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Jr. High Basketball Does Their Best! Sports 

Jr. High Basketball Does Their Best!

Northern Bedford’s Jr. High basketball team had an average season. Being so young, the team has a lot to learn, but they don’t let that slow them down when it comes to playing their hardest on the court. The boys finished their season with a record of 4-15.           There are five freshmen on the team this year to help guide the team to victory. Tyler Oswalt, Logan Corle, Josh Decker, Nick Foor and Aaron Batzel were the role models for the younger boys. The younger boys on the team…

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Kieren Keeps the Krazy Features 

Kieren Keeps the Krazy

Kieren Ott is one of those gals who knows what she wants. She has played soccer and softball and also cheered for basketball and football! These activities have helped her become the best that she can be in life. Kieren has been a part of band for eight years. On the field, she plays the bass drum, but inside the school, under the auditorium lights, she plays the flute. She says she will miss “all my senior band members and away games,” after her final marching band season is over….

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Herman Cain: In the Run Focus 

Herman Cain: In the Run

This year there are many candidates hoping to take the office in the year of 2012 as the head of our country.  Herman Cain is one of those candidates that are involved in this vigorous race.  He is running in the Republican Party for the USA government.  Before he decided to run for President, he was a Georgia business executive and he led the National Restaurant Association. Born in Tennessee and raised in Georgia, Herman had a “poor, but happy lifestyle.”  He now is married with two children and has…

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Rapping His Way to Success Focus 

Rapping His Way to Success

Whether he is rapping on stage, producing records, songwriting, or acting, Marshall Bruce Mathers III is always on top of his game with his musical abilities.  He is better known as Eminem or his alter ego “Slim Shady”, in the spotlight.  He is only really interested in hip hop music or the rap genre. Eminem was born on October 17, 1972, in Saint Joseph, Missouri.  He was an only child for his parents Deborah R. Nelson Mathers-Briggs and Marshall Bruce Mathers, Jr.  When he was only eighteen months old, his…

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Twitter vs. Facebook News Opinion 

Twitter vs. Facebook

There’s no denying social networking is a large (and somewhat bothersome) part of our everyday lives for most Americans. Everyone is wired to their iPhones, iPods, and other tech devices that seem to pop up overnight. What sites do you visit most frequently?  Are they Twitter, Facebook? They’re both probably part of your answer. Both have their positives and negatives, but they are a crucial piece of the World Wide Web with Facebook having nearly 1 billion active members. Twitter is quite a bit behind that figure with only 100…

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Bubba Gump Restaurant Arts 

Bubba Gump Restaurant

In the summer of 2010 I had the opportunity to join my family for a vacation in Charleston South Carolina, and for lunch we feasted at Bubba Gump restaurant. Now of course you would be considered un-American if you haven’t watched the phenomenal “Forest Gump” starring Tom Hanks. The movie is where the restaurants origin came from.           In the restaurant there were tons of art work and signs on all the walls. There was a bar and tables around it. There was also a second floor, where my family…

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Maria Snyder Cross Country Sports 

Maria Snyder Cross Country

            In order to be a Cross Country runner, it takes a lot of strength, hard work, passion, and determination.  This year, the four main runners that will compete are Maria Snyder, Seth Lingenfelter, Mike Heck, and Collin Sherlock.   They also have two volunteer coaches for the team, Mike and Tracy Muthler. Maria Snyder will be competing in nine competitions that will be held in various places across Pennsylvania such as Bedford, Lock Haven University, Forest Hills High School, Altoona, Carlisle, Gettysburg, and Mount Union.  Each of these races is…

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Why Dorothy!? Why!? Focus 

Why Dorothy!? Why!?

Judy Garland was a talented actress and singer with a lot of promise in her future. Best known as her role in “The Wizard of Oz” as Dorothy, Judy was on top of the world.           Born in June 10, 1922 as Frances Ethel Gumm, she was the youngest of three girls. Her two sisters, Mary Jane and Frances Ethel were also actresses and the sisters made their “big break” together. They were then known as The Gumm Sisters, after being laughed at and criticized for the sound of their…

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Michele Bachmann, will she be the next President?! Focus 

Michele Bachmann, will she be the next President?!

Michele Baghmann is a 55-year old republican from Minnesota. Michele is a part of the Tea Party Movement and a founder of the House of Tea Party Caucus. She is the only female left in the running and people are expecting a lot from her. I feel that as a strong political woman she can run our country and help us through tough times.           She comes from a family of nine children and she graduated from Anoka High School in 1974. After graduation she spent time in Israel. In…

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The Tragedy of Columbine Focus 

The Tragedy of Columbine

On April 20, 1999 tragedy struck a small high school in Jefferson County, Colorado. Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris, two high school seniors, went on a killing spree with the intent to kill hundreds. With guns, knives, and a multitude of bombs, the two boys walked the hallways and killed.  As the horrific day came to an end, twelve students, one teacher, and the two killers were dead. The question in everyone’s head still remains: why did they do it?                 From the outside, Klebold and Harris looked like your…

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