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  • January 7Daffodil Sales are back! Help raise money for the American Cancer Society. Room 212 for info

  • December 18Winter break for students Dec. 21 to Jan. 2.

JV boys’ basketball teams finish-up their seasons

JV boys’ basketball teams finish-up their seasons

February 25, 2015


Filed under Eighth Grade Sports, Seventh Grade Sports, Sports

Though the weather is freezing and the basketball season has officially come to an end, there are many hot plays and close games to be remembered. There are four teams that make up the boys’ junior varsity team, just like the girls’ junior varsity team, and they’ve been working hard at practices...

JV girls’ basketball heats up as weather cools down

JV girls’ basketball heats up as weather cools down

February 6, 2015


Filed under Eighth Grade Sports, Seventh Grade Sports, Sports

Even if basketball season is coming to an end, the season is still very alive for the seventh and eighth grade girls who are a part of the four junior varsity basketball teams.  Though their season officially started in December, the girls had been training for tryouts and practicing since November....

Maroon gets ready for big game

Maroon gets ready for big game

February 6, 2015


Filed under Ninth Grade Sports, Sports

Maroon boys' team has played thirteen games and won seven of them. They have played together since January and have tried to gain momentum for this season. “Our record as of now is 7-6. As a coach I don't think we're ever satisfied with our record but we have to keep improving and getting better...

Boys’ white team maintains winning record

Boys’ white team maintains winning record

February 6, 2015


Filed under Ninth Grade Sports, Sports

It has been a winning season for the white team. They have nine wins and six losses. They have lost to both of their rivals, but they have beaten State College once out of their four games. “ We’ve lost four of our six losses by two or less points, so I guess I’d have to be happy with that,”...

Fast-pitch softball season fast-approaching

Fast-pitch softball season fast-approaching

November 10, 2014


Filed under Sports

As the 2014-2015 girls softball season is moving closer, Jordyn Merritts and Jocelyn Lynch talk about their last season along with this upcoming season playing for the junior high.  “I’m very excited for this season,” Merritts said. “The season is bonding time for our team, we really beco...

Lady spikers end season 11-4

Lady spikers end season 11-4

November 10, 2014


Filed under Eighth Grade Sports, Sports

At this point in the school year, the season has come to a close. The junior high volleyball girls finished with an 11-4 record. The team played several games against rivals and new teams, which kept them on their toes. Volleyball is a part of each team member's life. They all say they love playing volleyball...

Ninth grade football season comes to end

Ninth grade football season comes to end

November 10, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

The lights shine down on the field. The clock on the scoreboard counts down the final minute of the fourth quarter of the game. Sweat drips down the players' faces. In the background the crowd cheers them on. The play begins.  Players are running around and getting tackled left and right, with one ...

Seventh grade white football fights back after slow start to season

Seventh grade white football fights back after slow start to season

November 10, 2014


Filed under Sports

The seventh grade white team players struggled during the 2014 season. After two  losses at the beginning of the season, the team pushed to try to come back and make it to the play offs. “We went 5-2, because in the beginning we didn't know how to play well with each other,” Clouser said. When...

Track and field season comes to close

Track and field season comes to close

May 14, 2014


Filed under Eighth Grade Sports, Ninth Grade Sports, Seventh Grade Sports, Sports

As the year ends so do many clubs and sports. One main sport that is ending soon is track and field. There is a large number of students at the junior high that are in track and field. For some students it may be their first year, but for others, like the ninth graders, students will be starting the...

Seventh grade track prepares for upcoming track meet

April 23, 2014


Filed under Sports

Track is new to seventh graders. This year, many seventh graders joined track. Track is a sport that consists of athletes that can either run, jump, or throw. When an athlete is running, he or she is either in hurdles, sprints, relays, or distance. When competing in hurdles, there are the 100 meter...

Students prepare for upcoming track season

Students prepare for upcoming track season

April 2, 2014


Filed under Sports

The students at the junior high get excited when this time of the year comes around, especially the seventh graders. There are not a lot of winter sports, except basketball and indoor track, but indoor is mainly for ninth through twelfth graders. Once track season hits, most of the students have cabin...

New track athletes adjust to beginning season

New track athletes adjust to beginning season

March 31, 2014


Filed under Sports

On Monday, March 3, a swarm of seventh and eighth grade students made their way towards the team locker rooms located at the back of Gym B. Crowding into any available space, they proceeded to get changed into their running clothes and filed out into the gym to begin the first practice of outdoor trac...

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