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Cheerleading Pain

Cheerleading Pain

Karrina Johnson, reporter

December 1, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Blood. Sweat. Tears. It is hard work being on the McKinley cheerleading team. The cheerleaders practice hard everyday. On odd days they practice from 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., and on even days they practice from 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.. They put so much time doing what they love, but sometimes it can...

Kaiser loss teaches lessons for Homecoming Game

Kapono Costorio-Meyer

September 17, 2014


Filed under Sports

The varsity football team lost to Kaiser 14-51 last Friday night. "They felt devastated from the loss. We could’ve made better choices and now we know what we have to work on for our homecoming week game," said  team member Makaala Laulu. He said a win will only come with physical and mental...

Victoria Koli’s future goals for volleyball

Victoria Koli’s future goals for volleyball

Jane Lavea, reporter

September 13, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Volleyball is Victoria Sooalo Koli's passion. She has been playing since she was four and is currently playing for McKinley High School. For her senior year, she plans on getting a full ride scholarship for volleyball. She also plans to graduate with her masters and start a flight attendant career. Volleyball...

Tigers lose to Kalani in two sets

Tigers lose to Kalani in two sets

March 11, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

McKinley Tigers ‏@Tiger_Athletics  1h Boys Volleyball: Kalani over Tigers in 2 sets. 2nd set 25-22. McKinley Tigers ‏@Tiger_Athletics  2h Boys Volleyball: 1st set. Kalani 25...Tigers 15...

Olympics push your mind

Isaiah Blanko-Rettig, reporter

March 2, 2014


Filed under News, Sports

The 2014 Winter Olympics took place in Sochi, Russia. I watched it on ESPN Ch. 240. I thought that the Winter Olympics would be boring, but I was wrong. I watched skiing first. It was terrifying to watch. When the racers raced down the hill, they had to turn corners on ice. Second, I watched the ...

Ryan Sacro shares his experiences in wrestling

Ryan Sacro shares his experiences in wrestling

Keisha Togores, reporter

March 2, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Wrestling is exciting to watch but scary to play. This is what Sophomore Ryan Sacro thought before joining the wrestling team. Sacro signed up for the wrestling team only this school year, but he has already won the first three matches against Kalani, Kaiser and Farrington. His individual matches will b...

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