Author Archive: Ben Dickson

My name is Ben Dickson and I am a junior at Hills West. I write about sports for The Roundup. I am also the co-founder of the Colt's Corner Podcast, posted every Thursday on SoundCloud, Twitter, and The Roundup website. My interests include watching sports, playing sports, and spending time with friends and family.

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Colts Fall To Hills East, Recover With Win At Bellport

| 01/12/2017 | 0 Comments

This past Sunday, the Hills West boys basketball team suffered their first loss of the season to district rival Hills East at Adelphi University in Garden City. The Colts were able to build a comfortable 33-20 first half off of a hot shooting start, and eventually finished off the half with a 36-28 lead. The […]

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TNF Preview: Red Hot Cowboys Take On Struggling Vikings

| 12/01/2016 | 0 Comments
TNF Preview: Red Hot Cowboys Take On Struggling Vikings

How ’bout dem boys? The Dallas Cowboys have been surging this season. This Dallas team has been lead by two rookie sensations, QB Dak Prescott and RB Ezekiel Elliot, and it also helps that they have a tremendous offensive line. Both Prescott and Elliot have been the talk of MVP and Rookie of the Year […]

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How The 2016 Presidential Election Is Tearing The NFL Apart

| 11/09/2016 | 0 Comments
How The 2016 Presidential Election Is Tearing The NFL Apart

This year’s presidential election between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton has been one of the most anticipated elections in years. It has also been controversial and has had a major impact on the lives of Americans. The election has also found a way to rip up the National Football League into pieces. Players have been […]

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Colts Blank Falcons 49-0

| 10/30/2016 | 0 Comments

In the final home game of the season and the last ever home game for the seniors of the Hills West football team, the Colts went out and absolutely obliterated Deer Park, 49-0. Star sophomore Deyvon Wright shined on offense with 109 total yards and 2 total touchdowns, one rushing and one through the air […]

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What To Expect In the 2016-17 NBA Season

| 10/25/2016 | 0 Comments
What To Expect In the 2016-17 NBA Season

After months of waiting, the 2016-17 NBA season finally begins tonight! It’s a new season which provides many teams a chance to improve their greatness, while it’s a new start for others. The Cleveland Cavaliers will begin their title defense tonight against the New York Knicks at 7:30 PM ET on TNT. LeBron James returned […]

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Taking A Look at the 2016 NCAA Tournament Field

| 03/16/2016 | 0 Comments
Taking A Look at the 2016 NCAA Tournament Field

On Selection Sunday, the NCAA Tournament field of 68 teams was released. Today, we take a look at each of the regions, and preview the upcoming match-ups. SOUTH REGION This region is absolutely loaded with talent and great teams. Kansas, Villanova, and Maryland are among the teams in this bracket. The most intriguing matchup in […]

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Wooden Award Late Season Top 20 Released

| 02/11/2016 | 0 Comments
Wooden Award Late Season Top 20 Released

The Wooden Award is college basketball’s most prestigious award for the best player in the sport. Yesterday, the 20 finalists were revealed. Many great players were on the list, including 13 seniors. Kris Dunn, Melo Trimble, Jakob Poeltl, and Denzel Valentine are among the stars that made the list. But when it comes down to […]

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