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Better than Expected

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 09/05/2010 - 20:14
By Jake Harding and Brittany Eckhart, MMHS Staff Writers

On Monday, August 22, the Maple Mountain boys golf team had one of their best tournaments at Gladston Golf Course in Payson.

In the end, the team pulled ahead by 15 shots, ranking the team 4th in the tournament.  Many of the teammates showed improvement in their performance. 

“The team did better than expected,” Coach Averett explained. “The team is working hard, doing well, and having fun.”

MMHS Sophomore Football Wins!

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 09/05/2010 - 20:10
By Karina Segura and Tony Priego, MMHS Golden Eagle Globe

On August 26 the Maple Mountain sophomore football team beat Westlake Thunder 23-18 at home.   The Golden Eagles played strong, especially Kayden Miner and Mike Matteis; Matteis had a five yard touchdown run.  Miner also had a touchdown that day; a 25 yard catch to seal the win for the Golden Eagles.

“I always try to play my heart out every game, no matter what the score is,” explained Miner.

MMHS girls soccer comes up short

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 08/31/2010 - 15:03
By Cameron Spilker and Aimee Vargas, MMHS Staff Writers
Kennedee Tracy_Forward

On August 28, 2010 Maple Mountain Girls Soccer played Sky View at home.  Even though the young team didn’t get the victory, they still played tough.  Sky View beat Maple Mountain 5-0 in a physical game.

 “Sky View is a really good team,” exclaimed Coach Carolyn Swenson.

Coach Swenson also said that the game was a good learning experience and now the girls know what they need to work on.

“We are still a strong team,” was Coach Swenson’s final words.

Golden Eagles Run Grass Relays

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 08/31/2010 - 15:00
By: Jessica Coplen, MMHS Staff Writer

Last Saturday, August 28, Maple Mountain Cross Country jumped hay bales during a two mile race in American Fork.  Varsity put forth tremendous effort maintaining fifth place until the very last lap where they finished in eighth.  This is only the second meet of the season and they‘re starting off with lots of heart and determination. 

Golden Eagles Got Talent!

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 05/21/2010 - 20:55
All photos by Jessika Hilton, MMHS Staff Writer
Justin Thorne (left) and Mitch Graves (right)

To culminate the end of "a tradition of firsts" as a new school, on Friday, May 21, Maple Mountain held it's first student body talent show.  It's no surprise, Golden Eagles got talent!

Seniors Receive $852,970 in Scholarships and Awards

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 05/19/2010 - 17:37
Report and Photos by Carey S. White, Journalism Advisor
Aubrynn Fawcett receives PTSA Master of the Wing


Scholarship and/or Award:

Jacob Embley (Valedictorian)
Deson Haynie (Salutatorian)

2010 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Aubrynn Kate Fawcett

PTSA Master Of The Week, $500

Briana Ali Crook

Mountain View Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary, $500

Amberly Asay, Lindsey McMurdie

Spanish Fork Kiwanis Club, $1000each

Brittany Redford

A Bright Start to MMHS Baseball

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 05/16/2010 - 23:22
By Sarah Blancher, MMHS Golden Eagle Globe
Gary Miner

Mr. Gary Miner, MMHS teacher, not only teaches history and government but also coaches the first MMHS Baseball team. With ten years of coaching under his belt, Coach Miner knows what he’s doing. Taking a brand new group of boys and turning them into a team is no easy task, but Coach Miner has done a fantastic job this year as head coach.

Chelsea Tramell Interns at MMHS

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 05/16/2010 - 23:18
Marshall Levi, MMHS Golden Eagle Globe
Chelsea Tramell

Chelsea Tramell is an intern for special needs at the Maple Mountain High School. “I’m interested in this line of work because I love special needs kids, I think they are so much fun and they are so full of life. The more I work with them the more I understand the way they feel. They are normal people like us, but they are so much cooler,”

Tramell commented on her work, “I have major projects that I am working on, a cookbook and a few reading activities. I also get to do what a peer tutor does which is work with kids and every Friday I go on field trips with the kids.”

Kim Salisbury Interns at Discovery Ranch

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 05/16/2010 - 23:16
By Nick H. Taylor, MMHS Staff Writer
Kim Salisbury

Senior Kim Salisbury is helping out her town by working an internship at Discovery Ranch, located in Mapleton. Discovery Ranch is a high-end treatment center for troubled teens in which they focus on equine (working with horses) therapy. Kim is interested in this line of work because she enjoys helping others with their struggles that they may face in life; and, to learn about people and why we do what we do.


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