Gator B-ball


Claude D., Writer
February 26, 2014

On Saturday February 22, 2014 Gages 8th grade boys played in the annual RUSD Middle School Basketball Tournament at Poly High School.  The first game was played against Chemawa Middle School at  eight in the morning. The Boys won that game and advanced to the semi finals . The next game was played... Read more »

New Champions


Trinity L., Writer
February 20, 2014

On February 8, 2014 the seventh grade boys and girls basketball team competed in a district tournament. The seventh grade boys and girls have been practicing since December of 2013 after school. The boys were coached by Mr.Carlson, history teacher. the winning girls team was coached by Trevor Malmberg,... Read more »

Health and Fitness Club


Rachel C., Writer
February 19, 2014

The health and fitness club is an after school program where students are able to exercise and do fun activities.  “Being in the health and fitness club is a fun way for students to get out all of their energy and learn about all eating habits.” Kalea I. (8) Students get to exercise every Monday... Read more »



Rachel C., Writer
February 12, 2014

On January 30, 2014, Prime Time students played soccer in sports as their activity.  Prime Time allows students to go to an activity after homework hour.  In sports, students can play whatever they choose as long as they are active.  Some of the sports that are available are, soccer, basketball, handball,... Read more »

Run! Sprint! Jump! Throw!


Emily M., Writer
February 6, 2014

On Monday, January 27, 2014 all P.E. classes transitioned from one track and field activity to another one. To start off the new week, Mr. Williams, Mrs. Yates, Mrs. Rodriguez, and Mr. Boyer, P.E. teachers, changed track and field activities. Mrs. Rodriguez, 8th grade P.E. teacher, went from the Long... Read more »

A New Unit


Torrey M., P.E.
February 6, 2014

On Tuesday January 21, 2014 students in all P.E. classes began the track and field unit. Mr. Boyer’s class started with sprints, first the 8-80 then 4-40, and the the 2-20. “I didn’t enjoy the running, but I am looking forward to do the other events, one in particular is the high jump.”... Read more »

The Perfect Play

Rotate to the right are the instructions the students received  at the information meeting

Claude D., Writer
January 29, 2014

An informational meeting was held on January 22, 2014 to discuss the new volleyball intramural. Official games began on January 24, 2014 on the six volleyball courts. Teams are required to have six players to play but a maximum of eight. There will be one to two T.A.’s to manage the games, keep scores,... Read more »

Sports Mix


Torrey M., Writer
January 24, 2014

On Wednesday, January 15, 2014, Mr. Boyer’s and Mrs. Rodriguez’s classes joined together to play basketball. Periods 2, 3, 4, and 6 played with each other.The two classes could either join with the opposite class or play against the other. The classes had a choice of either playing knockout... Read more »

Rain! Rain! Stay!


Torrey M., Writer
December 17, 2013

On November 21 and 22, 2013 students in all P.E. classes went inside the gym to play crab soccer and jump rope.  All outside activities had to be canceled due to rain. On November 21, 2013 students played crab soccer. To play, you have to crab walk while kicking a big pink blow up ball that is about... Read more »

Dribble and Score


Trinity L., Writer
November 13, 2013

An informational meeting was held on November 4, 2013 to discuss the new basketball intramurals. Official games began November 5 on the eight basketball courts located by the PE field. Teams are required five student to play, and eight maximum students brought out to the game. T.A.s still manage each... Read more »

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