Do athletes have a responsibility to be advocates of social justice?

The latest highly publicized protest and controversy stemmed from President Trump’s call to the NFL to fire athletes who kneel during the national anthem. Many question whether kneeling is an act of disrespect to soldiers and the American flag, or an appropriate response to the injustice plaguing our country. Yet, athletes receiving backlash for protesting on their field and creating

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Football rules the mind of the school

When asked in what ways Darby High School promotes school events students responded with the following: tailgates, themed student sections, end of the day loudspeaker announcements, away game busses, teacher recognition nights, pep rallies, administrative attendance, marching the halls etc. It doesn’t take long to spot the pattern here: football.    Although Football Friday Nights are a staple in American

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Marching Band performs exceptionally at their Invitational

The Hilliard Darby Band hosted the Hilliard Band Invitational last Saturday on October 7th. The competition lasted for four hours and hosted eight bands, including Darby’s own marching band.     The band played extraordinarily well on Saturday, playing and marching perfectly in sync with their music. The band played a piece named “The Bridge”. In their performance they had massive props

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