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Month of Madness

Makayla Bast, Journalist March 23, 2022

The sports world this past month has erupted as fans would know March brings a crazy element of fandom to basketball in the tournament of March Madness, which has kicked off this year in 2022. Madness ensues as 68 college NCAA teams face off in a single...

Hall of Fame 2022 honorees

The Ridge Hall of Fame

Makayla Bast, Journalist February 14, 2022

A new addition to our school is found in the D building lobby, to pay its respect to the athletic alumni that made school history: the Mountain Ridge Hall of Fame. Housing some of the famed athletes and coaches at our school, and reminiscing on the athletic...

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Super Sunday

Makayla Bast, Journalist February 11, 2022

February, inside its short calendar weeks, houses one of the most electric events of the year, even if sports don’t magnetize your attention. This, dare I say, “national holiday” has been an event that is talked about year round in anticipation...

In My Not-So-Humble Opinion: Why the Winter Olympics are Better than the Summer Olympics

In My Not-So-Humble Opinion: Why the Winter Olympics are Better than the Summer Olympics

Remi McKim, Journalist February 4, 2022

The chill is left at the door, frost biting at the windows and doors, with a warm cup in hand you turn the tv on to watch the Winter Olympics…Or so it would be if we didn't live in Arizona. Still, the Winter Olympics’ impact can be felt.   Alpine...

High School Sports Controversy

High School Sports Controversy

Makayla Bast, Journalist February 1, 2022

One of the most fundamental parts of a high school identity has significantly lost its popularity as the 21st century graduates the new generation of high schoolers.    Parents of current students could rip out a handful of colorful stories...

Track and Field 2022

Track and Field 2022

Ava Padelford, Co-Editor January 24, 2022

It’s finally that time of the year where spring sports are rolling in fast. Athletes have been training for this and have been anxiously waiting for it to begin. Track and field tryouts will be held on February 7th from right after school till around...

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Mountain Ridge Within The 2021 All West Valley Preps Football Team

Ava Padelford, Co-Editor January 24, 2022

The Mountain Ridge Football team has worked hard throughout their past season and many have been placed on the 2021 All West Valley Preps football team. These athletes have pushed themselves far and have seen where hard work can get them.   West...

Varsity Cheer decked out in their uniforms and ready to perform

MRHS Cheer Team Places at Regionals!

Molly Bomar, Co-Editor January 21, 2022

The Mountain Ridge Varsity cheer team took gold in the USA West Coast Regionals in December of 2021. The team has trained since August, facing challenges with setbacks of the CoronaVirus and the added pressures of last minute changes to the routine.   Tiffany...

The AIA is a Joke

The AIA is a Joke

Caitlin Bailey, Journalist December 15, 2021

Did April Fools come early because the fact that ESports are considered part of the AIA but ice hockey is not is truly a joke.    The AIA is for high school clubs, something that ice hockey is sadly not a part of. But why? After all, there...

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...

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