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  • Juniors wins Bulls Olympics 2017
    Activities, Student Life

    Juniors wins Bulls Olympics 2017

    Katherine Fennelly, Brenden Campbell, and Christian Casale

    March 16, 2017

    The first annual Bulls Olympics, an event put on by the Healthy Choices team, ended with a Junior victory. All classes competed against one another in multiple events including: a sack race, egg race, hula-hoop contest, balloon pop walk, wheel barrow race, 3 legged race, and a relay race while wearing...

  • Featured Athlete – tennis player, Destiny Okungbowa
    Featured Athlete, Sports

    Featured Athlete – tennis player, Destiny Okungbowa

    Stephen White II, Writer

    March 15, 2017

    Destiny Okungbowa is a Sophomore and 2nd year Varsity member of the Wiregrass Ranch High School boys tennis team. Last year, as a Freshman, he was an important piece of the Bulls team that only lost 1 game. Last year's team was undeniably dominant. However, a few players graduated over the summer,...

    Destiny Okungbowa

  • Bulls baseball lose a close one
    Sports, Spring Sports

    Bulls baseball lose a close one

    TJ Forgas, Writer

    March 7, 2017

    On Tuesday, the baseball team had a home game against The Villages in search of their first win. The Bulls started off strong going three up, three down in the top of the first, but struggled offensively. The Villages put together a small rally in the top of the second, scoring two and holding...

    Kyle Cooper on the mound for the Bulls.

    @wrhsbaseball17

  • Wiregrass hockey season ends in heartbreak
    Winter Sports

    Wiregrass hockey season ends in heartbreak

    Christian Casale, Senior Editor

    March 1, 2017

    At the brand new Florida Hospital Center Ice, the Wiregrass Ice Hawks fell to the Mitchell Stampede 5-0 in the State Championship Final. The loss came after the Ice Hawks were defeated by Mitchell 7-4 at Amalie Arena to come in 2nd place at the 2017 Lightning Cup. It was Wiregrass' runner-up status...

    The Wiregrass Ice Hawks stand in respect during the National Anthem.

  • Prom Fashion Show
    Activities, Student Life

    Prom Fashion Show

    Nathan Yillik, Writer

    February 26, 2017

    The prom fashion show was put on by the Class of 2018. All proceeds from the event went towards prom this year.  The models included students from the various clubs at Wiregrass Ranch. All wardrobe was provided by The Fancy Frock. The Fancy Frock is a local boutique that sells bridal and formal wear....

    All of the models pose at the end of the fashion show.

News

Allergies are springing back

Allergies are springing back

Ashley Jenniges, News editor

It is that time of year again when cars are covered in yellow and the sound of sneezes are in the air. Spring means it is time to pack up the winter coats and bring out the sundresses, but it is also means people better load...

March 21No Comments

2017 TED Talks

2017 TED Talks

March 21

In the month of March, TEDx Talks could be heard coming from all English classrooms throughout the Wiregrass campus. A...

Highly contagious illnesses spreading throughout the U.S

Highly contagious illnesses spreading throughout the U.S

February 26

Norovirus and Influenza are two illnesses that have been attacking the students and staff at Wiregrass Ranch as well as the...

Usain Bolt gets 2008 Olympic medal taken away

Usain Bolt gets 2008 Olympic medal taken away

February 3

The man regarded as the world's fastest runner, Usain Bolt, had his first Olympic gold medal taken away from him. The reason...

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Sports

Featured Athlete – tennis player, Destiny Okungbowa

Featured Athlete – tennis player, Destiny Okungbowa

Stephen White II, Writer

Destiny Okungbowa is a Sophomore and 2nd year Varsity member of the Wiregrass Ranch High School boys tennis team. Last year, as a Freshman, he was an important piece of the...

March 15No Comments

Introducing the 2016-2017 Wiregrass Boys Tennis Team

Introducing the 2016-2017 Wiregrass Boys Tennis Team

March 13

The Wiregrass Ranch Boys Tennis team is poised to make another championship run after a 17-1 record last year.  The team...

The game that will go down in Champions League history

The game that will go down in Champions League history

March 12

On February 14th, in the Parc De Princes, Paris, the final whistle blew in the fist leg between Paris St. Germain (PSG) and...

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Entertainment

The Oscars recap

The Oscars recap

Catherine White, Writer

Hollywood celebrated it's biggest night on Sunday; the famed Academy Awards hold the reputation of being the highest honor for those involved in the film industry. Sunday...

March 7No Comments

“Logan” a Spoiler Free Review

“Logan” a Spoiler Free Review

March 1

The "X-Men" Movie Franchise has never been entirely consistent with the quality of it's films. One year...

Wicked Comes To Tampa

Wicked Comes To Tampa

February 22

The hit Broadway show Wicked has come to the Tampa Bay area. From February 2nd-26th, The Straz Center h...

Santa Clarita Diet Review

Santa Clarita Diet Review

February 20

Santa Clarita Diet premiered on Netflix with ten episodes on February 3rd, 2017, starring Drew Barrymor...

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Video Productions

Senior Sports Editor Christian Casale confronts his cheerleading prejudices by training with the WRHS Cheer Team for a day.

Student Life

Juniors wins Bulls Olympics 2017

Juniors wins Bulls Olympics 2017

Katherine Fennelly, Brenden Campbell, and Christian Casale

The first annual Bulls Olympics, an event put on by the Healthy Choices team, ended with a Junior victory. All classes competed against one another in multiple events including:...

March 16No Comments

Prom Fashion Show

Prom Fashion Show

February 26

The prom fashion show was put on by the Class of 2018. All proceeds from the event went towards prom this year.  The models...

Ted Talks have returned to Wiregrass

Ted Talks have returned to Wiregrass

February 20

At the start of the second semester, students at Wiregrass Ranch High School (WRHS) began work on TED Talks in their English classe...

WRHS honors Black History Month

WRHS honors Black History Month

February 17

During February of every year, we celebrate Black History Month. We celebrate this month to create awareness and remember...

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Opinion

Technology over paper

Technology over paper

Lizzie Snider, Writer

The technology world is advancing at an unbelievable speed, and even though many do not want to believe it, technology is replacing paper; helping to slowly save the world one e-...

March 21No Comments

This is the Voice!

This is the Voice!

March 14

As a fan of The Voice, an international reality television singing competition franchise, I was worried when Blake Shelton ...

After 146 years, Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus is closing

After 146 years, Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus is closing

March 14

The world's most famous circus, known as "The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus," plans on being shut dow...

Test corrections should always be an option

Test corrections should always be an option

February 24

It is rare to find a student that honestly enjoys taking tests, whether it be standardized or regular tests and quizzes i...

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