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Staff writer discusses how sports affects one’s high school career

Lexi Bako, Staff Writer
June 7, 2017
Filed under Sports

I don’t really believe in “cliques,” you know the jocks, nerds, preps, and what not. We all have our interests, but we all interact with each other. I’m a sophomore, and so far my interests have fallen under the art side CMR has to offer. I’ve been involved with newspaper for two years as...

CMR teacher finds passion in coaching

CMR teacher finds passion in coaching

Nancy Beston and Isabella Croston
May 31, 2017
Filed under Sports

Ryan Anderson has loved what he does ever since he began 13 years ago. Anderson is not only an english teacher but also a track coach. “My favorite part of coaching is watching the kids advance throughout the years,” he said. Anderson coaches discus and shotput. Out of the two, he prefers di...

Freshmen Profile in Softball

Sarah Ljunggren, Staff Writer
May 26, 2017
Filed under Sports

Softball had a homerun of a season. Freshman Sienna Cherry was able to experience it firsthand this year during her first year on the team.   “It was good. It was a lot harder than I thought it was going to be,” Cherry said.   Even though it was different, she had her team to ...

ESPN comes to CMR to tell Ryan Leaf’s story from a different angle

ESPN comes to CMR to tell Ryan Leaf’s story from a different angle

Ashton Palen, Sports Editor
May 11, 2017
Filed under Sports

1992 was a great year for CMR. It was the year that we took the state championship in football, thanks in part to quarterback Ryan Leaf. Leaf was the starting quarterback for the Rustlers, and he went on to do some great, and some not so great things. After graduating from CMR, Leaf went on to play...

Guarding the hoop

Guarding the hoop

Sarah Ljunggren and Emily Cappis, Staff Writer and Business Manager
March 14, 2017
Filed under Sports

As the basketball season comes to a close, sophomore Tyler Baker reflects on his season and what is to come next year. Baker is the point guard and shooting guard for CMR’s basketball team.   “It’s fun. I like it. I’ve always liked basketball, and I’ve always been competitive and...

Kazakhstani exchange student explores being on a team

Aurora Oden, Staff Writer
January 12, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spotlight

Junior and exchange student Symbat Slambayeva came to CMR diving into the deep end.   “I’ve always loved to swim, I just love water,” Slambayeva said. She joined the CMR JV swim team this year and she loves it. She said she is amazed about the spirit, which is her favorite thing...

Athlete Spotlight: Garrity Wright

Athlete Spotlight: Garrity Wright

Hannah Pate, Staff Writer
January 2, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spotlight

Although there are many fans at each Rustler sporting event, there are very few who are more as committed to school spirit than cheerleaders and the pep band musicians. Senior Garrity Wright is both a musician and a cheerleader, playing in the orchestra and participating in cheerleading all four years ...

Swinging between JV and varsity provides plethora of experiences for Gagne

Mackenzie George, Editor in Chief
January 2, 2017
Filed under Sports

Sophomore Russell Gagne may be one of the younger players on the varsity basketball team, but he isn’t new to the experience of the fast-paced game. “I’ve been playing since I was about five years old,” Gagne said. “Plus my teammates push me to be the best, so it doesn’t feel like I’m...

Swimmer spends Christmas break underwater

Jessica Banks, Opinion Editor
January 2, 2017
Filed under Sports

Christmas break might be a time to relax and take a break for some people, but not for senior Megan Carroll, who had two-a-day swim practice all of Christmas break. “I really love to swim, so two-a-days don’t bother me too much. I am not excited to wake up early over the break, but I like to s...

Athlete spotlight: Colton Rasmussen

Athlete spotlight: Colton Rasmussen

Hannah Pate, Staff Writer
November 17, 2016
Filed under Spotlight

With the rush of school-sponsored sports such as football, basketball, volleyball and wrestling through the year, there are club sports that are left unnoticed by the majority. One of these club sports is hockey, starting their season in late October. Senior Colton Rasmussen started playing hockey in Minot, ND when...

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