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Reaching new heights

Reaching new heights

Justin Hendrian, Reporter
March 22, 2017
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Meridian Hawks track star Cameron Getz currently stands at 5'8'' tall (not something you would expect from an average high jumper). Despite Getz being smaller than most who compete, he ended up winning the most recent track meet with a new personal best of 6'6'', against 1A, 2A, and 3A schools. Getz...

Senior sendoff

Senior sendoff

Connor Hurelbrink, Reporter
February 28, 2017
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On Tuesday, February 14, 2017, Meridian High School hosted its winter sports senior night. The Meridian High School Boys Basketball team hosted Edinburg High School on February 14.  The two seniors, Joe Ford and Layne Kircher, were honored with their senior night. Both Kircher and Ford have played...

One K Kircher

One K Kircher

Justin Hendrian, Reporter
February 17, 2017
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Layne Kircher is one of few players throughout high school to score 1,000 points. Kircher started playing basketball when he was in second grade and is averaging 25 points per game. Over this last season, Kircher has had a huge impact on his teammates. Garrett Meisenhelter stated, "It's fun to play...

Expected repeat

Expected repeat

Cole Babcock, Reporter
March 17, 2016
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Noah Adams has it all when it comes to high jumping for the Meridian Hawks track team.  Adams is not only tall, skinny and an outstanding athlete BUT he also holds the title of last year's state champion in the high jump for class 1A.  He won this state title with an incredible 6’10" jump.  Many s...

Laced up for the last time

Laced up for the last time

Boyd Mathias, Staff Reporter
November 5, 2014
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As the football team suits up for the last game of the season, eight senior players realize this could be the last time they ever suit up for a football game. They have spent countless hours throughout high school dedicated to the sport. As the team sits in anticipation of kickoff, Austin Lindsay...

After seven years, it all comes to an end

After seven years, it all comes to an end

Mattie Williams, Staff Reporter
October 28, 2014
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After seven years of playing volleyball, the sports careers of four girls comes to an end. Volleyball has been a big part of their lives for the past few months. Now that the end is near, the  girls will have more time on their hands. For one senior, Maggie Comerford, free time will not happen. She...

Rebuilding a program

Rebuilding a program

Darren Davis, Sports Reporter
April 16, 2014
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The beginning of another year for Meridian Football has already begun and has been going on for awhile with the off-season workouts. The players work hard in the weight room and they have a lot of motivation with Coach Davis yelling and pushing them to get better. There is also a countdown clock that i...

Recap of Meridian Hawks basketball season

Recap of Meridian Hawks basketball season

Brandon Fornwalt, Sports Editor
March 31, 2014
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The Meridian Hawks basketball season was comparable to a roller coaster; there were many ups and downs within it. The Hawks started off the season slow losing four of their first five games. Besides the fact that the Hawks started off slow, they also lost Wade Beasley to a finger injury in a confere...

The four year track and field athletes

The four year track and field athletes

Brandon Fornwalt, Sports Editor
March 12, 2014
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Meridian has a good history when it comes to track with the help of the three seniors, Brock Snarski, Ryan Ricker and Wade Collier. The 4 by 800 meter team has been to state every year that these seniors have been in high school. All three of these seniors have made it to the state championship at least...

2014 GEICO Bassmaster Classic

2014 GEICO Bassmaster Classic

Jacob Brown, Photographer
March 10, 2014
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The 2014 GEICO Bassmaster Classic was held February 21-23 on Lake Guntersville in Birmingham, Alabama. The Bassmaster Classic is the Superbowl of fishing and is every angler's dream to win. The Classic started in 1971 and has been a tradition in the fishing industry for forty-four years. The Classic isn't ju...

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