The Mirror

Why it’s okay to root for the Rams

Jay Dolan, Staff Writer
December 14, 2017

I am still a Rams fan.  I grew up watching the Rams every Sunday, cheering them on through their countless losing records.  I was there at the dome for the 52-0 win over the Raiders in 2014.  I watched the embarrassing last few years of Marc Bulger’s career and the headache for a coach Jeff Fisher.  Yet, every Sunday I woke up, hopeful that this would be the season, the week, the day for the Rams ...

Heisman finalists

Brennan Dolnick, Staff Writer
December 5, 2017

The 2017-2018 Heisman finalists have been announced. The committee has selected Bryce Love, Baker Mayfield, and Lamar Jackson to be the finalists. The winner will be announced at the Heisman Ceremony this Saturday in New York. Here are the positives and negatives of the finalists. Oklahoma QB, Baker Mayfield Positives: Baker Mayfield finished the season as the most efficient passer in the NCAA....

Powering through the cold

Mitch Martinez, Staff Writer
December 5, 2017

Running during the fall and winter may seem daunting due to chilly weather, but it is very popular among many athletes. The school’s Winter Running program is open to any student that is interested. Students have many different reasons to get into winter running. Some join after Cross Country to bridge the gap between the fall season and the beginning of track, while others join to stay in shape...

Farrell’s Thanksgiving and Christmas workout

Brennan Dolnick, Staff Writer
December 1, 2017

The average American gains 2-7 pounds over the Thanksgiving and Christmas break. Because of this, weightlifting club moderator, Christopher Farrell SJ has created a daily workout schedule to keep off that extra weight. “I think it is a do-able workout for most of the guys at De Smet,” Farrell said. “Although they may need a walk-through when it comes to some of the exercises, the workout is ...


Spencer Caldwell, Staff Writer
November 29, 2017

The NBA MVP is up for grabs this year, many players are pushing to be the most valuable player in the league, here are a few that have that chance. Giannis Antetokounmpo from the Milwaukee Bucks has started the season averaging a career-high of 29.5 points a game (second in the NBA). He also has the ninth-best field goal percentage in the league and is averaging 1.76 blocks per game (5th in the...

Slideshow of varsity soccer versus Rock Bridge

October 10, 2017

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