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April 24, 2014

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SENIOR PEP RALLY CELEBRATES SEASON OF SUCCESS Cannon Multimedia, athletic dept. sponsors event The senior student athletes were honored with a special pep rally on Feb. 21. Senior wrestler Greg Johnson, left, competed in the State Finals. The girls basketball team won the most games in nine years and the senior pep rally was just the beginning of the most successful post-season run for the boys basketball team, who captured Tech’s first state title. Photos by Korrie Warren

Baseball starts with 2-1 record By Verdrana Stanarevic The Tech baseball team is off to a 2-1 start. In the first game against Covenant Christian, the Titans were off to a slow start in the first two innings. Once John Francis came in to pitch, the Titans stopped the lead runner on Covenant and held them in place, allowing them to make no more points. After a slow start, the Titans were able to finish strong.

Softball faces Washington By Joseph Jones The Lady Titan softball team gets the ball rolling Wednesday against their rival the Washington Continentals. Senior Arriyon Conner said there is some excitement and confidence with this team. They have

enough players to field a JV team this season. Conner says she is looking forward to helping the younger players. The Lady Titans performed well in a scrimmage against Covenant Christian and are hoping to do the same during the season.

Rugby defends state title By Ricardo Rivera This year the Titans rugby team has gotten off to a solid start. The record is 1-1 and the team has been working hard on and off the field. A couple of players to be known for their efforts are William Almovodor and Tyrell

Young. Coach Little says both are good workers in school and on the field and the two are the leaders for this team. Coach Little says it will take hard work and chemistry to win state this year. The team’s next game is tomorrow at Tech against Zionsville after school. Then the Titans have another game at Roncalli at 5 p.m.

Tennis set to ‘Smash Cancer’ By Vedrana Stanarevic Kathy Kinghorn has been coaching boys and girls tennis for 27 years at Arsenal Tech. Diamonique Brookins, Jazmine Skinner, Dania Lara, Cierra Bostic and Yosselyn Sanchez are her dominate players on varsity. Coach Kinghorn gave some insight to see where the team stands. Q: What are your goals for this season? A: To regain IPSAC, represent Tech

well in the community, and advance in sectionals. Q: How does the weather affect games? A: Our tennis balls don’t bounce when wet, and the court gets very slippery. The matches cannot be played in rainy conditions. Q: What is your plan for next year? A: We are always planning for the future. For example; this year will be our second annual Smash Cancer Match, on April 29 when we play Chatard.


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