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The true heroes of sports–athletic trainers

The true heroes of sports–athletic trainers

| May 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Mallory Morrison Staff Reporter Blood pumping. Sweat dripping. Heart beating. Then, in that moment you can finally taste it — victory! Athletes know the sweet taste of victory and the bitter taste of losing when it comes to sports.  But without the true hero behind the scenes, sports would have no taste at all.  […]

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The Birchwood Family Opry and Other Wanderings on Gospel and Country Music

The Birchwood Family Opry and Other Wanderings on Gospel and Country Music

| April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Will Jones Staff Writer A half-mile from my house is a gospel-singing hall, which holds concerts the first Thursday of every month last time I checked. It used to be a video store with, according to the hoarse and cracking whisper of a worldly neighbor friend, a substantial porn offering. Now there are pews where […]

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Hilltop Players present ‘Kind Lady’

Hilltop Players present ‘Kind Lady’

| April 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Meredith Kreigh Managing Editor The Hilltop Players’ most recent performance was “Kind Lady,” starring senior Hannah Shipe as kind and charitable Mary Herries. It is a drama that Edward Chodorov adapted from Hugh Walpole’s short story “The Silver Mask.” The audience is introduced to the play with a scene from the end of the […]

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Review of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’s “The Heist”

Review of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’s “The Heist”

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Dhember Viera Staff Writer Imagine the muted, monotone refrain “what, what, what, what (repeated x 7)” followed by the skittering entrance of a playful, boastful saxophone, a silly sugar rush beat and the introductory declaration “I’m gonna pop some tags.” I’m talking, of course, about the surprise of a mega-hit that is Macklemore and […]

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Mr. Bryan Pageant once again a huge success

Mr. Bryan Pageant once again a huge success

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Ashley Coker Staff Writer Daniel Katz rescued a damsel in distress this weekend as a crowd of about 250 cheered him on. Katz, decked out in a cowboy hat, red suspenders, a handkerchief around his neck and a plastic pistol secured to his hip, was one of 11 contestants in the second annual Mr. […]

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