Lady Foxes make buckets

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By Becca Spilka, Eddie Bates and Josh Imholte

The squeaking of sneakers against the polished floor, the bang of the burnt orange ball bouncing across the room from player to player, and the jarring noise of the unforgiving buzzer.

These are the sights and sounds of a new basketball season gearing up at Dutch Fork, and this year the Lady Foxes are going for their fourth state championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Mockingjay Part 1 sets new tone for series

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Opinion by Robin Hendricks

Explosions and nightmares, ruins and…cats.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1, starring Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth and Josh Hutcherson, was released in theaters on 21 Nov. to packed audiences with some theaters holding all of 24 showings on the Saturday of the opening weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Drama brings Shakespearean story alive

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By Raleigh Norris, Anna Maria Gardiner and Hayley Younginer

A Midsummer Night’s Dream–the story of the marriage of the Duke of Athens, Theseus, and Hippolyta, intertwined with the adventures of four Athenian lovers, six amateur actors, and magical fairies–is brought to life on Dutch Fork’s very own stage.  Read the rest of this entry »

Students prepare for midterm exams

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By Maddie Mason, Lacee Getter, and Robin Hendricks

All-nighters, long study guides and lots of caffeine can only mean one thing: midterm exams.

Whether students are ready or not, the midterms are on their way. Some do not even feel like they have learned enough to be prepared enough for the exam. Read the rest of this entry »

Dutch Fork Varsity Cheerleading flies to State Champs, wins State Champ title

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By Becca Spilka, Eddie Bates and Josh Imholte

It all begins in August. The lifting, the exhaustion, the hours upon hours of training to attain perfection, all leading up to Friday night’s performance on the field. And no, this is not about football.

This is about cheerleading.

Cheerleading is often overlooked as a sport by many people, arguing that cheerleaders are not athletes. Read the rest of this entry »

LAX fall conditioning takes off

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By Becca Spilka, Eddie Bates, and Josh Imholte

As the fall season of sports simmers down and draws to a close, the spring season of sports is beginning to rev up, lacrosse being one of them.

Even though the lacrosse season does not start until February, preparation and conditioning for the players begins much sooner. Read the rest of this entry »

School schedules affect student performance

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Opinion by Carina Leaman

It’s a student’s worst nightmare: on your rush out of the door, you grabbed all of your A day binders.

And it’s a B day.

School schedules are vastly different throughout the state. Each is designed to help students focus, learn, and grow, and each claims to be the best option. Dutch Fork is ranked second in the state–but does that mean we have the best bell schedule? Read the rest of this entry »