Circle Vision

Spring sports preview

Nick Bland, Sports Editor

April 11, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

COACHES While athletes compete and practice their coaches are behind them guiding and teaching at the practices and events. Coaches are eager to get on the track with students. “It’s exciting to see students doing something they didn’t think they could do. It’s really nice to get to b...

Winter sports State, Sub-State results

Nick Bland, Sports Editor

April 11, 2016


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BOWLING Spencer Raney, 9 was the first freshman in Circle High to go to state and has bowled for the past five or six years. Raney took thirty-nine out of ninety-six at state. “Spencer is a very talented young man he’s been bowling for at least 3 years so even when he was back at middle s...

Longshaw’s legacy

Longshaw’s legacy

Nick Bland, Sports Editor

March 4, 2016


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“You work so hard to perfect a move to perfect the things you have worked on all week all season and all year. When you finally feel it come and you hit it in the match, it’s a great feeling to feel. All that hard work paid off,” Longshaw said Longshaw has wrestled since second grade and has...

Wrestlers take on competition

Wrestlers take on competition

Nick Bland, Sports Editor

March 4, 2016


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Working in a hot room and sweating to help lose weight to make their weight for their next meet, but also learning and preparing themselves for their next match. Wrestling is more of a one person sport rather than a team sport. “The best part of wrestling is going out there and wrestling your...

On the dance floor

On the dance floor

Nick Bland, Sports Editor

March 4, 2016


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Swinging their arms and twirling around during practice while in unison, the girls dance team practices their routine. During basketball and football games at halftime the dance team comes out and entertains the crowd with their talent of dance. “It’s super nerve racking and exciting, once...

Lear pursues dream, wins over 300 tournaments

Devon Zorn, 21st Century Journalism

February 8, 2016


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Over 1,000 trophies and medals and more than 300 tournaments ago, Payton Lear, 10,  started Taekwondo. She started at about five-years-old. Her hobby started when she was being picked on by a boy when she was in kindergarten, so she told her parents she wanted to learn how to beat a boy up. “Wh...

“Let’s go Circle”

Nick Bland, Sports Editor

February 4, 2016


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“One two three four, one two three four.” Taisha Tunnell, head cheerleader coach, counts out the beat for the cheerleaders to practice to prep their homecoming for performance. The cheerleaders practice after school in the turf room. During home games the cheerleaders take the court at half-time...

Play the sport, risk the injury

Play the sport, risk the injury

Nick Bland, Sports Editor

January 13, 2016


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You’re shooting hoops, running, hitting a baseball or softball and then all of a sudden an injury happens out of your control. Or is it? Injuries can occur at any time playing sports, but what matters is how one takes care of them and recovers so they can get back in the game as quickly and safely...

Boys bowling assemble for season, look to take title again

Boys bowling assemble for season, look to take title again

Jonam Gibbs, News Editor

December 4, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The varsity boys are prepared for the upcoming bowling season with hopes of another state championship trophy. Last season ended with the boys crowned the best team in 1A through 5A competition. They will lose two seniors from that team, alumni Cade Liby and Braxton Thomas. “With Cade you had...

Powerlifters build up for season

Kara Ragan, Student Life Editor

December 3, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Powerlifting is a sport with three categories in the high school division. First is squat (from a rack, athletes lift bar onto shoulders), then bench (lay on bench and lift bar), and finally power clean (lifting bar from the ground onto shoulders). The favorite lifts of seniors, Alex Banuelos, Tara Varn...

Varsity soccer’s work pays off: team breaks records as they finish league season

Varsity soccer’s work pays off: team breaks records as they finish league season

Nick Bland, Sports Editor

November 6, 2015


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Varsity soccer league is over. This year’s team broke three different records. The records include: most wins in a season, Peter Snijders, 12, has the most saves and Mark Walthers, 12, and Anthony Cutsinger, 12, and are battling for most goals in a career. The team is going to the quarter finals and...

Eighteen holes and done

Nick Bland, Sports Editor

November 6, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Brian Henry Girls’ golf team practiced at El Dorado Country Club and traveled around to play this season tournaments and meets, The golf team was made up of a small group of six girls. With four seniors graduating last year and only two former players returning, the golf team was fairly new. The team finished their season and took fifth at Agusta and eighth...

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