Senior prepares for post high school baseball career

Senior prepares for post high school baseball career

Hutch Cheyne, Co-Sports Editor
April 30, 2013
Filed under Sports, Sports Feature

With plans to attend Weatherford College on a scholarship in the fall, senior Dewey Dovel shows a great passion for the game of baseball. “I’ve been playing since I was six,” Dovel said. “It started with T- ball, then up to coach pitch, then finally kid pitch” Transferring from a 5A... Read More »

Broken dreams: two teams battle through injury-riddled seasons

Broken dreams: two teams battle through injury-riddled seasons

Hutch Cheyne, Co-Sports Editor
March 8, 2013
Filed under Sports, Sports Feature

After a strong first round of district competition, the girls’ basketball team was setting their sights set on the playoffs. Then, while attempting a layup, junior Murphy Graham came down in a funny position tearing her ACL, then partially tearing her meniscus. All of a sudden, her playoff dreams turned... Read More »

District soccer kicks off tomorrow

Hutch Cheyne, Co- Sports Editor
February 7, 2013
Filed under Sports

When Sean Akchin was named as the new boys’ head soccer coach, players expected great results. “I thought it would be completely different,” senior Luis Santillan said, “but I still knew it was going to be a great season because I trusted the experience of the coach and his knowledge of the... Read More »

Winter sports preview

Winter sports preview

Hutch Cheyne, Co- Sports Editor
December 13, 2012
Filed under Sports, Sports News, Top Stories

Basketball Although boys’ basketball coach Drew Coffman may be new to Decatur, his expectations are no different than that of a seasoned veteran. “I’m really excited to be here,” Coffman said. “You kind of find your groove pretty fast and you’re still... Read More »

Math teacher shares unusual life experiences

Math teacher shares unusual life experiences

Hutch Cheyne, Co- Sports Editor
November 28, 2012
Filed under Feature, Top Stories

Sometimes the quietest people have the most to say. This saying fits new math teacher Rashidur Rahman to a tee. Growing up according to the values native to Bangladesh, Rahman says life there was much different. “We had more restrictions than here,” he said. “Your main focus was academics... Read More »

Staffer reflects on team diversity

Staffer reflects on team diversity

Hutch Cheyne, Co- Sports Editor
October 25, 2012
Filed under Opinion, Sports, Top Stories

Every morning I start the same routine: get up around 4:50, lazily get dressed and slump out the door to cross country practice, wondering what the morning’s workout consists of. While along the way,  I listen to one of Coach Park’s classic pre- run speeches, then off to the running. While running,... Read More »