Mandated Practices Over Winter Break

Faith Schaefer, Lifestyle Editor

February 6, 2019

Students all look forward to Christmas Break not only to be done with school, but also to have the chance to sleep and relax -- for student athletes, this is not the case. Some student athletes are opposed to the idea of having...

Who Said Cats Don’t Like Water?

Madison Slevin, Head News Editor

February 6, 2019

Powering through the water and conquering meets, the Boys Swim Team continues to ride an undefeated wave. The Boys Swim Team has remained undefeated throughout the first half of their winter season. While taking on district...

Preparing For a Successful Season

Harper Crater, Head Sports Editor

February 6, 2019

After finishing the 2017-18 regular season with a losing record of 9-14, Varsity Boys Basketball is in position for a successful season. Having graduated only three seniors with the class of 2018, one being Tyler Trimble who...

Teachers Take on Richmond

Harper Crater, Head Sports Editor

February 6, 2019

As of now, there will be school on Jan. 28, Virginia teachers plan to march to the state Capitol building on Jan. 28 to protest below average teacher salaries and under resourced public schools. According to Education Weekly,...

Behind the Scenes of Pregame Rituals

Ryan Schaefer, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2018

From storming the halls to doing the wave at games, athletes and fans have gameday traditions they follow. Many athletes follow certain gameday traditions that have been carried on since 2008. Whether it is praying, going out...

Celebrating Ten Years of Excellence

Taylor Malloy, Contributing Writer

November 8, 2018

Concluding its 2018 season, the marching band is celebrating its tenth year as a Virginia Honor Band. The group earned the title at festival on Oct. 20 where they received a superior rating for this year’s show. The theme...

The Art of Balancing School and Sports

Tyler McAnany, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2018

Finding the balance between school and sports is what separates good athletes from great ones. There are many athletes who find success on the playing field, but those who push themselves to be as successful in the classroom are...

Top Six Make Best Season Happen

Jeanelle Johnson, Contributing Writer

November 8, 2018

The three senior golfers on the Cougar’s varsity golf team completed their season successfully. The team took down their rivals, the Fauquier Falcons, in the annual Fauquier Cup, where the three public high schools compete...

Fauquier Rivalry Creates Tension

Joseph Randall, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2018

With only three public high schools in the county, football rivalries have always been tense, but since the opening of Kettle Run in 2008, rivalries have heated up. The longest standing high school, Fauquier, established in 1963,...