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Academic Bar Set High for Student Athletes

Shelby Lee and Brittany Corona, Reporter

September 27, 2017


Filed under Sports

    Bill Cairns, the new Athletics and Activities Director for Skyline, is holding students to a high standard in terms of academic eligibility. This year, the athletes’ grades will be watched carefully, and students must pass 5 out of 6 classes in order to be able to participate in spo...

Cristiano ronaldo gets airport named after him.

Cristiano ronaldo gets airport named after him.

Luis Cando, writer

April 28, 2017


Filed under Spanish, Sports

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo who plays for Real Madrid  had an airport named after him on March 29, in Madeira,Portugal. But at the unveiling, horror struck at his fans when they saw the statue they made for the airport. People made fun of it and immediately swarmed the internet with memes, Eric R...

Skyline Track Team: Ready, set, run, jump, and throw!

Skyline Track Team: Ready, set, run, jump, and throw!

Jessica Lee, Reporter

April 28, 2017


Filed under Sports

  Track is often about guts, not glory, but this year the Skyline team has both. For the girls, Jada Johnson (12) is currently ranked third in the state for the High Jump, and for the guys, Enrique Cook (10) is ranked sixth in the state for the 100 meter sprint, and Walker Spaulding (12) and Spencer...

Wrestlers head to State

Wrestlers head to State

By Luis Cando

March 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

One point made all the difference to Kade Lincoln (11) as he lost his final match 7-6 to a wrestler from Minico last weekend at the state tournament. The defending state champion placed second in the 120 division. However, he had the best finish for the Skyline team. Cameron Paulson (9) was the only...

Student athletes offered scholarships

Salma Gomez and Shelby lee

March 1, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Recently Quarterback Bridger Taylor (12) and Center Hagen Clapp (12) received offers from Southern Virginia University for football. “It's exciting and I am looking forward to keep playing football,” Taylor says. Hagen tells that “Its awesome and all the hard work payed off,” when asked how h...

Ames III aims to head to Weber State

Ames III aims to head to Weber State

Shelby Lee

March 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

  On Feb. 1, senior David Ames III officially signed to Weber State University to pursue his passion for football. “I’m very excited and feel like it's just the place for me to start the rest of my life,” Ames said.   During the 2016 varsity football season, Ames and the team finished ...

Wrestlers place at tiger grizz

Lui cando, Staff

January 31, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

  At the Tiger/Grizz Wrestling tournament at Skyline on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, five Grizzlies placed in top finishes: For varsity, Andrew Myers ( ) took fourth in the 182 lbs. division, Cameron Paulsen ( ) took third, and Kade Lincoln (11) took third in the 120 lbs. weight division.  For JV, Nick Ju...

Skyline Cheer

Skyline Cheer

Isabel Gonzalez Salazar, Writer

January 31, 2017


Filed under Blue News, Sports

  Skyline’s Lady Grizzlies placed two spots on Jan. 21 in the Upper Valley Classic Dance & Cheer Competition which took place in Rexburg, Idaho. They placed 1st place in Show and 3rd place in Clap. Hailey Hunting (11) said, “We won by using routines that our coach built for us by using our st...

UFC returns to New York

November 16, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

   After previously referring to the UFC as “human cockfighting,” on Mar. 23, 2016, the New York State Assembly legalized mixed martial art (MMA) fighting after a 20-year ban.  Since then, 2016 has been an exciting year for fight fans. Belts have changed hands multiple times, Mcgregor ...

Volleyball teams struggle to make it to state

Carrissa Wise and Corin Newman

October 28, 2016


Filed under Sports

This year J.V. and Varsity Volleyball teams have struggled with four wins and six losses in conference play. Many of the players have said that it is a lot better than last year’s season. The team has a new coach this year, Hillary Congdon, from Virginia. “She’s a lot nicer than our last coach...

JV soccer girls end with pride

Alejandra Rivera, Reporter

October 27, 2016


Filed under Sports

On Oct. 8, 2016  the JV soccer girls played their last game against Madison and Hillcrest for a tournament taking 2-0 and 1-1. The girls ended the tournament with a win against Madison and a loss during penalties. With the girls soccer season coming to an end, many were pleased on the whole season wit...

Emotion Cup: grizzlies take tigers stripes

Emotion Cup: grizzlies take tigers stripes

Alejandra Rivera, Reporter

October 18, 2016


Filed under Sports

On Sept. 13, 2016, the Skyline Varsity soccer boys took the stripes right off of the Idaho Falls Tigers taking the win with a score of 3-2 with goals from Neil Sanchez (10), Drake Rasmussen(12), and Tyson Ricks(12) . The game was held at Ravsten stadium at Idaho Falls High School. Sanchez played left ...

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