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Colby Jeffers – MMHS Prep of the Week

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 03/21/2011 - 13:52
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By Justin Thorn, Ben Besendorfer, Karina Segura, and Evan Huffman, MMHS Staff Writers
Colby Jeffers -- MMHS Prep of the Week

Our newest prep of the week, Colby Jeffers, is an outstanding athlete. Playing football and now baseball, Jeffers has shown exceptional athleticism in his sports.  Jeffers is excited about the sports he is a part of, and he is a great asset to the teams. 

Jeffers said, "I love baseball." 

He enjoys being a part of the team and enjoys the company of the other players.  Jeffers enjoys the learning aspect of high school as well.  He gets good grades and pays attention in school.

Maple Mountain Prep of the Week—Hailee Mecham

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 03/16/2011 - 20:40
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By Aimee Vargas, Micala Pearson, and Jamie Gashler, MMHS Staff Writers
Hailee Mecham -- MMHS Prep of the Week

This week’s Maple Mountain High Prep of the Week is Hailee Mecham. Mecham is a junior at MMHS and is on the softball team. The Lady Golden Eagles participated last week in the Cactus Classic softball tournament in Mesquite, Nevada, and won 3rd place.

Mecham has been playing softball for 7-8 years and says that “it’s a fun sport to watch.”  One of Mecham’s goals (and as a team) is to take region.

MMHS Prep of the Week—Calder Groberg

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 03/16/2011 - 20:38
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By Nick H. Taylor, Justin Beary and Cameron Spilker, MMHS Staff Writers
Calder Groberg -- MMHS Prep of the Week

This week’s Maple Mountain High Prep of the Week is Calder Groberg. Groberg, a senior at MMHS, plays second singles for the Golden Eagles tennis team. Groberg went 3-1 in the Duel in the Desert tournament (March 11 and 12) and had the championship clinching win in three sets over Park City (4-6, 7-6, 6-3). 

Groberg might be the most improved player on the team, coming from first JV singles junior year to second Varsity senior year, thanks to his hard work in the off-season. 

The Crowning of Miss Springville/Mapleton

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 03/16/2011 - 20:33
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By Deanna Barton and Kaylie Smith, MMHS Staff Writers
Alex Murillo Crowned 2011 Springville_Mapleton Queen

The evening of March 12 was a very exciting time for 12 local contestants. These girls were competing for the title of Miss Springville/Mapleton.  Contestants participated in four areas:  Interview, talent, evening gown and swimsuit competitions. The 12 contestants had to have a platform for what they wanted to do to help the community.  Seven of the contestants were from Maple Mountain high school; they are Alex Murillo, Abbey Eriksson, Chelsea Dean, Mackenzie Davis, Nicole Killian, Madison Memory and Carly Bastian.

Get Ready to Swing!

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 03/16/2011 - 20:31
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By Jamie Farley, Kinsey Williams, and Kalin Wall

The girl’s golf team has been chosen for the spring season with Justin Nelson as the head coach. This young team consists of juniors and sophomores. Sophomores are Paige Asay, Mackenzie Carlson, Brittany Erekson, Kecia Farley, Mickelle Hamilton, Ciara Moosman, Nicole Padgett, and Morgan Schramm. Juniors on the team are Bre Bate, Kara Betts, McKell James, Brandee Kammerman, and Wesli Peay. The team’s first region meet will be at 2 pm on March 21 at Spanish Oaks golf course.

MMHS Ellevés Compete at National Dance Competition

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 03/16/2011 - 20:23
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by Molly Brenchley, Head Coach
Ellevés National Champions

The Maple Mountain High Ellevés Drill Team competed for the first time in a national competition at the Champion National Dance Competition held in Anaheim, California on March 12, 2011.  The team competed in the following categories:  Military, Jazz Dance, Kick, Hip Hop, and X-Large Ensemble.  Several teams were there competing at the competition including two top 5A teams from Utah.

Duel In the Desert

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 03/16/2011 - 20:18
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By Justin Beary, Nick H. Taylor and Cameron Spilker, MMHS Staff Writers

The Maple Mountain tennis team traveled to St. George for the annual Duel in the Deseret Tournament comprised of 14 Utah high schools from all over the state.  After two days and four tough matches, the Golden Eagles came home with a 1st place trophy for both JV and Varsity. 

Optimism High for Golden Eagles Soccer Team

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 03/16/2011 - 20:15
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By Nathan Foutz and Olin Andersen, MMHS Staff Writers

Last Friday, the Maple Mountain High Golden Eagles soccer team took on the Orem Tigers at their home field.   Holding their own, they played extremely well against a team with a nationally ranked player, Matt Gay, who scored both of Orem’s goals, one in each half.  The final score was 2-0 for the Tigers.   

Golden Eagles Coach Berrett said, “We’re a young team, playing well, but we’re still in that developing stage. Once we work through that stage, we’re a champion team.”

The team’s next game is Thursday, March 17, at Dixie.

Golden Eagles Baseball Wins Tournament

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 03/16/2011 - 20:13

Last week the Maple Mountain Varsity baseball team took home a first place trophy in their Mesquite tournament.  They beat the following teams for the championship:  Granger 8-4(SLC), Virgin Valley (NEVADA) 7-1, and Hurricane (UTAH) 5-3.

Head coach Gary Miner said, “This was the team's first chance to be outside. Defensive effort and pitching was excellent and we scored enough runs to give us a chance.”

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