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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 October 24th
1788: Sarah Josepha Hale, magazine editor and poet whose book Poems for Our Children included Mary Had a Little Lamb (the first words to be recorded in sound)
1904: Moss Hart, American playwright who, with George S. Kaufman, wrote plays such as You Can't Take it with You and The Man who came to Dinner.
1911: Sonny Terry, blues performer.
1923: Denise Levertov, English poet.
1929: George Henry Crumb, American composer.
October 24th
in history
1648: The signing of the Treaty of Westphalia ends the German Thirty Years' War.
1755: A British expedition against the French held Fort Niagara in Canada ends in failure.
1836: The match is patented.
1861: Western Union completes the first transcontinental telegraph line, putting the Pony Express out of business.
1863: General Ulysses S. Grant arrives in Chattanooga, Tennessee to find the Union Army there starving. Escaping a Rebel siege at Chattanooga.