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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...

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...