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Ski teams ready to hit the slopes

Coach Phil Nimmo is looking to both the boys and girls' ski teams to finish near the top of their division. "Our boys have been finishing near the top of the Division the past few seasons and I expect that to continue since we are returning so many skiers," Nimmo said....more >>
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Wildcat bowling teams ready to strike

According to Coach J.R. Lafnear, "the high school bowling team is excited about this season." The boys' varsity is "talented and experienced," said Lafnear and they expect to "compete at a very high level this year....more >>
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Swim team works day-to-day to rebuild

Due to the strength that wa lost in last year's senior class and a couple of athletes that didn't return this season, Head Coach Jackie Rank said this year is a rebuilding season for the boys' varsity swim & dive team....more >>
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Cheer team continues to get stronger

eader Staff Writer The varsity competitive cheer team has continued to get stronger every year and this year is no exception, according to Head Coach Shari Russell. "With 16 athletes returning from last competitive season, we are confident we will be at the top of our game," Russell said....more >>
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Born July 24th
1895: Robert Graves, poet and novelist (Goodbye to All That).
1897: Amelia Earhart, aviation pioneer.
1900: Zelda Sayre, writer (Save me the Waltz).
1916: John D. MacDonald, author.
1920: Bella Abzug, the first Jewish woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.
July 24th
in history
1897: African-American soldiers of the 25th Infantry Bicycle Corps arrive in St. Louis, Mo., after completing a 40-day bike ride from Missoula, Montana.
1941: The U.S. government denounces Japanese actions in Indochina.
1942: The Soviet city of Rostov is captured by German troops.
1950: The U.S. Fifth Air Force relocates from Japan to Korea.
1974: The Supreme Court rules that President Richard Nixon must surrender the Watergate tapes.