The Moxie Mountie

Wrestlers qualify at States

Wrestlers qualify at States

Sydney Boulter, Sports Editor

March 7, 2017


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After Wrestling Regionals were concluded, three athletes moved onto the State Competition, senior Loren Mason, junior Tanner Beach, and sophomore Reese Darrow. During the State Competition Beach lost his first match, but then went onto win his next four matches to wrestle off for third and fourth...

Self characteristics, athletics grow side by side

Self characteristics, athletics grow side by side

Morgan Huver, Asst. Editor-In-Chief

February 28, 2017


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Having played competitive golf for going on four years and on Varsity for three, senior Leah Olmsted looks forward to end her senior year. "Being with upperclassmen [my freshman year] created lifelong friendships," said Olmsted. "Also having the opportunity to be a vocal leader with a great group of...

Jackson United hockey scores friendships

Jackson United hockey scores friendships

Griffin Foster, Journalist

February 24, 2017


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For the Jackson United hockey team the 2016 - 2017 season has been a team effort. After last year’s standout performance from alumnus Alex Gwinn, who led the team with 41 goals, the united team was hoping for a standout to lead the team. Seniors Brad Campbell and Seth Maloney have been splitting...

Talent does not equal winning

Talent does not equal winning

Griffin Foster, Journalist

February 21, 2017


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Hard work is a much better trait to have than talent in every aspect of life. “Hard work beats talent when talent fails work hard,” said high school basketball coach Tim Notke. Notke is a high school basketball coach whose quote was made popular by Kevin Durant, while Durant was playing college...

Passion for cheerleading creates life time impact

Passion for cheerleading creates life time impact

Morgan Huver, Asst. Editor-in-Cheif

February 21, 2017


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When it comes to cheering, senior Ceairra Barron is the first to know what to do. Barron has been cheering since the young age of four, and has continued throughout her high school career. One of Barron’s many inspirations would have to be her mother Melissa and her sister Keairra Coleman. “My...

Bowling Regionals scheduled for February 24 and 25

Sydney Shafer, Journalist

February 14, 2017


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The bowling regional tournament will take place next Friday and Saturday on February 24 and 25 at Continental Lanes in Kalamazoo.  Only Varsity will be competing. On Friday, Varsity girls will start at 7:30 a.m. while  Varsity boys will start around 12 p.m.. On Saturday the Varsity boys will start...

Senior Zack Wohlart signs to Northern Michigan University

Sydney Shafer, Journalist

February 7, 2017


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Zack Wohlart signed to play soccer for Northern Michigan University (NMU) on Friday, Feb. 3. Wohlart chose NMU over seven other schools. ...

Athletes prepare for upcoming season

Athletes prepare for upcoming season

Adam Staudinger, Journalist

January 19, 2017


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With track season starting in the spring, students are making an effort to stay in shape during the winter. Students train inside the high school during the winter months, using the hallways as their practice area. The athletes jog, run, and sprint to improve their running times for track for around...

Winter tryout dates

Audri Chenoweth, Photographer

November 9, 2016


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Students who plan to try out must have an updated physical form on file in order to participate. Winter sports tryout dates and times include: Girls Basketball - Nov. 7, Nov. 8, Nov. 9 at 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Located at high school Boys Basketball - Nov. 14, Nov. 15, Nov. 16 at 2:45 p.m. -...

Shining Senior: Building a legacy for underclassmen through commitment

Shining Senior: Building a legacy for underclassmen through commitment

Morgan Huver, Asst. Editor-in-Chief

October 25, 2016


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Having been a Mountie his entire life, senior Nick Leach-King’s final season on the Varsity football team comes to an end.  Leach-King has been playing football since the age of four. “My father inspired me to go out for football.  Every person in my family played in high school, and I was born...

Weight room open to students

Ashley Potosky, Journalist

October 12, 2016


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The weight room has a new coordinator for the fall season, Coach Mr. Bruce Gumbert. The weight room is an opportunity for people to get physically and mentally stronger. Students can use it Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday right after school until about 4 p.m.. It is open to everyone, not just athletes. “My...

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