AOI-Jake Edwards

AOI-Jake Edwards

Alyson Smith and Channing Varnum

September 7, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Junior, Jake Edwards is a treasured athlete here at Cabell Midland. He is a defender for the Knight’s mens’ soccer Varsity team and the small forward for the mens’ basketball JV and Varsity team. Edwards continues to have high hopes as the soccer season starts with a bang and for the upcoming basketball...

Top 10 highest paid NFL players

Top 10 highest paid NFL players

Brennon Shope, Sports Editor

September 6, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Sports

The National Football League is known for their extravagant contracts and spectacular plays. These players rank a cut above the rest, in terms of salary at least.   “Big” Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburg Steelers: 21.85 million   Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks: 21.9 million &nbs...

Midland soccer opener

Midland soccer opener

Brennon Shope, News reporter

September 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

At the beginning of this month the Cabell Midland High School Boys’ Soccer team had its season opener. The game was a hard won battle to take the win from the St. Joe Irish. Senior, Hogan Carter for the Knights Soccer team said, “We won, that’s all that matters” Contrary to this statement,...

Anderson Football Game

Anderson Football Game

Faith Caudill, Staff Reporter

August 31, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

The first football game comes with various expectations, including the boys taking home a win. All week it was the main topic of discussion, from how big and fast the Anderson quarter back is to what the student section theme. “It was terrifying being on the field, to look up and see all of the eyes...

Midland’s Marching Knights are recognized at special event in Charleston

Midland’s Marching Knights are recognized at special event in Charleston

Jesten Richardson, Editor-in-Chief

April 3, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Wednesday, March 29, the senators of the West Virginia state government held an event where they named the annual West Virginia Marching Band Invitational the official marching band competition of the state and recognized Midland’s Marching Knights as the five time champions of the competition. This...

April Athlete of the Issue: Drew Keeton

April Athlete of the Issue: Drew Keeton

Hannah Black, Staff Reporter

March 31, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Drew Keeton is a senior here at Cabell Midland High School. He has run track all four years of his high school career and he has also participated in varsity basketball. Keeton runs the 100 and 200 meter. He is very proud of his achievement of placing in the state competition last year. Also, he placed...

March Softball Recap

March Softball Recap

Ginny Hardin, Staff Reporter

March 31, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Knight’s softball team held tryouts Feb. 27 and officially began practice on Feb 29. To prepare for the season the team had two scrimmages- one against Herbert Hoover and one against Wayne. Both scrimmages helped narrow down the starting varsity line up and were crucial to the beginning of the...

Vinny Pazienza: an American boxing legend

Vinny Pazienza: an American boxing legend

Samuel Rutherford, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Vinny Pazienza is an American boxer that was born and raised in Cranston, Rhode Island. Pazienza has won five world titles at three different weight classes, and he is noted for breaking his neck in a car accident, and five days later, starting to train, as he did before the accident. Vinny Pazienza...

March Athlete of the Issue: Kirk Jennings

March Athlete of the Issue: Kirk Jennings

Nick Blevins, Assistant Editor

March 10, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

As baseball season rolls around once more, Kirk Jennings will take the field for the final time. As the star third baseman for the Knights, Jennings looks forward to the upcoming spring to put his talent on display and showcase his hard work. “This season is definitely going to be special,” said...

Baseball players prepare for the upcoming season

Baseball players prepare for the upcoming season

Morgan Browning, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Baseball season is right around the corner and Cabell Midland’s boys are ready to begin. Practice started on Jan 14 for the team, but their first game is not until March. Many people have high hopes for this year’s team and the fans cannot wait to see their favorite baseball players back on the field. Cabell...

Superbowl summary for those who missed it

Superbowl summary for those who missed it

Morgan Browning, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2017


Filed under Archive, Entertainment, Sports

On Feb. 5, the New England Patriots played the Atlanta Falcons in Houston, Texas. The game began with Luke Bryan singing the National Anthem, making him the first male to ever introduce a Super Bowl game. At kick-off, who would win the game was up in the air. By halftime, the Falcons were expected to...

January Athlete of the Issue: Blake Tilley

January Athlete of the Issue: Blake Tilley

Hannah Black, Staff Reporter

January 17, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

With the 2016-2017 basketball season underway, we have noticed major improvement in our school’s performance. Balancing friends, family, grades and a sport can be a difficult task, but sophomore Blake Tilley has found a way to make it possible. “I have learned a lot and improved my skill since last...

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