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Peyton Schneider: Running to Success

Peyton Schneider: Running to Success

Ava Padelford, Co-Editor November 27, 2021

Peyton Schneider, junior at Mountain Ridge, just wrapped up a successful cross country season.  He won first place in Districts at Skunk Creek on October 22nd for the boys cross country team. He ran a 5k (3.11 miles) in 16 minutes and 28 seconds....

Winter Sports Prep

Winter Sports Prep

Makayla Bast, Journalist October 29, 2021

As fall sports’ seasons dwindle down with the chill of winter, Mountain Ridge can welcome those that represent winter. Girls and boys basketball, girls and boys soccer, and wrestling prepare for their debut come the end of 2021.   Winter...

Varsity Football: A Mid-Season Analysis

Varsity Football: A Mid-Season Analysis

Caitlin Bailey, Journalist October 8, 2021

With the onset of the mid-season mark for football, there are a lot of things to look back on and many more to look forward to in the future. Coach McEowen sat down to talk about the Varsity Football team and their season so far, including some of the...

Mountain Ridge’s 2021-22 volleyball team

Dig PINK Event

Alexa McClain, Journalists October 4, 2021

DECA and Women’s Volleyball will be hosting a game here at Mountain Ridge to honor breast cancer survivors.    The Volleyball girls kindly dedicate a game every year to continue bringing awareness and raise money for breast cancer research....

Aftin Allen,  Junior,  holds sign in the student section on Friday night

Revival of the Student Section

Makayla Bast, Journalist October 4, 2021

After a long offseason courtesy of the pandemic, the student section has made its comeback and boy, have they been missed. Flooding the crowds, Ridge Army is making sure our sports teams know who has home field advantage.    Filling the middle...

Superteams Swamp Sports

Superteams Swamp Sports

Makayla Bast, Journalist September 24, 2021

The TV flips on to a sports game where vibrant fans fill the crowd of their respective teams. In the sea of the team's crowd, you can spot new customized jerseys of household named player, now in the colors and threads of the home team. Who would have...

How to Gear up for Friday Night Lights

How to Gear up for Friday Night Lights

Makayla Bast, Journalist September 10, 2021

Friday night lights are here! After a year of absence from the home crowd, Mountain Ridge is eager to open its stands to Ridge Army.    Freshmen, welcome their first chance to belong in the student section as high schoolers. Sophomores, get...

The Final Field with Mr. Miller

The Final Field with Mr. Miller

Molly Bomar, Co-Editor September 10, 2021

The 2021 Ridge football season has begun and the Ridge Army is getting ready to go wild in the student section on Friday nights. The new turf field has been striped with forest green and a burgundy mountain lion calls attention to the 50 yard-line, awaiting...

Kim Rodgers on Athletics and Mental Health

Kim Rodgers on Athletics and Mental Health

Caitlin Bailey, Journalist August 30, 2021

In the past few years, the conversation around mental health has been brought up more and more, but there’s still a huge stigma surrounding it. The Athletic Trainer here at Ridge, Kim Rodgers, feels that mental health should be discussed more, especially...

More Than a Game

More Than a Game

Ava Padelford, Editor August 19, 2021

Kaden Hicks, senior at Mountain Ridge and starter on the varsity football team, has more than just the upcoming football season on his mind.   To date, Hicks has received 11 college offers from all over the US and will continue to keep his...

The Best Part Of Hockey Completely Ruined!

The Best Part Of Hockey Completely Ruined!

Alexa McClain, Journalist May 18, 2021

Some enjoy the sport of hockey because of the non-stop action. Some enjoy it because of the cold and icy environment. I enjoy Hockey simply because of its aggressive play.   For my 11th birthday, my dad took me to my first hockey game here...

Ridge students compete hard, root hard too

Ridge students compete hard, root hard too

Ava Padelford, Editor May 4, 2021

What sports pull you in? How do they pull you in? The thrill of a home run or the excitement in a hockey fight. Each one is different and they all attract different people.    Sports are thrilling to many all over the world. They can be intense...

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