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Wrestlers prepare for the new season

Wrestlers prepare for the new season

Maria Solorzano, Reporter

December 9, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports, Wrestling

When it comes down to strategy, strength and focus, wrestling is a sport that requires one of the toughest mindsets. Sophomore Jack Murphy described the intensity wrestling requires. Despite the great physical and mental strength of these wrestlers, the team has some challenges ahead of them. The...

Cross country takes state meet in stride

Cross country takes state meet in stride

Caden Frank, Reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Fall, Showcase, Sports

The cross country season came to a close in a historic way this year; the boys team qualified for state for the first time in 13 years. Sophomore Olivia Wisont also qualified individually for state, as well as setting a sophomore school record. “The mindset going into the race was making sure we...

Crew rows into their first season

Crew rows into their first season

Ariane Apigo, Design Editor

November 18, 2017


Filed under Crew, Sports

Crew is in its very first season, and so far the co-ed team has attracted students from all grade levels. Although the team won’t be participating in any regattas until spring of 2018, crew members have been using their fall training for a combination of dry workouts and outings onto Lake W...

New head cross country coach helps run the show

New head cross country coach helps run the show

Caden Frank, Reporter

November 17, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Fall, Print Stories, Sports

Through the last six years,  co-head coach Rich Bennett has enjoyed his role as an assistant coach on the cross country team. However, in his seventh year, due to the sheer amount of runners that have joined the team this season, he’s taken on the role and the adventure of becoming a co-head coac...

Football coach believes in no rest for the weary

Football coach believes in no rest for the weary

Christian Barlow, Sports Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Fall, Football, Print Stories, Sports

As the football season comes to a close, one might expect the football team to be ready to rest up until next year. However, head Coach Steve Hannan said he is already anxious to plan for the next season. Hannan, who signed on to coach the team this last summer, said that what the team really needs is a complete s...

Sports recap: boys golf

Sports recap: boys golf

Ben Dossett, Reporter/Photographer

November 17, 2017


Filed under Boys Golf, Fall, Print Stories, Sports

Although the boys golf team struggled to keep their scores low this season, they kept their heads high and never failed to put forward their best effort, making major improvements throughout the season. Senior captain Kyle Kuykendall said that the lessons learned through their struggle taught them far m...

Sports recap: girls soccer

Sports recap: girls soccer

Kyle Bender, Reporter/Photographer

November 17, 2017


Filed under Fall, Girls Soccer, Print Stories, Sports

After what the players say was a rough season, the girls soccer team holds a fair record of 5-10-1. Senior Sadie Sheller said that while the record may not reflect it, she feels that the team worked well with each other. “For us, it was just kind of frustrating because I feel like on a whole, we weren...

Boys tennis racks up wins on the court

Boys tennis racks up wins on the court

Megan Munson, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 17, 2017


Filed under Boys Tennis, Fall, Print Stories, Sports

Boasting a 7-4 win-loss record, the boys tennis team finished its season strong after its last game on Oct. 5. Senior captain James Peng said that throughout the season, team members continually impressed him with their focus and composure. “I was really surprised by our younger players this y...

Senior swimmers serve as team role models

Senior swimmers serve as team role models

Maria Solorzano, Reporter

November 4, 2017


Filed under Fall, Girls Swim and Dive, Print Stories, Sports

Since the high school became a 4A team and freshmen now walk the same halls as the upperclassmen, seniors Katie Kirk and Jed Go say they have both seen a change in the atmosphere of the team. Kirk and Go both said that the daily task of getting up in the early hours for intense physical training can...

Fish out of water

Fish out of water

Christian Barlow, Sports Editor

October 30, 2017


Filed under Boys Waterpolo, Print Stories, Sports

With the fall sports season at its end, the water polo team, who remained diligent through a tough season, are hoping their team of fresh faces will continue to grown and improve their game. Captain Tate Anderson said the team (of which two thirds of their athletes are in their first year) wil...

Crew to be offered as new sport next year

Crew to be offered as new sport next year

Alex Haworth, Reporter

June 6, 2017


Filed under Crew, News, Print Stories

This fall, Inglemoor will become the first school in the district to have a rowing team. The sport will have both boys’ and girls’ teams, and it will be available for all grades and experience levels. The new sport was introduced by the new superintendent, who wanted to start a crew team in the new...

Hammer forges unity in cross country team

Hammer forges unity in cross country team

Ray Fung, Reporter

November 7, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Print Stories, Sports

A thunderous roar of cheering erupted through the air as the cross country hammer bearer raised the hammer high into the air. The legendary weapon has been passed down from year to year between the runners of the cross country team and has become a recognizable symbol throughout the district. “The hammer i...

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