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Kobe Bryant: Gone But Not Forgotten

Jackson Graham, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

Kobe Bryant- a multi-millionaire, 5x NBA champion, 2x finals MVP, 2x Olympic gold medalist, 18x All-Star, and most importantly, a father. Kobe was involved in a helicopter crash along with his daughter Gianna also known as “GiGi”...

JHS Wrestling

Michael McNulty, Staff Writer

December 18, 2019

Wrestling at JHS is a very fun and interesting sport and is also a very competitive sport. Wrestling is very hard and takes a very determined person to do every day because a single wrestling practice consists of two hours of...

Skip Leaves ESPN; Switches To FS1

Amahni Fletcher, Staff Writer

December 18, 2019

After twelve years of working with the widely known sports network ESPN, Skip Bayless, an award-winning sports journalist, decides to part ways with them. During his career with ESPN, he had a widely successful show called First Tak...

J’ette Dance Team begins another season

Kylie McCaherty, Staff Writer

December 17, 2019

The season for dance is finally beginning! Senior captain, Ashley Haggerty, is taking on another season as a Jacksonville J’ette. I chose to interview her because right now, the J’ettes are working on perfecting their com...

Changing of the guard: Pochettino sacked and replaced by Mourinho

Evan Wyatt, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

On November 19, Tottenham Hotspurs released an official statement that they had parted ways with manager Mauricio Pochettino. Within 12 hours, another official statement was released that Portuguese legend, Jose Mourinho, had been appoint...

J’ette dance team hosts another amazing Pom Revue

Kylie McCaherty, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

On November 2nd, the J’ette dance team hosted their annual Pom Revue. The Pom Revue includes different studios and teams showcasing their routines to raise money for the J’ettes. Every year on the Friday before the Revue,...

MLS Cup 2019: A meeting of two “underdogs”

Evan Wyatt, staff writer

November 1, 2019

The Seattle Sounders and Toronto FC in the MLS Cup Finals? Sound Familiar? For the third time in four years, the two powerhouses will be taking part in the final on November 10. The teams met in the final two years in a row in...

2019 girls’ tennis season comes to an end

Amelia Symons, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

On October 19, the 2019 Girls’ Tennis team played their last matches. It was a sectional meet at Quincy High School. The Girls’ Tennis coach, Joe Brooks, took the top six players to this match. These players include Jaylen He...

Jacksonville teams support the pink ribbon

Claire Van Aken, staff writer

October 18, 2019

The Jacksonville area is just getting started in the month of October and showing plenty of support for breast cancer. There are many events that take place all through this month where entire schools dress in pink, host fundraisers...

Swim meet celebrates senior girls’ performance

Bre Scott, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

As the girls’ swim season comes to an end, seniors have been making the best out of their last season as a Jacksonville High School swimmer. This was seen at JHS’s Senior Girls’ swim meet on October 17 against rival school...

Jacksonville Football accomplishes 4-3 record

Kylie McCaherty, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

Friday night, October 11th, the Crimsons beat Springfield Southeast in a tough game. In the first half of the game, Jacksonville was down 28-7. Late into the second quarter, junior Chris Pulley scored a touchdown making the s...

NFL Experiences Heartaches and Heartbreaks

Jackson Graham, Staff writer

September 20, 2019

Many things went totally wrong and totally right last week in the NFL. Dolphins fans were not very pleased to get blown out by the New England Patriots 43-0. However, the Dolphins did win their first game against the Titans 2...

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