Friday, April 22, 2011


The greatest team in the NBA beat the Memphis grizzlies this last Wednesday, with the final score at 93-87. The spurs had lost the first game, which made all of us Spurs fans worried. Everyone thought that the Spurs could still win without Manu Ginobili, but that turned out to be not entirely true. The Spurs are obviously capable of beating any team, no matter who's injured, but Manu Ginobili just brings a little extra element to the game that can't be replicated. In an interview on the ESPN website, Ginobili and discussed his game experience. He had not played in ten days, and he still was supposed to take it easy so that his injured elbow could heal, but he still managed to bring a little extra push that helped the spurs to win. The spurs played a much more aggressive game this time around, with Tim Duncan fouling out after 35 minutes of play, of course this was after he managed to pick up 16 points, 10 rebounds, a few blocks, and a steal. Manu Ginobili didn't do that great as far as field goals go, but he still made 5 baskets, and 7 free throws, along with 4 steals, 7 rebound, 4 assists, and even a block. Nice job Ginobili, nice job. The next game for the Spurs is tomorrow in Memphis, and hopefully by then, Manu Ginobili's elbow will be better, and he will have a little more practice in, and the game won't even be a close one like it was this last time. GO SPURS GO!

-Los Spurs

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Dodgers for Sale!

Going once! Going twice! Taken, by the MLB! In case you haven't heard, the Dodgers no longer have an owner, and are now under the control of Major League Baseball. Yes, this is the Los Angeles Dodgers were talking about. You know, one of the game's most storied franchises, the team Jackie Robinson played on. Wow. And one of the major reasons for this is: a divorce. Former owner of the Dodgers Frank McCourt was divorced by his wife of 30 years on October 2009, and since then the franchise has been consumed by their fighting, financial problems, and poor play by the team. The Dodgers haven't won the championship title since 1988, the longest period of time that the team hasn't taken the trophy back to LA.Bud Selig, the commissioner of Baseball, appointed a trustee to oversee all aspects of the club on Wednesday, causing outrage and uproar from everyone in the sports world, including McCourt. One of the reasons he chose to make the move at this time was a story from the Los Angeles Times that reported that McCourt had arranged a $30 million dollar loan with Fox, the Dodger's TV partner. This money was reportedly needed to make payroll, a major issue for the team. We have yet to see whether McCourt will sue or not, although it is expected. See the article here, and post comments to voice your opinion.

Monday, April 11, 2011

JRod's 3 Leads

Descriptive: Dressed in dark green Gumby costumes, five young men and women dance their way down Congress Avenue towards the Capitol. Trotting alongside them, dressed in short red shorts and a blue shirt, is Superman, his red cape trailing behind him in the wind. Joining the crowd are Thing 1 and Thing 2, skipping through the crowd with wide grins permanently fixed on their faces, just happy to be part of the spectacle. A hundred feet away, Mario and Luigi are busy racing down the avenue, each of them driving a small cardboard kart.

The race has begun.

Direct Quote: "This was his favorite race." His mother doesn't look sad or mad when she says it. It's become a fact. Another fact: He was 18 when he died. But just because it is a fact doesn't mean it has lost its meaning. His death has given her a purpose. A reason to run the race.

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Kathy H. Feature Story Leads

So far I only have two and they're kind of long so... Enjoy

1. Descriptive


The noise of hundreds of different sounds all playing at once, and the flashing, pulsing, blinding lights; only the craziest of people would dare to face this madness. But for the crew at the Pinballz arcade, this is all in a day's work...

2. Compare and Contrast

Main Event. Dave & Busters. Gatti Land. Confusion, noise, tripping over rampant youngsters, dodging masses of teens. Over priced and overcrowded. This is the kind of atmosphere that parents these days present to their children when they want to go out and play.

However, there is hope. There is a safe place where parents can let their children run around without worry. A cool place where teenagers can come and hang out. A place for adults to relive their past. Birthday party. Date night. Girls night out. A place to get out of the office, out of the house, off the couch, off the computer, and into an environment of fun and excitement for all people.

One of a kind. Cool. Hip. Rad. Pinballz is all you could ever want out of an arcade. Inexpensive and user friendly, the Pinballz arcade is a place where you can connect with your inner pinball wizard and hone in on your skill with the flippers. With over 90 different types of pinball machines and almost every other arcade game imaginable, this really is the place to be.

I think that very last paragraph should be a nut graph, but whateves.

Comment por favor!!

Kathy H.