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The ultimate story

The ultimate story

Kaitlyn Bowman, Reporter

April 30, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

From Friday pick-up games to the high school city league, St. George’s ultimate frisbee team Nirvana is preparing for the upcoming state championship. The team transitioned from after school pick-up games to participating in the city league when senior Winston Margaritis took notice of how well...

Filling the bench

Filling the bench

Caroline Zummach, Sports Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In 2015 the football photo in the yearbook showed 49 players, yet this year it will show just 36. Similarly, the varsity girls basketball program’s numbers fell from 16 players to eight players from 2016 to 2017. While the varsity softball team increased from nine to 14 players from 2015 to 2017, t...

Scoring a new coach

Scoring a new coach

Merryn Ruthling, Features Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

     This season the St. George’s Girls Varsity Lacrosse team has welcomed Coach Rachael Smith as the new defensive assistant coach.      Coach Smith attended St. George’s for fifteen years and began playing lacrosse in the sixth grade. Her lacrosse career really took off when she enter...

Unbridled success

Unbridled success

Annika Conlee, Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

With long brown hair and flashing brown eyes, junior Olivia Yukon carries herself around St. George’s with warmth and regularly a blanket. Bubbly and sarcastic, Yukon talks about what she loves with passion, jumping from one thought to another mid-sentence. Training on her horse, Worthy, Yukon transfo...

The final countdown

The final countdown

Rainey Zaugg, Reporter

January 10, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Even though winter-sports season is coming to a close, the support and spirit for them shouldn’t be! Use this easy-access schedule to be up to date on where, when and who is playing. If you need Gryph Nation points for your class, but never know about an event, here’s your golden ticket! Keep cheeri...

How to prepare for your next big race

How to prepare for your next big race

Annie Murff, Managing Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As the annual St. Jude Marathon Weekend draws closer, members of the St. George’s community prepare to show out for the children of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The weekend of Dec. 2 offers a variety of races for all ages such as a 5K, 10K, half-marathon, marathon and kid’s marath...

Evan’s guide to all things NFL: Week 8 NFL power rankings

Evan’s guide to all things NFL: Week 8 NFL power rankings

Evan Dorian, Reporter

November 5, 2017


Filed under Columns, Showcase, Sports

Biggest Jump: Ravens, 15 spots Biggest Fall: Dolphins, 13 spots   1. Eagles (7-1, no change from last week) No surprise here. As long as the top team keeps on winning, it will stay right here. That’s exactly what the Eagles are doing - they cruised to a victory over the weak 49ers ...

Evan’s guide to all things NFL: Week 6 NFL power rankings

Evan’s guide to all things NFL: Week 6 NFL power rankings

Evan Dorian, Reporter

October 22, 2017


Filed under Columns, Showcase, Sports

Preface: Thanks to all who read last week’s power rankings and plan to tune in for my future sports writing contributions to The Lodge. Last week, I detailed my reasoning for moving every team up or down, and added a blurb about the player from each team that you’d be smart to pick up for your f...

Catching up with commits

Catching up with commits

Caroline Zummach and Rainey Zaugg

October 19, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

St. George’s class of 2017 had several students committed to continue their athletic career to college, all of which varied in sports and location across the country. The Lodge contacted a few of them to check in and see how the transition from high school to college athletics is treating them. ...

Small fish, big pond

Small fish, big pond

Rainey Zaugg, Reporter

October 18, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

“Numbers don't really tell a whole story,” Athletic Director Tom Densford said. Mr. Densford is referring to the St. George’s football team scheduling to play against four huge public schools this season: Center Hill High School, Arlington High School, Collierville High School and Houston ...

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...