The Warrior Ledger

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

Players from the football team lifting weights after the end of the season.

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...

There is no “I” in team for T-ville students

There is no

Sina Valmoe, Reporter

November 6, 2015

Being a part of a team can benefit one physically, mentally, and emotionally. Physically, it can keep the body healthy and better certain areas of playing a sport, such as an individual's endurance. Being a part of a team emotionally can flourish numerous skills that one player must maintain to be succ...

Player Profile: Ryan Cobly

Player Profile: Ryan Cobly

Gabriel Kearney, Reporter

November 12, 2014

Ryan Colby, junior, competed in plenty of Utah’s featured Cross Country events. He has had also a lot of success. Colby ran a 16:36.20 in the Three Mile Run at the Utah State XC Championship, placing 39th place overall. Colby would also place 1st in the 5,000 Meter Run at the Utah Region 2 Championships. “I...

Player Profile: Taylor Saau

Player Profile: Taylor Saau

Gabriel Kearney, Reporter

November 12, 2014

Senior linebacker Taylor Saau comes from a family where he has a twin, an older sister and a younger brother. Saau’s mother has always been the most supportive person when it comes to his football games. Saau also comes from a family that loves the sport of football. As a successful season for the...

Player Profile: Aaron Canepari

Player Profile: Aaron Canepari

Gabriel Kearney, Reporter

November 12, 2014

As basketball season approaches, the Warriors are ready to tip-off and defend their region title. One player who feels confident about the 2014-2015 season is junior point guard, Aaron Canepari. Basketball has always been a passion and something to enjoy playing or watching for Canepari. “I chose...

Consistent year-round practice crucial for overall athletic success and sustainability

The baseball team participates in after school practice.

Nakai Oquendo, Reporter

November 12, 2014

With fall sports coming to an end, winter sports preparing for the season, and spring sports slowly, but surely approaching, all athletes are taking every opportunity to practice after school. The football team is closing their season with a 7-4 record, Volleyball took region last week, and girls’...

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