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Softball Guide for Dummies

Softball Guide for Dummies

Rhiannon Belcher

October 5, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

Some of you guys may not understand how this whole “softball” sport works. I have decided to make it slightly easier for you to better understand how softball works. As a travel softball player I know a lot, (not saying I know EVERYTHING) so here are some things you need to know. Let's start with ...

Humans of Lee: Up Close and Personal with Taylor Gill

Humans of Lee: Up Close and Personal with Taylor Gill

Rhiannon Belcher

October 4, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, HUMANS OF LEE, Showcase

There are many students in the Lee County School System that have absolutely amazing talents and gifts. Rather it be art, acting, music, sports, or anything out of the ordinary, they do not always get the attention they deserve. Taylor Gill (12) is a singer/songwriter. ‘“I started singing when I was...

Recruiting begins for student athletes

Recruiting begins for student athletes

Tiyance Dewberry

September 29, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Showcase, SPORTS

This year's class of 2018 is loaded from talent in each sport.  There are athletes that have big offers such as Otis Reese who is committed to Michigan, Griffin Mcdowell who is committed to Mississippi State and Ty Terrell who is committed to Ball Sate. The football team has multiple of guys that sign...

Struggling in Move On When Ready

Struggling in Move On When Ready

Hayley Moore

September 28, 2017


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Move On When Ready is a program offered to high school students that allows them to participate in college classes. I signed up for three classes at Georgia Southwestern University, but eventually dropped one class. I am currently in psychology and US history, and I am not struggling in either class....

The Semicolon; a life saving movement

The Semicolon; a life saving movement

Mason Montgerard

September 28, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Showcase

Suicide Prevent Month is the month of September and we will be supporting The Semicolon Movement. The semicolon movement is a part of Project Semicolon formed in 2013 to prevent suicide across the nation. The semicolon is used to continue a sentence instead of ending. The semicolon is a sign of hope...

How Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma have impacted the U.S.

Taylor Gill

September 26, 2017


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Several states have been severely impacted by hurricane Irma and Texas took a big hit from hurricane Harvey. There have already been a lot of products whose prices have went up..but what other things can we expect to skyrocket in price? Well, Florida has lost a large amount of cash crops like orang...

Hurricane Irma rips through the south

Megan Wisener, newspaper

September 26, 2017


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The deadly category 5 hurricane that swept through the Caribbean Islands, Florida, and Georgia killing 34 people in the Caribbean Islands, 42 in Florida, and 3 in Georgia. The hurricane began on Wednesday August 30 in the Atlantic Ocean. Its first target was the Caribbean Islands where it took out...

Point/counterpoint: yes for textbooks

Point/counterpoint: yes for textbooks

Rhiannon Belcher

September 26, 2017


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A few days ago during our Newspaper class, students started talking about textbooks and computers. There were many students who said that they preferred text books over computers, while others said they preferred computers over textbooks. I was one of the few that preferred text books over computers...

All State Corky Kell Players

All State Corky Kell Players

Tiyance Dewberry, Sports writer

September 26, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, SPORTS

During the third week of August, Corky kell Hosted a national televised series where the top high school football teams in Georgia compete against one another. The week consisted of media day, which each school brought their top players to represent their team. As the games approached, plenty of teams...

Cross Country For Dummies

Jessica King

September 26, 2017


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If you know nothing  about Cross Country here's some things to help you out. What You Should Know Before: The Team is made up of Seven Runners The Four levels of cross country; Varsity, Junior Varsity, Sophomore, and Freshmen The number of points you get are determined by the place you finish i...

How Much is too Much to Spend for School Activities?

Jessica King

September 26, 2017


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There have been many people wondering  how much money we spend for school activities and the costs  the money cover. The average cost of money spent of extra school activities in  the United States for a high school student is $1,124 according to the "Money" website. These fees are insane. Public...

Dummy’s guide to watching football

Dummy’s guide to watching football

Jason Orndorff

September 22, 2017


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First thing people need to know about football is all the positions. There are 11 positions on the field from both team, offense and defense. On the offense there are the quarterback, running back, full back, three wide receivers, and five offensive lineman. The quarterback is responsible for catching...

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