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Third Round Bound: The AHS Football Team Tackles Their First Playoff Appearance

Third Round Bound: The AHS Football Team Tackles Their First Playoff Appearance

by Hannah Hoang   The Prowl News

The subtle anticipation of Friday Night Lights could be felt throughout the hallways of Amory High School last week as the band, cheerleaders, dancers, and football players all prepared for the first playoff game of the season against the Choctaw County Chargers.  Due to COVID-19, Amory had a bye week the first week of playoffs,

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By Amy Wright on November 18, 2020

A Tryout Gone Good 

A Tryout Gone Good

by Earlie Garth   The Prowl News

Have you ever thought about playing a sport? Well, with that comes tryouts and physically getting in shape. Tryouts are nerve-racking and they depend highly on your position on the team. 

I previously experienced this with tennis. Although I am a junior, I’ve just now decided to do an extracurricular activity. Tennis drew my attention from its players and their uniqueness to the world.

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By Amy Wright on November 18, 2020

“Cross”ing Off The Season With State

“Cross”ing Off The Season With State

by Yen Nhi Nguyen   The Prowl News

Imagine yourself running on a 5K trail with the nature scenery passing by in a blur as the sun shines brightly upon the path like the “yellow brick road.” Your heart races with exhilaration while your body aches with excruciating pain. However, you are almost there as the finish line comes into your sight, and the cheers of the audience grows louder and louder.

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By Amy Wright on November 18, 2020

Senior Night 

Senior Night

by Gracie Wright  The Prowl News

Despite changes due to Covid-19, AHS was still able to host a senior night against Belmont.  Football, band, dance, and cheer seniors were recognized throughout the game.  Amory reigned victorious over Belmont 31-13, proving to be a fun senior night for all.  

Students, teachers, and parents alike have been extremely grateful to have even had a football season this year,

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By Amy Wright on November 6, 2020

Regionals from a Runner’s Perspective

Regionals from a Runner’s Perspective

by Jill Byars  The Prowl News

“Runner’s Ready!”

The man in front of about thirty to forty girls in runner’s stance yelled this command, followed by a deafening squeal of an airhorn.  I take off and I try my best to cover more ground than the other girls.  The course included several sharp turns in the initial mile, so being ahead was for my benefit. 

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By Amy Wright on November 6, 2020

A Run to Remember

A Run to Remember

By Ally Thompson  The Prowl News

“Drink water, stretch, and don’t give up.” 

These are the three main keys to cross country, according to Jill Byars. To many, cross country isn’t much of a sport; however, to seniors Jill Byars and Mary Claire Trautman, running is a part of life. Cross country is a very personal sport. Yes, athletes are running against other people,

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By Amy Wright on November 5, 2020

Four Bands, One Sound

Four Bands, One Sound

by Yen Nhi Nguyen  The Prowl News

On Friday, October 16, 2020, parents filled the bleachers with excitement and anticipation as they waited for the pre-game show to start. Meanwhile, the Amory Middle School Bands, which includes the Beginner Band, Silver Band, and Gold Band, were practicing getting on and off the field in order to ensure that the show goes smoothly. Also, they practiced their prepared pieces,

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By Amy Wright on October 29, 2020

The Lady Panther

 The Lady Panther

by Jenia Bolton  The Prowl News

Amory High School is supported by many people from around the way, but the most important supporter of all is their very own Lady Panther. She is one of the most positive and outgoing panthers Amory has ever had. Ms. Panther is always on the field every Friday night either making someone laugh or making them smile. Her unique personality brings a great wave of joy to everyone in the stands each night she is there.

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By Amy Wright on October 29, 2020

Three Soloists?

Three Soloists?

by Jill Byars  The Prowl News

Typically, a marching show at Amory High School showcases one or more soloists.  A soloist position is most often given to the first chair player of the solo’s respected instrument unless the first chair member is a freshman, then the next upperclassman in line is selected.  For the Amory Panther Marching Band’s 2020 show, entitled Piano Man: The Music of Billy Joel,

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By Amy Wright on October 29, 2020

Amory MSSP

Amory MSSP

By Sam Parker  The Prowl News

As of this year, Amory High School has decided to add a new activity to their arsenal.  This being the Mississippi Scholastic Shooting Program, or a Skeet Shooting Team. Coach Chris Pace has decided to take on the challenges of starting this team from the ground up.

This team will include a Junior Varsity team that includes grades 7,8,

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By Amy Wright on October 26, 2020