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Point of impact

Point of impact

Emma Bennett, Reporter
June 10, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On May 7, 2016, the St. George’s women’s lacrosse team is playing in the state Elite 8. Only five seconds are left in the quarter-final game for girls’ lacrosse. St. George’s is up by several points. Fans on both sides can be heard screaming their support. Suddenly, two players swing at St. George’...

Committed

Committed

Caroline Zummach, Annie Murff, Dawson Smith, Annika Conlee, and Kaitlyn Bowman
May 17, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

NOAH POPE began his football career in seventh grade. In February, he committed to Yale where he will continue his football journey. “Yale has always been my dream school, academically, but when I went to visit, I felt like I was going to St. George’s all over again. The opportunity of going to Yale...

Title IX

Title IX

Miriam Brown, Editor-in-Chief
April 19, 2017
Filed under Features, Sports

The year is 1972, and Coach Mary Lou Johns is seeing red. She is coaching the women’s basketball team at Memphis State (now the University of Memphis) and the lack of support for the team is obvious. The women ride in a van to away games, instead of flying like the men’s team does. The women practice...

Grand slam of a game

Grand slam of a game

Caroline Zummach, In-depth Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Down by four in the sixth inning, the St. George’s Gryphon softball team fought their way back to win 12-11 after playing extra innings against St. Agnes on Wednesday, March 29. This was the first win for the team after loses to Fayette Academy and Harding Academy earlier on in the season. T...

Thursday night lights

Thursday night lights

Bart Mueller, Reporter
February 22, 2017
Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, Sports

Finish strong

Finish strong

Bayard Anderson, Sports Editor
February 14, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

When Marshall Shanks came to St. George’s, he just wanted to be remembered for something. When he graduates this spring, his story is unlikely to be forgotten any time soon. Marshall Shanks has always been fast. In lacrosse, the team once ran sprints with the Coach telling players they would st...

Gryphons’ basketball experiences losses against USJ Bruins

Gryphons’ basketball experiences losses against USJ Bruins

Kaitlyn Bowman, Layout Editor
January 25, 2017
Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, Sports

Both the Gryphon and Lady Gryphon basketball teams played the University of Jackson Bruins on Friday, Jan. 20. Tensions were high in both games since each school played for victory. Despite the amount of work both teams put in, the boys lost by two points while the girls' team lost by over thirty...

Colin Kaepernick’s lone protest sparks a movement

Colin Kaepernick’s lone protest sparks a movement

Emma Bennett, Reporter
November 16, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On August 14, 2016, Colin Kaepernick started a movement. Since that day, the quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers has taken a knee during the national anthem every football game in order to protest the oppression of minorities in the United States. Quickly gaining popularity amongst NFL players,...

Straight Outta Compton (Aquatic Center)

Straight Outta Compton (Aquatic Center)

Bayard Anderson, Sports Editor
November 7, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Less than a second. That’s all that separates senior Sarah Thompson from Olympic stardom. Only .44 seconds that, to her and her coaches, must feel like an eternity. Thompson’s best event, the 50-meter freestyle, is an unforgiving race in which every fraction of a second counts. But numbers are...

Cross country competes in state finals

Cross country competes in state finals

Carolyn Lane, Web Content Editor
November 7, 2016
Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, Sports

Varsity soccer goes to state

Varsity soccer goes to state

Rachel Ducker, Photographer
October 31, 2016
Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, Sports