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Dutch Fork Football begins the journey for another state championship

Story by Gracie Hine and Morgan Wilkinson

As spring sports come to an end, Dutch Fork football comes back into play. With the weather warming up, the boys dedication, drive, and hope for another state ring are helping them have positive attitudes during these straining practices. Although the extra practices in the heat are straining, the players realize the benefits of them in the long run.   Continue reading “Dutch Fork Football begins the journey for another state championship”

Senior student-athletes leave behind a legacy of success

Story by Gracie Hine

For the last time, players untied their shoes, took off their uniforms, and exited the locker room ending their tenure as a student-athlete at Dutch Fork. In a year full of lasts, many athletes played in what would be their final game over the past year. After four years of putting their blood, sweat, and tears into their respective sports, it all comes to an end in what is undoubtedly an emotional moment for each senior athlete. Continue reading “Senior student-athletes leave behind a legacy of success”

Dutch Fork Lacrosse takes one final shot at the state championship

Story by Stephen Wise, Photo by Go Flash Win

An entire season of determination and hard work by the boys’ lacrosse team culminated in the first ever appearance in the 5A state championship game. On April 28, the team played in the sweltering afternoon heat against Wando High School, and despite the fact that they did not get the intended result, the experience itself proved to be quite valuable. Continue reading “Dutch Fork Lacrosse takes one final shot at the state championship”

Years of experience to come in handy as soccer heads towards playoffs

Story by Stephen Wise, Photo by Go Flash Win

For one last time, the seniors of Dutch Fork soccer will head into the playoff gauntlet, hoping to end their senior season with a state championship. After four years of practices, workouts, and game experience, it all comes down to a series of one-and-done games, with a loss meaning their career as Dutch Fork soccer players have come to an end. Playoffs are beginning next Tuesday, and the seniors are doing what they can to prepare the team for one final run. Continue reading “Years of experience to come in handy as soccer heads towards playoffs”

Dutch Fork golf team follow footsteps of alumni

Story by Stephen Wise, Photo provided by GoFlashWin

At the Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Ga., Dustin Johnson and Wesley Bryan, two of the most well-known  Dutch Fork graduates are closely inspected and scrutinized by millions around the globe. Among those watching are high schoolers who are on the same path as these nationally-renowned golfers. Continue reading “Dutch Fork golf team follow footsteps of alumni”

Tom Knotts makes history with “Back-to-Back” championships

Story by Stephen Wise, Photo provided by Goflashwin

Repetition: repeating the same events over and over. For some, it’s boring, even maddening. As for football Coach Knotts, he wouldn’t have it any other way. Continue reading “Tom Knotts makes history with “Back-to-Back” championships”

With a new softball coach, softball team looks to get back to the playoffs

Story by Stephen Wise, Poto courtesy of GoFlashWin

After a second-round exit in the 5A playoffs last season, Dutch Fork softball announced William Voelker as its head coach. That coaching change has already paid off, as the team is in a position to make a run in the playoffs. With an increase in overall team chemistry, the mental mistakes the team made last year have been cut back, fostering a sense of confidence in their ability that’s kicking in during the most important stretch in the season. Continue reading “With a new softball coach, softball team looks to get back to the playoffs”

Jumping through the roof: Dallas Wise looks to build upon record setting season

Story by Stephen Wise, Photos by Goflashwin and Ryan Harris 

Defying gravity. It’s a habit of high jump extraordinaire Dallas Wise, a standout junior on the track team.  In his first year of track last season, his jumping vaulted him all the way to a second place finish in the state. This year, he’s back and hungry for more, hoping to finish the season with a ring on his finger.

Continue reading “Jumping through the roof: Dallas Wise looks to build upon record setting season”

Student-athletes’ collegiate career begins with signing day

Photo and Story by Stephen Wise

On Wednesday, February 7th, recruits all across the nation put pen to paper and committed to continue both their athletic and academic career collegiately. Seven Dutch Fork athletes joined the thousands of young athletes whose playing careers don’t end on graduation day. Continue reading “Student-athletes’ collegiate career begins with signing day”

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