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Spiking To The Next Level

Spiking To The Next Level

By Paige Sexton, Sports Editor

February 22, 2018

Filed under News, Sports

Varsity volleyball senior, Krishonna Jones, 5'10" middle blocker and outside hitter, signed with Iowa Lakes Community College in Estherville, Iowa to play volleyball where she...

Club volleyball remains important for college scholarships

By Paige Sexton, Sports Editor

February 6, 2018

Filed under Sports

Club is a way to put yourself out there. Not only are you paying to play, but your paying to be seen and to get more experience. Club is just an extra step to get you ready for the college level, it’s all about training. Playing on this level teaches you that the game is much faster than high school. A club team only takes you until the age of 18 which should be your graduation year. Scouts are ...

High-School football players risk concussions but tackling, technique, helmets are preventions

High-School football players risk concussions but tackling, technique, helmets are preventions

By Blayce Woodward, Sports Editor

January 4, 2018

Filed under Sports

Concussions are a fact of life in high school football, and anyone who has ever played might agree that concussions are a likely risk. According to The Center for Disease Control ...

Krishonna Jones, senior varsity volleyball

By Paige Sexton, Sports Editor

January 4, 2018

Filed under Sports

“Being a player for 9 years has really taught me that there’s other ways to let go of anger. I feel volleyball has made me a better player competitively and that settling for less is NOT okay.” “My goal for this year is to make it to at least the second round of playoffs and possibly get scouted in the process. After we make it to playoffs and go to college i would like to continue ...

Desiree Perez, sophomore varsity volleyball

By Paige Sexton, Sports Editor

January 4, 2018

Filed under Sports

“We need to work on a lot this season but to sum it up we lack communication and trust. To improve in these fields i feel we should get closer to each other on team not just on the court but outside of volleyball to build that missing trust. My goal this season is to make it to playoffs and at least win something, I’ve only been playing for 5 years but i really have faith in this team and i...

Cycling creates an escape for Bryan Albright

Cycling creates an escape for Bryan Albright

By Bryan Albright, Website Design

January 2, 2018

Filed under Sports

Ever since I moved from Missouri, I have had only one thing that keeps me going from day to day. I started cycling at the age of twelve and instantly fell in love with the sport. ...

Dedication, Passion, Committment

By Paige Sexton, Sports Editor

December 12, 2017

Filed under Sports

People often ask me what it takes to be an athlete. The simple answer is dedication and heart. A true athlete has to have dedication to work hard and heart or passion for the sport. Real athletes work hard for their passion; they have to be willing to die for it. Blood... Sweat...Tears... Being on a court or a field should make a person feel exhilaration. Whether it is practice or game ...

The history of golf proves it is worthy of “sport status”

The history of golf proves it is worthy of “sport status”

By Blayce Woodward, Sports Editor

December 12, 2017

Filed under Sports

Many skeptics believe that golf is not a sport, but I am here to say that those skeptics do not truly understand golf.  Golf is a sport for gentlemen and women; the sport takes years ...

Ayana Salinas, sophmore

By Paige Sexton, Sports Editor

December 7, 2017

Filed under Sports

Q: How long have you been playing? A: I have been playing for 6 years. Q: What are you goals for this season? A: Get better individually but mostly as a team. Q: How do you feel ya'll are as a team? How can you change that? A: As a team we're not very good at communication, we can change that by working together and trusting our team mates. Q: Why do you play this sport? How d...

Ameria Lake, freshman

By Paige Sexton, Sports Editor

December 7, 2017

Filed under Sports

Q: How long have you been playing? A: I've been playing for 3 years Q: What's your goal for this season? A: My goal for this season is to win at least 6 games, everyone try their hardest and not to be lazy. Q: How do you feel ya'll are as a team? How can you change that? A: We've became closer as season has started but I want people to have the same mentality as me. Be able to know e...

Merritt Elder, junior

By Paige Sexton, Sports Editor

December 7, 2017

Filed under Sports

Q:How long have you been playing? A: I have been playing for 8 years. Q:What's your goal for this season? A: My goal for this season is to make playoffs in top 4, and beat Austin High in the second round of district. I hope we can become a better defensive team. Q:How do you feel ya'll are as a team? How do you think you can change that? A:When we're winning we feel like we're more as a team when we're l...

Sixty Years Of Travis Traditions Still Offer Unity

Sixty Years Of Travis Traditions Still Offer Unity

September 3, 2017

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