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Wrestling is fake, but who really cares?

Wrestling is fake, but who really cares?

Austin Teegarden,
Contributor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports

When I was growing up, I was not allowed to watch wrestling on the big TV in our house. My mom called it “Crap TV.” Ten years later, I’m still not allowed to watch it at my parents’ house unless she is not home or goes to bed early. People like my mother hate professional wrestling and will spend...

Ronda Rousey jumps from UFC to WWE

Ronda Rousey jumps from UFC to WWE

Austin Teegarden,
Contributor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

On Dec. 30, 2016, Ultimate Fighting Championship superstar Ronda Rousey had her last fight and lost. Before she lost her last match, fans had grown accustomed to seeing Rousey win all the time with a 14-2 record. All of her wins ended in the first round by knockout or submission with her signature...

Wrestling electrifies Hayward gym

Wrestling electrifies Hayward gym

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

April 28, 2016


Filed under Features, Photo Galleries, Showcase, Sports

For many people, wrestling brings back memories of childhood. Early Saturday mornings waking up to see Hulk Hogan destroy some unnamed opponent or huddling around a cable box to watch pay-per-view events like Wrestlemania, Royal Rumble or Summer Slam. The WWF and later the WWE captivated kids like m...

The long road to Wrestlemania

The long road to Wrestlemania

Jesse Castro,
Staff Writer

February 25, 2016


Filed under Features

Melissa Estrada’s love for wrestling did not happen overnight; it began in a household with two older brothers who would practice their favorite wrestling moves on her. “My brother thought he killed me with an F-5 once,” Estrada said. The F-5 is the signature move of famous wrestler Brock Lesn...

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