The Moxie Mountie

Four wrestlers advance to regionals

Four wrestlers advance to regionals

Mackenzie Moore, Web Journalist

February 11, 2019

  The Varsity wrestling team recently competed in the team district meet hosted by Northwest High School. Northwest, Eaton Rapids, Saline, and Western all battled it out on Wednesday, Feb. 6.   The Mounties had a crushing loss at the hands of Eaton Rapids, but not before the team took down Saline. ...

Outstanding athlete: Trine’s passion for cheering

Outstanding athlete: Trine’s passion for cheering

Anthony Cole, Web Journalist

January 11, 2019

  Senior Arianna Trine has been cheering competitively for over six years. One component to cheer that she really enjoys is the adrenaline rush. That rush comes Henly Sleigth with her position, as she is a flyer for the team.   Trine was heavily influenced by the movie Bring It On to jo...

Ant’s Rants: Be a real fan for the right reasons

Ant’s Rants: Be a real fan for the right reasons

Anthony Cole, Web Journalist

December 7, 2018

  For those who do not know, I am a member of the boys varsity basketball team. This is now my third year on varsity, and I have heard it all. “Why go to the game when they will just lose.”  “ They aren’t good at all. They’re trash!" "We are just going to get blown out.” “They don...

Ant’s rants: Girls’ team to face difficult road for repeat

Ant’s rants: Girls’ team to face difficult road for repeat

Anthony Cole, Web Journalist

November 12, 2018

    It is now basketball season ladies and gentleman. Following the girls' historic state title run last season, the expectations this year are very high. The Mounties are returning senior and Western Michigan University commit Sydney Shafer, but how will the girls fill the void left by last year's se...

Serious injuries for football team prove difficult

Serious injuries for football team prove difficult
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Anthony Cole, Web Journalist

October 31, 2018

  The Northwest football program was very injury prone this year. For example, the Varsity team experienced three broken legs throughout the season. Usually, one broken leg is crazy, but for three to happen is mind boggling. These injuries were hard to overcome. What made it even more difficult was...

Opening tryout dates for all winter sports

Anthony Cole, Web Journalist

October 30, 2018

Physical required: Any student who plans to tryout must have an updated physical form on file. Girls Basketball- November 12th Boys Basketball- November 5th Boys and Girls Bowling- November 12th Competitive Cheer- November 5th Gymnastics- October 29th Ice Hockey- October 29th Wre...

Seniors win powder-puff championship

Seniors win powder-puff championship

Anthony Cole, Web Journalist

October 18, 2018

  Every year a powder-puff football event is held between the classes of ninth through twelfth grade. Powder-puff football is similar to and mimics the style of play used in flag football except for it is an all girl event, excluding the coaches.   This year, the games consisted of the freshma...

Outstanding athlete: A Case for football

Outstanding athlete: A Case for football

Mackenzie Moore, Web Journalist

October 17, 2018

For over seven years senior Jamal Case had been playing football as an offensive lineman. Case now plays tight-end and fullback for the Varsity football team. He has scouts from several different colleges looking at him because of his skills. “Saginaw Valley, Siena Heights, Albion College, Al...

Outstanding athlete: Campbell proves to be trustworthy wing

Outstanding athlete: Campbell proves to be trustworthy wing

Kaitlyn Grier, Sports Editor

March 7, 2018

For the past 12 years, freshman Owen Campbell has been playing hockey. He was first put on the ice at three years old and has been skating since. Campbell joined the Jackson B&M Towers hockey team and is currently playing for them. “When I first joined the team it was hard, as I wasn’t very...

Differences in sports around the world

Differences in sports around the world

Shealyn Paulis, News Journalist

March 5, 2018

In America, almost all schools offer sports programs and teams. These teams are seen as an opportunity to build friendships and gain qualities such as responsibility and time management. While this is an ordinary thing in America, they are not as common in other parts of the world. Senior Gianna Goldschmid...

Preventing theft in locker rooms

Preventing theft in locker rooms

Micheal Mierzwa, Web Journalist

February 23, 2018

Day in and day out, hundreds of teenagers walk through the locker rooms for sports or gym classes, yet they question if their belongings are safe. The lockers are very easy to access, and it is easier to just place your things in an open locker. Still the locker room should be a safe place to put...

‘He lifts, he scores’

‘He lifts, he scores’

Nicole Mata, Web Journalist

February 13, 2018

In 2015, a new weight room was added to the school, giving students the opportunity to use high quality weight machines. Even with the new equipment intact, varsity football coach Mr. Adam Grybauskas still wanted to find another way for the students to be motivated to exercise. Before winter break,...

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