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The Catalyst

The Student News Site of Millard West High School

The Catalyst

The Student News Site of Millard West High School

The Catalyst

Carson Fox

Carson Fox, Staff Reporter

Carson is a senior in his second year of journalism. He is a huge sports fan and loves keeping up with them. In his free time, he likes to hang out with friends or play NBA 2k. He is a big Iowa Hawkeye fan and is excited for his final year in journalism.

All content by Carson Fox
Illinois’ All-American duo of guard Ayo Dosunmu and center Kofi Cockburn is deadly. The duo led the Illini to a big ten tournament championship and have been dominant for the last month, winning 11 of their last 12 games.

This. Is. March.

March 24, 2021
The cover art for Playboi Carti’s sophomore album “Whole Lotta Red.” The cover art is a tribute to an old punk magazine called “Slash,” which perfectly explains the main feel of the first half of the tape. Despite bad fan reception at first, a lot of listeners have changed their opinion after re-istening to the album.

Living up to the hype

January 19, 2021

Sanitary solutions

October 9, 2020
Senior Wildcat linebacker James Conway poses for an image while on a visit to North Dakota State just days before the pandemic. Conway holds multiple Division One football offers. “Recruiting has been a tough process now, “ Conway said. “I haven’t been able to visit all the schools I want to, but other than that it has been going pretty solid.”

The best kept secret

October 9, 2020
The same Big Ten cutout was surrounded by Big Ten parents just a few weeks ago in Rosemont, Illinois. The parents demanded to speak with commissioner Warren, and many of these parents are the same ones involved in the current, and young lawsuit.

A B1G decision

September 11, 2020
Nas released his last album in 2018, a collaborative effort with Kanye West called “NASIR.” It’s been a few years since Nas fans got a true full length album, and Nas delivered on his new piece.

Nas returns to his throne

September 4, 2020
LeBron James dons a special “black mamba” jersey for the Los Angeles Lakers in game four against the Portland Trailblazers. The Lakers chose to wear these jerseys on 8/24, celebrated as Kobe Bryant’s Mamba Day. “We just try to go out there and play our best,” James said. “It’s always nice to do things like this to honor someone like Kobe.” The jersey also featured a “2” patch, honoring the late Gianna Bryant’s number.

Playoffs in the Bubble

August 31, 2020
Lamar Jackson celebrates a touchdown in the Ravens’ Week 11 game against the 49ers. The Ravens would win 20-17 on a field goal as time expired. Both teams were at the top of the league when the game took place, and it certainly lived up to the hype.

NFL season recap

February 21, 2020
Lakers forward LeBron James banters with the late Lakers legend Kobe Bryant in a game earlier this season. Bryant passed away in a tragic helicopter crash with his daughter and seven others, just the morning after LeBron passed him for the number three spot on the all time scoring list.

NBA midseason review

January 31, 2020
Rey (Daisy Ridley) and Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) battle on top of the remains of the old star.

The saga is over

January 30, 2020
Junior Dominic Humm makes a play for the Wildcats vs Westside. Humm looks to have a bigger role in the offense this season.

Wildcat hoops preview

December 11, 2019
Odermann celebrates a touchdown play with his teammates. He has been a key member of the Wildcat offense this season. Ive loved my time as a Wildcat, Odermann said.

A dream come true

October 15, 2019
Rami Hanash making a play for the Millard West varsity tennis team. He has been a major key for Millard Wests wins all year.

Sweet victory

September 23, 2019
The stock vehicle used by Nick Bruegman, passed down by his father. Nick has used this for years, putting it through many races.

The race of a lifetime

September 16, 2019
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