Chatting with Poms

Alexis, Mia, and Ashlyn

Opening up with cheer and basketball, poms is full of energetic dance and 8th graders choreograph their own dances. These girls perform in basketball games, and their performances at pep rallies are something to look forward to!

Poms squad: Jillian, Camille, Lauren, Abby, Abra, Ally, Ryann, Mia, Avery, Hanvita

Squad Interview

Q: What is your favorite sport other than poms?

A: Dancing, swimming, basketball.

Q: Why do you like being in the poms/cheer team?

A: To try something new, for more dance experience.

Q: Describe your coach.

A: Helpful and wants the girls to be the best they can be.

Q: What is a essential in poms?

A: A willingness to work hard and maybe some

dancing experience!

Coach interview

Q: What is your favorite part of coaching Pom and cheer?

A: Mrs. Campbell likes working with all the girls, and

getting to know them.

Q: What is the most rewarding part of being a coach?

A: Seeing their performance in the games

Q: Where do you perform?

A: Boys basketball games, pep rallies.

Patriot Middle School Conference Championship

IMG_6990The week of October 15 the seventh grade girls basketball team competed in the Patriot Middle School Conference Championship where they demonstrated the pinnacle of sportsmanship by being respectful, responsible, and positive. The girls A team came in first beating two teams that they lost to earlier in the season. The girls B team battled through to the championship game where they took home the silver medal.

Should Sixth Graders Have Soccer?

By: Nikhil


Eight Grade Girls Basketball

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Eight grade girls basketball season concluded at the Prairie Middle School Conference Tournament. Girls’ Basketball A team took second place after an exceptional season where the girls demonstrated what it means to be a Trojan at Daniel Wright Middle School. According to Joneikis, “the team represented Daniel Wright and the community exceptionally well by demonstrating great sportsmanship, teamwork, and industriousness. The coaching staff and parents are very proud of them!” Congratulations girls!



Sports: Soccer Information

By: Zhara

The following are current updates and possibilities for next season.

  • In recent matches, Bradford City defeated Fleetwood Town in the English League One.
  • Chelsea Defender Kurt Zouma will be out next season to make space for Virgil van Dijk.
  • PSG may replace manager Unai  Emery with Roberto Mancini this summer.


Puns and Jokes!

Which goalkeeper can jump higher than a crossbar?

All of them! Crossbars can’t Jump.


What do Chelsea and the U.S. Navy have in common?

They both spent 50mil on a sub.


How do you stop squirrels from playing football in the garden?

Hide the ball, it drives them nuts.


What tea do soccer players drink?


Why did Cinderella get kicked off the soccer team?

Because she kept running away from the ball.


Why can’t you play soccer in the jungle?

Because there’s too many cheetahs!   



Alive and kickin’

Refuse to Lose

Best in the field

Teamwork makes the dream work

Hustle and heart sets us apart


Sports: Inside Scoop on MLB Offseason Trades

By: Jaisal

The MLB teams have made some trades in the postseason and signing players and letting them go. Here are some of the trades, signed players, and free agents:

NAME          TEAM TRADED FROM     AMOUNT                TYPE          Team Traded To

Neftali Feliz     Pittsburgh  Pirates         $5.35 Million    Signed 1 year    Milwaukee Brewers Jon Jay           St. Louis Cardinals         $8,000,000      Signed 1 year         Chicago Cubs   Jhoulys Chacin      Atlanta Braves        $1,750,000       Signed 1 year      Anaheim  Angels       Aroldis Chapman   Chicago Cubs         $17,200,000    Signed 5 years     New York Yankees Yoenis Cespedes   New York Mets       $22,500,000   re-signed 4 years    New York  Mets

Carlos Beltran        Texas Rangers        $16,000,000      signed 1 year        Houston Astros Jorge Soler           Chicago Cubs         $3,000,000   Traded for Wade Davis Kansas City Royals Boone Logan         Colorado Rockies    $5.5 Million  Signed 1 year     Colorado Rockies

Bronson Arroyo    Cincinnati Reds    $13 million  Traded for Philip Gosselin Diamondbacks

Sports: Golden State Warriors

By: Elaan

The starting 5 for the warriors is the best since the franchise started, consisting of Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Kevin Durant, Draymond Green, and Zaza Pachulia. Consisting of 5 all stars, this is a strong offense!

Sure this is a good team, but does it have good balance or chemistry? You need to mix things up a bit is what I am saying.

On top of that, all of these stars are going to be requesting big money. Which can eat up all of their cap space. Which leaves them struggling to find stars in the draft. They also average over 100 points a game. Going into the

They also average over 100 points a game. Going into the playoffs as the 1 seed. They are playing the trail blazers as the 8 seed. Losing Kevin Durant

was big on the bright side he will be back by the 2nd round of the playoffs. Having the best record in the NBA for the past 2 years is big, only the Spurs can match up well in the west. If they beat the Spurs again it looks like the 3rd time the warriors will have gone to the championship in 5 years.