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Track team Decathlon

Track team Decathlon

Faith Hasher, Staff Writer
March 4
Filed under Online Only, Showcase, Sports

This past Wednesday, the track and field team stepped up on the track for the very first time this season. Although this is only their fundraiser, it is the first time these athletes get to compete for the season. The track team every year has a decathlon, which is their only fundraiser of the year....

Girls tennis team takes on the new season

Zoie Lambesis, Staff Writer
March 2
Filed under Sports

As the weather warms up spring sports such as tennis start to make an appearance. With sixteen girls on the team they plan on dominating this season and putting all that hard work into wins on their matches. “I started playing because a friend of mine told me to try it, and so I did and I ended u...

Wrapping up winter sports

Izzy Cantwell, Staff Writer
February 15
Filed under Sports

With the second semester starting up, unfortunately, it also means that winter sports are coming to a close. These include boys and girls basketball, boys and girls soccer and wrestling. The final game for basketball was held on February 3. Boys basketball’s current record is 12 wins and nine ...

Field house and new softball field open to the public

Dominic Davies, Staff Writer
February 15
Filed under Sports

With the new softball field and field house added this year, athletes will better their skills in games and training by taking advantage of the new features. After taking an extended 16 months to finish, the field house is finally available to athletes. The grand opening of the field house took place...

Student wrestlers compete independently at state

Faith Hasher, Staff Writer
February 14
Filed under Sports

A quiet thunder took over the wrestling mats as the boys train to compete against some of the top wrestlers in the state on February 10 and 11.The athletes compete at Ironwood. Wrestlers have to qualify in sectionals to attend the state meet. In order to qualify It is must the wrestlers place top...

Local tech helps professional basketball players

Maggie Morant, Staff Writer
February 14
Filed under Sports

New basketball tech created by Valley local is sweeping the sports world. Former NCAA player, Curtis R. Smith, has invented a new product that will help aspiring players with their ball-handling skills. The product is called the Lazer 900, and has already been picked up by various NBA and NCAA teams. ...

Pom and Cheer are here to be feared

Louise Jaggus, Staff Writer
February 14
Filed under Sports

Pommies wave pom poms, and cheerleaders lead the cheers, right? Or maybe it is the other way around. Pom and cheer are often confused for each other, and it is easy to see why. Both wear uniforms and spread school spirit, but subtle differences in technique drastically set them apart. Pom, sometimes ...

Skate or Die

Sara Windom, Style Editor
February 14
Filed under Sports

Skateboarding, though it has been around since its early days in the ‘50s, is becoming a popular trend amongst students. “I skate everyday for as long as I can. If I have three hours, I skate for three, if I have two, I skate for two, and if I have all day, I skate all day,” said Matthew Black...

Share the spotlight

Faith Hasher, Staff Writer
February 14
Filed under Sports

Every year people ask the same question, “why do basketball and football get more recognition then track and wrestling?” Last year, the girls track team placed second in state. The team also broke five school records and nothing was mentioned for either of those. The record board has not even been ...

Standing Alone in her Field

Standing Alone in her Field

Faith Hasher, Staff Writer
October 21
Filed under Archive, Sports

Yes, that is a girl out on the field kicking the football. Karli Koskovich, a freshman, was recruited by Coach Michael Hudnutt to be a part of the football team. Ever since Koskovich was a little girl she always enjoyed kicking. While many find it unique that Koskovich kicks for the team she finds ...

Swim Team Switches Divisions

Olivia Stickel, Foodie Editor
September 21
Filed under Archive, Sports

The swim team is preparing for a new season, ready to represent Cactus Shadows starting with their first match on September 1. There have been many changes to the team this year. The team has switched divisions, from division one to division two. The switch was made based on population. This affects who...

Tackling the Competition

Faith Hasher, Staff Writer
September 21
Filed under Archive, Sports

This fall season, the football team is focused on becoming a better team, with more practices and training. “We are really focusing on process rather than the instant gratification of wins,” said junior Jordan Dauch. The varsity team has zero hour every day, which means they come in an hour before s...

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