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Senior Destinations 2019: Morgan Mathews hurdles over challenges to go to Frostburg

Senior Destinations 2019: Morgan Mathews hurdles over challenges to go to Frostburg

by Alexis Fowler, Editor

May 3, 2019

Morgan Mathews will be attending Frostburg State University to play field hockey and run both indoor and outdoor track. This next chapter allows her to follow her dream, playing sports in college while getting an exceptional education at a great school. Mathews plans to major in Geology and Earth S...

Senior Countdown 2019: Varsity field hockey sticks through 16 days left

Seniors Julia Cencetti, Morgan Mathews, and Paige Wilhelm celebrate 16 days left.

by Sierra Rossman, Reporter

April 30, 2019

There are sixteen days left for seniors, and the Varsity Field Hockey team is sticking through until the last day. There are three members of the Class of 2019 on the team. The team fought through a successful but challenging 2018 fall season with a 9-5 record and making it to the third official...

Connolly, Hall and Mathews set personal records in track

Khelsa Connolly competes at a track meet.

by Kendall Martin and Julie Walker

January 23, 2019

Khelsa Connolly, Rachel Hall and Caroline Perrone were featured in The Frederick News Post as All-County athletes in cross country for their achievements during the 2018 fall season. Senior Khelsa Connolly has been making waves in the cross country and track community,  breaking records and sett...

Indoor track and field participates in their first meet

Morgan Mathews prepares to throw the shot put.

by Ethan Hart and Carson Buck

December 10, 2018

On Saturday, December 8, the indoor track and field team participated in the Terry Baker Invitational at Hagerstown Community College. The boys placed 11th out of 18 participating teams, despite not sending all of their varsity athletes. The girls placed 8th out of 16 participating teams. Boys R...

National English Honor Society inducts 71 new members: Photo of the Day 11/07/18

The National English Honor Society inducts new members.

by Emily Webb, Editor

November 8, 2018

On November 7, 2018, the National English Honor Society held their annual evening induction. An unusually large group, 71 new members, were inducted.  The ceremony began with opening remarks from the advisor, Natalie Rebetsky. Then, officers were confirmed in their positions and given time to talk about...

Top 10 indoor track runners this season

Khelsa Connolly, Alanah Follis, and Emily Wolfe compete in the 500 Meter dash.

by Emily Webb and Rachel Hall

January 24, 2018

It's just running. . . Running is a physically, technically, and mentally tasking sport and it takes athletes months to build the stamina and speed required for competition.  The track team is strong, but here are some standouts this indoor season. Ani Boghossian-James:  55 Meter dash, 55 Meter hurdles, 4x200 Meter relay ...

Dance class shimmies and shakes through a new semester: Photo of the Day 2/3/17

Kelly Stouffer, Kelsey Ward, and Marlee Steig perform to for the dance class.

by Beau Cameron, Managing Editor

February 3, 2017

For the intermediate and advanced dance classes, Mrs. Angela Smithhisler posed a challenge inspired by So You Think You Can Dance?: "I gave them a mystery iPod with a mystery song on it," said Smithhisler. "They had to choreograph at least two minutes in any style or get extra credit for doing the enti...

Varsity indoor track races full speed ahead at invitational: Photo of the Day 12/13/15

The girls team prepares to race in the 2x400.

by Rose Fiore, Reporter

December 13, 2015

On December 12th, the Boys and Girls Varsity Indoor Track Teams competed in the Howard County Invitational at the Prince George's Sports Complex. Sophomore Lars Eklund, member of the boys team, placed first in the high jump with a height of 6'3". Eklund beat the second place finalist by seven...

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