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Varsity Football Game Cancelled for Oct. 23

Gillian Knowles, Online Co-editor

October 19, 2020

The varsity football game scheduled for Friday, Oct. 23 against Spring Hill has been cancelled due to members of their football team being quarantined because of COVID-19.   The scheduled game will not be made up, as UIL regulation states that a cancelation due to COVID-19 will count as a forfeit.  ...

Lady Hawks ready for second half of district competition

Lady Hawks ready for second half of district competition

Allie Forand, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2020

The Lady Hawk volleyball team will face LE Tuesday night, hoping to extend their district record to 5-1. “I think it will be a really good game for us to work on plays and get prepared for the tougher teams,” senior Katie Fergeson said. They are currently second place in district at the midpoint...

The Lady Hawks sweep past LE and North Lamar

Junior Harleigh O'Neal makes a spikes the ball during a home game against Gilmer.

Emma Boehmke, Reporter

October 2, 2020

Last Friday, The Lady Hawks volleyball team swept the Lady Leopards to give them their second district win of the season. Junior Sarah Hale and senior Katie Ferguson lead the team in kills with 7 apiece. Junior Harleigh O’Neal led the team in serves with 19 total service points. Senior Macy Young, help...

Hawks prepare for Carthage rematch

Senior Nick Martin is tackled by an Argyle player during the second quarter of the game.

Spencer Richardson, Reporter

October 1, 2020

The Pleasant Grove Hawks (3-1) face the Carthage Bulldogs (2-0) Friday for the homecoming game. The Hawks are ranked number 18 in the state while Carthage is ranked number 16. "We have played pretty well so far," senior Alex Murphy said. "We have had a pretty tough non-district schedule this year....

Cross country team successful at first meet

Sophomore Emma Henard runs a race during the Avery cross country meet.

Nathan Hutcheson, Reporter

September 1, 2020

Cross country will look a little different this fall because of the pandemic. Runners are required to wear masks and social distance every morning before they start to run. Once the workout begins, they are allowed to take off masks until the workout is over.  While the situation is not ideal...

‘Setting’ a new normal

JV Volleyball huddles together in a timeout during the Beckville game.

Alexandra Norton, Print Editor

August 28, 2020

When the Lady Hawk volleyball team got the news that they would be starting school in person, their next question was about sports. “I knew things were going to be iffy this season, so I honestly was just hopeful that we would get to play as much as possible,” junior Sarah Hale said. The reg...

Boys’ Soccer Gets Unexpected Win Against Sabine

Senior Captain Anthony Mejia blocks a Sabine player from getting the ball. Anthony is one of two captains for the varsity team. Against Sabine, he felt that the team's effort improved.

Anjel-Ali Ormond, Online Editor-in-Chief

January 29, 2020

  Boys’ varsity soccer won 3 to 1 against Sabine on Friday, Jan. 24. The win was great for the boys, bringing their record to 1-2, with Sabine being the first win of the varsity soccer season. The team didn’t fully expect to win against Sabine. “Honestly, when we saw who we were playing a...

Coach Lucas Wacha Drafted to the XFL

Coach Lucas Wacha walks to the sidelines during a Varsity football game here at Pleasant Grove. Wacha plans to join the XFL in the spring, a new football league just recently created.

Nathan Hutcheson, Reporter

October 31, 2019

Last Tuesday, coach Lucas Wacha was selected into the XFL in the seventh round by the Tampa Bay Vipers. The XFL is a professional American football league that has eight teams, and will have its first season in February 2020.  Coach Wacha talks about his opportunity getting drafted into the league.  ...

Cross Country Dominates at District

Sophomore Jazmin Hever nears the end of her race.

Carson Sanders, Reporter

October 17, 2019

The cross country teams finished second and third at the district meet at Lake Bob Sandlin.  The varsity boys placed second and had three runners in the top ten, all of them ran under a 19 minute 5k. Sophomore Brooks Beck finished third overall and ran a 18:16. Following him was sophomore Elmo Mejia ...

Hawks Begin District Against The Pirates

Hawks Begin District Against The Pirates

Nathan Hutcheson, Reporter

October 11, 2019

After a tough game against Carthage last friday, the Hawks face Pittsburg in their first district game. “We’re feeling pretty good,” student coach Tyler Foreman said. “Even though we lost last week we’ve made huge strides improving our game this week and plan on getting better and better as ...

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