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Running with the boys

Running with the boys

Caroline Zummach and Annie Murff

October 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

She ran with varsity as an eighth grader. She broke the girls’ 5k record within three weeks of starting her freshman year. If track were in season, she’d have the 3200 record, as well. Oh, and she swims, too. Allison Newman has running in her blood. Her father, Mr. Mark Newman, coaches the varsity...

A helping hand

A helping hand

Andrew McDowell, Reporter

September 26, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Mr. Patrick Friel, the new athletic trainer at St. George’s, is hitting the ground running by doing what he can to help. Mr. Friel came to St. George’s this year from Satsuma High School in Mobile, Ala. At Satsuma, he worked alone with little to no help for two years. Mrs. Tina Cole, an athletic trainer that has...

Rivalry rumble

Rivalry rumble

Caroline Zummach, Sports Editor

September 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

“‘Eagle down" is a common phrase heard on the fields and courts of St. George’s where the biggest rival is arguably Evangelical Christian School (ECS). Over the years, the Gryphons have formed a rivalry with ECS,  whether it be for our similar athletic stamina or our seemingly related mascots. ...

Friday night firsts

Friday night firsts

Rainey Zaugg, Reporter

August 28, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, Sports

 

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...