Red & Black

Featured Athlete: Celeste Cash- Wrestling

Rani Patel, Freelancer

December 17, 2018

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Q: What are some challenges you have faced while being the only girl on the wrestling team? A: There’s little things like not being able to go into the locker room and I’m definitely lacking in upper body strength compared...

Player Perspective: Cheer

Betsy Morello, Freelancer

December 17, 2018

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Joining the cheer team was one of the best decisions I have made in my high school career. I have done competitive gymnastics since I was a little girl, and I wanted to continue to compete in high school. I also wanted to do...

Featured Athlete: Chloe Helming- Basketball

Rhakala Blackmon, Section Editor

December 17, 2018

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Q: When did you start playing basketball, and why? A: I started playing basketball in the 5th grade. I actually had no interest in playing at all, but my little sister and a few friends had convinced me to try it out and I loved...

Anyone can dance: CoEd Dance Team

Yessnia Dixon, Freelancer

December 17, 2018

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At Jefferson City High School there has been a new trend for change. Obviously the school is changing because of construction, but there has been a change in the students. This year we have made history, the JCHS Dance Team is...

Walker returns to Alma Mater

Rylie Bohanan, Reporter

November 14, 2018

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At the end of the 2017 football season, Coach LePage, after 12 seasons at JC, had announced he was stepping down as head coach and returning to Blair Oaks High School, where he had coached before joining the JC football staff. ...

First Jay soccer player to go division one

Emalee Murdock, Jr editor

March 19, 2018

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Chad Hamler recently signed to a D1 Soccer program at Eastern Illinois University to continue his education and to continue playing the sport his loves. He is the very first Jefferson City boy soccer player to sign with a division...

Featured Athlete: Brandon Backues

Emalee Murdock, Jr editor

March 19, 2018

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Brandon Backues Sport: Wrestling Grade: 10 Years on team: 2 Background: “Brandon has been wrestling for 9 years since 1st grade.” Favorite part: “The intensity. It’s a good one-on-one sport.” Role model: “The...

Basketball gears up for state

Emalee Murdock, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2018

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The boys varsity basketball team started the season strong, winning 6 games in a row before facing a loss. They came back from some losses with a win against Union 58-28 another against the Kewpies 66-53. Sophomore small forward/shooting...

Wrestling gears up for state

Emalee Murdock, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2018

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Varsity Wrestling has had a season with plenty of wins. Their record was 13-6 going into districts. Missouri has been hit hard with the flu this year. Fox St. Louis reports over 40,000 cases of flu in the state. Some of the wrestlers...

Balancing Real life and Sports

Yessnia Austin-Dixon, Writer

December 15, 2017

Filed under Sports

Finding a balance between your social life and academic life can be challenging enough for some students, being involved in an extracurricular activity can add even more stress on a student. Students who are involved in a sport...

Clubs that aren’t considered a sport

Tyanna Robinson, Staff Reporter

December 15, 2017

Filed under Sports

 The word “sport” has been applied to many activities ever since the word was created. There has been a lot of arguing back and forth if some of the clubs at Jefferson City High School are considered a sport.  For example, som...

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