The student voice of St. George's Independent School.
A man and his megaphone

A man and his megaphone

February 23, 2016

Shortly after winning a state championship in football, junior JR Upton decided to trade in his shoulder pads for a pair of pom-poms. In doing so, he became the first male cheerleader in St. George’s... Read more »

Advanced revolution

Advanced revolution

February 22, 2016

Advanced statistics, a recent revolution in basketball, have been changing the way we look at basketball. How are advanced statistics any different from regular stats that appear in the box score? Box... Read more »

Competitive cheerleading is a sport

Competitive cheerleading is a sport

February 16, 2016

“Cheer is very different from other sports, and therefore, it is hard to define it as a sport,” junior Mark Clark said, expressing a common stereotype that surrounds cheerleading. For most people, ... Read more »

Gryphons ball against Christian Brothers High School

Gryphons ball against Christian Brothers High School

February 2, 2016

The St. George's girls varsity basketball team won against St. Agnes Academy 47-46 on Monday, Feb. 3. Sophomore Miaya Smith had the winning shot, a free throw with no time left on the clock, and br... Read more »

Taking up arms

Taking up arms

December 17, 2015

Anyone who has ever watched a James Bond movie remembers the classic scene in which Bond gets into a sword fight at a fencing facility. In this scene, the first person to draw blood from the chest wins... Read more »

On defense

On defense

December 17, 2015

Coming off one of the best seasons in the team’s history, the St. George’s Gryphons varsity basketball team is looking to repeat their success from last year. Seniors Mac McGuffee and Er... Read more »

Hounds, Stallions, Ducklings, oh my!

Hounds, Stallions, Ducklings, oh my!

December 16, 2015

There was less than a minute remaining in the fourth quarter, and the Pterodactyls and Flamingos were locked in a tight game with a full gym of fans watching. The Flamingos scored with five second... Read more »

Gryphon football wins state

Gryphon football wins state

December 9, 2015

The Gryphon football team beat Northpoint Christian School 50-20 in the state championship game Thursday, Dec. 3. The victory against Northpoint earned the Gryphons their third football state title, and... Read more »

Taking the wagon wheel all the way to state

Taking the wagon wheel all the way to state

December 2, 2015

On the morning of Wednesday, Dec. 2, the varsity football team departed for their state championship game in Cookeville, Tenn. The game will take place at 3pm against Northpoint Christian School. To... Read more »

Managing success

Managing success

November 16, 2015

Sometimes, the most vital members of varsity teams never touch the field or the court. In fact, they don’t even dress out, yet they earn a varsity letter. This may appear strange until the role these... Read more »

Ultimate frisbee team flies into St. George’s

Ultimate frisbee team flies into St. George’s

November 11, 2015

“What is the right way to throw a frisbee?” you may ask. Thanks to the new ultimate frisbee team, this is a skill that St. George’s students are now learning. Ultimate frisbee, generally referred... Read more »

Gryphons commit

Gryphons commit

November 5, 2015

Junior Avery Whitehead has verbally committed to play Division 1 lacrosse at Furman University. “Whenever I compared it [Furman] to my other options, it was always better,” Whitehead said. “Also,... Read more »