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Hands on training

Austin Hagan, In Depth Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Sports

For the past two years, Joe Harvey has been teaching sports med classes at Cactus Shadows. Harvey has been the athletic trainer for the past three years and in the past two years he has been working as a teacher for the beginning, advanced sports medicine, and the sports medicine internship. The kids a...

Kaepernick controversy continues

Frida Alvarado, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


Filed under Sports

For Nike’s 20th anniversary, Colin Kaepernick became the new face of Nike, which created a huge controversy. The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback was announced as the new face of Nike’s “Just Do It” campaign. Nike released a video of their new campaign on September 5. The video came ...

Costly high kicks

Annie Sogaard, Creeker Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Sports

In the United States especially, it’s no secret that sports are a big deal. It’s safe to say that the majority of Americans today spend time either playing or watching sports- and if not, they used to play them as kids. However, something that is rarely addressed so directly is the expenses behind...

Two teams one goal

Grant Richardson, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


Filed under Sports

Many students do not know the difference between cheerleading and pom. Their uniforms look similar, so it can be tricky to tell the difference.  People wonder why there are so many girls on one team or why they would have two different types of cheer teams. An easy way to tell which is which is by wha...

Diamondbacks strike out on October play

Lucas Dufresne, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


Filed under Sports

The MLB playoffs have officially begun, but without the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Diamondbacks crashed and burned with a losing record in the final month of the season. When their 162 game season came to a close, the locker room was cleared out swift and clean, like it has become an annual routine. ...

Kevin Durant for MVP?

Kevin Durant for MVP?

Lucas Dufresne, Sports Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Online Only, Sports

The Most Valuable Player (MVP) award is awarded to supposedly the best, the most inspiring, and the most clutch professional basketball player of the season. One of the most valuable players in the National Basketball Association is Russell Westbrook with averaging a triple-double for the second consecutive seas...

Varsity Volleyball wins state quarterfinals game

Varsity Volleyball wins state quarterfinals game

Averie Brannon, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Online Only, Sports

The undefeated varsity volleyball team faced off against Nogales High School on Thursday, November 2, and won the game, 3-1. The varsity team went into the state quarterfinals game feeling confident. “We are definitely expecting to win,” said senior Casey Davis, before the game. The Falcons prep...

Fresh faces bring new game

Annie Sogaard, staff writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Sports

Within each new class of freshmen at Cactus Shadows lie many potential star athletes, placing on varsity sports teams in just their first year. Reword, the lead is confusing One of these students is Grace Tipton, freshman, who is on the varsity cross country team. “Grace is insane. “She...

Flag: Opinion

Faith Hasher, Opinion Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Sports

Colin Kaepernick, NFL quarterback for the 49ers, refused to stand for the national anthem on television to protest racial injustice and police brutality. This act is completely unpatriotic, and infuriates many of the fans who might otherwise be willing to hear his message. America is a country where each and every da...

Mixing it Up

Mixing it Up

Zachary Shearer, staff writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Sports

Throughout history, Mixed Martial Arts has remained highly popular in America, Brazil, and Europe for its fighting diversity and brutality.This enjoyment is not regulated to just professional, but also  by amateurs looking for a little bit of excitement. Mixed Martial Arts is a full-contact sport. ...

Bickle’s rebound

Bickle’s rebound

Kassidy Wheeler, staff writer

October 4, 2017


Filed under Sports

Caitlin Bickle, a small forward on the girls basketball team, tore her ACL and is out for season. Being a key component to the team’s success in the past, losing her poses a challenge to the team this season. This season presents new challenges and opportunities for other players to step up and be...

Track team Decathlon

Track team Decathlon

Faith Hasher, Staff Writer

March 4, 2017


Filed under Archive, Online Only, 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....

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