Golden Eagle Cheerleaders take 3rd in Region Competition

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 01/14/2011 - 11:29

Our Maple Mountain Cheerleaders took home a 3rd place award at a recent competition held at Timpview beating out close rivals Springville who took 5th place.   This is the first major competition the Golden Eagles cheer team has attended.   Due to their outstanding performance, the cheerleaders will attend national competition this March.  

After the performance, Head Coach Caitlyn Dahl knew the girls would win a top place award.

”For the first time competing, the team exceeded my expectations and went above and beyond,” said coach Dahl.

by Jessica Coplan and Karina Segura, MMHS Staff Writers

Lady Golden Eagles Dominate the Season

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 01/14/2011 - 11:27

Maple Mountain girls basketball has been successful this winter season with a current record of 8-3.

Last Tuesday, January 4, the game against Juab was intense, but Maple Mountain ended with the win 46-40. Aleksa Gappmayer poured in 16 points while Baylee Nielsen scored in 11 points and 9 boards.

In December, Gappmayer was chosen as the Maple Mountain Prep of the Week due to her outstanding performances and team leadership.

“Our toughest game that we’ve played so far is American Fork; and, I think Springville and Salem Hills will be our toughest yet.” said Nielsen

By Aimee Vargas & Cameron Spilker, MMHS Staff Writers

Justin Slavens -- MMHS Prep of the Week

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 01/14/2011 - 11:25

Justin Slavens, a senior at Maple Mountain High School, was chosen as Prep of the Week because of his efforts as a strong team player and motivator on the Maple Mountain basketball team.

Slavens position as guard was crucial in the win against Juab, in which he had 4 points, 1 three point shot, 6 rebounds, and 1 assist.  Slavens has been playing basketball since he was five years old and has always enjoyed it.

By: Kinsey Williams, Jamie Farley, and Kalin Wall, MMHS Staff Writers

Future Writer Interns at Cedar Fort Publishing

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 01/10/2011 - 12:48

Senior Micala Pearson from Maple Mountain High School interns at Cedar Fort Publishing in Springville. In addition to reading manuscripts, she learns how to write and publish books.

“Well, I have learned the process of book making and how a writer writes a book and how it gets published,” said Pearson.

Micala loves to learn the process of book making and recommends working an internship.

By: Jamie Gashler, MMHS Staff Writer

A Purrrrfect Internship

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 01/10/2011 - 12:47

Zach Haycock, Maple Mountain Junior, is an Intern at the Family Pet Hospital in Mapleton. He loves helping customers with their pets. Because of his love of animals, Haycock is very devoted to his work. Haycock himself has two Alaskan Malamutes. Haycock assists with surgeries, prepares fecal tests, takes care of and groom boarding dogs, and performs dental cleanings for dogs.

“It is much more challenging than I would have thought; but, I am devoted to this career and would enjoy working with animals,” said Haycock

By: Jamie Gashler, MMHS Staff Writer