Archive for the ‘Sports’ Category

Oops They did it again: 7th and 8th Grade Football Teams Capture Championships

The Saluda Trail Middle School Football teams ended their 2018 season with very impressive records. The 8th-grade team had a stellar undefeated journey this season, while the 7th-grade team only lost one game.  Players and coaches from both teams were extremely proud of their season and for winning their conference championships. Coach Dunham, who coached the 8th-grade team, […]

“ You have to take an advantage of you opportunity because it’s one in a lifetime.”

The Saluda Trail 7 and 8th-grade football teams had an almost perfect season this year, both sailing their way to a chance for a championship. The 7th-grade team was 7-0 when they took on Dutchman Creek, but suffered a loss which ended their season. “We worked hard to get where we were there is always […]

Should 6th Graders Be Allowed To Play Sports?

This school year 6th graders in North Carolina were given the opportunity to participate in all middle school athletics, except for football. Here, in SC, however, 6th graders still aren’t allowed to play sports. Wildcats have different opinions as to whether 6th graders should play. Some Wildcats say 6th graders should be allowed to play, […]

From Student Athlete To Coach

Several years ago C.J. Shannon spent hours training and suiting up for the Wildcats as a student athlete. This year, he was back again, but now as a coach. Coach Byrd, who coached Shannon said he told him when he graduated from high school that he wanted to coach. Shannon’s dream came true. “He was […]

Record breaking pacer

    While  all the other kid’s were recently gasping for a breath in P.E. ,Ava Robitaille, a 12 year old 7th grader,was still pushing through the Pacer Test, trying to break the school record. Robitaille, reached her goal, making the new girls’ record 81 on Oct. 17th. The Pacer Test stands for Progressive Aerobic Cardiovascular […]

Banners Add New Life to the Gym

If you’ve recently ventured in the STMS gym, you probably have noticed something quite exciting. Five vinyl sports banners adorn the left side of the gym wall. The banners, which are 7 feet tall, are in honor of the former Wildcat athletes who have made it to the big leagues. The banners that are displayed […]

Wildcats Gear up to Play Ball

Since Saluda Trail’s opening in 1999, this school has seven different sport options for students in which the school has consistently dominated.    Saluda Trail expanded its sports options this year with the addition of a baseball team and now there are eight sports from which students can choose. “It’s a good thing,” said Carson Westmoreland, who […]

Guess Who

  He’s one of STMS’s very own. He played on your football fields, and your basketball courts. Mr. Moton couched him, and he says “He was a beast” on the field. You still don’t know who it is? It’s Tori Gurly! What was he like? He was a great teammate. Mr. Moton said,  “He was […]

Cheer Tryouts Are On The Way

Do you have what it takes to be a Wildcat Cheerleader? If so, the STMS cheer coaches want you to ‘BRING IT!’ A mandatory parent meeting for rising 7th and 8th graders interested in cheerleading will be Thursday, April 23rd at 5:30pm in the auditorium. Tryouts will be held: May 12th, 13th , and 14th from 4-5:30pm […]

Faculty/Staff Earn Bragging Rights For 1 More Year

The streak remains unbroken. The faculty/staff once again were the victors in the annual Student Faculty Charity Basketball game. The record is now faculty 16, students 0. The men versus the boys game was a blow out with 50-24 being the final score. The girl’s game, however, was a true nail bitter, as the faculty/staff won by just one point […]

STMS 7th Grader Wins Bills Gear

  And the winner is… Max Reid. Reid, a 7th grade student, recently won  an authentic Buffalo Bills helmet autographed by former Clemson Wide-receiver Sammie Watkins, and Saluda Trail’s own Stephon Gilmore, who was a corner back for USC. During December, Saluda Trail Middle School sold tickets for $4 each for a chance to win […]

Funds from Buffalo Bills Gear Goes To Good Cause

Looking for some authentic NFL gear?  If  so, you don’t  want let this chance pass you by. Saluda Trail Middle School has been selling tickets for $4 each for a chance to win an authentic Buffalo Bills helmet autographed by former Clemson Wide-receiver Sammie Watikins, and Saluda Trail’s own Stephon Gilmore, who was a corner […]

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