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Competitive Cheerleading

Competitive Cheerleading

Elizabeth Underwood, Editor April 8, 2024

When some people think of cheerleading, they think of pom-poms, a football field, or a basketball court. Most people say sideline cheer is “not a sport.” While some agree with this or disagree with...

Coach Crouch

New One: Coach Crouch

Charlie Arnone, Staff Reporter October 6, 2023

The Starting Inspiration Crouch’s father was a coach at York High School for 2 years back in the 70s, and he had always told him that Gloucester was a place he wished he could coach for if he got...

Stress and Poor Mental Well-being Associated with Sports

Stress and Poor Mental Well-being Associated with Sports

Ady Jeffrey, Sections Editor April 10, 2023

People often struggle to know what it truly means to be an athlete. People believe it is showing up and playing the sport you’ve trained for. People believe it is how you live, your love for movement,...

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Navigating what it was like being on a masculine golf team.

Lucy Alexander, Staff Reporter February 8, 2023

For a large portion of my life I played field hockey, but once I got into seventh grade I decided to try out golf. I took lessons at Deer Run golf course and when eighth grade rolled around I began to...

Gloucester Dukes Wrestling Team

Gloucester Dukes Wrestling Match Updates

Staff Reporter, Staff Reporter December 21, 2022

Gloucester Dukes vs Hampton Crabbers Match November 30, 2022 Team score  GHS 54 HHS 24 Individual Results 106 - Sheesley 113 - Anderson 138 -...

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Coach Stan Excited The XC and Track and Field Teams Are Consistently Improving

Hannah Broadwell, Staff Reporter December 16, 2022

The head track and field coach has been John Perrin for the past 30 years. He knows basically everyone in the school and is a pretty familiar face especially to those on XC and track and field teams. Perrin...

Thanksgiving Is A Time For Big Meals & Football

Thanksgiving Is A Time For Big Meals & Football

Payton Timmons, Staff Reporter November 18, 2022

Football tends to be a big tradition on Thanksgiving. Kids playing backyard football and of course the Thursday night football. Most families in America love to eat big meals and watch football on Thanksgiving....

Quarterback Deshaun Watson of the Cleveland Browns speaks during his press conference introducing him to the Cleveland Browns at CrossCountry Mortgage Campus on March 25, 2022 in Berea, Ohio.

Did Deshaun Watson get off too easy?

Grace Mares, Staff Reporter October 28, 2022

In March of 2021, the first sexual assault case was filed against the Cleveland Browns quarterback; Deshaun Watson. As of October 2022, 24 women have come forward and claimed Watson has sexually assaulted...

Homecoming Parade GHS Varsity Cheerleaders

Meet the GHS Varsity Cheer team!

Lucy Alexander, Staff Reporter October 25, 2022

Aniya Carter, the captain of the GHS cheer team, started when she was 6 years old. She helps with the team, and pushes the team to victory during competitions. Taylor Brown and Jordyn Seal are two...

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Running injuries: How they happen and how to fix them

Hannah Broadwell, Staff Reporter October 14, 2022

As many of you probably know, running puts a lot of wear and tear on your body. Runners have to do a lot of things just to keep their bodies moving. If runners stop taking care of their bodies and don’t...

GHS Field Hockey Captains from left to right; Channy Johnson, Ainslee Brown, Kareena Fergunson

Meet the Captains of the GHS Varsity Field Hockey Team

Lucy Alexander, Staff Reporter October 13, 2022

Channy Johnson, Ainslee Brown, and Kareena Fergunson, Co-Captains of the GHS Varsity Field Hockey, learn to take control, and help push the team to come together. Johnson, a high center mid who runs the...

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