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  • March 9Spring sports start today, 3/9, right after school. Make sure you have a physical on file.
  • March 5If you are running track there is a meeting after school, 3/5, in the media center.
  • March 4Academic team photos, 3/11, starting at 11 a.m., so make sure you wear your team shirt.

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Flipping for joy

Cheering at a varsity boys home basketball game against Northwestern, sophomore Malena Rosedale and juniors Alexis Killinger and Anna Schlaff perfect their round two performance. Their coaches use games like this to get as much practice as they can get for their three-round competitions.

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...

New year, same season

New year, same season

Alex Rose, Staff Reporter

January 19, 2019

The baseball program has always rounded out last or close to last throughout most of its history in the GLAC conference. A few spurts of glory appear every year or two in each decade as the program has only been able to win the district 5 times in the past 25 years, the last time coming in 2010. ...

Turnover ends for boys varsity basketball

During a December practice, varsity coach Jacob Robidou runs a drill as juniors John Morris and Brandon Nelson wait for instructions.

Tylin Ayers, Staff Reporter

January 17, 2019

  Coach Craig Rehmann - 1 year Coach Joseph Wenzel - 2 years Coach Randy Swoverland - 2 years Coach  Rick Weaver - 2 years   Four different coaches for varsity basketball within the last 7 years. The team has never really had a committed coach for more than two years other than a teacher who coached for 7 years just prior to Rehmann. ...

Sports at a higher level

Sports at a higher level

Martin Hoeksema, Senior Reporter

June 12, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

Adjusting her snowboard bindings at the top of the Chicken Chute slope at Mt. Brighton, sophomore Rachel Owens takes in the view. 
“People should try it, even if they’re not good at it,” Owens said. “Once you can do it, it’s a lot of fun.”

Kali Roskowski

March 28, 2018

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

Coach Paige Sawyer laughs as she helps one of the two groups practice a round of stunts.

Maria Risner, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2018

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

Showing her sophomore girls how to properly serve the ball, coach Villegas laughs as she watches the players learn from their unsuccessful attempts at serving the ball to their partners.

Maria Risner, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2018

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, ...

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