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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...

Where is our track?

Where is our track?

Zach Stair, Staff Reporter
November 5, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports

As the 2015 Meridian High School track and field season creeps forward, a question might be asked when looking at where the second installment of the new Meridian High School is being built. “What is going to happen to the track?” The result of a chain linked fence around the area and the construction...

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
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports

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...

Meridian Girls Soccer

Meridian Girls Soccer

Jacob Brown, Photographer
May 8, 2014
Filed under Sports

The Lady Hawks have been plagued this year with injury after injury. Usually playing with eight to nine girls when eleven are supposed to be on the field. Their record of one win and ten losses with one tie doesn’t show how hard nosed these girls are. They know coming into the game they are at a dis...

Bass fishing sectional tournament

Bass fishing sectional tournament

Braydon Wayne Barnes, Sports Writer
May 7, 2014
Filed under Sports

On Saturday April 19, the Meridian Hawks bass fishing team had a tournament to decide which two teams would advance on to sectionals at Clinton Lake. Jacob Brown and Terry Norman took first place with 6.68 pounds. Second place and the final spot for sectionals was filled by Trevor Pate and David Shroye...

Millard leaves for better opportunity

Joshua Whitaker, News Editor
May 6, 2014
Filed under Sports

 The 2015 baseball program will have a new coach next year. The district doesn’t know who will be the coach, but current coach Tony Millard is stepping up to be the Athletic Director for the middle and high school buildings. This change will have an effect on Meridian juniors and sophomores. The sophomor...

NBA 1st-round Playoffs

NBA 1st-round Playoffs

Hayden Morrow, Sports reporter
May 6, 2014
Filed under Sports

With the first round of the NBA playoffs finally arriving, you are going to see the level of intensity and competitiveness rise throughout each team. This year Playoffs are looking to be a tossup. There are many teams that are considered dangerous and that could contend in a championship. Meridian senior,...

Tony Millard’s retirement from coaching baseball

Tony Millard’s retirement from coaching baseball

Brandon Fornwalt, Sports Editor
May 6, 2014
Filed under Sports

As some of you may know, Tony Millard is resigning from coaching baseball and taking over as athletic director for grades six through twelve. Millard has been coaching baseball for eight years including a year as the junior varsity coach in Watseka, two years as the varsity coach in Edinburg, and five yea...

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