A Preview of Winter Sports

Sarah McCoy, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2017

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The winter sports season has just begun and athletes and coaches are working hard to prepare. Players have been hitting the weight room and putting in some extra practice to get a jump start on the season. “We have a wrestling club team that pra...

Going Inside the Football Helmet

Logan Morris, Sports Editor

November 14, 2017

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  Football is a very time consuming sport. With the amount of time it takes comes a lot of dedication. Football players are some of the most motivated people you can find. Without motivation, they would not be able to be successful. In order to ...

Sports Team Rivalries

Emma Gray, Viewpoint Editor

November 14, 2017

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For as long as there have been school sports, there have been high school rivalries. According to an article in New York Magazine, rivalries happen when competitors are similar in rankings, face each other in multiple settings with the same goal and are evenly ...

Switching Roles on the Football Field

Carly Herbert, Co-Managing Editor

November 13, 2017

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It wasn’t your ordinary football game. Girls donned pads and boys donned skirts, all to raise money for a good cause. The annual powder puff game was held on October 23. The seniors defeated the juniors 26-20; however, junior Payton Fiel feel...

Comeback Cougars Strike Again

Carly Herbert, Managing Editor

November 10, 2017

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Turning a deficit into defeat with just minutes on the clock is no small feat in the world of sports, but the varsity football team has made it known in the past few games that they are more than capable of achieving just that. Refusing to quit, the Cougars brought home seven wins in the regular season and for the first tim...

Underclassmen Running the Show

Erin Hogge, Editor-in-Chief

October 15, 2017

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The Cougars are running their way into the postseason. With the help from underclassmen talent, the cross country team is seeing much improvement in meets right as the season is coming to a close. Filled with a vast majority of un...

Field Hockey Fights to Stay in the Game

Nathan Pullen, News Editor

October 15, 2017

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A new goalie and a new offensive core; field hockey coach Elizabeth Todd looks to make the most out of what is left of her season. Just past the halfway point of the season, field hockey isn’t totally satisfied with its record....

CNU Scores Big with Latest Commit

Grant Schaner, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2017

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Basketball. Not only a sport focused on height, finesse, and pure untainted skill, but also a lifestyle for the newest Christopher Newport University commit Tyler Trimble. Tyler’s parents have played a huge role in his suc...

Halfway: Winless to Undefeated

Nathan Pullen, News Editor

October 13, 2017

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From 0-5 to 6-1, football coach Charles Porterfield is midway through his second season at Kettle Run and had already faced the best and worst case scenarios at the halfway point of a season. Porterfield lost the bulk of h...

More Bling for Boys’ Soccer

Logan Morris, Sports Editor

October 3, 2017

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It all came down to sudden death. "We were awarded another free kick near the top of the box in the first minute of the sudden death overtime," Coach Phil Roper said. "Reece took a great shot that dipped down right in front of the keeper making it near impossible ...

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