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Football feeling optimistic despite setbacks

Gabriel Beasley, Page Editor

October 25, 2019

Optimism has carried some Falcon football players through their early games this season. Lawrence North, now ranked eighth in class 6A, handed a tough 0-55 loss to the Falcons in their first game of the season. The Falcons ...

Falcons fly through summer heat

Sonia Ventura-Mendoza, Page Editor

August 28, 2019

When the bell rings to release students on the last day of school, many of them won't be returning until the next school year. For others, they will be returning the next day. In order to prepare for their fall season, athletes are required...

Falcons light up the stadium

Andrew Haggerty and Lucas Ferdinand-McDonald

August 28, 2019

On Friday, August 23, the Falcons square off against Lawrence North at Falcon Stadium, but this team has been hard at work since summer, putting  in long hours in the weight room and on the field to prepare  for the season....

Holiday hang-up: No second helping for winter athletes

Diana Pyle, Digital Editor

March 14, 2019

For many students, the holidays mean spending time with family, lounging on breaks and, of course, digging into mouth-watering food. But for some Falcon athletes, indulging in these traditionally delicious dinners isn’t an op...

Students on and off the field: Student athletic trainers aide teams from sidelines

Madison Pruitt, Sports Writer

March 5, 2019

On the field, they stand with the athletes with bags full of tape, bandages, and other essentials, prepared for the worst. The athletic trainers and assistants are always at hand for student athletes, working consistently in both ...

From stadium to stage: Athletics influence students’ futures

Kellen Smiley, Sports Writer

January 22, 2019

Athletics have long played a role in influencing adolescent lives, both on the field and off the field. Sports can affect young adults emotionally, mentally and socially. These effects include self-esteem boosts, experience...

Living next to the stadium: Won’t you be my neighbor?

Sasha Sears, Arts & Entertainment Writer

January 22, 2019

There are soda and Gatorade bottles tossed around and bright stadium fluorescents shadowing the student body, only this isn’t conjured up in the towering silver stadium– this is the scene that greets anyone fortunate to live...

Spotlight on tradition

Jaelyn Reynolds, Page Editor

August 31, 2018

Perry Meridian football team’s rich history has developed over the years into one of tradition and camaraderie. “Since late 80’s, early 90’s we’d have this dinner the Thursday night before the Southport game.” Matthew...

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