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  • June 7Varsity softball takes on Regionals this Saturday, June 9, 2018.

  • June 6There is an NHS meeting during B Lunch for all students invited to the program.

  • June 5The last day to order your 2018 yearbook is on the last day of school, Tuesday, June 12.

Sports at a higher level

Sports at a higher level

Martin Hoeksema, Senior Reporter

June 12, 2018


Filed under MOST RECENT STORIES, SPORTS

High school sports may seem like a commitment, going to practice every day, games one or more times a week, but college sports tell a different story, with most athletically inclined people having to endure different drills and workouts. For those who make the major commitment that takes away enor...

Clearing the hurdles

Clearing the hurdles

Logan Connolly, Sports Editor

June 12, 2018


Filed under MOST RECENT STORIES, SPORTS

Sprinting alone can be quite difficult, when the legs pain sets in and breathing gets harder. Now imagine all the struggles of that, with the added responsibility of jumping over hurdles. That is what junior Maison Beauregard lives for. Beauregard competes in the 110-meter and 300-meter hurdles, runn...

Rolling into a good time

Rolling into a good time

Kali Roskowski, Editor-in-Cheif

June 4, 2018


Filed under MOST RECENT STORIES, SPORTS

Neon lights, a disco ball, blaring music and the most delicious greasy pepperoni pizza ever. Laughing with friends, falling down and blistered ankles take up a whole afternoon. Each participant seems to step into an alternate reality where only two things in the whole world matter: which throwba...

The revolution of soaring spheres

The revolution of soaring spheres

Martin Hoeksema

May 22, 2018


Filed under MOST RECENT STORIES, SPORTS

Running, jumping and throwing. All three of these things describe track and field, but one competition requires different masteries than the usual events: shot put. The combination of brute strength and form allows each competitor to heave a 10 pound ball as far as possible in order to gain more points ov...

Photo of the week April 11, 2018

Photo of the week April 11, 2018

April 11, 2018


Filed under Photo of the week, SPORTS

PHOTO MADIE GEE-MONTGOMERY Reaching to improve the program, three year varsity softball player Lena Jackson #2 explains, "I want to make the program more appreciated, and I would like to see more participation." The varsity softball team set its goal for the 2018 season at winning Regionals. The...

Gliding past the fear of falling

Gliding past the fear of falling

Kali Roskowski

March 28, 2018


Filed under MOST RECENT STORIES, SPORTS

Peeking over the long edge of her snowboard as she adjusts her bindings, sophomore Sam Argento realizes she is terrified. From the time she got on the scary ski lifts, all she can think about is whether she will be able to keep her balance on the way down the hill. It is Argento’s first time hitting a slope...

Cheerleaders face the possible fear of imperfection

Cheerleaders face the possible fear of imperfection

Maria Risner, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

It’s not the glitz, the bows or the skirts. It’s much more than that. It’s heart, hardwork and commitment. Cheerleaders don’t pursue their sport for the special recognition from their peers or for the so called popularity. “It’s not as easy as you would think it is, it’s actually pretty pretty ha...

From the classroom to the court

From the classroom to the court

Maria Risner, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Set, spike, ace. Spanish teacher of 13 years, Christina Villegas, has taken on the 2017 sports season as the new junior varsity volleyball coach. Villegas played a multitude of sports during her years of school, but volleyball had been one of her greatest passions.  Already a full time teacher, ...

Senior begins new sport while coach builds new program

Senior begins new sport while coach builds new program

Logan Connolly, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The one emotion that was going through senior Jake Sutton’s head on that mat during his eighth grade year was nerves, and that did not change his senior year. Heading in to his first high school meet, Sutton said he “was nervous but somewhat confident.” Sutton plays team sports like baseball and ...

Rookie varsity quarterback looks to future

Rookie varsity quarterback looks to future

Logan Connolly, Sports Editor

November 13, 2017


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The huddle ends and the play is chosen, a grunt coming from the boys. As the play is put into action, all the pressure is place on the quarterback’s shoulders, and that is just what sophomore Brandon Nelson loves. Nelson is the team’s new quarterback, filling the position after Mason Gee-Mon...

Battling for a breath

Battling for a breath

Zabrina Yannella, Creative Editor

June 23, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

Twenty minutes into the first half of the varsity girls soccer game, freshman Megan Catron broke into chills and could not breathe. The ability to catch her breath felt farther away than the end of the school year. Some signs that an asthmatic athlete is going through an episode are chills and short...

Following in her footsteps

Following in her footsteps

Emma Lockhart, Editor-in-Chief

May 25, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

Pushing herself to finish the 2 mile race, freshman Rachel Owen steadily runs along the track against 11 other athletes, one of those being her peer, friend and mentor, senior Julia Olson. Working to improve her personal record, Owen wants to run as hard as she can. Owen has ran track two years previous to thi...

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