Central Times

Column: March Sadness

Maggie Dalton, Head Photo & art & columnist

April 13, 2020

Sporting events all over the world have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Everyone wants to keep as close to a normal life as possible but watching sports is a huge part of people’s normal lives. So, how did we even get to this point? It started out with players no longer shaking hands after games and matches....

Column: A new “Space Jam,” I don’t think so.

Maggie Dalton, Head Photo and art, Community Editor & columnist

March 15, 2020

These past few years have been the golden age of resurgence in classic movies. From live action Disney movies to the sequel trilogy of Star Wars, Hollywood has thrown itself into recreating nostalgia for older generations.  “What does this have to do with sports?” You may wonder. Well, hold onto your Air Jordans,...

Column: The sport watching experience

Maggie Dalton, Head Photo & Art Editor, Community Editor & Columnist

February 20, 2020

Over winter break I went to my first NBA game. I saw the Chicago Bulls play the Atlanta Hawks. Growing up, I had been to a lot of White Sox and Blackhawks games but never a Bulls game.  I always really enjoyed going to sports games because the game always felt so different in person. The atmosphere in sports games are...

Column: Proving them wrong

Maggie Dalton, Head Photo and art, Community Editor & columnist

January 6, 2020

Lamar Jackson was the 32nd pick in the second round of the NFL 2018 draft. He was selected by the Baltimore Ravens. You must be a good football player to get drafted at all, but in Jackson’s case, he was drafted later than expected. Jackson spent three seasons as a starter for Louisville. In 2016, he won the Heisman Trophy....

Column: Overworked

Maggie Dalton, Head Photo and art, Community Editor & columnist

December 9, 2019

On November 7, Mary Cain published an opinion video and article in The New York Times. In her piece, she talked about how she was emotionally and physically abused by her Nike trainers. Mary Cain is a long distance runner. In 2014, she won the 3000m in the Junior World Championship. At seventeen, Cain was the fastest girl i...

Column: A love letter to cross country

Maggie Dalton, Head Photo and art, Community Editor & columnist

November 14, 2019

My cross country season recently came to an end. I crossed the finish line for the last time with mixed emotions. Already, I wished I had another season ahead of me. Cross country gave me life-long friends and the knowledge and confidence that I can do anything.  I never ran cross country in middle school. I always thought...

Column: Perseverance, the strongest quality

Maggie Dalton, Head Photo & Art, Community Editor, Columnist

October 1, 2019

It is easy to give up or quit, but it takes great strength to persevere. Perseverance is both physical and mental. To persevere, it takes courage, bravery and strength. Perseverance is staying in the fight despite difficulties. Those who persevere have always inspired me. I like to think that I persevere in cross country by...