Rio Oshiro of Lanier jumps to make contact with the volleyball. Photo: Ethan Rogers

Sports Column: Underdogs

Buster Douglas. Juan Martín Del Potro. Y.E. Yang. Rulon Gardner. Leon Spinks. James Braddock. Texas Western. Milan High School. Although you may never have heard of any of these names, they all have something in common. At one time, each name was an underdog who was given virtually no chance of winning against a higher

Lanier players jump for a volley from Pi Gamma.  Photo: Holly Diller

Lanier opens volleyball season with win over Pi Gamma in two sets

The Lanier Falcons A team defeated the Pi Gamma Royals in two sets, 25-19 and 25-18, in their first volleyball game of the season. Last year, the Falcons finished undefeated at 6-0, sweeping all but one match they played, before falling short of the championship. Lanier undoubtedly will again be trying to battle into the

Sports Column: “What’s your favorite sport?”

I never know how to answer the question, “What is your favorite sport?” My usual answer is “whatever sport I am currently playing,” but my favorite sport to play might be different from my favorite sport to watch. Some sports I enjoy watching on television rather than in person. Too many variables exist to deem

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