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Calling All Spring Sport Athletes

Janine H., Staff Writer

December 12, 2018

Filed under School Sports

As the first semester wraps up, middle school students begin to prepare for spring sports. The sports offered for middle schoolers are Track and Field, Lacrosse, Baseball, Golf, Tennis, and for the eighth grade girls, JV Gymnastics. A...

Nationally Known: Westminster Squash

George M, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018

Filed under School Sports, Sports

This fall many seventh and eighth graders tried out for both the developmental and varsity squash teams. Westminster has a renowned squash program that has won many national titles in both the girls and boys divisions. “Squash...

Pigskin Picnic: An Annual Tradition

Rhodé O., Staff Writer

October 11, 2018

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The Pigskin Picnic is a beloved tradition that kicks off the school year the first week of September. In a survey taken by 128 students, about 80 percent of them did attend the Pigskin Picnic this year. It is clear that...

BatCats Off to Winning Season

Jenny J., Staff Writer

September 19, 2018

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The middle school softball team, made up of 16 players, is off to a winning season with a 9-3 record. Marist, one of the three schools who defeated the BatCats, has been tough competition, according to the players. Lia D.,...

Eighth Grade Football: Cats Reach Midseason

Ikechi A., Staff Writer

September 13, 2018

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The eighth grade football players have kicked off their season with a 2-1 start, defeating GAC 26-0 and Wesleyan 34-0. The Cats showed grit and hard work in triumphing ­­­­­over two strong teams. They played a close match...

VolleyCats Serve up a New Season

Janine H., Staff Writer

September 12, 2018

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By Janine H. The VolleyCats are in the midst of another exciting season. The Green and White teams have already played 11 games and have currently won five. This season, the VolleyCats have played many competitive schools such as St. Pius twice, Inman, So...

MS Golf: Success on the Fairways

Toby L., Staff Writer

April 26, 2018

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The Middle School GolfCats out-drove the competition, and although they were not awarded green jackets of their own, they ended the season successfully, with the boys going undefeated (12-0) and the girls finishing at 4-1. The GolfCats started their season...

Crash! Crack! Ouch! MS Students Deal with Injuries

Virginia M., Staff Writer

April 19, 2018

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While not an official part of the dress code, boots, slings, and casts are worn regularly in the middle school. According to a recent survey of seventh and eighth grade students, over 85 percent have been injured while playing a sport. About 43 percent of those ...

Girls LaxCats Open Season with a Loss

Julia P., Staff Writer

March 1, 2018

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Winter coats are put away, and the grass is looking greener; it's time for spring sports. Lacrosse tryouts for seventh and eighth grade girls are over, and the season has begun. On Saturday, February 24, the LaxCats lost 18-7 to Blessed Trinity. The coaches this year are Amanda Barksdale and Hartley Glass. C...

CatFish Nab a Record Breaking Season

Jae W., Staff Writer

February 28, 2018

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This year’s CatFish season ended in December with the boys earning an undefeated season and the girls undefeated in dual meets. Eight new middle school records were set by seventh and eighth graders. They also made many memories...

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