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Softball team carries on annual prank and other long standing traditions

Softball team carries on annual prank and other long standing traditions

Claire Smout, Awards Coordinator

October 19, 2018


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What do toilet paper, donuts and sticky notes have in common? They are all key aspects of the softball team’s unique traditions. Each season the team has a sleepover where they teepee the coach’s house. The tradition began eight years ago when Hal Whittaker was the head coach. Now, head coach...

Boys tennis team prepares for districts

Boys tennis team prepares for districts

Claire Smout, Awards Coordinator

May 7, 2018


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After losing their top four of six varsity players to graduating last May, this year has been a rebuilding season for the boys tennis team. “This season my goal was to see our team this season have good spirits since we lost a lot of seniors last year, so it was going to be kind of a rough year...

Varsity girls lacrosse prepares for playoffs

Varsity girls lacrosse prepares for playoffs

Claire Smout, Awards Coordinator

May 1, 2018


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With a 6-3 record, the varsity girls lacrosse team now has their sights set on making it to the semi-final round of playoffs, which begin May 14. “Since there are a lot of underclassmen on the team, one of our goals is to just really learn the game and get better at it together,” freshman and m...

Boys cross country team take on Memphis Twilight Classic

Boys cross country team take on Memphis Twilight Classic

Carly Anderson and Sarah Lashly

September 6, 2017


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The boys cross country team traveled to Memphis, TN for a meet on Sept. 2-3 where varsity placed first and JV placed second. “We left at about 10 [a.m.] and we got there pretty late. We only had 30 minutes to warm-up before we raced and we didn’t really have much free time,” junior and JV ...

Swim and dive make waves at state

Swim and dive make waves at state

Gabriel Weber, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017


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The swim and dive team closed the winter season out with five wins and four losses.   “The season went well. We had three top eight finishes at Conference including first and second finishes. Sophie Wojdylo, a junior diver, qualified for state and finished 14th. We had a lot of injuries an...

Students and teachers are effected by fake news epidemic

Students and teachers are effected by fake news epidemic

Claire Smout

January 26, 2017


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With 2016 being a presidential election year and 2.3 billion active social media users increasing, fake news has never been more prominent. “I have only encountered fake news on social media. I typically see people sharing and posting things that are clearly not true and asserting them as fact,” Engli...

Girls field hockey prepares for postseason

Girls field hockey prepares for postseason

Claire Smout

October 13, 2016


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Postseason for girls field hockey begins Oct. 18, and the team hopes to make into the top 16 in the state tournament. “To accomplish this goal we just need to push ourselves and our teammates outside of our comfort zones and keep working on improving everyday and believing in ourselves,” coach D...

Spring sports in full swing

Spring sports in full swing

Will Cremeens, Staff Writer

March 5, 2016


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Spring sports are in full swing. Baseball, boys volleyball, lacrosse, girls soccer, track, boys tennis, boys golf and water polo are amongst the sports currently in play.  Boys Lacrosse has gone into the season defending their State Championship title. “We just need to keep working hard i...

Fall Sports from above

Fall Sports from above

Grant Aden, Staff Newscaster

November 24, 2015


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What do Matt West, SDD teacher, and junior Kjell Hagen think of the World Series?

What do Matt West, SDD teacher, and junior Kjell Hagen think of the World Series?

Kathryn Harter, Staff Writer

November 4, 2015


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