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THS Spring Sports: A Comprehensive Preview

THS Spring Sports: A Comprehensive Preview

Spring doesn’t start officially until March 20, but track, boys’ tennis, softball, baseball, and lacrosse have already begun. As Talawanda looks ahead to an action-packed spring athletic season, here’s a comprehensive forecast of THS’s teams and their competitive prospects. Girls’ and Boys’ Track How they did last season: THS’ boys’ track team finished fifth out […]

Heisman Trophy Candidates

Heisman Trophy Candidates

College football shows insane talent. With football being mid-season, you never know what could happen. All stats will change for the better or for the worse, as will the Heisman trophy candidates. Louisiana State University sophomore running back, Leonard Fournette, is ranked number one in the running. Fournette has rushed for 864 yards with 11 […]

Tackle for the Cure

Tackle for the Cure

Come out and enjoy a night of football for a good cause. Tackle for the Cure will be held on Oct. 9, 2015 at 7:00p.m at Talawanda High School. Tickets can be purchased at the door: $7 for adults and $4 for students. Wear pink to support breast cancer awareness month. This is a home […]

Images from the 2015 Homecoming Game

Images from the 2015 Homecoming Game

New Freshman Volleyball Coach

Talawanda’s volleyball program has four new coaches. Talawanda Middle School paraprofessional, Enrico Tait is head of the freshman team. This will be Tait’s first year coaching Volleyball at Talawanda High School. Tait has been coaching since 2002; he has coached volleyball, track, basketball, and football. For Tait, coaching is “being given the opportunity to change […]

Volley for the Cure

Volley for the Cure

Volley for the Cure was not just about volleyball, it was about a bigger picture: raising money for the fight against breast cancer.  Each of the Talawanda teams came out successful.  Around $1,700 was collected.  A local business, Luna Cares, will receive a little more than half of the money earned. According to Lunacares.com, their […]

THS Baseball Left With No Coach

THS Baseball Left With No Coach

All three coaches from the THS varsity baseball team “saw more opportunities at Lakota West,” athletic director, Wes Cole said. According to Cole, at the beginning of September, head varsity coach for THS, Greg Leurck, chose to leave because Lakota West was a more convenient commute for him and his family. Noah Zipko, the assistant […]

Local Real Estate Agent New Girls Soccer Coach

Local Real Estate Agent New Girls Soccer Coach

Missy Friede, four year division one coach, is now coaching the Talawanda Lady Braves varsity soccer team. Friede said she loves coaching and getting to know the girls. Learning their personalities, expectations, strengths, weaknesses and their game mentality is part of the job she says.   There are many challenges in “communicating efficiently with players […]

Photo Gallery: Talawanda Football vs. Mt. Healthy

Photo Gallery: Talawanda Football vs. Mt. Healthy

  All Photos by Austin Hibbard

Metal or Molded Cleats for Talawanda Softball

Metal or Molded Cleats for Talawanda Softball

Since the first pair was created by Paul Butler in the 1840’s, baseball cleats have come a long way. His first pair was leather for flexibility, although people complained about them being uncomfortable. The bottom of the cleats, the spikes, were also metal, now most cleats are made of synthetic materials and the spikes are […]