Wrestling with the Weight of Winning

Rutger Scott, Entertainment Editor

February 9, 2018

Filed under Sports

The wrestling team has seen its many shares of success since the school was first established ten years ago. In fact, four members of the team made it to the state level around February of last year, but little does the school...

Haugsdahl Athlete Gene Runs Deep

Rutger Scott, Entertainment Editor

February 9, 2018

Filed under Sports

  Six percent of all female high school students find their way into competing in collegiate track, according to the official NCAA website. Seeing how small that percentage could be, it would seem a nearly impossible...

Senior Teammates Commit to McDaniel

Nathan Pullen, News Editor

February 9, 2018

Filed under Sports

Throughout high school, sports teams become heavy topics of conversation in the halls. Some athletes are less known around the school than others. Whether it be a fundamentally sound player with average statistics, or a s...

Lady Cougars Face Tough Season

Carly Herbert, Co-Managing Editor

December 12, 2017

Filed under Sports

Focused on boxing out the competition, the girls basketball team is getting ready for a slam dunk of a season. The girls basketball team starts another season, this one with high hopes for their record and the new faces they...

First Year Phenom Makes History

Grant Schaner, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2017

Filed under Sports

Seven touchdowns, over 700 yards, 7.38 55 meter dash but the audience only sees his production, not what this tri-sport athlete does to achieve these stats. David Haiss is a phenomenal athlete, excelling in football, track, and...

Game Entrance Fees Too Costly?

December 12, 2017

Filed under Sports

$6 to get into a game, $7 for a playoff game. Over the course of a school year these game fees add up. But where do it all go? Charging an entrance fee is how schools make money, but students have complained of the upping o...

Boys Basketball Bound for Glory

Nathan Pullen, News Editor

December 12, 2017

Filed under Sports

With Coach Troy Washington at the helm, Cougars boys basketball strives to build off of last years successful postseason run. With five returning juniors, the cougars look to fill the voids left by last year’s six seniors. After finishing the...

A Preview of Winter Sports

Sarah McCoy, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2017

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under Sports

  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

Filed under Sports

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 ...

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