The Optimist

Schools closed until August, seniors robbed

John Law, Editor

April 2, 2020

That's it. Just like that, school is closed for the rest of the year. If it were even two months ago, no one could've predicted such an occurrence, but now it's all gone. Prom, spring sports seasons, senior skip day, graduation,...

IU men’s basketball kicks off 2019-20 season

Lizzie Allen, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

In 2018, a strong start for the IU men's basketball team (started 12-2) turned into a very disappointing 19-16 season. Talent in the likes of Romeo Langford and Juwan Morgan was wasted as they suffered injuries, and Hoosier fans...

The impact of year round sports

John Law, Sports Writer

May 3, 2019

One sport ends and another one begins. In recent years, this has become a regular routine for most high school athletes. With the constant shifting of IHSAA rules, student-athletes are having increasingly less free time and are forced t...

Zinkan and boys cross country make history

Senior Wilson Zinkan warms up before the start of the 2018 IHSAA cross country sectional championships at Bedford North Lawrence.

Calvin Prenkert, Editor

November 7, 2018

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