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Winning Season for Softball

Winning Season for Softball

Austin Moran, Sports Editor

October 8, 2012

Softball finished their season 13-9 making it their first winning season in over 5 years.  They came in fourthplace at the Suburban South/West tournament and finished tied for secondin the Suburban South conference. “We are excelling this year compared to past years and it’s cool to have a winning...

Poms practice pays off

Poms practice pays off

Austin Moran, Sports Editor

October 8, 2012

After practicing since August, the Poms squad performed at the Aug. 24 game against Timberland. Their next performance was the Fall pep rally and Homecoming game on Friday Sept. 14. During Homecoming week the girls practiced four hours a day Monday through Wednesday, two hours on Thursday and practiced...

Longhorns Utilize Young Talent

During a home game against Ladue, on August 31, senior Quentin Key breaks a tackle.  Key has 256 rushing yards to date and one touchdown to go along with it.

John Watson, Sports Writer

October 8, 2012

The Longhorns are approaching the end of the season, and they are still looking for their first win. The team faces a brutal schedule in a division with the #1, #7 and #9 teams in the state. “As a team, we’re really looking to improve the win/loss category. We have talent on this team, we just...

Young Blood Gaining Knowledge

After 15 years, freshman Emily Wind questioned why she had never participated in competitive sports. Wind decided to take a shot at it. She made swing on the JV and varsity field hockey team. “People talked about how great it was to be on a team, and I wanted to be apart of that bond team’s seem to have. I think right now I’m ready to commit and be apart of one,” Wind said. “It’s making me work harder than I ever have before. And I’m getting very tan in the process so that’s a plus.”

Debra Klevens, Caption Writer

October 4, 2012

The field hockey team is 1-11 as of October 2. “We have a really young team, we only have two seniors and the rest are mostly underclassmen,” senior Alexandra Ripper said. The team is learning to work together to achieve their ultimate goal, to win the game. “We are working on spreading...

Boys Soccer vs. Fox

At the boy's varsity soccer game season opener, junior Nick Klemm dribbles the ball down the field at home on Aug. 27. Klemm lead the team to a victory of 1-0 by scoring the game winning goal against the Fox Warriors.

George Krachenfels

September 18, 2012

On the Road to the Olympics

Freshman Gabby Vieira swims the 100-meter butterfly event, at the Central Municipal Pool in Cape Girardeau, MO.

George Krachenfels, Convergent Media, Staff Writer

September 12, 2012

With the starting block against her feet and the lights shining down on her back, a quote resonates in her mind, and she reminds herself, “Pain is weakness leaving the body, so always try harder.” Freshman Gabriela Vieira started swimming when she was seven. Her love for swimming comes from visi...

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