The Flyer

Fairmont winter sports teams are heatin’ up the house

By Kelly Hart, Sports Editor

December 18, 2009

Filed under Sports

A new year is on the way, but Fairmont’s winter sports teams started their new year before most people even had to break out their winter coats. Girls’ Basketball Led by Coach Tim Cogan, the Girls’ Varsity Basketball team is ...

Sant plays her way to a full ride at UD

By Jessica Parrett, Editor-in-Chief

December 18, 2009

Filed under Sports

Most fifth-grade students can’t wait for the day when they’ll walk through the doors of Fairmont as high school students. Even so, most fifth-graders probably aren’t thinking of how decisions they make now could greatly...

BCS system incites mixed reviews

By Kyle Ratliff, News Editor

December 15, 2009

Filed under Sports

Every year around this time, there’s a mixture of glee and outrage in the world of college football. Big-time programs Texas and Alabama are gearing up for the National Championship Game they’ve been all but guaranteed,...

Fall sports teams capture team titles, personal awards

By Kelly Hart, Sports Editor

November 30, 2009

Filed under Sports

Fall sports have come to an end for the 2009 season. Many of the teams were standouts in GWOC and even tournament play. Boys’ Soccer The Boys’ Varsity Soccer team achieved many great accomplishments this season. They won...

O’Malley, Meredith lead the way in cross country

By Kelly Hart, Sports Editor

October 29, 2009

Filed under Sports

By now, most of Fairmont’s fall sports teams have wrapped up their seasons. But the Boys’ Cross Country team and junior Maria Meredith are still running in post-season competition. The boys, led by senior Brandon O’Malley,...

Cunningham is ‘silent assassin’ in two sports

By Kelly Hart, Sports Editor

September 29, 2009

Filed under Sports

Fairmont’s Varsity Football team has a not-so-secret weapon this year. Brendon Cunningham, the Firebirds’ all-star wide receiver, is blowing past defenders while racking up major yards and finding the endzone. Cunningham...

A new season brings new coaches

By Kelly Hart, Sports Editor

September 8, 2009

Filed under News, Sports

As Firebird athletes are working hard this new season, so are the coaches. This year, there are some new faces on the sidelines. Steve Hippenmeyer, previously the Cross Country coach, has transferred to Boys’ Golf. He made...

Cunningham for Dream Team?

By Cecily Hieb, Staff Writer

September 7, 2009

Filed under Sports

Fairmont’s running back Brendan Cunningham is one of 20 area football players competing for a spot on the WHIO-TV 2009 Dream Team. Fans of Cunningham, a senior, can vote once per minute on the official site. The 10 play...

Steroids continue to taint sports world

By Alex Bachmann, Staff Writer

July 24, 2009

Filed under Sports

An out-of-the-park home run; a world-record sprint; a perfect juke and a break-away run for the touchdown. Athletes have been raising the bar in competition since the creation of sports, but not all athletes are doing it by the rules. ...

What does it take to play sports in college?

By Amanda Feairheller, Sports Editor

July 24, 2009

Filed under Sports

“RUDY! RUDY! RUDY!” The Notre Dame sideline begins to chant, and almost immediately, you can hear the muffled chant coming from the far reaches of the stadium. A longshot and the obvious underdog, Rudy Ruetigger runs onto ...

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