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Meridian football seniors seek change with “All Eyes on Us” campaign

Meridian football seniors seek change with “All Eyes on Us” campaign

Spencer Maxwell, Reporter
April 11, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The "All Eyes on Us" campaign is the product of a Meridian journalism class project. The class was tasked with, "finding something in the school or community that needs a positive boost, then create and launch a campaign to change public opinion," says journalism teacher Sheila Moore. The journalism...

Reaching new heights

Reaching new heights

Justin Hendrian, Reporter
March 22, 2017
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports

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
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports

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...

Ian on the street: Super Bowl LI

Ian on the street: Super Bowl LI

Ian Carnahan, Reporter
February 8, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Video

Super Bowl LI was the deciding game to see whether the New England Patriots or the Atlanta Falcons would be the best team in the NFL. Although it was a very tough game for both sides, the Patriots ended up winning in overtime, 34 to 28. Super Bowl LI was the fifth most-watched Super Bowl ever, according...

Super Bowl 51

Super Bowl 51

Austin Durbin, Reporter
January 31, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Super Bowl is the largest televised event for the NFL. On February 5, the 51st annual Super Bowl will be held in Houston, Texas. The New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons will face off for all the glory the Super Bowl offers. The Super Bowl has created numerous memories and countless legends...

Tough loss but great school spirit

Tough loss but great school spirit

Cameron Getz, Reporter
January 30, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Meridian Hawks basketball team played St. Teresa for the second time this season. The first time these teams met, St. Teresa went home with the win. The Hawks were hoping for a different result this game, but the game did not go as planned. The final score of the game was 76-46 St. Teresa with the...

IESA 8th grade girls basketball

IESA 8th grade girls basketball

Justin Hendrian, Reporter
January 2, 2017
Filed under Sports

This year, Meridian High School was selected to host state for 8th Grade Girls Basketball. With the recent addition of a new gym, Meridian got the chance to showcase the new facility. "I think it was a wonderful opportunity that we were able to showcase our facility, that was the goal in mind....

Bump, set, spike

Bump, set, spike

Kendra Merris, Reporter
November 16, 2016
Filed under Sports

But don't forget the dig! Drew Newberry, senior, the Varsity libero on the Meridian girl's volleyball team, got the most digs this year. After graduation, she plans to continue her volleyball career at Blackburn College. Wednesday, November 16, Newberry will sign with Blackburn College to play volleyball....

Early birds on the diamond

Early birds on the diamond

Drew Snow, Reporter
November 10, 2016
Filed under Sports

Meridian High School's baseball team recently started work on the field to better their fundamentals and come together as a team. These early practices have been put on by players and coaches anxious for the season. Meridian is getting an early start on the season to be more fundamentally prepared...

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