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“Jaq” of the Week

December 12, 2011


Jacques Chambers is running to the forefront of the Cougar basketball team, literally and metaphorically. The junior guard leads the team not only in scoring and rebounding, but in breakaway dunks as well. Chambers, a six foot four inch guard, has shown that his natural athleticism and hard work have been paying off in big […]

Anna Mixon Drops Dimes

December 6, 2011


You could call Anna Mixon the Rajon Rondo of Croatan High School. While she doesn’t lead her team in scoring, without her they wouldn’t put up nearly as many points. The senior point guard and team captain led the Girl’s Varsity Basketball Team in assists last season. She dished out 2.3 assists per game, with […]

Croatan Cheerleader Shows the Cougar Spirit

November 17, 2011


  As she dons her black and gold cheer uniform, freshman Carlie Adams thinks about the impending basketball game. She thinks of how she will lead and help her squad. Not only does she think of how to help others, she thinks of how to improve herself as well. “At practice she pushes her squad […]

Nick Pugh Runs for His Life

November 15, 2011


            “Cross Country is definitely one of the more challenging sports. It’s basically you versus yourself, and there are no breaks or timeouts. When a race starts, there’s no easing into it, you have to decide from the very beginning whether you’re going to win it or not. Then you […]

Jeremy Hart

October 24, 2011


He is a silent leader on defense. He is dedicated, has a positive attitude, and is hard working. Jeremy Hart, Senior linebacker on the football team, says he wants nothing more than to “get over 100 tackles.” Croatan beat South Lenoir Blue Devils last Friday 26-7. Coach David Perry claims, “[Jeremy] led the defense to […]

Athlete of the week

October 10, 2011


This week’s Athlete of the Week is Abigail Vanpelt. Abigail is a sophomore on the girls golf team. Abi says she plays girls golf because “It’s very relaxing and [you] don’t have to run. [She] likes how it’s not only a team sport but an individual sport, and that you are your own worst enemy. […]