by Lily Smith
The winter sports teams are off to a great start. While some teams are already in full swing and others are just getting started, all of the teams have a great seasons in store.
By Lily Smith
On Nov. 3, cross country competed in the state cross country meet in Nashville. Overall, the team received ninth place in their division, an improvement from 11th place last year. With a state team made up of five sophomores and two freshman, the cross country team has a great foundation for growth in coming years. Additionally, three runners, Caroline Griffin, Mia Townsend and Jessica Joshi, beat their personal records during the race. With improvement from the entire team this season, Coach Hensarling said, “I’m super proud of all of the girls this year, and I can’t wait to see what the future has in store for this team.”
Was Hope Solo fired because of her actions or was it because she was advocating for women’s rights? Was Serena Williams penalized for her retaliation or because she is an outspoken female?
By Emma Hurst
Photo by Elizabeth Moody
With a new coach and new schedule, cross country has undergone great change this season. Senior runners share how this adjustment has affected the team, both on and off the field.
Photo sent in by Emily Ferguson
Our varsity trap team hit the mark this past season, getting the highest scores for a varsity ladies team in the district, region, state and even the nation this past July. We’re super proud of them, but most of us don’t even fully know what the trap team entails. So what does the trap team do, and why are SMS girls so great at it?
So far, this fall sports season has been an amazing one for turkey athletes. All of the fall sports have been doing extremely well. The athletes have had some major victories and a few setbacks; nonetheless, they continue to work hard to ensure they have a remarkable season.
by Lily Smith
Memphis Rox draws in all kinds of people based on its unique mission, but most recently they received a visit from Conrad Anker, team leader of the North Face climbing team.
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