The Warrior Ledger

Player Profile: Suzanne Buttenob

Senior Suzanne Buttenob posed against a brick background for her headshot
April 25, 2019

Sports have been her life ever since she was young. Buttenob has done basketball, tennis, volleyball, cheer, and dance. She has been active from a very young age. At the age of just four years old she...

Player Profile: Dane Leituala

Senior Dane Leituala posed against a brick background
April 25, 2019

Senior Dane Leituala is the school’s varsity quarterback. Leituala has been on the football team since he was a freshman in high school. Not only is he the starting quarterback this year but he has been...

How athletes can affect starting positions and playing time

Taylorsville High's football team starting a play.
April 25, 2019

When playing a team sport, players are not guaranteed a spot on the starting roster. There are many factors that determine that. A sophomore on the soccer team, Ben Williams says, “[...] you have...

Fans ecstatic over preseason games

Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) works against Golden State's Kevin Durant (35) during an NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Golden State Warriors at Chesapeake Energy Arena, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman
April 25, 2019

The 2018 - 2019 NBA regular season is set to start in the second week of October for most teams, although it is a new season it is very easy to tell which teams are the top contenders for the NBA championship...

Support bias in gendered sports

Two teams playing a soccer game, trying to get the ball away from one another.
April 25, 2019

Passing, running, scoring, and strategies. Both the boys’ and girls’ Taylorsville soccer team use these same tactics to win a soccer game but the boys seem to get more attention.    “Appreciated...

Violence rises in the National Hockey League

During a recent game, Ian Murray, #24 of the Oquirrh Mountaineers, defends the puck from Uinta Utes' #55 Owen Nash
April 25, 2019

Over the last eight years, the list of deaths among hockey players involving brain trauma in the National Hockey League has grown exponentially. Players such as Derek Boogaard, Wade Belak, Steve Montador,...

Player Profile: Gabe Johnson

Student Gabe Johnson against a brick wall
April 25, 2019

Gabe Johnson is a junior on the Boys' Golf team. Johnson has been golfing since he was about five years old. Johnson began golfing when his dad took him, and he continued to golf as he got older. He...

Coach Profile: Rebecca Elkins

School photo I.D. of Ms. Elkins
April 25, 2019

Ms. Rebecca Elkins has been coaching tennis for eight years. Outside of coaching tennis, Elkins is an Athletic Director, Senate Adviser, she helps supervise the student workers at Warrior World during...

The reality of life as a cheerleader

Cheerleaders lifting each other up during a cheer performance at a football game.
April 25, 2019

Yelling, jumping, throwing and catching. Mini skirts and whatever those Pom Pom things are. From cheering at all of the games to studying for our next tests. The responsibilities that come with being a...

Impact of new NFL hit rule

The Taylorsville High Football team practices during fourth period on Wednesday 26, 2018
April 24, 2019

New rules are always being put in place in the National Football League (NFL). Players and coaches are getting frustrated with the league’s choices on rules. Especially the new hit rule of the 2018-2019...

2018-2019 NBA off-season overview

Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) works against Golden State's Kevin Durant (35) during an NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Golden State Warriors at Chesapeake Energy Arena, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman
April 24, 2019

It’s been three months since the Golden State Warriors lifted the Larry O'Brien trophy for the third time in four years, and as another NBA season is upon us it's smart to see what teams have done throughout...

Traveling soccer tournaments interfering with students’ lives

The Taylorsville Warrior, Boys Soccer Team cheering for their teammate at a home game.
April 24, 2019

Soccer tournaments could be placed anywhere around the world and any time of the year for almost any age group. The most recent traveling soccer tournament was for Desert Premier League (DPL), in Las Vegas,...

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