The Warrior Ledger

Cancellations leave golf eager to play

Cancellations leave golf eager to play

Hollie Link, Assistant Editor

April 3, 2016

Did you know that Taylorsville has a girls’ golf team? Most people don’t because they correspond golf with old business men gambling on who is going to win. However golf is much more. Mr. Hymas, math teacher, says, “it is more about the people you’re with and enjoying their company as much as enjoyi...

Athletes sign Letter of Intent for their football dreams

Athletes sign Letter of Intent for their football dreams

Arianna Faamausili, Reporter

March 2, 2016

Usually the first Wednesday of February, is the first day that a high school senior can sign a binding National Letter of Intent for college football with a school that is a member of the United States National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). This day is known as National Signing Day. Luckil...

Super bowl draws student views

Super bowl draws student views

Arianna Faamausili, Reporter

February 26, 2016

There was so much controversy and excitement in the Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, February 7, between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos. Carolina started their season 14–0, not only setting franchise records for the best start and the longest single-season winning streak, but also posting the bes...

Cheerleaders take pride in their team

Cheerleaders take pride in their team

Jesse Vigil, Sports Editor

February 22, 2016

Our cheerleaders have improved greatly over the past couple of years. From the 2013-14 school year until now the difference is coaches Jim and Kim Glaspie. The new coaches have brought out the best attitudes towards cheer from the ladies as well as the rest of the                                                                                                                                             student body. The coaches can’t do it...

Spring sports are upon us

Jesse Vigil, Sports Editor

February 1, 2016

  There is a wide variety of spring sports for Warriors to join and support. Baseball, boys soccer, softball, boys tennis as well as track and field. Warrior baseball has the most state championships in the state of Utah with 10, and the team is aiming to compete for a championship on a yearly...

Effects and prevention of concussions

Effects and prevention of concussions

Arianna Faamausili, Reporter

February 1, 2016

Like a traumatic brain injury, symptoms of a concussion can vary greatly from person to person. Symptoms may include headache, confusion, lack of coordination, memory loss, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, ringing in the ears, sleepiness, and excessive fatigue. The culture of sports can negatively influe...

Girls’ basketball team is supportive and ready

Arianna Faamausili, Reporter

December 29, 2015

The girls’ basketball team is now at a 2-3 record after the win against Layton Christian on December 10th with a final score of, 54-21. The team’s leading scorer, Kaitlin Toluono, had 26 points, with Katie Burgess at 8 and Maizy Burbank at 7. It was a fantastic win considering that Layton Christi...

Backup plans become reality for many student athletes

Backup plans become reality for many student athletes

Xylina Session, Editor -in- chief

December 4, 2015

“Don’t all athletes dream of becoming professionals?” asked Prince Mugisha, a senior on the men’s soccer team. According to statistical data from the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA), only 430,000 of the eight million students currently enrolled in high school sports will cont...

Scholarships rewarded to those who work hard to receive them

Scholarships rewarded to those who work hard to receive them

Meki Sapiga, Reporter

November 24, 2015

Competition and standards to earn an athletic scholarship have been on the up rise. The number of participants in high school sports increased for the 25th consecutive year in 2013-14 with a record total of almost 7.8, according to the annual High School Athletics Participation Survey. With new techno...

Mixed feelings about offseason

Mixed feelings about offseason

Hillary Tago, Reporter

November 24, 2015

Offseason is that time of the year when a particular activity, typically a sport, is not engaged in. Athletes at Taylorsville have mixed feelings overall about the off-season. After the official football season has ended, some players gather after school to condition or lift to stay in shape and gear...

Player profile: Crosby Bringhurst

Jesse Vigil, Sports Editor

November 21, 2015

Crosby Bringhurst is one of the school’s multi-sport athletes. Bringhurst plays varsity for the Warriors basketball team as well as the baseball team. With a marginal impact on both teams as a sophomore his expectations will rise as his talent and work continues to progress. As a pitcher Bringhurst managed...

Social media impacts athletes

Social media impacts athletes

Danny Lepial, Reporter

November 19, 2015

For many athletes, standard questions asked by collegiate recruiters include how their daily life is at home and school or what other sports they play. this interview with a recruiter is almost like the last step that will define an athlete's future and colleges won’t just give a $60,000 scholarship...

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