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Dallas College board of trustees and North Lake campus basketball players and coaches pose for a photo after The Blazers won their second championship
in three years

Blazers win championship

Jelilah Hooper, Contributing Writer April 15, 2024

North Lake Blazers have won the National Championship for the second time in three years. This accomplishment was possible due to the basketball’s head coach Josh Mills, a Dallas College Alumni. “I’m...

World cup arrives in 2026

Ishmita Shrestha, Staff Writer April 11, 2024

FIFA World Cup is an international soccer competition contested by the men’s nation- al soccer teams of the member nations of Fédération Internationale de Football Association, the sport’s...

Autavius Hobbs (11) looks for an opportunity to score
against the Mountain View Lions.

Blazers swish success

Jelilah Hooper, Contributing Writer March 5, 2024

Jan. 27 marked the first home basketball game for our North Lake Blazers in their first round of conference. The Blazers went 2-0 against Dallas College Richland Campus and Dallas College Eastfield Campus....

Undefeated Northlake Trailblazers aim for national glory in 23-24 season

Jelilah Hooper, Contributing Writer December 13, 2023

On Nov. 8, Northlake Trailblazers took on East Texas Baptist University for their first home game. With a win of 104-66, we were curious on the mindset of the players as they start their season. We...

Hadley Klock, Blazer’s setter, dishes out a serve against Coffeyville
Community College during the Oct. 14 home game.

Catching up with Hadley Klock

Vidhi Bhakta, Social Media Editor November 9, 2023

Q: When did you begin playing volleyball? A: I first started playing volleyball when I was about 11-years- old, I played on a team called Little Diggers. Q: What did you enjoy about the sport when...

New North Lake baseball coach, Lance Fairchild demonstrates a proper batting stance during practice.

Catching up with Fairchild, Blazers’ new baseball coach

Ti-Ying Li, Contributing Writer October 5, 2023

Q: How long have you played sports?  A: I played football and ran track in middle school. A little basketball as well, but baseball has always been my sport, I started when I was three. It was kind...

The Blazers celebrate their victory against the Thunderducks wining the district tournament.

Blazers win district tournament, earn a bid to Nationals

Isaac Medina and Amelie Baquero, Staff writer and Editor-in-Chief May 18, 2023

The Dallas College North Lake Blazers basketball team earned a bid to the national championship tournament after defeating Dallas College Richland Thunderducks 90-63 during the National Junior College...

Blazer’s forward Da’Ryan Williams dunks a basketball.

Blazers receive national championship rings during season home opener win

Isaac Molina, Staff Writer December 5, 2022

On the game’s first play, Blazers forward Da’Ryan Williams dunked the ball into the net with the home crowd cheering from the play. The Blazers did not want to spoil its national championship...

Mavericks offering discounted tickets

Mavericks offering discounted tickets

Theressa Velazquez, Copy Editor November 8, 2022

The Dallas Mavericks will offer discounted tickets to Dallas College faculty, staff, family and friends. Ernest Rangel, senior premium sales executive for the Mavericks, said that discounted tickets...

North Lake Blazers Men’s Basketball team celebrate its
fourth national championship win.

NLC Blazers Win National Championship

Moises Martinez, Managing Editor November 4, 2022

Dominating the game against the Genesee Community College Cougars, the North Lake Blazers won the final match of the tournament on Mar 10. with a score of 83-80.  Ultimately bringing home their 4th national...

Head basketball coach Josh Mills ran team drills to prepare for upcoming season.

Bringing experience to the hoops

Heather Shrerrill, Editor-in-Chief November 4, 2022

Josh Mills, North Lake Campus new head basketball coach, comes with extensive training not just as a community college coach, but as someone who has trained NBA stars. Mills started out as a volunteer...

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