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MLB making deals galore. New contracts abound

MLB making deals galore. New contracts abound

Written by Austin Hensley and Bailey Etheridge

On Wednesday, November 30, 2016,  the Major League Baseball league agreed to a revised Collective Bargaining Agreement with the The MLBPAU (Major League Baseball Players Association) agreeing to a ...  Read More »

Dec 6

Bye week is a chance for Titan players to say goodbye to nagging injuries with much needed break

Bye week is a chance for Titan players to say goodbye to nagging injuries with much needed break

Written by DeSahwn Adams, Sports Reporter

  While the rest of the NFL played  this weekend, the Titans and the Browns got a break – both teams were on their bye. Without a doubt, throughout many interferes, players said it’s a good...  Read More »

Dec 5

State Championships (Bo Crawford’s Pick 6ix)

State Championships (Bo Crawford’s Pick 6ix)

Written by Bo Crawford

Pick 6ix Game of the Week Oakland v. Whitehaven Oakland will beat Whitehaven in an all out showdown We predicted this from the get-go. It is the game of the year, without a doubt. Bobcat Beat journa...  Read More »

Nov 28

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News

“History will absolve me.” – President Fidel Castro dies at age 90

“History will absolve me.” – President Fidel Castro dies at age 90

Written by Bobcat Beat Reports

HAVANA (AP) — On an island where most citizens do not have the internet, do not have cell phones with roaming data access, the death of former President Fidel Castro, who...  Read More »

“Shot heard ’round the world” echoes into famed eternity with the passing of Ralph Branca

“Shot heard ’round the world” echoes into famed eternity with the passing of Ralph Branca

Ralph Branca's career was defined by that one high-and-inside fastball. The Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who gave up Bobby Thomson's famed "Shot Heard 'Round the World" still echoing more than six decades later among the most hallowed home runs in baseball history, died Wednesday. He was 90. His son-in-law,...  Read More »

Civilians of Mosul are pushed in and out of their city as battle rages on for power

Civilians of Mosul are pushed in and out of their city as battle rages on for power

Written by Lena Tayib, International News Reporter

MOSUL, Iraq - It has been going on for about two weeks now. Iraqi forces, with their Kurdish allies, have slowly been moving into the city of Mosul that was taken over by ...  Read More »

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Music Review

Moving from a legato interlude to a vivace overture, the Music Performance Academy is playing in the right direction

Moving from a legato interlude to a vivace overture, the Music Performance Academy is playing in the right direction

Written by Josh Stinson, Entertainment Writer

The John Overton Music Performance Academy lifting the living of college bound students one note at a time. The act of creating a quality music program...  Read More »

Oct 27

Recent Music Review Stories

20 years later, legendary street poet’s words still matter

20 years later, legendary street poet’s words still matter

September 29, 2016

Gold still glitters for Led Zeppelin as Federal Judge rules in band’s favor

Gold still glitters for Led Zeppelin as Federal Judge rules in band’s favor

June 23, 2016

Anti, Rihanna’s newest CD is mature & thoughtful and deserves ‘Consideration’

Anti, Rihanna’s newest CD is mature & thoughtful and deserves ‘Consideration’

May 17, 2016

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Media Grab Room

MLB making deals galore. New contracts abound

MLB making deals galore. New contracts abound

Written by Austin Hensley and Bailey Etheridge

On Wednesday, November 30, 2016,  the Major League Baseball league agreed to...  Read More »

Dec 6

For Immediate Release: Metro Nashville Public Schools Releases the ALL CITY Football Team

For Immediate Release: Metro Nashville Public Schools Releases the ALL CITY Football Team

Written by Hannah Jones

For Immediate Release:   The Metro Nashville Public School Nashville’s Metro C...  Read More »

Nov 22

Fight between the undefeated fowl sends Eagles soaring in 49-46 win over Ravens

Fight between the undefeated fowl sends Eagles soaring in 49-46 win over Ravens

Written by Bailey Etheridge, Sports Writer

  The Bobcat Beat Game of the Week this past Friday night  was undoubtedly Independence at Cane Ridge. One undefeated hungry, large-clawed bird was going to go home still undefeated Friday n...  Read More »

Nov 21

Recent Media Grab Room Stories

  • Attention students! New lunch schedule change starts on Wednesday!
  • Metro Nashville Schools Prep Football Programs has Two Mr. Football Semi-finalist

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Features

Sean Pak Shines as EMMP’s First Student of the Month

Sean Pak Shines as EMMP’s First Student of the Month

Written by Meadya Doski, Feature Editor

Overton has a new way to recognize  students of exceptional talent and academic success. Each academy will choose an outstanding student who the faculty members of that academy believe represents the character, mission and vision of each academy.  The Event Marketing and Musical Performance Academy is t...  Read More »

Nov 21

Stand out season for Red Sox Outfielder, Mookie Betts, is truly golden

Stand out season for Red Sox Outfielder, Mookie Betts, is truly golden

Written by Austin Hensley, Sports Editor

  Betts was a standout performer with his bat, glove, arm and legs helped lead his team, the Boston Red Sox to post Season play, 93-wins, and an AL East title. Beloved in Boston, and other areas of the world like Peru, Betts, is humble and appreciative of his hometown Nashville friends an...  Read More »

Nov 21

In the 11th hour, on the 11th day of the 11th month in the year of 1918……

In the 11th hour, on the 11th day of the 11th month in the year of 1918……

Written by Isaiah Peake, Feature Writer

On the 11th hour, on the 11th day, of the 11th  month,  in the year 1918, when armistice with Germany went into effect during the war that was to end all wars, the United States honors each of its Veterans who have sacrificed to preserve freedoms and rights that all Americans have enjoyed each an...  Read More »

Nov 15

Presidential ‘Mean Tweets’ are mic drop millennial

Presidential ‘Mean Tweets’ are mic drop millennial

Written by Nedim Hadzic

ABC JiMMy KiMMeL  MeAN TWeETS President Barack Obama entertained Jimmy Kimmel's audience with some of the mean tweets sent his way, beginning with one sent by Donald Trump in August when he said "President Obama will go down as perhaps the worst president in the history of the United States. "O...  Read More »

Nov 2

  • PlayStation VR has arrived with an impressive, strong launch to critical acclaim.  October 22, 2016
  • “Sit With Us” – Newest Social Networking App Makes Top Ten on ITunes October 8, 2016

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Book Review

“A Very Harry Christmas” Read-a-thon takes the cynic out of the senior

“A Very Harry Christmas” Read-a-thon takes the cynic out of the senior

Written by Isabella West, Book Reviewer

Growing up I was never much of a reader. I would read when the teacher presented a book for us to read and annotate but other than that my reading interests were no active. When...  Read More »

Apr 11

Ann Patchett’s conducts a page turner with Bel Canto.

Ann Patchett’s conducts a page turner with Bel Canto.

March 1, 2016

“Everything is relative. If you want to understand a problem you look at its cause. You don’t look at its manifestation.” Abdel-Fattah

“Everything is relative. If you want to understand a problem you look at its cause. You don’t look at its manifestation.” Abdel-Fattah

December 14, 2015

Book Review: Find out how the bride avoids the Kings Wrath

Book Review: Find out how the bride avoids the Kings Wrath

November 23, 2015

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