The Thunderbeat

The Breakdown: AJ and Nate make predictions for the NBA season

AJ Forbes--Co-Editor-In-Chief and Nathan Hawkins--Broadcast Manager

October 18, 2017

Filed under Sports

AJ's Take: Most Valuable Player: Giannis Antetokounmpo Although you might not be able to pronounce his name, the Greek Freak has steadily improved with each year that he has played in the NBA. In a league where statistics ...

The Breakdown: AJ and Nate set predictions for Mayweather-McGregor

AJ Forbes--Co-Editor In Chief and Nathan Hawkins--Broadcast Manager

August 26, 2017

Filed under Sports

AJ's Take: As Conor McGregor walks towards the ring with that same craziness in his eyes and Irish flags waving throughout T-Mobile Arena, the world will see more than a spectacle. We will be watching a dog fight.   Before McGregor’s profes...

Huffman sees potential in upcoming season

Nathan Hawkins, Broadcast Manager

August 24, 2017

Filed under Sports

The Thunderbeat Broadcast Manager Nathan Hawkins spoke with head football coach Mike Huffman to get his thoughts on the Thunderbirds' 2017 season. Q: Beginning this new season, you have lost a lot of the key talent that ...

NBA Finals prediction pits MVP against super-team

Nathan Hawkins, Reporter

June 1, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Sports

After an awful NBA playoffs that was headlined by blowouts, very few highlights, and just plain, boring basketball, we have arrived at the pinnacle event of professional basketball: the NBA Finals. This year, the Cleveland Cavali...

State Track: Harkey wins 400 meter dash, T-Birds nab eight medals

Nathan Hawkins, Reporter

May 24, 2017

Filed under Sports

In track and field, athletes work all season to improve in their respective events, but the ultimate goal is clear: get to the state tournament. This year 15 Bellevue West athletes performed well enough at districts to get t...

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