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Students predictions on in-state rivalry

Students predictions on in-state rivalry

September 6, 2019

Ladies and gents, the time has finally come. After a five year hiatus, the Buckeyes have hesitantly...

Getting to know Joe

Getting to know Joe

December 2, 2018

If you have ever seen Joe Royer in the halls of Elder, you would know just by looking at him that he...

Did the Bengals get it right?

Did the Bengals get it right?

May 8, 2018

Even when it's not football season, it's football season. The NFL draft was in full swing and it gave...

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The loss of the college video game

April 18, 2017

No doubt that adolescents and even some adults enjoy video games. Whether it be sports, first-person...

image by Collin Scheiner

The “Athens Effect” becomes apparent

March 20, 2017

It seems that every year or couple of years, there is a certain college that lures a large majority of...

Xavier, Ohio State, Dayton, Cincinnati, and Kentucky are all looking to win their conference tournaments and get an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.

Checking out local team’s road to championship

March 8, 2017

After watching one local team, the Northern Kentucky Norse, shine in the Horizon League Conference Tournament,...

Collier Smith advances as National Merit Finalist

Collier Smith advances as National Merit Finalist

March 3, 2017

Elder High School has a National Merit Finalist! Collier Smith, a top ranked senior and a student in...

Lucas takes a ride on the panther

The end of an era

January 10, 2017

Time is defined in the Oxford Dictionary as, “the indefinite continued progress of existence and events...

Quill personalities

Lucas Downey '17, Head of Team Morale

January 6, 2017

Every truly great team has its members that understand their roles. You have the star player, the vocal leader, the assist man, the sixth man, and even the benchwarmers. If the members of the team don’t understand their roles the result could be disastrous. There is a reason Rudy only got to dress one game believe it or not. A...

Best college basketball jerseys of 2016-17

Best college basketball jerseys of 2016-17

December 8, 2016

College basketball is back and better than ever. Not only with the play on the court, but the merchan...

Ohio States campus

Should guns be allowed on campuses?

December 6, 2016

Should students be able to carry a firearm when on campus? Many people have asked this for years and...

Seniors plan ahead

Seniors plan ahead

December 4, 2016

With the second quarter of senior year coming to an end, the seniors at Elder high school are almost...

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