Owen Hill
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Owen Hill is a sports editor from Atlanta, Georgia. He probably spends too much time watching sports, and for some reason decides to root for Atlanta teams...and the Boston Red Sox and Liverpool FC.

Men’s and women’s track and field finish second and third at SCIACs

The Occidental men’s and women’s track and field teams took home silver and bronze at the SCIAC Championships April 28-29 at Pomona-Pitzer. The men’s team finished just a point and a half behind conference champions Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, while the women’s team…

Playoffs? How about a winning season first

As the National Basketball Association (NBA) season winds down, teams are looking ahead to the almost two-month-long grind that is postseason. A total of 16 teams — eight from the Eastern Conference and eight from the Western Conference, and more…

McGregor-Mayweather would be the real fight of the century

Floyd Mayweather Jr. announced March 11 that he would come out of retirement to fight one man and one man only — Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight Champion Conor McGregor. While the details of the fight — the date, money…

Wake up, America: It’s football day

It’s 2017, and one of America’s less popular sporting leagues is getting a minor upgrade. Atlanta United FC and Minnesota United FC are set to join Major League Soccer (MLS). Think it’s meaningless? You’re wrong. An increase in teams creates…

I still love you, Atlanta

The New England Patriots won their fifth Super Bowl this weekend, defeating the Atlanta Falcons 34-28 in the first ever Super Bowl to go to overtime. The win is New England’s fifth in the big game, while the Falcons remain…

What do you think of the Cubs?

“Do you think this is the Cubs’ year?” All it takes is a basic knowledge of sports to turn this question into a conversation. At a time when Americans are split on almost every societal issue, sports conversation can bring…

Why you should watch less football and more baseball

Though baseball is “America’s pastime,” football is by far this country’s most popular sport. Television ratings for the MLB All-Star Game have fallen 55 percent since 1980, and the World Series ratings sit at one eighth of the Super Bowl’s…

Occidental volleyball team bonds in Colorado, competes with nationally ranked opposition

The Occidental volleyball team spent their last weekend of non-conference play in Colorado at the Colorado College Invitational Sept. 9 and 10. While the Tigers went winless in the tournament, the squad of 13 gained valuable experience and confidence from…

Kaepernick is right to sit for the national anthem

Colin Kaepernick, one of the quarterbacks for the San Francisco 49ers, refused to stand for the national anthem at the 49ers third preseason game against the Green Bay Packers on Aug. 26. Many people voiced their strong disagreement with Kaepernick’s…

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