at least six games, however, this might...

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