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Numbers have risen

Numbers have risen

Alexis Rosenberger, Reporter

November 20, 2017


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Starting the season off with an increase in players, the Meridian girls’ basketball team had their first practice October 30. MHS’s girls' basketball head coach, Mitch Cloe said, “We had 13 players last year. We are going to be around 18 this year. This year will bring depth.” According...

2018 NBA All-Star Weekend changed

2018 NBA All-Star Weekend changed

Brock Durbin, Reporter

October 25, 2017


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The East versus West conferences in the NBA will be no more. On October 3, 2017, the NBA announced that the 67-year tradition was broken, and the stars of the 2018 All-Star Weekend will pave a way for new games to come. Senior Austin Mendenhall stated, "It will be fun to watch players from different...

The girl in the trophy case you don’t know

The girl in the trophy case you don’t know

Kyle Farmer, Reporter

October 18, 2017


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Grace Miller is a senior at Decatur Christian School but has played on the Meridian Golf Team for four years. She was the golf team's number one player this year and has a nine-hole average of 44 strokes...and an 18 hole average of 88 strokes. Miller has made it to state twice, including this year...

One last go around

One last go around

Cameron Getz, Reporter

October 17, 2017


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On Friday, October 13, the seniors on the Meridian football team played their last home game on their senior night. Last Friday night the seniors played just more game on their home field in front of their home crowd. Most of these seniors started playing varsity football when they were sophomores,...

Rare but big heart

Rare but big heart

Cameron Getz, Main Enforcer

October 3, 2017


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It is kind of intimidating knowing if you get hit in the chest one day, the next day, you could be having surgery on your heart. Austin Clark is a freshman at Meridian who recently joined the football team, even though he has a rare heart condition. Clark's heart condition is called Tetralogy of...

Snapped: Meridian breaks losing streak

Snapped: Meridian breaks losing streak

Connor Hurelbrink, Executive Producer

September 23, 2017


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On Friday, September 22, 2017, the Meridian High School football team picked up their first win in 24 games which amassed 2 winless seasons in 2015-16 and 2016-17. The Hawks faced, also winless this season, Sullivan Okaw-Valley High School. The Hawks have battled something most other teams do not...

Rounding third and headed to a new home

Rounding third and headed to a new home

Justin Hendrian, Reporter

May 17, 2017


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Chelsea Getz is one of few athletes that have the ability to go on to play Division 1 softball. Getz will attend college at Tennessee State in Nashville. Getz started playing softball when she was in third grade and plays summer ball for the Central Illinois Chaos 99 Elite. Getz also has a brother (Dakota Getz)...

Boys CIC track meet

Boys CIC track meet

Cameron Getz, Reporter

May 16, 2017


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The Meridian Hawks boys track team competed last Tuesday in Macon for the CIC conference meet. Even though the Hawks placed 7th in the meet out of 8 teams, there were some good things that happened. Marshall Brown, a junior sprinter for the Hawks track team, got second in the 200-meter dash, with...

Elite athletes compete at the Macon County Meet

Elite athletes compete at the Macon County Meet

Justin Hendrian, Reporter

May 1, 2017


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On April 25, Meridian hosted the Macon County Meet, and a total of 16 teams were present. High jumper Cameron Getz is currently tied for first in the state with a jump 6'8''. He started doing track his sophomore year of high school, and his main goal for this season is to place in the top five for...

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


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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...

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