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The renowned World Cup trophy is awarded to the winning country. Brazil has won the trophy five different times.

Why the World Cup is the best sporting event in the world

Blen Abebe, Reporter December 3, 2022

Thirteen countries gathered in Montevideo, Uruguay in 1930 to participate in the first-ever international soccer World Cup hosted by FIFA (International Federation of Association Football). France’s...

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The pressure of the game

Summer Phenix, Reporter November 22, 2022

Nearly 57% of high school students participate in sports and only 2% of those athletes will go on to receive an athletic scholarship, creating a competitive environment where only the most dedicated will...

Group picture of Bellaire Women Soccer Team after the lip-sync battle. The battle was a success as everyone was having fun.

[NEWS BRIEF] Battle of lyrics

Hanh Nguyen, Reporter November 15, 2022

Following its 10-year tradition, the Bellaire Women’s Soccer Team kickstarted its annual lip-sync battle at soccer member Erin Pilcher’s home on Tuesday, Nov. 8 at 3:30 p.m. With 37 members and...

Astros fans got a close up view of Mattress Mack during the parade, who became famous for his record breaking 75 million dollar winning bet on the Astros to win the World Series. (Photo provided by Ella Turney)

Astros Win, Students Win

Rohan Parikh, Sports Editor November 9, 2022

"We want Houston." This chant echoed throughout the city as a sea of orange and blue celebrated the champions that had brought glory to their city. A million Astros fans lined the streets of downtown...

Sophomore linebacker Chris Wilson grins, getting off the Butler Stadium field to let offense on. He had just blocked a punt against Alief Elsik High school, letting offense get a quick touch down after a few plays.

‘On this team, you just gotta do what you gotta do’

Sophomore and varsity football quarterback Nolen Pursley doesn’t mind that there isn’t a junior varsity team this year. In fact, he welcomes the change, believing that having everyone learn varsity...

(From left) Junior Zain Hamdani, junior Nasir Starks and senior Dylan Ballard at districts. This is Ballard’s last meet with his team from Bellaire, but he said he plans to continue running in college.

Running toward a college dream

Jonathan Chiriboga, Reporter May 25, 2022

Everything has led up to this. The pressure to run a mile and race across the finish line in less than 4:20 is coursing through the 6 foot 8 inch senior track star’s body. He’s dressed like he usually...

The 23 seniors perform their senior dance “Time of our Life.” Colonel Bella Mansfield leaps forward as Cadet Bra’una Hill, Vice President Caroline Cole, Cadet Madison Eiland, Historian Paris Joubert and varsity Marie Garcia strike a pose.

[NEWS BRIEF] Belles host final show, “Sweet Dreams”

Ian Kuzola and Rilina Tran May 9, 2022

Last Friday, the Belles presented their Spring Show, “Sweet Dreams” in the auditorium. The last performance of the year consisted of 19 choreographies and was performed during 7th period and at 6:30...

Jeremy Peña is second in batting average (.286) and first on the team in on-base percentage (.902) as of April 23, 2022.

Baseball fans: keep an eye out for Correa’s replacement

Jonathan Chiriboga, Reporter April 25, 2022

Major League Baseball is back on schedule, which means the Astros are ready for another World Series conquest - even without star shortstop Carlos Correa. The former Astros’ draft selection departed...

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