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  • January 17NO SCHOOL MONDAY!! 1/20/20 ~ Here's to starting second semester!
  • January 16Varsity Boys & Girls Basketball Game Home vs Leslie @ 5:30! 1/17/20
  • January 15Exams the 16th & 17th ~ Good luck everyone!!

Strong finish in Panther Invitational hints to season title for cross teams

Strong finish in Panther Invitational hints to season title for cross teams

Emily Breslin, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2019

On a beautiful Saturday morning in the village, the birds were chirping, the morning sun rising, and the dew still fresh on the ground. That was until the steady pounding of feet swept it off the grass. On September 28, the Panther Invitational hosted teams from GLAC. Results of the race ended with both teams fi...

Coach returns from time off the volleyball court

Coach returns from time off the volleyball court

Isabelle Bliss, reporter

November 28, 2019

A new, but cherished face appeared when Amy Knepley returned from her time off of the court. She is back and determined as ever to help make the girls volleyball team win the district game and to make the team even stronger than before.  Motivating the players to improve their skills, drove Kne...

Fantasy football scores attention of local NFL fans

Fantasy football scores attention of local NFL fans

Tyler Showerman, Staff-Reporter

November 14, 2019

Fantasy football scores attention of local NFL fans (Sports Feature/Culture) Staff Reporter Tyler Showerman Imagine a world where you could handpick the best players across the NFL to craft your very own team. The talent of quarterback Patrick Mahomes, Ezekiel Elliott and Le’Veon Bell could b...

First time players bring a push to improve

First time players bring a push to improve

Bella Roberts, Staff Reporter

May 21, 2019

The girls junior varsity soccer team started the season with a loss of 0-8 but are determined to get the ball rolling. In spite of the season start, coach Jeremy Killinger has a positive outlook for the season. One contributing factor: the team is a lot bigger than the 2018 roster with a total of ...

Take a hike

Take a hike

Morgan King, Content Editor

May 20, 2019

SALIDA, COLORADO-We started where the Chalk Creek runs into the Arkansas River. On the hike beside Ruby Mountain up a trail, there is a point where the trail is right next to a little valley. At that point we got out the compass because we were going off the trail and straight down into the valley. ...

Muddy Situations: Dirt Bike Riding

Muddy Situations: Dirt Bike Riding

Bella Roberts, Staff Reporter

May 15, 2019

Eighth-grader Connor Allen rides his dirt bike whenever he has time. One of those times proved to be the scariest. The throttle on his dirt bike got stuck wide open and he hit the pool deck. He was terrified of getting hurt, and for good reason. He ended up with a burn on his arm. Allen counts ...

Gliding to gold

Gliding to gold

Chris Kaltner, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2019

On the ice rink at the Arctic Coliseum in Chelsea, Michigan, Samantha Ann Nothnagel gets off to a gliding pace with a look fierce concentration. She waits. Then, with her momentum, she leaps into the air and twist and lands back on the ice. With a loud click, it is known that her practice has paid off....

Passion for sports dwindles in youth

Passion for sports dwindles in youth

Chris Kaltner, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2019

After she had been on the soccer team all season of her freshman year, Anna Schlaff had yet to make a goal. Then, someone saw her potential and advised the coach to put her in as a forward offensive. Schlaff had three minutes and the chance to prove herself. She scored the final goal that the obliterat...

Take the bite out of frost

Take the bite out of frost

Abigail Douglas, Creative Editor

April 12, 2019

During the polar vortex, local temperatures reached down to -40 degrees. During this frigid time, it could have only taken a mere 10 minutes for exposed skin to become frost bitten. The solution? Face masks, hats, gloves and scarfs‒all in multiple layers. Add lip balm to the mix as well. B...

Playing year round, fast pitch softball league hits into spring season

Playing year round, fast pitch softball league hits into spring season

Sami Stitt, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2019

Sophomore Alexis Hightower first watches the pitcher, plants on her feet on the homebase, counts how many seconds it takes until the ball gets to the plate, and‒then‒swings at the good pitch. But, wait. Doesn’t softball begin outside after the snow melts? Normally, it does, but Hightower began round...

Flipping for joy

Flipping for joy

Alex Rose and Hannah Bolton

February 23, 2019

  Perfect takes practice. The competitive cheer team knows this, so they practice 12.5 hours per week, plus hours of performance at basketball games. Any time they can get helps as the team is much smaller in numbers than league competitors. Hailing from a small school, the team competes in Division 4 of ...

Wrestle like a girl

Wrestle like a girl

Morgan King and Tylin Ayers

February 22, 2019

The competitive wrestling season has begun and with the season comes wins. Varsity placed 6th at the Dansville Tournament. With junior Cody Freiermuth taking home a silver in the 140-weight class and junior Bradley Cooper grabbing a silver in the 285-weight class. What the sports enthusiasts may not have bee...

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