The Warrior Ledger

Player Profile: Suzanne Buttenob

Player Profile: Suzanne Buttenob

Meghan Gavin, Reporter

April 25, 2019


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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 started dancing. She has done that all the way up to her senior year in high school at Taylorsville ...

Player Profile: Dane Leituala

Player Profile: Dane Leituala

Diana Nguyen, Reporter

April 25, 2019


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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 the quarterback on the varsity team since freshman year. Leituala has been playing football since he ...

How athletes can affect starting positions and playing time

How athletes can affect starting positions and playing time

Brooklyn Poole, Reporter

April 25, 2019


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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 to have good chemistry with your teammates to be a good team, [...] same goes for with your coach,...

Fans ecstatic over preseason games

Fans ecstatic over preseason games

Ivan Gonzalez, Reporter

April 25, 2019


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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 this year. With this, we will look at some of these teams. Up first are the biggest favorites from the ...

Support bias in gendered sports

Support bias in gendered sports

Leilani Forrest, Reporter

April 25, 2019


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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 no, more attention yes because [I] feel like boys sports typically get more attention than gi...

Violence rises in the National Hockey League

Violence rises in the National Hockey League

Hillary Teixeira, Reporter

April 25, 2019


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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, Todd Ewen, Bob Probert, and Jeff Parker all showed evidence of having suffered CTE. Chronic Tr...

Player Profile: Gabe Johnson

Player Profile: Gabe Johnson

April 25, 2019


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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 even plans to continue golfing later on in his life. There are always pros and cons of being a part...

Coach Profile: Rebecca Elkins

Coach Profile: Rebecca Elkins

Rayven Cann, Sports Editor

April 25, 2019


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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 second lunch, and is a test proctor for FBLA. Looking back at her eight years at the school, Elkins say...

Impact of new NFL hit rule

Impact of new NFL hit rule

Jeremy Reynolds, Reporter

April 24, 2019


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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 season. The NFL put in a rule regarding the way players are to hit, this means that players a...

2018-2019 NBA off-season overview

2018-2019 NBA off-season overview

Ivan Gonzalez, Reporter

April 24, 2019


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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 the offseason to improve their rosters. It was an offseason full of blockbuster trades, signings, and wi...

Traveling soccer tournaments interfering with students’ lives

Traveling soccer tournaments interfering with students’ lives

Leilani Forrest, Reporter

April 24, 2019


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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, NV. According to the official US Youth Soccer website, this tournament ranges from U12-U16 ...

New spring sports kick off the season

New spring sports kick off the season

Faris Khanani, Reporter

April 24, 2019


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The Softball team had tryouts Monday, February 25 through February 27. The team had about 30 girls try out for the team.  The team only took 18 girls that they think have potential to do great things this season and fill the three senior positions that was lost last season.  During tryouts they...

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