Midland Memorial Hospital reaches triple digital COVID capcity

BASKETBALL HIGHLIGHTS: Odessa girls remain in playoff contention with win over Midland. The Odessa High School girls basketball team defeated Midland High 58-43 on Tuesday night at MHS. Updated: 4 hours ago. The Odessa High School boy’s basketball team defeated rival Midland High 73-63 on Tuesday night at MHS.
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Petal show choir to debut competition shows

PETAL, Miss. (WHLT) – The Petal High School show choir will debut its competition shows at its annual Grand Premiere on Saturday, January 29. The show will be held at the Petal Performing Arts Center. Attendees will see the Innovations women’s show choir and the Soundsations mixed group perform...
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Letter to the Editor | Why varsity football is worth saving

Recently, I was surprised to learn of PHS’s decision to relieve the head football coach and am concerned about the future of the program. Our sons played for three different coaches from 2016-2021 and Coach Johnson was outstanding. I was the JV and varsity Team Parent and worked closely with each coach and was grateful that Coach Johnson provided stability and leadership during the last three seasons. He was knowledgeable, student-centered, patient, and inspirational. We appreciate Coach Johnson’s dedication to our community and are dismayed with the way he was treated.

PHS senior, Nell White, accepted into U.S. Air Force Academy

PINEVILLE, La. (KALB) - Growing up, we all think we know what we will grow to be. For many, life has other plans. For Pineville High School senior Nell White, continuing her family’s legacy of military service was all she wanted to do. “I’ve always wanted to have a...

Dean Commits to Stanford for Gymnastics

Gracefully twisting through the air, Piedmont High School senior Claire Dean grips the gymnastics bar, executing another flip to a series of cheers. One of the first student-athletes in PHS’s class of 2022 to commit, Dean will be attending Stanford to continue her gymnastics career. Stanford requires recruited athletes to apply and get into the school before being offered a spot on the team, Dean said. She received her acceptance letter on June 20th, 2021.

Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr. and the hard work ahead

Changing Souls, Changing Lives, Creating Community | Hope and action and how to persevere in difficult times. The City of Piedmont and the Piedmont Anti-Racism and Diversity Committee (PADC) celebrated the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr. with an online event on Jan. 17 that focused on the theme of community, hope, and the call to action.
Parkersburg News & Sentinel

Betty June Lantz

Betty June Lantz, 91, of Parkersburg, passed away Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, at the Worthington Healthcare Center. Our dear mom journeyed to join our dad in Heaven after a several months long illness. She was born Feb. 2, 1930, in Wood County, WV, a daughter of the late Lawrence E....

PHS grapplers at Rollie Lane

The Indian grapplers traveled to the Rollie Lane wrestling tournament at the Nampa Ford Center on Jan. 7-8. They host West Side on Thursday, Jan. 13 at 7 p.m. and will attend the Bobcat Brawl at Sky View in Smithfield on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 14-15. The Rollie Lane tournament...

Princeton Charter School Celebrates 25 Years of Educating Local Students

HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Princeton Charter School recently celebrated its 25th anniversary. Its charter was approved by the New Jersey Department of Education on January 15, 1997, and since then it has grown from a gathering of 72 fourth, fifth, and sixth graders in the basement of the Nassau Presbyterian Church to a thriving K-8 school with 424 students on a seven-acre Bunn Drive campus. (Courtesy of Princeton Charter School)

PHS hockey player ‘stepped in... to win the game’

The Yellow Jacket varsity hockey team extended their winning streak to eight games with a dramatic 3-2 overtime win over the St. John’s Titans two weekends ago. Junior goaltender Sam Yonker led the way most of the evening, coming up clutch with one acrobatic save after another. But it was MacKeane Hanley who stepped into the limelight at the most crucial of times to win the game. After a…

Celso Asserting Herself in Senior Campaign, Helping PDS Girls’ Hockey Get Off to 3-2 Start

STICKING WITH IT: Princeton Day School girls’ hockey player Natalie Celso controls the puck in game last season. Last Friday, senior defenseman Celso scored two goals to help PDS defeat Princeton High 11-1. The Panthers, who moved to 3-2 with the win, host the Portledge School (N.Y.) on January 19 and Morristown Beard on January 21 before playing at Trinity Hall on January 25. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)

Wong continues the legacy of PHS pep band

Junior Wilson Wong sat alone on the San Jose State University stage with faces from schools all around the Bay Area. Nominated for the California Music Educators Association Honors Band, Wong’s mouthpiece for his baritone saxophone sat above the rest of the instrument, ready to guide him to a performance that was years in the making.

Covid Scotland: Case rates Lowest in Un-jabbed, Double-vaxxed Elderly Worse Hit!

Double-jabbed Scots are now more likely to be admitted to hospital with Covid than the unvaccinated amid an increase in elderly people falling ill due to waning immunity. It comes amid “weird” data showing that case rates have been lower in unvaccinated individuals than the single, double, or even triple-jabbed since Omicron became the dominant variant in Scotland, reports our sister title The Herald.
The Mountaineer

Bears win big at North Henderson to control first place

Pisgah’s girls basketball team picked up a dominant 68-25 victory at North Henderson on Friday to take sole possession of the Mountain Seven Conference lead. “We feel like the last three games or so, we’re just constantly starting to find our groove and find the right rotations. I really like the way we’ve been playing the last couple weeks,” PHS Head Coach Brandon Holloway said.
The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Lady Warriors blast New Albany

NEW ALBANY- The Pontotoc girls pulled away early and never looked back in a 81-39 rout of New Albany last Tuesday. Allie Beckley started things off by dishing to Jamyia Bowen for a layup. Bowen subsequently got to the foul line after a drive and made both shots. New Albany’s Abby Laney knocked down a 3-pointer, and Hannah Finley hit two free throws to give the Lady Bulldogs their only lead of the night at 5-4. Samya Brooks and Bowen each made a free throw. Alayna Ball then intercepted an inbounds pass and rolled in a layup. Brooks followed with another free throw to make it 9-5.

Pullman High School Boys & Girls Basketball Resumes Activities-Boys Game Tonight Postponed Due To Coronavirus Issues With Rogers

Pullman High School boys and girls basketball are back to action after a one week pause because of coronavirus protocols. The Hound girls basketball team will host Rogers tonight at 7:00. PHS boys basketball’s home game against Rogers tonight has been postponed due to coronavirus issues with the Pirates. The Hound boys basketball team’s next game is scheduled for Thursday night at Clarkston.

Peterborough Humane Society Receives Over $20,000 On Betty White's Birthday

“It has absolutely knocked our socks off at PHS. To know that we are one of thousands of animal shelters across the country, and world, that are feeling the positive impact from this social media movement,” said Emily Craigen, communications and development coordinator at PHS. “I mean, Betty White was already this beloved cultural icon and to have this movement come to life that benefits animals in need around the globe, it's inspiring.”

With Senior Ellsworth Emerging as Star, Leader, PHS Wrestling Team Produces Sizzling 7-0 Start

GOING TO THE MATT: Princeton High wrestler Matt Ellsworth, top, controls a foe in recent action. Senior Ellsworth has gone 9-2 at 165 pounds this season, helping PHS produce a 7-0 start. In upcoming action, the Tigers have a match at Collingswood High on January 19 and a quad at Robbinsville on January 22 before hosting Allentown on January 24. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)
Powell Tribune

PHS career technical education program gives students real world foundation

Powell High School’s career technical education program (CTE) has continuously adapted to the trades. Based on a recent community needs assessment, the CTE program recently added a new health pathway. It’s also now a part of a wide variety of certifications offered to students, giving them direction as they go into the world.