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America’s pastime

America’s pastime

Austin Mendenhall, Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports

On March 29, all across the nation, gates were opened, hot dogs were consumed, and Major League Baseball finally returned. After a long off-season and spring training, the regular season is off with a hit. High schools have been playing for a few weeks now, but why do they play? Not many know what...

Back on track

Back on track

Dylan Reed, Reporter

April 5, 2018


Filed under Sports

Last Wednesday, March 28, was the first of few home track meets for Meridian High School. "I think our team ran really well for our first meet. We got 2nd in the 4x100, 4x200, and 4x400," said senior, Nate Durbin. "I think this season is going to be a great one for us." Nate says he thinks the 4x100...

Brackets busted

Brackets busted

Cameron Getz, Reporter

April 5, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Sports

If you made a bracket for the 2018 men's NCAA basketball tournament, then I am going to guess that you aren't too happy about it. There have been many upsets in this year's tournament. History was made in the first round of the bracket when the 16 seed UMBC beat the 1 seed, Virginia.  This was the...

Baseball uniforms go for change

Baseball uniforms go for change

Drew Snow, Reporter

April 5, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

On March 31, the boy's baseball team played in Nokomis through rough conditions while showing off their new uniforms. The uniforms were ordered back in November and were just received and passed out days before the third playable game of the season. Upon a team vote, all black was decided. Almost...

Multi-sport studs

Multi-sport studs

Nathaniel Durbin, Reporter

April 5, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports

Meridian High School offers seven sports on the boys' side. Multiple sports are going on simultaneously, so being a multi-sport athlete can be tough. Junior Garrett Meisenhelter and senior Connor Hurelbrink are two athletes that have embraced the challenges to help better Meridian sports. In Meisenhelter's...

NBA off-season/playoff preview

NBA off-season/playoff preview

Brock Durbin, Reporter

March 26, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports

With the NBA season coming to an end, teams and fans are starting to think about the playoffs and off-season. The playoffs consist of a 16-team, single elimination tournament. The playoffs are going to be held on April 24-May 28. The best team in the Western Conference will face the best team in the...

Softball season preview

Softball season preview

Emma Jackson, Reporter

March 16, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports

The Meridian girls softball team kicks off their season Monday, March 18. The team is experiencing major changes this year due to the loss of two key seniors last year, and the class being moved down to 1A. Monday, the softball team will play their first game against Pana. This year the team has no...

Boys basketball senior night

Boys basketball senior night

Nate Durbin, Reporter

March 16, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports

On Friday, February 16, the Meridian Hawks senior boys basketball players competed in their very last basketball game on their home floor. Before the Hawks took on the Tuscola Warriors, the members of the boy's basketball team, band, and cheer squad were all announced along with their parents. "It...

New season, new coach

New season, new coach

Emily Peterson, Reporter

March 14, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports

Meridian High School's baseball team is ready to take on a new season with their coaches Rick Scrimpsher and the new Junior Varsity coach Ponce 'De' Leon Palmer. Right around the corner is a new season for the Meridian Baseball Team, but the season is not the only thing that's new. Coach Palmer is...

The senior triad

The senior triad

Cameron Getz, Reporter

March 2, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports

This season, the boy's track and field team kicks off on Wednesday, March 7 at the Mt. Zion indoor meet. This year's team is led by a trio of seniors with state experience: Nate Durbin, Marshall Brown, and Cameron Getz. This year, all three of them are looking to have a great senior season, and go...

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