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Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic tries to drive past Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum during Game 2 of the NBA Finals basketball series on June 9 in Boston.

ONLINE ONLY: Mavs vs. Celtics – so far, not so good

Rolando Hernandez and Jorge Sanchez | June 12, 2024
Editor’s note: This is a recap of the first two games of this year’s NBA Finals. Check back here later for continuing coverage of the series. GAME 1 The Boston Celtics dominated the Dallas Mavericks 107-89 in Game 1 of the NBA Finals June 6 in Boston. The Celtics were led by Jaylen Brown and Kristaps Porzingis, who had 22 and 20 points respectively. Porzingis had a fantastic first quarter against his former team. He had 11 points on 4-of-5 shooting from the field and 1-of-2 from the 3-point line. The..
ONLINE ONLY: T-Duck soccer champs celebrated

ONLINE ONLY: T-Duck soccer champs celebrated

Jorge Sanchez, Staff Writer | June 3, 2024
The Richland men’s soccer team met for a championship ring ceremony in Guadalupe Hall on the Richland campus May 23 to commemorate the players’ and team’s hard work over the 2023 season, which earned them their sixth consecutive National Junior College Athletic Association championship. Family and friends joined the players to watch Head Coach Raul Herrera, Dr. Kathryn Eggleston, Richland Campus president, and Sadiaa Jones, Dallas College athletic director, kick off the...
Dallas Cowboys fans pose ahead of the first round of the NFL football draft on April 25 in Detroit.

Reviewing the Dallas Cowboys NFL Draft

Rolando Hernandez, Staff Writer | May 12, 2024
The Dallas Cowboys held eight selections in the much-anticipated 2024 NFL Draft on April 25. Their first round pick being down the line at No. 24. The Cowboys traded down their first round pick with the Detroit Lions, who were hosting the draft this year in Detroit. Pick #1:  Tyler Guyton. The Cowboys traded down to Pick 29 in an exchange for Pick 73 in the early third round. With their first selection, the Cowboys chose Tyler Guyton, an offensive tackle from the University of Oklahoma. This was a...
UFC 300: A fight night to remember

UFC 300: A fight night to remember

Emmanuel Kisin, Staff Writer | May 11, 2024
Fighting promotions have been hailed as “exciting” and “thrilling” time and time again through insane knockouts and impressive performances. However, the United Fighting Championship has solidified itself as one of the best to do it. The UFC hosts its infamous UFC 100 every seven to eight years, a showcase like no other. On April 13 in Las Vegas, the featured UFC 300 marked a turning point in mixed martial arts history. The fight card, which highlighted 26 fighters and over 12 current or former...
Paris Beard named first team All-American

Paris Beard named first team All-American

The women’s basketball team at Richland rejoices this season. One of their players, Paris Beard, has been recognized as the women’s basketball NJCAA Division III Player of the Week. Beard averaged an 25.2 points per game on an 60% field goal percentage while also aver-aging 7.6 rebounds per game. With her game high being 44 points against Southwestern Assemblies of God University JV. Beard is said she is excited about being named an All-American. She said, “It was like a really exciting...
Richland clobbers Cedar Valley

Richland clobbers Cedar Valley

Jorge Sanchez, Staff Writer | April 12, 2024
In a three-game sweep of Cedar Valley, Richland’s Thunderducks schorched the Suns in all of them, starting with a 19-9 seven inning win on day one. The Suns scored a few runs early on but Richland consistently put up great numbers in the middle innings while the Suns struggled to put anything on the board for most of the later innings. The top of the first and second innings played out with two single runs scored by the Suns in each inning. The T-Ducks would not manage to get anything in...
UFC Blanchfield vs. Fiorot fight packs a punch

UFC Blanchfield vs. Fiorot fight packs a punch

Emanuel Kisin, Staff Writer | April 9, 2024
March 30 marked another fight night for the UFC, or United Fighting Championship, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The fight card showcased several fighters from various weight classes and styles. The main event, however, featured Erin “Cold Blooded.” Blanchfield, a fearsome threat in the women’s flyweight division, and her opponent, Manon “The Beast” Fiorot. This five-round fight managed to go the distance, with both fighters putting on a show for the...
Drue Tranquill, left, Travis Kelce celebrate Super Bowl victory.

Is Travis Kelce experiencing the terrible twos?

Malak Elkady, Editor-at-Large | March 11, 2024
Travis Kelce, a standout figure in the world of football, found himself at the center of attention during the recent Super Bowl. Known for his energetic performances on the field, Kelce’s emotions spilled over. On their podcast “New Heights,” the Kelce brothers Travis and Jason revisited the moment when Travis lost his cool with Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid. When Kelce was seen shoving and yelling at his coach, Reid, during the Super Bowl on Feb. 11, it provoked outrage. For the second year in a...
T-Duck men slip past Eastfield in OT

T-Duck men slip past Eastfield in OT

Matilda Magere, Staff Writer | March 6, 2024
The Richland Campus men’s basketball Thunderducks stung the Eastfield Harvester Bees 86-83 in overtime at home Feb. 24. With the win, Richland was scheduled at press time to enter the district tournament as the No. 2 seed on Feb. 29. The T-Ducks took pride in guarding defensively and boxing out in the final game of the regular season. Jhi Jackson, Richland sophomore forward, said , “Last...
Dallas is America’s new soccer capital

Dallas is America’s new soccer capital

Xavier Villarreal, Sports Editor | March 3, 2024
It is no secret that Texas teams are always in the conversation when it comes to championship contention. Whether it be in football, basketball, hockey or even baseball, you can never count teams out, especially Dallas. But what about soccer? As we know, the current NJCAA Div III reigning soccer champs for the past six years are located in Dallas on the Richland campus of Dallas College (go Thunderducks!), as well as one of the NCAA Div I powerhouses located closer to downtown in...
Frances Tiafoe plays against students and children at the Dallas Open hosted on the SMU campus.

Tiafoe Fund hosts Dallas Open tennis clinic

Ashley Santiago, Staff Writer | March 3, 2024
American tennis star Frances Tiafoe held the first activation of his fund partnership with the USTA Feb. 6. The 26-year-old often referred to as “Big Foe” on the court, partnered with the USTA last July to create the Frances Tiafoe Fund. The partnership is designed to help youth from under-resourced backgrounds get into the sport of tennis and support their education. Tiafoe was born to immigrant parents from Sierra Leone. His family immigrated to the United States to escape civil war. Having grown up in...
T-Ducks bludgeon Mountain View 118-80

T-Ducks bludgeon Mountain View 118-80

Matilda Magere, Staff Writer | February 20, 2024
The Richland Campus Thunderducks went against their rivals Mountain View in what started off as a friendly game and turned into a heated playoff that ended with the T-Ducks on top 118-80. The home game was dominated by Richland. The first quarter belonged to Richland. The Mountain View Lions displayed a weak defense and a lack of communication with teammates. In contrast, the Thunderducks defense was headstrong, and the offense was strong as well. Tre’Lin Green had the speed to break...
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