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For Torrence, Yoga Isn’t a Stretch

Ian Round, Raider Zone Editor

February 27

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A New York Times article estimated that 4 million Americans practiced yoga in 2001. Other studies estimated put the number between 12 and 20 million in 2011. Raider Zone talked to senior Cassie Torrence, who practices yoga three...

Raider Hoops Earn Presidential Approval

Ian Round, Raider Zone editor

January 10

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President Barack Obama complimented both basketball teams at the start of his Jan. 4 speech at the high school. “I heard you have some pretty good basketball teams this season – boys and girls,” Obama said before joking...

A Hockey Practice Well Spent

Ian Round, Raider Zone Editor

December 13

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Thornton Park is much different on Mondays at 4 p.m. than it is on Fridays at 9:30 p.m. It’s certainly quieter and less crowded. Your line of sight is clear and you can hear skates cutting against the ice in the absence of rowdy...

Record Doesn’t Reflect Team’s Progress

Kyra Hall, Raider Zone Editor

November 21

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It’s hard to look at 2-8 positively. But when 2-8 comes after 2-8 and 1-9 seasons, you don’t have much choice. You have to look for numbers that tell a brighter story. Despite a new coaching staff, the varsity football...

Eager to Cast Away Crutches

Ian Round, Raider Zone Editor

November 21

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­­­It’s getting crowded in the elevator these days. Senior basketball player Aaron Porter, senior hockey player Anthony Johnson and senior Irish dancer Cara Sutherland are three of a surprisingly high number of people...

Mayor Leiken Isn’t Buying it

Kyra Hall and Ian Round, Raider Zone Editors

November 21

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Shaker parents Lee Weingart and Doug Neary proposed a plan to finance two turf fields and a new track to City Council at City Hall Oct. 24, but Mayor Earl Leiken isn’t buying. The proposal suggested the school district and...

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