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Starting out the season fresh

Starting out the season fresh

Cinda Vaughn, Reporter
March 18, 2016
Filed under Sports

The 2016 Meridian Girls Soccer season is on its way, not only are more girls wanting to play, but they also have a new field to play on. The Meridian Girls Soccer season started practicing about two weeks ago and had their first game was this Monday, March 14. The team contains 15 girls. Unfortunately,...

Expected repeat

Expected repeat

Cole Babcock, Reporter
March 17, 2016
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports

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...

Change could be good, the 2015-16 Meridian Hawks basketball team

Change could be good, the 2015-16 Meridian Hawks basketball team

Cole Babcock, Reporter
November 20, 2015
Filed under Sports

The 2015-16 Meridian Hawks basketball season kicks off this Friday night at green and white night.  This year will be different in an important way, it will be without Coach Blickensderfer. This year brings a new coach, Jay Driscoll, with much determination, encouragement and excitement.   Howe...

New year, new coach

New year, new coach

Andrew Gebhart, Staff Reporter
March 18, 2015
Filed under Sports

It’s that time again, high school baseball season. This year is different for the Meridian Hawks baseball team, they have a new coaching staff led by Coach Spain. Coach Spain comes from a team that had a successful record and two of his assistant coaches have played college baseball and know the game...

Track takes a new approach

Track takes a new approach

Shyanne Hagler, Staff Reporter
March 11, 2015
Filed under Sports

Girls and boys track is trying a new approach to their practices. Coaches Denna Williams and Tony Klein have come up with the idea to practice at Millikin University on Thursdays (beginning 3/19/2015). The purpose is to better help training for meets rather than at Meridian High School, where there is...

Coach returns from surgery

Shyanne Hagler, Staff Reporter
February 17, 2015
Filed under News, Sports

Many have been asking where their coach, Mike Stogsdill is in P.E class. There are a lot of students throughout the school who did not know of heart condition in the first place, but knew that he was gone for a couple of days. Others knew he had to go to the hospital for surgery. Coach Stogsdill,...

Mrs. 1000

Mrs. 1000

Tori Deardorff, Staff Reporter
February 11, 2015
Filed under Sports

It's been a long ride for senior Maggie Comerford who has been playing basketball since 5th grade. A four year starter and major leader of the team, Comerford has finally gotten to a major milestone that not many others can say they have made it to. During the Shelbyville game, Comerford got to and surpassed...

The Stress on “Bakerman”

The Stress on “Bakerman”

Boyd Mathias, Staff Writer
January 22, 2015
Filed under Sports

Have you ever found yourself stressing about a big test coming up tomorrow? You spend a couple hours preparing and feel confident. Now imagine yourself in that same position, but you have to travel an hour away to play in a basketball game. This happens a lot more than you would think and adds a lot o...

We’re talking about practice?

We’re talking about practice?

Zach Stair, Staff Reporter
November 25, 2014
Filed under Sports

Basketball at Meridian High School is arguably the most anticipated sport of the school year, which is largely due to the success of the team in years prior and the talent of this year's boys and girls rosters. Last year was the first year of the new gym being in use for basketball games, but the old...

Laced up for the last time

Laced up for the last time

Boyd Mathias, Staff Reporter
November 5, 2014
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports

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...

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