By: Erika Lane Motivation and drive are key elements to any successful high school student, and these qualities are very evident in the athletes at Ponderosa High School. There is a reason for all of the awards in the gym, they are there due to the extreme determination and vast sacrifices athletes make to perform […]
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By: Emily Kobayashi This Cross-Country season, the team hosted a camp for the feeder elementary schools. The camp was from the end of August through the month of September, every Wednesday from 4:40 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., and it lasted five weeks. The goal of the camp was to train all the kids to run […]
By: Elizabeth Jarboe The Pom`s team had a very busy week for homecoming! They had practice from 3 pm to 9 pm, getting all pepped for the big night game that took place on September 27, 2013! They did not get to perform at the game because of the rain, but the whole week of […]
An individual sport. By: Brianna Collins This is it, the last hole. Slowly, he positions his feet, concentration clear on his face. The grass is soft beneath his shoes, his teammates silent in waiting. There it goes, the swing, with perfect form and the ball flies, far. 34 rules as well as 100 or more […]
Go Mustangs! By: Lauren Lindell The Ponderosa Varsity Boys’ Tennis Team has started their season off well and with a few new additions to their team. Right now, their record is 1-2, having unfortunately lost to Rock Canyon and Heritage High School, though they have optimistic plans for their future matches. Connor Smith, a new […]
By: Emily Kobayashi The Ponderosa High School Girl’s Varsity Volleyball Team has started their season off well with a few new players. Last season, the team did not take state; hopefully, this season the team will end up taking home the trophy. Izzy Schneyer, defensive specialist on the Ponderosa Varsity Volleyball Team, is looking forward […]
Settling Down With a New Coach Five years with five new coaches can bring strife to any group of people. Struggling with learning new plays and new coaching styles makes it difficult to want to return to the program next year.
The Key to the Boy’s Basketball Program Success Boys’ head basketball coach, Mike Gibbs, is coming back for his third year and is looking forward to a successful season. Coach Gibbs helped revive the basketball program during the 2009-2010 year by making the 5A state play-offs for the first time in seven years.