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What school would be like without sports

What school would be like without sports

Brooklynn Poole, Reporter

December 14, 2018


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 New York City’s Public School Athletic League for Boys was the first school athletics to be established in the nation in 1903, according to The Atlantic. Sports have been a part of schools for about 115 years and have provided so many opportunities for students, including athletic scholarships, stress r...

What is a captain?

What is a captain?

Adalyn Baddley, Reporter

December 14, 2018


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To play the role of team captain, it is both an honor and a responsibility. Most athletes aspire and strive to become one. On one hand, it is great because it serves as recognition of one’s credibility and ability to lead. On the other hand, it is a big responsibility because next to the coach, it i...

Taylorsville Girl Basketball Season

Taylorsville Girl Basketball Season

Dejahre Hunkin, Reporter

December 14, 2018


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Through the season this year, Taylorsville girls basketball team has already won their games and more to come. They have been through the progress of working hard as a team to make sure they accomplish their goals together. They are such a close team who hangs out in and out of school to get to know ea...

Player Profile: Reason Robison

Player Profile: Reason Robison

Wyatt Ward, Reporter

December 14, 2018


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Sophomore Reason Robison is on the Varsity wrestling team this year. Returning for his fourth year. Robison has been on Varsity ever since he started in Jr. High. Reason has been wrestling since he was little. Often trying to wrestle with his brother or his dad. Reason started wrestling for a team in...

Player Profile Cole Nebeker

Player Profile Cole Nebeker

Diana Nguyen, Reporter

December 13, 2018


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Junior, Cole Nebeker is on the baseball and basketball team here at Taylorsville High School. He is on our varsity and JV boys’ basketball team, Nebeker is our point guard. He started playing basketball when he was eight years old. It all started because his dad wanted him to try out other sports....

Coach Profile: Mary Ward

Coach Profile: Mary Ward

Alexa Blaise Chandler, News Editor

December 13, 2018


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Swim coach Mary Ward has been a part of swimmer’s lives for the past 12 years. Ward has worked as an assistant coach for many years before finally leading the swim teams as head coach. “Many a moon ago, a friend of mine was the head coach here and his assistant quit and he came to me and said,...

Player Profile: McKenzie Green

Player Profile: McKenzie Green

Rayven Cann, Sports Editor

December 13, 2018


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McKenzie Green dives into her senior year, and her third year on the Taylorsville High School swim team. Green’s dedication started when she was nine and has spent most of her life and her high school career as a swimmer. Green’s passion began during a swim lesson when she was only three years old. ...

NBA Season Predictions

NBA Season Predictions

Ivan Gonzalez, Reporter

December 13, 2018


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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.

CTE in Hockey

Hillary Teixeira, Reporter

December 13, 2018


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The NHL has been strongly against changes that regard player safety. Helmets were optional in the NHL until 1979, eleven years after the death of Bill Masterton. The late Minnesota North Stars’ forward had gone flying head-first into the ice and suffered a traumatic brain injury and had played despite showing severe concussion symptoms lasting days leading to his final game. Long after Masterton’s death, the act of wearing a helmet was still considered to be against the “Warrior Code” of hockey.

Coach Profile: Mary Ward

Coach Profile: Mary Ward

Alexa Blaise Chandler, News Editor

December 11, 2018


Filed under Sports

Swim coach Mary Ward has been a part of swimmer’s lives for the past 12 years. Ward has worked as an assistant coach for many years before finally leading the swim teams as head coach. “Many moons ago, a friend of mine was the head coach here and his assistant quit and he came to me and said,...

Player Profile: Suzanne Buttenob

Player Profile: Suzanne Buttenob

Megan Gavin, Reporter

November 8, 2018


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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

November 6, 2018


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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 ...

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