Hype Video Is Doing Its Job

By Luke Green-Lauber

On Wednesday, October 28th, your own Braves Messenger will be releasing a school sports hype video for the big Olentangy River Rivalry football game Friday, October 30 against Centennial. The video will show the history of the rivalry and all of the other sports and their rivalry with Centennial. “Luke and I came up with this genius idea to try to create a hype video that will bring in more fans to the game and show more history and respect to the river rivalry,”  junior football player and Braves Messenger student Jack Staggs said.

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Should the Braves Mascot Be Replaced?


By Maia Johnson

“It’s definitely racially motivated,” said junior Michael Ray of Whetstone High School’s mascot. “I’d be interested to see what a Native American would think of it, because that’s what really matters.”

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School Spirit On Another Level

By Luke Green-Lauber

student section

“Whetstone High School students have been very lively at the sporting events this fall, and have a lot of games and seasons still to come this year.I think that even though it’s not as large as some suburban schools, we still have a lot more school spirit than you would expect,” Junior Hunter Scavenger said. The “Tribe” student section has attended many events so far this year, including football games, soccer games, and volleyball games. Continue reading “School Spirit On Another Level”


HometownBy Maia Johnson

Photo By Brad Heaton

At least 15,000 fans crowded the Schottenstein Center on Friday, September 18, eagerly awaiting the moment Twenty One Pilots would take the stage. During the two hours that preceded, fans of varying genders and ages stood on tiptoe, donning ski masks, red and black eyeshadow, and shirts sporting the band’s logo, searching for even more merchandise available for purchase. There were two lines leading to separate tables displaying concert tees and other souvenirs, each so long that they eventually passed the other.
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