SCHOOL NEWS

Maple Mountain Football Dominates in Back-to-Back Victories

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By: Kalin Wall, Jamie Farley, and Kinsy Williams, MMHS Golden Eagle Globe

On Friday, October 8, Maple Mountain Golden Eagles football hammered the Uinta Utes with a decisive win of 33-7.  Then, again on Wednesday, October 13, Maple Mountain pounded Ogden with a huge 47-7 win. 

Maple Mountain’s KJ Hall said, “In spite of previous losses, our team has desire and lots of love for the game. Now that we have won two, we will keep winning.”

Kourtney Finch—MMHS Prep of the Week

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By: Justin Thorn, MMHS Staff Writer

This week’s Prep of the Week is Kourtney Finch, new member of the All-State Drill Team.  Finch has been on the Maple Mountain drill team since it was started.  She has been a significant member of the team and says that the reason she loves to dance so much is because it is a great way to express herself.

Savannah Martin--MMHS Prep of the Week

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By: Ben Besendorfer, MMHS Staff Writer

This week’s Maple Mountain Prep of the Week is Savannah Martin, member of the All-State Drill Team. When asked how she felt about this accomplishment, Martin said, “It was rewarding, not many can say they were on a team that is as good as the Elleves.”

“Dancing is just a way of expressing myself,” says Martin.

Martin gives advice to someone who wants to be on the drill team, “Work hard; be willing to give 100 percent. It only takes one for the team to fail.  Work as if you’re at the bottom, even if you’re at the top.”  

All State Choir

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By Jamie Gashler and Micala Pearson, MMHS Staff Writers

About 600-700 choir students all over Utah came together October 8th and 9th and sang as a united mass. They congregated the first day at Riverton High School and spent their second day singing in the LDS tabernacle on Temple Square. Region schools that attended were Springville, Payson, Salem Hills, Maple Mountain, and Uinta.

 Participants included select students from Chamber Singers, Concert Choir, and Sorelle Voce. The music ensemble included Gloria, America the Beautiful, and Little Birds.

Sara Cox said, “We are doing awesomely, we’re going to rock.”

Golden Eagle Cross Country, Back-to-Back Region Champs

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by Nathan Foutz, Golden Eagle Globe

Last Tuesday at Maple Mountain High School our Golden Eagles not only hosted the Region VIII Cross Country Meet, but took home both the Boys and Girls Region Titles for the second year in a row.  This back-to-back championship team worked harder than any other school to achieve this season-long goal.

“What impressed me most was how the individuals were able to rally together and lift the team as a whole,” said Coach Darrell Wyatt. “It was a wonderful team effort top to bottom.”

Golden Eagles Tramp Uintah for First Win

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Photos and Article by Olin Andersen, Golden Eagle Globe

The Maple Mountain football team stormed onto the field on Friday, October  8, and picked up their first official high school football victory with a big win of 33-7 over Uintah. The team was lifted by Tyson Jex who finished 7-for-15 passes with 115 yards and two touchdowns.  Riley Flinders and KJ Hall each had a touchdown to boost the Golden Eagles. Cameron Carson had 16 carries and 101 yards. Golden Eagle defense also brought the team to triumph with Colby Jeffers, who had 11 tackles, and CJ Hildebrand, who had 8 tackles and 3 sacks.  Extra points were contributed by kicker Jayci Peay.

MMHS Prep of the Week -- Ashley Phelps

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By Kaylie Smith and Deanna Barton, MMHS Staff Writers

This week’s Maple Mountain High Prep of the Week is Ashley Phelps. She has been running cross country since 8th grade.  Ashley is one of the captains on the cross country team. Ashley loves running because it is all mental and each time she knows she can push herself harder and farther. Ashley feels accomplishment when she runs.  Congratulations, Ashley, for being chosen as MMHS Prep of the Week.  

FBLA-DECA Business Tour

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By: Kalin Wall, MMHS Newspaper Staff

On Wednesday, October 8, Maple Mountain High students in FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) and DECA (a Marketing club) toured Wing Enterprises (Little Giant Ladders) in Springville and APX Alarm in Provo.

Golden Eagles Glide Just Below Red Devils

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By: Kinsey Williams, Kalin Wall, and Jamie Farley

In an intense and extremely close game between Maple Mountain and Springville, the Lady Golden Eagles came close to defeating our rival Red Devils. With the Red Devils’ team consisting of mostly seniors while the Golden Eagles was mostly juniors, Maple Mountain proved themselves to be just as good. The first two games were won by Springville the next two games were taken by Maple Mountain; and, then it was a hard fight for the last game with the ending score at 11:15.   

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