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Volleyball tries to improve off down year

Volleyball tries to improve off down year

Kalolaine Taukeiaho, Reporter

December 11, 2017


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The school's volleyball team has had a rough season thus far, and it's all looking too familiar. Last season, the volleyball team struggled to close games and keep the energy up on the court. Kailey Peterson, a senior and starting outside hitter knows good things are to come for this year’s volleyball...

Does Taylorsville need spirit?

Does Taylorsville need spirit?

Calle Hansen, A&E Editor

December 11, 2017


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He runs across the field, passing white line after white line, the other team trailing behind him as the crowd goes wild. He passes into the endzone, making a touchdown. There is not a single person in their seats, and the sound of the cheering is deafening. School spirit has always been a competition...

Offseason that sent the NBA into a superteam spiral

Offseason that sent the NBA into a superteam spiral

Canyen Manchego, Reporter

December 11, 2017


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The NBA has had a very eventful offseason with some of the league's biggest stars heading to teams with other stars to form a “super team.” These super-teams have been on the rise lately with Kevin Durant starting the trend in the summer of 2016 when he decided to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder...

Coach Profile:Clint Barnes

Dallen Cameron, Sports editor

December 11, 2017


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Coach Clint Barnes has dedicated 30 years of his life to coaching. This is his third year at Taylorsville as the volleyball coach. He has coached at Highland, Skyline, Stansbury, and Taylorsville. Coach Barnes would like the community to be more involved in the volleyball program. He would like people...

Player Profile: Ajia Moore

Pearl Ashton, Editor-in-Chief

December 11, 2017


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Tennis is one of the many underrated sports here at Taylorsville. Despite the lack of student attendance, Aija Moore performs spectacularly. “A lot of it was that a lot of my family members have played Tennis and they have enjoyed it so much that I figured I’d try it and once I started I kind...

Player Profile: Landon Nichols

Calle Hansen, A&E Editor

December 11, 2017


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Landon Nichols has been on the cross country team for two years now. The cross country team is a group of students who run long distance. The races are 5ks, which is 3.2 miles. There are different groups that race. Nichols says, “There are about 15 people per group per race. You have boys and girls,...

Girls’ soccer want to improve

Girls’ soccer want to improve

Arely Bustillos-Dominguez, Reporter

December 1, 2017


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The girl's soccer team only won one game last year. “Are the girls going to do any better this year than last year?” I spoke with a former player Laura Parra. I asked her, “What has Coach George done differently this year to improve your fellow teammates?” she responded, “ He is definitely...

Swim looks to improve with new coach

Swim looks to improve with new coach

Kaitlynne Hill, Reporter

November 29, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The swim team was shocked at the end of last year when they learned that their coach would be changing. “I was upset when I found out,” says junior Mckenzie Green, a returning swimmer. At the beginning of this year, the school’s swim coach of four years was replaced by Mary Ward, who was the...

Offseason that sent the NBA into a superteam spiral

Offseason that sent the NBA into a superteam spiral

Canyen Manchego, Reporter

November 27, 2017


Filed under Sports

The NBA has had a very eventful offseason with some of the league's biggest stars heading to teams with other stars to form a “super team.” These super-teams have been on the rise lately with Kevin Durant starting the trend in the summer of 2016 when he decided to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder...

The off and on Utah Jazz

The off and on Utah Jazz

Canyen Manchego, Reporter

November 27, 2017


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The Utah Jazz have already shown signs of being a great team and being a horrible team all within a short span of time. It has been a crazy emotional ride so far this season even though they have barely started the season. The Jazz started the season on what most would consider a good start winning 2...

WEIO diversifies competitive sports

WEIO diversifies competitive sports

Nizhoni Guthrie, Reporter

May 23, 2017


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The World Eskimo Indian Olympics is an event to determine who has the most strength, speed, endurance, balance and pain tolerance. The first World Eskimo Indian Olympics (WEIO for short) was held in 1961 in Fairfield Alaska. Every year, this grand event runs for four days July in the Carlson Center.

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Baseball team batting for a home run 2016 season

Baseball team batting for a home run 2016 season

Mckayla Philbrick, Reporter

April 19, 2016


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The Taylorsville Warriors baseball team seems to have a bright season ahead of them. After many hours of practice the season has finally begun for 2016. So far, the baseball team has won six games and lost an equal amount. The region is tough this year and it is going to be interesting to see what...

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